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The Point

Address: Beaufort, SC
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Ranked #5 of 16 Attractions in Beaufort
Type: Neighborhoods, Historic Walking Areas, Other, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Neighborhoods, Historic Walking Areas, Other, Sights & Landmarks
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Horse, bus and walking tours can take you through this treasure land of Antebellum architecture, or you can stop by the Visitors' Center for a self-guided walking map. Part of the charm lies in the huge live oaks with their drapes of Spanish moss. Be sure to complement this tour with a walk up and back down historic Bay Street... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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478 reviews 478 reviews
188 attraction reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great houses, nice walks or bikings, great gardens. Being a private area I would recommend to be sure you do not trespass...

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Scotland, UK
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Wonderful to spend the time in this area. We took a carriage ride around and took in the history, Spanish moss and very laid back experience, a pleasant way to spend the afternoon.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

we were there the week before Hallowe'en and all these magnificant mansions had fantastic displays of skeletons , pumpkinns, spiders etc on their front porches and lawns. Each home was more magnificant than the last and well worth taking the time to stroll around and take in the sights. Unfortuntely we did not realise until too late that we could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

For once I didn't feel that the homes and " history " were all reconstructed. The area is absolutely beautiful and definitely worth a visit . We just wondered around but we're sorry we'd come 2 days too early for the Fall festival when we could have seen inside some of the homes. Also if we'd been better organised we... More 

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Venice, Ca
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130 reviews 130 reviews
45 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Basically drive or walk around and get lost in this residential neighborhood. It spans several blocks. When you see lots of gorgeous homes and Spanish moss laden trees, you are in the right area.

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avl, nc
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a very nice place to go. we were able to drive out to waters edge, and there is a wonderful board walk with a tall observation platforms.

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Columbus. Ohio
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136 reviews 136 reviews
21 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Point is a beautiful residential district adjacent to and just east of the highly commercial [yet oddly charming] Bay Street in downtown Beaufort. You can walk or drive it. We did the latter, and nobody seemed to mind that we were creeping down the streets at 5-10 mph. I LOVE that the residents give SERIOUS attention to maintaining these... More 

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Daniel Island, South Carolina
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422 reviews 422 reviews
44 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

A great walk from downtown - literally a block off the Main Street. Enjoy the beautiful waterfront views and historic homes along the path. Be sure to have a picture with the cannons.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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98 reviews 98 reviews
23 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The Point is a lovely place for a peaceful walk. The neighborhood is simultaneously full of history and very much alive and in the present. It is wonderful to see homes so well cared for and loved. If you like architecture, or just the aesthetics of old stately homes and live oaks with Spanish moss, you will love it. You... More 

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