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Beaufort SC, a paradise for fishing and shrimping, a playground for those who love nature and wildlife, walking on the beach or cruising in the boat, a chance to step back in history and tour the historic churches, tabby forts and antebellum homes or just relaxing on a swing at the waterfront park watching the boats, dolphins and birds in harmony with each new tide.

The Beaufort SC Area

Beaufort County is made up of more than 200 islands, nestled between Charleston SC and Savannah GA, and includes well known towns and communities like Beaufort, Port Royal, Parris Island, Hilton Head Island, Hunting Island, Lady's Island and St. Helena Island, just to name a few.

Beaufort Films, Movies and Military

Movie makers have also discovered Beaufort, and some of the biggest block busters in Hollywood were filmed here. Forrest Gump, The Prince of Tides, The Big Chill and GI Jane, just to name a few. Many retire in the Beaufort area after visiting the area or their prior contact with the areas three military stations, MCAS, the Navy Hospital or Parris Island, which is one of the nations finest and well known Recruit training depots. The military presence is a proud and honored tradition in the Beaufort area, and it is here the sounds of freedom can always be heard.

The Beaufort Aura, Nature and Wildlife

Beaufort visitors and residents are drawn to the magic of the area's abundant nature and wildlife. Fishing, shrimping, oysters and boating are a popular recreation for residents and visitors alike. Hunting Island State Park and beach is one of South Carolina's most popular parks. Take a guided tour or self discover the historic churches and forts, antebellum homes. Spend lazy days shopping the unique shops, stores and galleries and enjoy dining at it's best, from seafood to gullah. There is always time to enjoy the giant oaks, graceful egrets and herons, the dolphins and the endless maze of islands that form one of the most beautiful and serine places in America, the place we call the LowCountry and the LowCountry is Beaufort SC. Please enjoy our guide to the area!

Beaufort sunset