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    Looking for fun things to do in Beaufort, SC?

    There are so many things to do around Beaufort’s Sea Islands, so come immerse yourself in our celebrated history, deep rooted culture and love for our local beaches and waterways. Each month you’ll find something new to endear you even more to our little town. Whether you’re a local or just here for the weekend, we’ll help you discover the best things to do in Beaufort, SC during your stay.



    Explore our list of best restaurants & bars in Beaufort, Port Royal + our coastal Sea Islands.


    There are so many things to do around Beaufort’s Sea Islands, so come immerse yourself in our celebrated history and deep rooted culture.


    Our captivating beaches keep ‘em coming back time and time again.

    Explore St. Phillips Island with Coastal Expeditions!

    Leaving from Hunting Island State Park near Beaufort, South Carolina, the St. Phillips Island Ferry is your opportunity to escape from the mainland and discover a the raw beauty of a coastal barrier island. The boat ride to the island is an adventure in itself and gives you a chance to see resident bottlenose dolphins, egrets, herons and other wildlife along the way. Gather friends and family and head out to this natural wonderland on the edge of South Carolina’s coast.



    Why don’t you stay…just a little bit longer? Has the Lowcountry taken ahold of your heart and now you want to move here? Let us help you find the home of your dreams!


    Shopping local and shopping often are the way to go in Beaufort. Here you’ll find all you need to know about what’s coming up in local shopping, along with the people behind the storefronts.

    Happy Labrador Retriever playing at the beach

    Life with a family can be a juggling act, but thankfully there’s plenty around Beaufort to keep you all having fun and staying safe! Explore our favorite family-related happenings going on around the Sea Islands.

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    Experience Lowcountry Life

    Beaufort is a great place to visit for couples, families, single travelers or a group of friends. Revel in our appreciation for everything Mom and Pop by exploring Downtown shopping or spending an afternoon at one of our famed festivals. From a day out on the water to a tour of our many historic locations, you can find something for everyone to enjoy.

    Our Waters are Our Lifeblood

    No matter where you travel in Beaufort County and the surrounding area, you’ll likely cross the waters of Port Royal Sound. These waters are some of the most pristine in the country, and here at the Port Royal Sound Foundation, we want to keep them that way.


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    Highway 21 Drive-In

    The only drive-in movie theater in the Lowcountry! Two Screens, open year round.

    Location: 55 Parker Dr, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: www.hwy21drivein.comPhone: 843.846.4500

    Thibault Gallery

    This gallery is a haven for talented artists to showcase their art, as well as an attraction for

    Location: 815 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.379.4278

    Southern Sweets

    You found Beaufort’s hometown favorite! Southern Sweets is the place for locals and a must for

    Location: 917 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.379.0798

    The Tabby Shore Gift Boutique

    Shopping local with The Tabby Shore means that you are supporting Lowcountry Locals. We are a gift

    Tidal Creek Haven

    Welcome to The Haven! Tidal Creek Haven is a lifestyle boutique located in downtown Beaufort where

    Location: 200 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.379.5155

    Oyster Cay Collection

    Our goal is to help you make your home or business look uniquely beautiful with our stunning one of

    Location: 917 Bay St, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.525.0485

    M Home & Garden

    Interior design and home styling boutique located in the heart of Downtown Beaufort.

    Location: 813 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.524.7465

    Kilwins Beaufort

    We are located in the heart of the historic downtown district at 808 Bay Street, right on the

    Location: 808 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.379.8008