Situated in the Carolina Sea Islands in a region rich in history, steeped in natural beauty, teeming with extraordinary opportunities for those who participate in golf, tennis and water sports of all kinds and thriving as one of the world’s great resort destinations.
Welcome to Beaufort, SC!
Have you heard the news? Southern Living Magazine recognized Beaufort as a ‘Small Town We Love’. With its historic downtown district and unique Lowcountry feel, Beaufort was the lead feature in the story! Beaufort was also featured inFodor’s ‘America’s Best Small Towns’, chosen for its savory Lowcountry food, historic lodging, outdoor activities and many of its other cultural offerings. In 2013 Beaufort, SC ranked #1 as America’s Happiest Seaside Towns by readers ofCoastal Living Magazine.
The history of Beaufort is a mosaic of many people who have labored, loved and lived together over the centuries to create today’s colorful tableau. It is a coastal city blessed with wonderful Bed & Breakfasts and excellent restaurants. The city and the surrounding sea islands also have a rich African-American heritage. Come and learn about the Gullah culture or the Penn Center, the first school built for former slaves. Beaufort is also known for its outstanding golf courses, beaches, andoutdoor adventures.
* Weather – Beaufort’s daily average high in May is 82 degrees, perfect for the beach, golf, boating or just relaxing in the beautiful natural surroundings of the Lowcountry.
* Upcoming Events and things to do in and around Beaufort and the Lowcountry.
Beaufort Featured Listings
Cat Island Grill & Pub! With its cool, comfortable décor overlooking the 18th green, you will relax and enjoy the company of others, or your favorite someone, at The Cat Island Grill & Pub. Offering a wide menu of fresh, seasonal choices, cocktails after your round of golf or tennis.
Escape to New River’s premier new address… Courtney Bend. Away from congestion, yet conveniently located, this new, luxuriously built gated community is close to shopping and entertainment. This is what living is about!
Seas So Shallow guide service specializes in inshore fishing for Redfish, Flounder, Sea trout, Cobia, Tarpon, Sharks, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel and a few other species.
Higher Ground is Beaufort’s premiere outdoor retailer. We offer a broad selection of trusted kayaking, camping, clothing, footwear, travel and hiking goods.
April 13 – 19, 2015: The 2015 RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing will take place at the Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island. Make plans now to “Get Your Plaid On!” American professional golfer, Matt Kuchar was the 2014 Heritage tournament winner. Buy Your Tickets Now!
Welcome to Captain Dick’s Beaufort River Tour and Dolphin Watch! Relax in the balmy bay breeze as your USCG licensed captain and First Mate Linda reveal a side of Beaufort you won’t see anywhere else. Distractions abound, however, as playful dolphin vie for your attention and the stately osprey soars overhead.
East of the historic waterfront town of Beaufort, South Carolina! In the heart of the sea islands, the private residential community of Dataw Island offers superlative golf and tennis, a full service marina, excellent club facilities and gracious homes including golf course, marsh front, and water front homes, all in the Lowcountry.
Plums is an eclectic, casual lunch and dinner bistro overlooking the Beaufort River and downtown Waterfront Park. Since 1986, Plums has offered an ever-changing menu that combines seasonal, fresh local ingredients in Global dishes.
Awarded the “Best Neighborhood Design in America” by the National Association of Home Builders, Habersham is ideally located on the water just minutes from historic Beaufort and within an hour’s drive of Hilton Head, Charleston, SC as well as Savannah, GA.
The Beaufort Inn, located in the heart of Beaufort’s Landmark Historic District. The Beaufort Inn’s historic architecture, curved balconies, verandas and gardens capture the essence of a gracious southern coastal town. Let our Beaufort South Carolina hotel exceed your expectations.
2015 DATE TBA: 60th Annual Beaufort Water Festival! A ten day event which includes music, food, crafts and art, the blessing of the fleet, and many special events. 12 noon-12 p.m. No coolers or professional photography permitted during nightly events.
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USCB’s historic campus on the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway in the heart of charming, downtown Beaufort is now the Historic Beaufort Campus of the state’s newest four-year university. USCB offers undergraduate programs of study to some 1500 students.
Stay in the heart of the Beaufort Historic District and explore antebellum homes, plantations, and secluded islands of South Carolina’s Low Country at our charming hotel located on the Beaufort River. Walk to shops, art galleries, book stores, and a variety of cafés, bistros, coffee shops, and fine restaurants just steps from our Beaufort hotel.
Welcome To Sanctuary Golf Club! Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island is a most beautiful, nature-filled location for recreation, memorable events or just relaxing with friends, family and entertaining business associates. Tucked away in a stunning and tranquil setting steeped in history near the shore, Sanctuary Golf Club features award-winning golf & tennis.
Since its founding in 1991, the Arts Council has served the cultural communities of Beaufort County. The ACBC maintains an ongoing dialogue with community members, artists, schools, and businesses to keep its programming fresh and pertinent to the needs of County with vibrant programs, ideas, and extensive services.
We are a Pentecostal church that strives daily to grow closer to God and to fulfill the Great Commission. A young, active and growing congregation is the trademark of the Beaufort Church of God. It would be thrilling to have you become an active part of our growing family. There’s always room for one more.
Through the Office of Community Outreach, USCB brings its educational resources to the Lowcountry. Community Outreach’s vision is to create an institute to serve as a center for lifelong learning for all people of the Lowcountry.
Dream your perfect Wedding or Event in Beaufort…then call us to make it happen. Experience the Antebellum majesty of southern charm and elegance. We represent many venues with historic, garden, rooftop and sweeping marsh views that are the perfect backdrop for any event. Showcase your wedding, retreat or social occasion in Beaufort…where paradise awaits.
March 9 – 14, 2015: The 30th Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival. South Carolina’s Premier Coastal Wine Competition & Culinary Event. Mark your calendars for these key dates, information on locations, times and tickets will be posted as they become available.
Historic Rhett House Inn – The Rhett House Inn is ideally located, classically appointed, and is the perfect combination of style, luxury, charm, and authentic Southern hospitality. The inn features 17 guest rooms and your stay always includes a full gourmet Southern breakfast for two, and much more.
Committed to utilizing seasonal seafood and produce, Saltus offers unique and continuously evolving menus to bring Lowcountry freshness artfully to the plate throughout the year.
29th Annual Gullah Festival! The Gullah Festival of South Carolina celebrates and recognizes the history, customs, cultures, language and accomplishments of the African Americans of the Lowcountry. The Festival will be held at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. (843) 525-0628 or theoriginalgullahfestival.org.
Discover the magic of a Beaufort rental home, villa or condo and enjoy the ultimate in privacy and convenience.
Beaufort restaurants have earned a distinct reputation as some of the best dining options in the South.
Located just 16 miles east of the historic town of Beaufort and is one of the most popular and beautiful beaches in South Carolina. This 5,000 acre park and it’s 3 miles of natural beach hosts more than a million visitors a year. It’s a place where you can truly find yourself again. It’s a […]
Beaufort has gained a new distinction by being one of a handful of cities across the country for which a new southern-oriented print company, Old Try, has created a limited edition letterpress poster. They are being sold exclusively through Historic Beaufort Foundation and are available at the Verdier House at 801 Bay St., by phone […]
In the late 1600′s, enslaved West Africans were brought to the Georgia and South Carolina sea islands to tend the rice and cotton fields. As the Emanciapation Proclamation brought freedom, many fled to Hilton Head Island and its Union Army outpost to start the first freedman’s village in the United States: Mitchelville. Many of the […]
Savor the flavors of the Lowcountry with a visit to any of the area’s farmers markets. From fresh local produce, meats and seafood to prepared meals, unique vendors and live entertainment, you’re sure to find something to suit every taste. The Downtown Beaufort Farmer’s MarketWednesdays, 2-6 p.m. Fresh local produce, plants, artisans, home baked and […]