- Our list of the best things to do in Beaufort, North Carolina, features the top 70 nearby activities — including 28 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Beaufort, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Tours, Water Activities, Sights & Landmarks, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Beaufort, NC , followed by 49 popular activities in nearby cities, including Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Havelock, New Bern and Swansboro
Rich in the town's history and lore, the Beaufort Burying Ground contains the graves of many notable North Carolinians, especially those involved in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. The cemetery is now maintained by the Beaufort Historical Association.
96% 284 votes
400 block of Ann Street, Beaufort, NC 28516 MoreLess Info
The Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground is the oldest cemetery in the town of Beaufort. It is a part of the 300 year history of the community and was established in the early 1700s.
Beautfort's North Carolina Maritime Museum is dedicated to preserving maritime history and interpreting its various cultures. It also addresses issues related to the regional seafood industry. The museum's other locations are in Hatteras and Southport.
Offering an array of bicycle-based sightseeing tours, Hungry Town Bike Tours takes visitors to see hidden sides of the city of Beaufort. Tours my emphasize history and local culture, or may focus on local foodways and restaurants.
Offering scenic transportation and sight-seeing tours, Island Ferry Adventures is a small firm with a devoted following of tourists who return year after year. The company has won numerous awards for its friendly service, comfortable boats and seasoned staff, all of whom are certified in CPR and First Aid.
93% 107 votes
150 Turner St., Beaufort, NC 28516 MoreLess Info
With curious cemetery gardens and high community involvement, Beaufort Historic Site Visitor Center and Museum is a look into art and the spirit of the area. Locals and visitors make sure to attend the art walk to honor local artists and snag some deals at the Jumble Sale.
The nine-building campus of the Beaufort Historic Site gives visitors a glimpse into what life was like for North Carolinians during the 18th and 19th centuries. The Site feaures costumed staff, immaculately restored buildings, beautiful artworks and charming antique furniture.
94% 72 votes
101 Pivers Island Road (admin office), Beaufort, NC 28516 MoreLess Info
Famous for its wild horses, the Rachel Carson Reserve is an island reserve located off of the coast of Beaufort, North Carolina. Ferry access is available for those who do not have private aquatic transportation.
Sailing excursions are fun for adults and children. Lookout Cruises is a sailing tour and charter company in Beaufort, North Carolina. Its most popular tour packages include sunset cruises, midnight sailing and early morning dolphin-watching trips.