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Islands & Towns

Did you know Beaufort, Port Royal & the Sea Islands are made up of 68 islands? Although you can’t visit every single island, you can fill your time by experiencing Beaufort and the 7 major islands and towns; Port Royal, Parris Island, Lady’s Island, St. Helena Island, Hunting Island, Harbor Island and Fripp Island.

Beaufort is located on Port Royal Island, one of the largest Sea Islands along the southeast Atlantic coast of the United States. It is one of only a handful of U.S. towns that has had its entire downtown…

In the beginning, everyone wanted to claim this region. Enticed by its harbor - Port Royal sound is the second-deepest natural harbor on the East Coast. Spanish, French and British explorers struggled to…

The shopping and dining crossroads of northern Beaufort County, Lady’s Island is located just north of Beaufort and Port Royal. Connected by two beautiful bridges that offer some of the best views in the…

With its abundant farms and shrimp docks, St. Helena Island, just 5 miles east of Beaufort and part of the Beaufort Sea Islands, offers visitors a glimpse into rural Lowcountry life past and present.

Named one of America’s top ten beaches by TripAdvisor, Hunting Island State Park sits just 16 miles east of historic downtown Beaufort and is South Carolina's most-visited state park. However, since…

Famous for its graceful sand dunes covered with sea oats and coastal grasses, Harbor Island is a private 1400-acre barrier island located 15 miles outside the city of Beaufort.

The ideal destination for intimate getaways for two, small and large family vacations and reunions, destination weddings, group retreats, and business meetings for up to 300 guests, Fripp Island -- a resort and…

Ladies, if you love a man in uniform, prepare to be overwhelmed. And gentlemen, try not to be intimidated by all these Marines. Parris Island is something everyone needs to experience while in Beaufort.