Historic Hillsborough boasts Southern charm, 18th and 19th century architecture, and a vibrant literary and artistic scene. It is also home to fantastic restaurants with a true farm-to-table vibe. Talk with chefs, owners, and farmers while exploring Hillsborough’s history and architecture. Enjoy the warmth and friendliness of the town and, of course, delicious food, including handmade chocolates, market pastries, artisan pizza, organic wine, and a stop at one of the most esteemed restaurants in the Southeast!

To register for the Hillsborough Historic Tasting Tour tour: please click the Purchase Tickets! link at the top of the light blue bar to see the full lineup of tours or click the Book Now! buttons below for the particular tour listed.

Private and custom tours can be arranged for any day or night of the week for groups.

Hillsborough Historic Tasting Tour, $79 ($85 with service fee), Selected Saturdays, 10am.

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Customized afternoon/ evening tours are available by request for private groups on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

The Purchase Tickets link in this box takes you directly to the Hillsborough registration page. The Purchase Tickets link at the top of the blue bar takes you to a calendar that shows available dates and tickets for all tours in all cities.

Free public parking is available along the street or in nearby lots.

Meet in front of Saratoga Grill, 108 S. Churton St., Hillsborough, 15 minutes before your tour time.

Tours run rain or shine. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Wear comfortable shoes; walking distance is 2 to 3 miles. Tour runs 3 to 3.5 hours.

Please don’t be late! Meet the group 15 minutes prior to your tour time so that we can arrive at the restaurants promptly.

Bring a government-issued ID if you plan on drinking alcohol.

Register in advance. If you are trying to register for a tour the morning of and registration has closed, please call (919) 237-2254 to check availability. Sorry, no exchanges or refunds. If we have to cancel the tour due to extreme weather, we will refund your money.