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Address: Beaufort, SC
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Quiet beauty

Sat here every night and enjoyed the peace and quiet. Very nice place to just relax and talk. Also great location to watch air show.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Cypress, Texas
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Sat here every night and enjoyed the peace and quiet. Very nice place to just relax and talk. Also great location to watch air show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If my husband and I are downtown Beaufort strolling the shops ,we normally end up going that bit extra to The Point . It is just at the end of Bay ,great for a stroller too . The houses are fun to see and just the history steeped in them is magical . The trees and grass area always look... More 

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The Bike ride was the way to see the point and the History of the local area. Great scenic views and movie shooting locations for blockbuster movies. Must See!!!

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BEAUFORT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Point in downtown Beaufort is where you can find beautiful old homes on quaint streets with Spanish moss lined trees. The Point begins on the waterfront and winds itself through history. A few homes from the 1700’s remain and some homes were used by the U.S. Army during the Civil War as hospitals. The Castle is a must to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This point of interest is conveniently located downtown. The trees and homes are well kept. Worth the stop, especially if they open the drawbridge.

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Charlotte, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This area is where you will see where the very wealthy of Beaufort live. Old historic Homes with large moss covered live Oaks. Many of the tree branches twist and lay on the ground or go across the roof tops. You can walk, ride bikes, drive your car, or take a carriage ride here. We took a early morning carriage... More 

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Hilton Head
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We enjoyed a bike ride up and down the streets. The houses are wonderful...grand along with small cottages.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We took a walk on the Point but some people take carriage rides. Extraordinary houses, churches, the grave of Robert Smalls, and many other sights. A must when in Beaufort.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Beaufort's historic Point neighborhood is special because it has not been "tarted up" with sidewalks, curbs, or an abundance of street lights. The ancient live oaks reign supreme, thank goodness the city fathers protect them from over pruning and street paving!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Did a carriage tour of The Point. The history is amazing. The homes are phenomenal. It is great to see how preserved these gems are.

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Address: Beaufort, SC
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort

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