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Beaufort: Historic City Tour by Bus

1. Beaufort: Historic City Tour by Bus

Beaufort town, located on Port Royal Island, remains the Queen of the South Carolina Sea Islands thanks to its charm, natural beauty, fascinating history, and rich, diverse cultural heritage. On this 1.5-hour driving tour, explore the historic district of Beaufort, including the famous Old Point area and The Bluff with its antebellum houses and churches.  As you drive around in air-conditioned comfort, your guide will introduce some of these beautiful, historic sites. See townhouses up close and learn about the architecture and people behind them. Discover what happened to the houses and the people of Beaufort during the Civil War Union Occupation. See filming sites made famous by the over 24 Hollywood films shot in the area. Gear up for an exciting and fascinating tour of South Carolina's second-oldest city. Discover an area that delights visitors with its breathtaking natural beauty and impressive colonial and antebellum architecture.

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Beaufort: Local History and Film Sites Tour

2. Beaufort: Local History and Film Sites Tour

This 1-hour tour by van covers Beaufort’s historic district and gives you a chance to learn more about the town and its history. Relax in an air-conditioned van as you discover the sites and homes where the stars stayed in downtown Beaufort. Ride by locations surrounding Beaufort such as The Gump Medical Center (funded by Forrest’s “gazillions” he earned running the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company) and The National Cemetery where The Great Santini was buried. See ee the bridge from Forrest Gump that he crossed on the way back east from his cross-country run. Yes, the “Mississippi River” bridge is actually here in Beaufort.

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What people are saying about Beaufort National Cemetery

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 16 reviews

Our tour, Heather, was fabulous! She was so enthusiastic and informative. She loves her job, has researched stories of the people who lived in Beaufort throughout history and really broil to life. We highly recommend her tour! Thanks Heather!

Knowledgeable and entertains guide. The tour was a great way to get the lay of the town and start a wonderful weekend in Beaufort.

Excellent tour guide w/ a great depth of local knowledge & a great singing voice!

Great tour and wonderful tour guide. This is a must when visiting Beaufort

Great tour guide! Very fun and informative! Love the headsets