Beaufort SC has 2 of the best things to do in the US, Tripadvisor says. Here’s what they are.
Looking for something new to do?
Head on over to Beaufort where two local tours have caught national attention from Tripadvisor.
If you’re also looking for activities to try around the Lowcountry, several Charleston tours also made the list.
Each year, Tripadvisor releases its ‘Traveler’s Choice’ Award for several different categories that pertain to restaurants, activities and destination locales around the country.
The popular travel site’s “Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best winners” are all selected based on reviews and ratings collected over the past 12 months through Tripadvisor. So, if you contributed to any of these ratings, your opinions were considered during the process.
In Beaufort, one of the tours selected was ranked 7th out of 10 chosen activities nationwide in the “pop culture” category.
The History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Golf Cart in Beaufort was recommended for guests to “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,” according to Tripadvisor.
The hour-long golf cart tour is available daily every week at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
It has 244 reviews on the popular travel site as well as a 97% recommendation rate by travelers.
This tour also won Trip Advisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” in 2018, according to the tour’s website.
The 10 “Best of the Best Things to Do-Pop Culture Tours” from TripAdvisor include:
Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More, Los Angeles, California
Field of Dreams Movie Site Guided Home Tour in Dyersville, Dyersville, Iowa
Movie Locations Segway Tour of Savannah, Savannah, Georgia
Private Stranger Things “The Upside Down” Film Locations Tour in Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia
Walking Dead Walking Tour on Private Filming Backlot, Senoia, Georgia
Breaking Bad RV Tours, Albuquerque, New Mexico
History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Golf Cart, Beaufort, South Carolina
Superheroes in New York Walking Tour, New York City, New York
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Kualoa Ranch - Hollywood Movie Sites Tour, Oahu, Hawaii
Next, the Walking Tour in Beaufort was named 24th out of the 25 “Best of the Best Things to Do- Cultural & Historical Tours” in the U.S. according to Tripadvisor.
The tour is recommended by an impressive 100% of travelers and has garnered 148 reviews.
The 2-hour-and 15-minute to 3-hour walking tour gives guests the opportunity to “discover the charming southern city of Beaufort on a walking tour through the historic district. Join a small group and explore the antebellum streets while listening to your guide regale you with the city’s 500-year history. Learn about Native Americans, pirates, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and more as you visit monuments, churches, and statues,” as detailed by Tripadvisor.
The tour, by Janet’s Walking History Tour, takes guests through the fascinating history of the local area.
It has also won a “Certificate of Excellence” from Tripadvisor.
The Cultural and Historical Tours ranked among the 25 best in the nation, according to the popular travel site, include:
Pearl Harbor City Tour, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
History and Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour, Salem, Massachusetts
New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans, Louisiana
Luxurious River Cruise on the Brazos River in Waco, Waco, Texas
Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour, Charleston, South Carolina
The Revolutionary Story Walking Tour in Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
Hoover Dam Walk-On-Top Tour with Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas, Nevada
Bonaventure Cemetery Walking Tour with Transportation, Savannah, Georgia
Guided Tampa Tour in a Deluxe Street Legal Golf Cart, Tampa, Florida
Key West Historic Homes and Island History - Small Group Walking Tour, Key West, Florida Keys, Florida
Walking History Tour of St. Augustine’s Historic District, St. Augustine, Florida
Charleston Chicora 2 Hours Walking Tour, Charleston, South Carolina
Private Missions and More - Half-day City Tour, San Antonio, Texas
Monument Valley Backcountry Tour, Monument Valley, Utah
St. Petersburg Jungle Prada Site History Tour, St. Petersburg, Florida
Ultimate Queen City Underground Tour, Cincinnati, Ohio
Central Park Walking Tour, New York City, New York
Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour,Atlanta, Georgia
9/11 Memorial & Ground Zero Private Tour Plus Optional 9/11 Museum Entry, New York City, New York
Hidden Brewery Caverns Tour in Cincinnati with Beer Tasting, Cincinnati, Ohio
2-Hour Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Segway Tour, Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Walking Tour: A Walk Through Time, Chicago, Illinois
Smithsonian Museum of American History Exclusive Guided Tour, Washington DC, District of Columbia
Walking Tour in Beaufort, Beaufort, South Carolina
Essential Pittsburgh Experience - The One Tour to Take, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania