Plan Your Visit to Beaufort and Port Royal, South Carolina | Visit BeaufortTime 2022-09-10 12:58:50
Beaufort is located on Port Royal Island, one of the largest Sea Islands along the southeast Atlantic coast of the United States. It is one of only a handful of U.S. towns that has had its entire downtown designated a historic district by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.Explore More
Hunting Island State Park
Named one of America’s top ten beaches by TripAdvisor, Hunting Island State Park sits just 16 miles east of historic downtown Beaufort and is South Carolina's most-visited state park.Explore More Things To Do Places To Stay
Famous for its graceful sand dunes covered with sea oats and coastal grasses, Harbor Island is a private 1400-acre barrier island located 15 miles outside the city of Beaufort.Explore More
In the beginning, everyone wanted to claim this region. Enticed by its harbor - Port Royal sound is the second-deepest natural harbor on the East Coast. Spanish, French and British explorers struggled to colonize the area, which was an isolated seaside province dotted with Native American tribes.Explore More
The shopping and dining crossroads of northern Beaufort County, Lady’s Island is located just north of Beaufort and Port Royal. Connected by two beautiful bridges that offer some of the best views in the area, the rich land on Lady’s Island was once home to majestic indigo plantations, while local fisherman and shrimpers mined the plentiful waters.Explore More
Ladies, if you love a man in uniform, prepare to be overwhelmed. And gentlemen, try not to be intimidated by all these Marines. Parris Island is something everyone needs to experience while in Beaufort. The legendary legacy of the United States Marine Corps, as well as the stimulating account of Port Royal’s past, is outlined at the Parris Island Museum.Explore More
With its abundant farms and shrimp docks, St. Helena Island, just 5 miles east of Beaufort and part of the Beaufort Sea Islands, offers visitors a glimpse into rural Lowcountry life past and present. St. Helena is home to the Penn Center, one of the first schools for the children of freed slaves the location of a small rural cottage, where Martin Luther King, Jr. drafted his famous “I have a dream speech”.Explore More
The ideal destination for intimate getaways for two, small and large family vacations and reunions, destination weddings, group retreats, and business meetings for up to 300 guests, Fripp Island -- a resort and private residential paradise -- is the most seaward of the beautiful barrier islands outside of BeaufortExplore More
One Day Itinerary
There are a variety of activities to do in Beaufort even if you only have an hour to do so! You could tour the Beaufort History Museum for instance. With 500 years of history, there's a lot to learn about the 2nd oldest city in South Carolina...Explore More
Two Day Itinerary
Two hours in Beaufort? Great! You will have plenty of time to take a tour and learn about our beautiful little city. Hop on a horse carriage tour by Southurn Rose or Sea Island Carriages. Visit the Pat Conroy Literary Center and learn about...Explore More
Three Day Itinerary
Half a day in Beaufort gives visitors the flexibility to stray from downtown and explore the Sea Islands that surround us. Drive out to St. Helena Island and visit the Penn Center and Reconstruction sites that gave newly freed slaves...Explore More
Events of the Season
Join us for safe and memorable events year-round both in and around Beaufort, Port Royal and the Sea Islands.
#CANCELCANCER: LLS Fundraiser
Wet Willie's Beaufort (Beaufort, SC)
Join the fight and help us #cancelcancer ! Throughout the month of September sales made from purchases of red ribbon Koozies, T-shirts, and more will donated to…10Sep
Beaufort's First Immersive Dinner Theater
Play & Eat Dinner Theater
Solve a murder mystery while you feast on a fantastic dinner. From 6pm - 8:30pm10Sep
Gunny's Cars & Coffee
Urban Coffee Co + Brew
Transform and roll out to Gunny’s Cars & Coffee Kickoff Edition this Saturday from 8:30am - 11:30am !! Support your favorite team by wearing their jersey, grab a…11Sep
Barre at the Bar with Shellring Ale Works
Balance Barre + Fitness
Join us the 2nd Sunday each month as we go "from barre to bar" at Shellring Ale Works (brewery) in Port Royal!First, enjoy a 50-min barre class then celebrate all…12Sep
Chris Paul Live
Fishcamp on 11th Street
Join us for live music!
Wet Willie's Beaufort (Beaufort, SC)10Sep
Play & Eat Dinner Theater10Sep
Urban Coffee Co + BrewSee Our Full Events Calendar
5 Hidden Gems of The Lowcountry: Where the Locals Eat
1: MAMEEM AND MAUDIE 81 Sea Island Parkway Upon the first arrival, you wouldn’t imagine what a lovely little shop sits within its unassuming exterior, but upon entry, it instantly becomes clear that this cafe should be…Find More Articles & Inspiration
Pat Conroy's Beaufort
Https://Patconroyliterarycenter.Org/ Quite simply, beloved Pat Conroy — author of bestselling books like The Prince of Tides, South of Broad, The Water is Wide , and more — loved everything about Beaufort and…
Easy Like the Waterways - Your Bewitching Road Trip to Beaufort, SC
Seeking a vacation that delights all your senses? Then look no further than Beaufort, SC, an idyllic town that delivers a bewitching blend of history, charm, culinary delights and more. Located an easy drive from Charleston…
Beaufort's Award Winning Podcast
HAVE YOU TUNED INTO OUR AWARD-WINNING PODCAST? Did you hear the news? The Greater Beaufort-Port Royal Convention and Visitors Bureau can now add “award-winning podcast” to its accolades. Our own Inner Coastal…
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Lowcounty Real Estate
For centuries, people from around the world have settled along salt marsh creeks and under live oaks of the South Carolina Sea Islands. Not only are its environs pristine and charming, the Lowcountry offers one of the most attractive real estate markets in America.
Find Your Perfect Vacation Home.
Vast, sandy beaches, diverse wildlife, and rich culture await on the Sea Islands of South Carolina, a collection of family-friendly destinations located a short…
Creating Lowcountry Memories.
Enjoy a Lowcountry hour of our hospitality while riding on a luxury 8-man eco-friendly Golf Cart. Our Historic Beaufort Golf Cart Tour brings Beaufort history…
The Perfect Family Vacation.
Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort is one of the best South Carolina beach resorts, offering a wide selection of Fripp Island resort rentals, two top-ranked golf…
Get Spoiled Rotten.
Take a Tour of the Distillery and see how our liquor is made, then bring home a bottle.
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