“With its horse-drawn carriages and antebellum mansions, few Southern vacations combine history, hospitality, and coastal charm like Beaufort.”
That’s what TripAdvisor said about Beaufort in a recently published list of Most Charming Southern Vacation Destinations that you need to experience. The website said that the particular destinations in the list were vacation spots “you might not know about, but definitely should.”
“Get acquainted with this beautiful small town on a photo safari or fishing charter, then fall head over heels for the breezy views at Hunting Island State Park or Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Par,” it said.
The story also quoted one recent traveler as saying, “The people are so friendly, [and] the history is all around you.”
Other destinations sharing the list with Beaufort include Jekyll Island, GA; the Blue Ridge Mountains; Tarpon Springs, FL; Charlottesville, VA; both Brevard and Black Mountain, NC and Natchez, MS.
“Rentals [in Beaufort] range from colorful carriage houses to restored cottages in the heart of the historic district. No matter where you stay, you’ll enjoy easy access to chic galleries and locally-owned Lowcountry restaurants,” the blog said.