With so much to offer throughout Beaufort, we pride ourselves in being the chosen location for travelers! Staying at The Beaufort Inn is about more than just a great place to rest your head- it's about the history made while you're here!
Experience Beaufort on the water!
Fishing, sailing, shrimping and crabbing are popular activities for visitors. Local marinas offer rental boats and can arrange charter fishing excursions. Are you interested in exploring? You can rent kayaks and/or paddleboards and take on the Beaufort River!
Experience Beaufort near the water!
Port Royal’s boardwalk and Hunting Island State Park’s pier are popular for sightseeing and leisurely strolls.You can also go the Port Royal Maritime Center and learn all about our unique Port Royal Sound- perhaps even take a waterway cruise!
Take on the town!
Whether you enjoy walking, running or biking, The Spanish Moss Trail is a local favorite. There are many walking, running and biking tours throughout the Downtown Historic District that you can participate in as well!
Beaufort History Museum | 843-379-3079 | Website | 713 Craven Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
To relive the area’s rich history, start with a visit to Beaufort History Museum at the historic Arsenal (1798) in downtown Beaufort! One of our knowledgeable docents will guide you through 450 years of Beaufort’s past, recounting stories about this place that shaped America.
Santa Elena History Center | 843-379-1550 | Website | 1501 Bay Street ? Beaufort, SC 29902
More than 40 years before the English settled at Jamestown in Virginia, the Spanish established a town and fort on the shores of Port Royal Sound in Beaufort County, S.C. Discover this lost story at the Santa Elena History Center!
Sea Island Carriage Company | 843-476-7789 | Website | 930 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC
Experience Beaufort's rich history and unique charm on a 55 minute, fully narrated, horse drawn carriage tour.
Spanish Moss Trail | Website
Access Trail through Depot Road, Broome Lane, Westvine Drive and Roseida Road.
Spirit of Old Beaufort | 843-525-0459 | Website | 1501 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902
The Spirit of Old Beaufort has been doing tours for over 20 years in Beaufort where our certified guides share the history of Beaufort through storytelling and song in period costumes.
Southern Rose Buggy Tours | 843-524-2900 | Website | 1002 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902
Re-live the past through the narration of their professional guides and the clippity-clop of horses.
Verdier House | 843-379-3331 | Website | 208 Scott's Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
John Mark Verdier House in 1863 during the Union occupation of Beaufort (1861 – 1865).
The house served as army headquarters and the adjutant general’s office. Enjoy a docent led tour of the home Monday-Saturday: every hour on the 1/2 hour from 10:30 AM until 3:30 PM.