Beaufort Tours LLC
Did you know? Beaufort celebrated its 300th anniversary back in 2011. Explored by the Spanish, the French and the English, Beaufort has a rich history, beautiful historic homes, scenic views and friendly local charm. Take our Complete Walking History/Movie Tour and learn all about Beaufort’s incredible history or try out our new Beaufort Tours golf cart takes you to sites and homes where the stars stayed in downtown Beaufort!
Walking Tour: Learn about historic homes in The Point, on The Bluff, and The Old Commons. On a day full of sunshine, walk beneath stunning live oaks draped with Spanish Moss, pre-Civil War houses built of tabby, resurrection fern on angel oaks, and The Big Chill house, plus the houses where Demi Moore (stayed in “The Castle” while filming GI Jane), Nick Nolte (while filiming The Prince of Tides), Sally Field (while filming Forrest Gump) and Barbra Streisand stayed (The Prince of Tides). Plus Pat Conroy’s home where he retreated to after he was fired by the Beaufort County School Board from his teaching job on Daufuskie Island to write The Water is Wide, which was made in to the film “Conrack” with Jon Voight.
Golf Cart Tour: Our new Beaufort Tours golf cart takes you to sites and homes where the stars stayed in downtown Beaufort. Locations surrounding Beaufort such as The Gump Medical Center (funded by Forrest’s “gazillions” he earned running the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company), The National Cemetery where The Great Santini was buried and the bridge from Forrest Gump that he crossed on the way back east from his cross-country run – yes, the “Mississippi River” bridge in actually here in Beaufort.