Beaufort is a charming place to visit. With plenty of great restaurants, fun activities, and gorgeous scenery, it is easily one of America's best small towns to visit! Don't believe me? Maybe you'll trust U.S. News!
In their recently released rankings for 2022, U.S. News named Beaufort one of the USA's 25 best small towns to visit. To make their list, a town has to have fewer than 50,000 residents, plenty of restaurants and attractions, and unique character. Beaufort snagged 18th place on this prestigious list!
Of Beaufort, U.S. News wrote: "Southern charm is available everywhere you turn in this South Carolina town. While visiting beautiful Beaufort, you'll discover moss-laden trees, superb waterfront views and gorgeous architecture. Take a leisurely stroll by the water in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, or rent a bike and admire the flora along the Spanish Moss Trail. Also set aside some time for a daytrip to stunning Hunting Island State Park, which is located 18 miles southeast of Beaufort."
There are plenty of reasons why Beaufort deserves a spot on this internationally respected list! Beaufort has something to offer no matter the season. You'll love the charming atmosphere, friendly locals, and abundant outdoors activities! The best part is that Beaufort is less than two hours from Charleston, so you can easily squeeze in a day trip next time you're in town!
Does U.S. News have you itching for a trip to Beaufort? Come spend the season with us in beautiful Charleston, where you'll have big city amenities but easy access to small town Beaufort! Plan your trip today!