- Our list of the best things to do in St. Helena Island, South Carolina, features the top 143 nearby activities — including 87 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- St. Helena Island, 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 13 things to do within the city of St. Helena Island, SC , followed by 110 popular activities in nearby cities, including Beaufort, Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head, Edisto Island, Yemassee, Daufuskie Island, Port Royal, Columbia, Fripp Island and Parris Island
The historic Beautfort National Cemetery is a public cemetery that contains the mortal remains of many who perished during the Civil War. It is located close to several military installations and is a frequent venue for military funerals.
Discover the secluded, natural beauty of Cypress Wetlands, by taking a walk along the ½ mile walking trails. Featuring a series of boardwalk and paved trails through the wetlands, visitors can enjoy the abundant birds and wildlife that call it home.
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Commemorating the history of the United States Marine Corps, the Parris Island Museum, is located in a 10,000 square foot facility. The museum includes thousands of artifacts, exhibits, and displays honoring the rich traditions of the Marine Corps.
Featuring three landing ramps for boating enthusiasts, a floating dock and fishing pier, The Sands, is a beach in Port Royal where visitors can enjoy the shorefront. The site also includes an observation tower, picnic areas, and places for the kids to look for crabs.
Parris Island Museum is a 10,000 sq ft facility focused on the Marine Corps and containing artifacts that show its role from the American Revolution to the Civil War. Because of its base location, ID is required for entry.
With roots dating back to 1939, the Beaufort History Museum has a lot to offer locals and visitors seeking information on Beaufort. The museum presents collections of everyday items of the past, unique military artifacts, stone tools and building models.
An independent movie theater, Plaza Stadium Theatre features five screens used to display first-run Hollywood movies. The theater also offers stadium seating, a selection of 3D movies and a concession area with food and drinks.
One of the most popular tour companies in Beautfort, South Carolina is Jon Sharp's Walking History Tour. Owned and operated by guide Jon Sharp, the company offers pedestrian tours of Beaufort's most historic places. Tours are may be cancelled or rescheduled due to inclement weather.
Specializing in fly fishing and light tackle, Beaufort Sport Fishing organizes excursions to the region's backwater fishing locations on a shallow water fishing boat. Visitors have the opportunity to catch trout, shark, and redfish on the trip.