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So many things to do and see here in the Lowcountry.

Beaufort’s roots go way back to 1711, but its story goes back even further. A true hotbed for history, it all began 500 years ago with the discovery of the area by the Spanish. In fact, America started right here in Beaufort. The Spanish settlement at Santa Elena on Parris Island is dated 11 years before St. Augustine, 38 years before Jamestown and 51 years before the English pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock. That makes it the first attempt of European colonization of the new world.

Do yourself a favor and put these historic Beaufort destinations on your itinerary.

See + Do

Experience Beaufort

Beaufort offers a myriad ways to educate and entertain - see for yourself below!

PLAY AROUND BEAUFORT

The Top Shores

Go where the locals go to experience the best of Beaufort's beaches and waterways

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Fripp Island holds a fascinating history and has now become a vacation getaway, Hollywood magnet and thriving residential community.

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HUNTING ISLAND

Hunting Island’s untouched and wild beauty is reminiscent of times past, a true capsule of South Carolina’s stunning allure.

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SANDS BEACH

A hub for the locals, comb the beach for sharks teeth, stroll along the boardwalk, climb to the top of the observation tower, fish, go crabbing, or launch your boat from the boat ramp.

Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort

Fripp Island Resort is the perfect mix of everything you would want in a vacation at one of finest

Location: Tarpon Blvd, Saint Helena Island, SC, USAWebsite: http://www.frippislandresort.comPhone: 843.838.1558

Coastal Expeditions South

Since 1992, Coastal Expeditions has been on a mission to put people safely and securely in the path

Location: Nature Center Scenic Trail, Saint Helena Island, SC, USAWebsite: stphillipsislandferry.comPhone: 843.884.7684

Higher Ground Outfitters

Our mission at Higher Ground is to provide Beaufort and its surrounding communities with an

Location: 95 Factory Creek Ct, Beaufort, SC 29907, USAWebsite: https://highergroundoutfitters.com/Phone: 843.379.4327

Barefoot Bubba's - St. Helena Island

Whether you're looking for fantastic fishing and boating or some fun-in-the-sun, Barefoot Bubba's is

Location: 2135 Sea Island Pkwy, St Helena Island, SC, USAWebsite: https://www.barefootbubbasurfshop.com/Phone: 843.541.3400

Barefoot Bubba's - Beaufort

Whether you're looking for fantastic fishing and boating or some fun-in-the-sun, Barefoot Bubba's is

Location: 828 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902, USAWebsite: https://www.barefootbubbasurfshop.com/Phone: 843.379.3415
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