Beaufort: Historic City Tour by Bus

Beaufort: Historic City Tour by Bus

From $35 per person

Join an adventure through the National Historic Landmark District of Beaufort, South Carolina. Explore historic townhouses and learn their stories. Pick up insights into the city's rich history dating back to 1521.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 75 minutes
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
Your hotel in Beaufort
Wheelchair accessible


  • Learn the history of South Carolina's second-oldest city
  • Discover what happened to the houses and people of Beaufort during the Civil War Union Occupation
  • See the sites where over 24 Hollywood were shot, both in Beaufort and the surrounding areas
Full description
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.
  • Fully-narrated tour
  • Transport in a climate-controlled vehicle
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

209 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902, USA

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What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing

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  •  This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

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Very informative tour. Enjoyed it. Would recommend it to anybody that has never been or have been several times but never took the tour before. Out guide was very good on the history of Beaufort.

June 17, 2021

Everything about our tour was excellent and I don’t know how those not excellent stores were put there. Our Guide was excellent!!!

June 2, 2021

We absolutely loved both the tours. Eveline was so funny and fantastic in her commentary.

May 24, 2021

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