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Beaufort: The South's Hidden Gem

Living in a coastal town has so many perks and pluses, including the lifestyle and the myriad of activities that complement the salt air and sunshine so well. Beach-combing, sailing, surfing, painting the cool Carolina colors of sea and sky are just some of the things that woo folks into coming to Beaufort...and often win them over and make them stay. One of the most charming towns on the East Coast, Beaufort boasts a plethora of things to do. See below for our favorites!

Live Oak Commons is just a quick bike ride from some of Beaufort's most popular areas. Interact with the map below to view the proximity of your coastal cottage to all that this charming town has to offer!


Restaurants & Bars

Stroll along Front Street on Beaufort's waterfront to have your pick of gourmet restaurants and waterfront cocktails spots. Soak in this town's one-of-a-kind and night!

Local Museums &

Historical Landmarks

Visit local museums to take in the vast history of this quaint southern town – an activity for all ages! In addition, stroll the streets of Beaufort to enjoy its intentional preservation of historic homes, gardens and landmarks around every corner. 


Activities for the

Adventure Seekers

Take your boat up and down Taylors Creek to view Beaufort from a different perspective. Perhaps anchor your boat and walk around Carrot Island to hunt for shells or observe wild horses from afar. Kayak or paddleboard utilizing many of Beaufort's rental services (or purchase your own and cruise Taylors Creek on your own time!)

Shopping Small

Made Easy!

Whether you're looking for a new outfit for yourself or a special gift for a friend, Beaufort has shops and boutiques with items for any occasion. Shopping local and supporting small businesses has never been so easy! 

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Year-Round Events

for All Ages

Beaufort's calendar is always full of events, including a walking tour in and around the historic homes that have been standing for centuries.

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