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Best of Birmingham Food and Drink Tour

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    What to Expect
    Enjoy complimentary pickup from your downtown hotel or Airbnb as your guide drives to Railroad Park to begin your exciting food and drink tour of Birmingham. Pickups are 15 minutes before the tour begins. If you have not scheduled a pickup meet your guide at Railroad Park. The tour starts promptly at 2:00.

    Our small group of no more than 6 will talk at the park as we hear the origins of Birmingham's food history. We then visit the following sights and have food or a drink at: Gus's Hot Dogs, Saw's BBQ, Peanut Place, Pizitz Food Hall, Ghost Train Brewing (a flight of beer). We will substitute stops if needed and may include Full Moon BBQ, Sam's Super Sandwiches, or another brewery in the city. As we enjoy the tastes of Birmingham, you'll be able to sample locally made soft drinks, potato chips, and cookies.

    Hotel pickup and drop-off within downtown Birmingham, which include:
    • Elyton Hotel
    • Redmont Hotel
    • Hampton Inn - Tutwiler
    • Sheraton Birmingham
    • Westin Birmingham
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Birmingham
    • Residence Inn by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB
    • Hotel Highland Downtown - UAB
    • Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB
    • Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB
    • SpringHill Suites by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will contact you the night before or morning of the tour to confirm pickup time and location.
    Departure Time
    1:45 PM
    2h 45m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Beverages
    • Snacks
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • All activities
    • Air conditioned transportation
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off within downtown Birmingham
    • Lunch
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to significant weather (hurricane, tornado, or ice), you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • Any sight temporarily closed will be substituted with another sight in town
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
    • We cannot accommodate any allergy or dietary restrictions
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    You definitely get plenty of food on this tour! Everything we ate was delicious, and we loved trying some local restaurants that we would not have otherwise found. Mike was a great guide - very relaxed, and we enjoyed the time just "hanging out" at the different stops!
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    We took the food and craft beer tour and Clay, our guide, was awesome. He started us with hotdogs and they were delicious. Our next stop was peanuts and we sampled boiled and roasted peanuts. Then it was onto barbecue at Saws. It was delicious. Our next stop was a craft brewery
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    What a wonderful tour!! Our guide, Clay was informative and very inclusive of everyone. The food and alcohol stops were all unique and delicious! Who knew there was a Birmingham Hotdog!! Our driver, Clay’s dad, was also friendly and engaging. Would recommend this tour for
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    If you’re thinking about booking a Red Clay Tour, DO IT NOW & come back and read the reviews. Clay, our tour guide & owner, is just fabulous. He’s so knowledgeable about the B’ham food scene and the history of the city. We had relatives in town for a concert and wanted to do
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    We were in town for the weekend as our husbands were taking a course. We came across this tour and are so grateful that Red Clay tours accommodated us. Much to our surprise the tour was opened just for my friend and I. Our guide Mike was fantastic. Not only did he take us to 5
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    By: Red Clay Tours
    301 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    We were stuffed!
    You definitely get plenty of food on this tour! Everything we ate was delicious, and we loved trying some local
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    Thoughtful tour
    Our family of four all learned something on this tour. Mike did a great job of explaining the history of the civil
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    Llanelli, United Kingdom
    Excellent tour, highly recommended
    Highly recommended tour. Mike was great and gave us a fantastic historical insight in to the Civil Rights history
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    Excellent tour
    We had an excellent tour with Mike. He told the history so well it was easy to envision the events unfolding as
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    Gulf Shores, Alabama
    A somber reminder of how cruelly Black Americans have been treated throughout much of US history.
    After visiting the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum and Touring the historic landmark locations that marked the
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    Red Clay Civil Rights Tour
    If you dont do anything else while you are in the area, you have to do this tour. Guides are super knowledgeable
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    Brooklyn, New York
    Excellent Informative tour
    This was a highlight of our visit to Birmingham. Clay and Mike were very responsive and helpful in booking. The
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    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Historical highlights of birmingham
    Clay enterprises, father and son tour business. Brilliant, this particular tour run by the son and like the father
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    The places, the information, the history, outstanding, the guide was passionate, he told us the history with depth
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    Toronto, Canada
    Highly recommended
    I highly recommend this tour. It's very informative and well contextualized. Mike is an amazing guide and has a
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    Wellington, New Zealand
    Outstanding - a must do
    Mike was the most amazing guide today on what was probably the worst rain day of the year. We had a group of 6
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    Havelock, North Carolina
    Be Sure to Take this Tour while in Birmingham
    This is a very well rounded tour of the city of Birmingham. A must do while here. There is a good mix of local
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    San Francisco, California
    Clay was awesome
    We took the food and craft beer tour and Clay, our guide, was awesome. He started us with hotdogs and they were
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    Amazing tour, highly recommended
    Thank you Mike for an incredibly informative and moving tour! I found the experience truly eye-opening and it has
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    Nothing much to see in Birmingham but much to understand
    Don't expect to be amazed by the sights in downtown Birmingham, it has a center of town much like many US cities:
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    • Duration: 2h 45m
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