Beaufort is the second-oldest city in South Carolina, rich in historic architecture, with warm weather year round. With every sunset one to remember, Beaufort is a beautiful town, deep in America’s roots, with gorgeous architecture and classic Southern Hospitality. From food festivals and a cool, clear waterfront to scenic views and delicious food, you’ll find that Beaufort is perfect for your next vacation.
There are lots of major festivals in Beaufort. The Shrimp Festival in October is one of the most popular events of the year. In mid-February, the Beaufort International Film Festival screens new independent films. A Taste of Beaufort is held on the first Saturday in May and features local restaurants, fine wines, and live music. Savor the flavors of Beaufort with a visit to any of the area’s farmers market. From fresh local produce, meats and seafood to prepared meals, unique vendors and live entertainment, you’ll be sure to have an enjoyable visit. Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, a beautiful section of the river, is a convenient destination for food, drink, and shops. Walk on the waterfront before or after dinner at one of the nearby restaurants. The park has a lovely view of the water and is great place to take some pictures. It is nestled behind the quaint shops downtown and is the perfect place to wander after an afternoon of shopping. Watch Columbus's ships, the Nina and Pinta, rock in the waterfront. Boundary Street Cafe is the place for you if you are looking for a wonderful breakfast experience. The restaurant has great variety, including a lot of healthy vegetarian options to choose from, full of flavor, portions are large with fresh ingredients. Friendly service will help you select from the excellent country menu and you won’t be disappointed.
Hunting Island State Park is 16 miles east of Beaufort, and has 3 miles of natural beach, making it an attraction year round. The weather is nice and the cool Atlantic breeze sets nicely with the backdrop of every beautiful sunset. Or you can get in a car and travel north to Savannah to explore the history of the American Civil War and see the city’s numerous museums and beautiful cathedrals. Watch wildlife as you walk along the trails at the Outland Island Wildlife Center, or stroll in Forsyth Park and kick off the night in Savannah’s nightlife central, River Street Savannah. Don’t miss the chance to travel south to Charleston, where attractions range from the South Carolina Aquarium to the Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation Gardens.
Tripping.com features 126 rentals in Beaufort, from quaint colonial era homes to modern condos. Stay near the Harbor River for beautiful water views, or close to Bay Street to be walking distance from the best restaurants.
The closest airport is Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, which is about an hour from downtown Beaufort. Amtrak also services the city, and there are many local taxi services to help you get around. Rent a car to have easy access to nearby parks and beaches along the Atlantic coast.
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Our Tripping.com vacation rentals will save you hundreds, offering more amenities than the average hotel room. Going on a business trip? 222 of homes in Beaufort offer high-speed wifi internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Have them splash around in any of the 45 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 200 homes with cable TV.
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