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Address: Beaufort, SC
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We were advised not to miss Beaufort SC. Great advice. What a charming town. Bay street is the lovely street that runs along the waterfront. Nice restaurants and shops make it a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We were advised not to miss Beaufort SC. Great advice. What a charming town. Bay street is the lovely street that runs along the waterfront. Nice restaurants and shops make it a beautiful stroll. Beaufort was exactly the way we pictured it. Charming, small, friendly, walkable southern town.

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Chicago
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174 reviews 174 reviews
31 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

A number of galleries, some beachwear shops, a candy store, a used book store, a couple of antique shops and an olive oil shop should provide an interesting eclectic mix. The used book store was great, and the shop featuring antique maps (Rhett, I think) was interesting. The galleries, however, looked alike with collections of derivative art, the antique shops... More 

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Lots of t-shirt shops, "antique" stores, art galleries and real estate offices. Some great restaurants, though. Check out the side streets for something original.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great place for shopping for gifts for family back home. Favorite is Go Fish and Fordham Market. Love Southern Sweets-they have the best hot dogs in town and priced reasonably.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

if you like art, crafts, food and wine, bay street has them all. interesting and varied architecture line this street. stand on the steps of the verdier house where Lafayette stood and union soldiers patrolled. if you need to rest, go to the park and sit on the swings overlooking the beaufort river.

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Cumming, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Enjoying the variety of shops and restaurants. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. Found many interesting things.

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Seguin Falls, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Looking through the galleries was a pleasant way to spend the afternoon. We explored the shops and especially liked Olive the Above. We are taking home some of their exotic olive oils and balsamic vinegars.

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Moorpark, California
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461 reviews 461 reviews
271 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I've wanted to see Beaufort for so long and I'm happy to say it didn't disappoint. It's easy to walk, has cute shops, restaurants,and galleries, friendly clerks, free parking for two hours, beautiful scenery. Beautiful historic homes nearby too with moss draped oaks. Love it!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A three-plus block stretch of pleasant shops, restaurants and bars paralleling a really nice waterfront park, marina and the Beaufort River.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was a great little town to walk around. Shopping, restaurants, waterfront and history! I can't wait to come back and spend more time exploring.

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