Experience over three hundred years of history in Beaufort, South Carolina’s second oldest city. This charming city boasts a fascinating history of exploration by the Spanish, the French and the English. Explore the National Historic Landmark District to admire the sweeping antebellum homes, scenic views, and historic churches. Visit Old Point, the National Cemetery, the Bluff and several movie locations from Forrest Gump, The Great Santini, The Prince of Tides and The Big Chill, among others. You will fall in love with Beautiful Beaufort By the Bay!
75 Minute City Tour of Historic Beaufort.
Let us take you back in time to explore the Gullah and Geechee heritage of South Carolina's Sea Islands. On this tour we'll visit several areas of Beaufort County and discover its long history and unique culture. Discover Lady's Island, St. Helena and more. Explore the site of one of the country's first schools for freed slaves. Marvel at the ruins of island churches and learn the stories and songs that are part of their rich history. Beaufort County is deeply rooted in the Gullah-Geechee culture, and we're eager to share it with you on this one-of-a-kind tour.
Join us for the Historic District Walking Tour and learn about the history of Beaufort, SC!
Beaufort's National Historic Landmark District, the second oldest city in South Carolina, delights its visitors with breathtakingly beautiful natural vistas and impressive architecture from the Colonial and Antebellum Eras. The town of Beaufort is located on the island of Port Royal and is called the Queen of the South Carolina Sea Islands due to its charm, natural beauty, fascinating history and richly diverse cultural heritage. On this tour we'll spend about 2 hours exploring the historic district.
Walking tours are available by advance appointment only.