- Our list of the best things to do in Beaufort, South Carolina, features the top 145 nearby activities — including 88 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Beaufort, SC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Tours, Water Activities, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 27 things to do within the city of Beaufort, SC , followed by 97 popular activities in nearby cities, including Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head, Edisto Island, St. Helena Island, Yemassee, Daufuskie Island, Port Royal, Columbia, Fripp Island, Hardeeville and Parris Island
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108 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401 MoreLess Info
Explore beautiful Charleston, South Carolina on foot with Charleston Footprints Walking Tours. Learn about Charleston's history as a slave port and a bastion of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Tours are also a terrific way to enjoy Charleston's historic mansions.
Built in 1820, the Aiken-Rhett House has remained in the hands of family descendants for the 142 years before it was sold to be a museum. The museum tells a story of the south, slavery, the war, and life after the war that can't be found anywhere else.
Old Charleston Walking Tours offers a variety of historically and culturally-oriented walking tours of the city. Tours offered include a Civil War and Slavery tour, a Ghost Tour, and a tour of historic homes.
98% 279 votes
151 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401 MoreLess Info
Visitors can tour the historical and cultural sites of the city with Old Walled City Walking Tours. A tour guide leads visitors through the oldest neighborhoods in the region while explaining the history behind them.
The Charleston Music Hall offers concerts for guests to attend, including performances from The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and Steven Canyon. The location also serves a variety of alcoholic beverages at the bar.
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79 Cumberland Street, Charleston, SC 29401 MoreLess Info
Led by knowledgeable in-character guides, Charleston Pirate Tours is a business that takes guests on a tour around the historic parts of the city. During the tours, guests learn all there is to know about pirate history in the area.
In a building formerly used as a slave auction gallery, today Old Slave Mart Museum relates the local history of the slave trade, with a focus on the site. The museum includes a gift shop with some relevant books.
Home to one of the finest furniture craftsman of the 18th century, the Thomas Elfe House is filled with beautiful furniture and decorations. The house remains almost entirely in its original state and is equipped with authentic tools and accents.
94% 1210 votes
161 1/2 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401 MoreLess Info
To experience a taste of Charleston's history and culinary scene, guests can choose one of five Charleston Culinary Tours. Along with sampling diverse local foods and drinks attendees get to meet the innovative chefs, mixologists and restaurant owners as well.