n this blog post we have outlined the top 7 reasons to take a food tour with Chew On This Tasty Tours in Chilliwack’s District 1881. If you are looking for a fun and delicious way to explore Chilliwack, British Columbia, you should definitely consider taking a food tour with Chew On This Tasty Tours. This company offers self-guided and personalized itineraries that highlight the best of the local food scene, culture, and history beyond Vancouver.
Taste the local flavours
One of the main attractions of taking a food tour is, of course, the food. Chew On This Tasty Tours will take you to some of the best restaurants, breweries, and bakeries in District 1881, a neighbourhood of European-styled buildings and charming alleys in downtown Chilliwack. Sample a variety of dishes and drinks, from artisanal gelato and local wines to savoury bites and craft beers. All the curated food and drink tastings are included in the price of the tour, so you don’t have to worry about anything except enjoying the flavours.
Discover the hidden gems
Another reason to take a food tour with Chew On This Tasty Tours is that you will get to discover some of the hidden gems and secrets of Downtown Chilliwack and District 1881. The company provides you with detailed instructions, maps, and tips for each destination, as well as online tour support. You will learn about the history, culture, and stories behind each place you visit, and find out where to start, where to end, and what not to miss. You will also have the freedom and flexibility to explore at your own pace between your scheduled stops, and add some shopping and sightseeing along the way.
Enjoy the scenic drive
Chilliwack is located about 100 kilometres east of Vancouver, and the drive there is scenic and enjoyable. Travel along the Trans-Canada Highway, which takes you through the stunning Fraser Valley. See expansive views of farmland, mountains, and rivers, and pass through some quaint towns and villages. You can also stop at some of the scenic pull-offs and attractions along the way.
Add on a guided mural tour
If you want to add some art and colour to your food tour, you can add-on a guided mural tour to your food tour. This exclusive tour will take you to see some of the amazing murals that have been created by local and international artists. You will see murals by renowned artists such as Hoxxoh, SATR, HENGone, Jarus, Jason Botkin, Ankh One, Curtis Hylton, and Kevin Ledo. Learn about the meaning and inspiration behind each mural, and take some fantastic photos.
Note: This option replaces the self-guided shopping and mural walk scheduled within your tour so it doesn’t extend the overall length of your tour.
Make it a staycation
If you want to extend your food tour into a staycation, book accommodation in Chilliwack. There are many options to choose from, but one of the most popular ones is the Hampton Inn by Hilton Chilliwack. This hotel is located off Highway 1 in Chilliwack, and offers an indoor pool, a fitness center, and free breakfast. Prefer a more rustic experience or something that gives you a local’s perspective? Check out the options at the Riverbend Guest House or the many options through Airbnb.
Support local businesses
By taking a food tour with Chew On This Tasty Tours, you are also supporting local businesses and communities in Chilliwack. The company works with locally owned and operated restaurants, breweries, and shops, and promotes their products and services. You are also helping to create jobs and income for the local people, and contributing to the economic and social development of the area. By supporting local businesses, you are also supporting local culture and identity, and fostering a sense of community and pride. Plus, did you know that Chew On This Tasty Tours is a locally owned business? You’ll see the communities featured on the tours because you are looking at them through the eyes of local owner/curator, Lise Hines.
Have fun and create memories
Last but not least, taking a food tour with Chew On This Tasty Tours is a great way to have fun and create memories with your friends, family, or partner. There’s no big tour group to get lost in on tour. There’s not even a small group. It’s just your group; you and your chosen tour partners navigate the fully curated tour one sip, step and bite at a time! You will get to share a delicious and diverse culinary experience, discover new places and stories, and enjoy the beauty and charm of Chilliwack. You will also get to meet some of the friendly and passionate hosts, who will make you feel welcome and entertained. Taking a food tour with Chew On This Tasty Tours is more than just a tour, it’s an adventure.