50 Things To Do In Beaufort, SC

1. Stay in a historic, cozy downtown bed and breakfast

2. Enjoy all the fresh local seafood available at all our great local restaurants

3. Sit on a park bench or swing and drink in the beauty and tranquility

4. Shop and stroll along historic Bay Street

5. Soak in the abundance of history

6. Climb The Lighthouse at Hunting Island

7. Build and customize your own Kazoobie Kazoo

8. Visit Parris Island for a Friday Marine graduation

9. Sail with the dolphins with a river tour on the Prince of Tides

10. Take the haunted ghost tours through Beaufort during Halloween

11. Take Wood’s Bridge down into Beaufort and enjoy the one-of-a-kind view

12. Walk the Marsh Boardwalk/Fishing Pier at Hunting Island

13. See “The Big Chill House” and other famous film locations

14. Catching reds on the fly in the Beaufort marsh

15. Visit Beaufort in July for the Water Festival

16. Learn the culture of Penn Center

17. Kayak through the rivers and marshes

18. Take a carriage ride through historic Beaufort

19. Watch the Marine/Navy aircrafts fly over the city

20. Go to a drive in movie

21. Get something yummy from Southern Sweets.Things to Do in Beaufort, SC

22. Enjoy a Shrimp Burger at the famous Shrimp Shack

23. Visit The Old Fort Ruins on St. Helena Island

24. Have lunch and/or dinner on the Waterfront

25. Visit the Sheldon Church Ruins

26. Admire our majestic live oak trees or take the Beaufort Tree Walk

27. Walk the Pointe and check out all the old homes

28. Enjoy the Shrimp Festival every October

29. Vacation with the family on Fripp Island

30. Buy a sweet grass basket in St. Helena

31. Visit the museum on Parris Island

32. Embrace the Gullah culture

33. Enjoy the abundant wildlife or bird watch out at Cypress Wetlands

34. Visit The Arsenal (location of the Beaufort Visitor Center!)

35. Enjoy the view of the Spanish moss-covered tree canopies

36. Visit Beaufort National Cemetery

37. Swing on the bench swings in the Waterfront Park

38. Buy fresh seafood to take home and cook

39. Shop the stores and galleries in downtown Frogmore on St. Helena Island

40. Eat dinner dock-side in Port Royal

41. Be a "snowbird" on Harbor Island

42. Visit Parris Island on The 4th of July featuring fireworks and the Marine Band

43. Visit Moon Doggies Cafe in Port Royal for some fried pickles

44. Stand on Hunting Island beach and watch the shrimp boats come and go

45. Buy fresh produce from one of the many farmers markets in the area.

46. Take time to talk to the locals. It's amazing how nice the people are!

47. Come enjoy the Beaufort International Film Festival

48. Go to Sands Beach in Port Royal

49. Relax on the beach at Harbor Island

50. Take the kids to the play place in Waterfront Park