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Beaufort History and Film Location Tour by Van

Over 24 Hollywood films have been shot in the historic town of Beaufort, South Carolina. Explore Beaufort without the hassle of navigating on a tour of the area’s highlights, from scenic film locations to historic homes. Your small group size ensures the full attention of your guide, who navigates for you and provides little–known stories about Beaufort’s past. Morning and afternoon departure times are available for your convenience.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Civil War Reconstruction Tour of Beaufort by Van

History buffs can’t miss this Civil War and Reconstruction history tour in Beaufort. Ride through the city in a comfortable van as you visit spots like Saint Helena Island and the grounds of the Battle of Port Royal. As you go, your guide shares stories of the city’s wartime and reconstruction history that are sure to fascinate.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Lowcountry Island Plantation & Gullah Heritage Tour

Skip the hassle of renting a car and explore the islands near Beaufort from the comfort of an air-conditioned coach during this sightseeing tour. See the Gullah plantation house, cemetery, and church ruins, and visit the praise house, which still hosts meetings for families on the island. Learn about Gullah heritage with commentary from your guide and experience island life in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Van

Discover Beaufort’s historic district without the hassle of navigating a tour that highlights the town’s Hollywood past. In addition to telling little–known stories about the town’s 300–year history, your guide brings you to landmarks often missed by visitors, from unmarked Forrest Gump film locations to the cemetery used in The Great Santini.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic Sea Island Plantation and Lowcountry Life Tour

You only need a day to learn about Lowcountry history and culture with this comprehensive Beaufort van tour. As you head to locations such as the historic Penn Center, a large cotton plantation, and a classic allée of oaks, learn about the area’s rich history and cultures, including Gullah culture. This tour takes you outside the city limits for an authentic travel experience in the Lowcountry.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion

Tucked between Hilton Head Island and Savannah, and accessible only by boat, Daufuskie Island is a real gem. This trip provides a glimpse into a fascinating chapter of Lowcountry history on the undeveloped side of the island. Visit several one-of-a-kind places, including the First African Baptist Church, the Praise House, Mary Fields School (memorialized in Pat Conroy’s ‘The Water is Wide’) and the site of the Bloody Point Lighthouse.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Complete History and Movie Walking Tour of Beaufort

Discover the fascinating stories of Beaufort on this 2-hour walking tour. Learn about the role of Beaufort in the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. See where famous movie stars stayed and filmed, including Demi Moore while filming GI Jane and Sally Field while filming Forrest Gump. Experience the charm of seaside Beaufort on this 2-hour walking tour.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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