Welcome to Beaufort, SC!

Need a Break? Come Explore Beaufort!

Founded in 1711, this lovely little harbor town located on Port Royal Island boasts exquisitely preserved antebellum architecture and a downtown designated in its entirety as a historic district. Here, you will find some of the south’s most unique and gorgeous Bed and Breakfasts, restaurants, and hotels and the setting of many famous movies such as Forrest Gump, The Big Chill, The Great Santini and The Prince of Tides. Beautiful beaches and tons of outdoor adventures to choose from round out a visit to this amazing place. Also, just across Highway 21 is St. Helena, home of the Penn Center, one of the nation’s first schools for formerly enslaved individuals, and an important center of Gullah-Geechee culture. With everything you could wish for in one amazing place, you don’t want to miss Beaufort!

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