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Bay Street

Beaufort, SC
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Ranked #8 of 15 Attractions in Beaufort
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
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Houston
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434 reviews 434 reviews
225 attraction reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A nice little stroll along Bay Street in Beaufort is quite pleasant with a mixture of local merchants where the local folks shop for everyday needs, and shops tilted toward the tourist trade. There are also a number of very good restaurants that open on Bay Street and have backsides on or overlooking the waterfront park. A nice stop on... More 

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georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Great little downtown with restaurants, shops, art galleries and specialty stores -historic buildings line a gorgeous waterfront. Do a little shopping and then relax at the waterfront park!

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good variety of shops and restaurants without walking a long distance. Jewelry and the arts well represented. Not a fan of the pay parking, but then who is, but those who profit from it? Maybe best of all, you are right there at a beautiful water front park. Love this town and its hospitable folks.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Just walk in and out of the stores. Fell the great Southern charm & hospitality of all the shopkeepers. You will definitely find something you want.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Very friendly, fun town to walk around in. Lots of fun shops. The people were very friendly and welcoming.

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Evansville, Indiana
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98 reviews 98 reviews
42 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Beaufort is one of my favorite places to visit when we are in the area, and Bay Street is charming and quaint. A parking lot offers paid spaces - have exact change as the machines don't make change - but do allow you to buy more time should you want to linger in the park overlooking the bay. The shops... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This shopping street is very pituresque and fun to wonder along. Nice places for coffee and lunch. From there you can stroll down to the river walk which is just heaven, with wooden hammocks to laze on and watch the world go by.

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We enjoyed shopping while strolling along Bay Street. The shops are darling and unique. Everyone was friendly and helpful, making it a most enjoyable day. We were impressed and surprised that most things we looked at were very reasonably priced.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This street was very nice for a stroll and shopping. The shop keepers were well informed about their city and seemed genuinely interested in talking with visitors and giving helpful advice on things of interest. Great variety of shopping available too. Something for everyone, not just the ladies.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

lots of small shops to explore, great variety of places to eat. Nice to just stroll along the sidewalk and take in the sites

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