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Address: Beaufort, SC
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Historic houses at The Point

My husband and I got a map of the downtown area from a local guide book and walked around the area for about an hour just looking at the houses and architecture. It is such a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
tawnalulu
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Peterson, MN
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When my wife and i visit Hilton Head, we always reserve a day to explore Beaufort. Sneak across Business 21 from Bay St. and you are on The Point, and in a different time. Live oak, Spanish moss, grand, Civil War era homes, and history, history, history. While we walk the historic streets, tour carriages plod by and some of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I got a map of the downtown area from a local guide book and walked around the area for about an hour just looking at the houses and architecture. It is such a beautiful area, filled with history.

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Thank tawnalulu
Fair Haven, New Jersey
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69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If there is one thing that distinguishes Beaufort, it is a walk around the Point. The finest collection of Antebellum homes in the South (Beaufort was not burned by Sherman), wonderful live oak lined streets, an history to fascinate you. If you come to Beaufort and don't walk the Point, you have missed the point.

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Hamilton, Ohio
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had no idea this was called the point until I saw the picture of the cannon. While coming back across the bridge from Hunters Island, we spotted dolphins coming in with the tide and parked on the side street in the historical district to watch them.

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Alexandria, VA
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1,150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After our carriage tour of the historic area, we walked back through the Point to be immersed in the majesty and beauty of the houses, streets and trees. There is a serenity in this neighborhood with its Spanish moss laden trees, green lawns, full porches with light blue ceilings, large windows with shutters and only the occasionalc car. The benches... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

I did a walking tour of the homes around The Point in Beaufort SC and it is a truly beautiful place. It is steeped both in history and in nature and together it makes for a magical experience. There are no big sights to see here, but thats what makes it so wonderful. Its just a good place to chill... More 

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Superior, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

On the recommendation of others, I spent part of my first day in Baufort at the point. The beautiful, historic homes were well worth seeing. I wish I had had a bike to see even more of the area. A great relaxing place. The entire Beaufort area is beautiful.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

On the recommendation of the ladies at the Visitors Center, we spent about 90 minutes wandering through the historic neighborhood of The Point. We loved looking at the beautiful historic homes. We also visited with a number of people who live in those homes and they were all friendly and willing to talk about what its like to live there.... More 

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Garland, Texas
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

One of my favorite memories of our visit to the low country was our visit to the charming town of Beaufort and the morning we spent just strolling around the Point marveling at the magnificent homes, moss-laden trees, and beautiful gardens. It is such a peaceful place and it costs nothing to look.

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Apex, NC
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Beaufort is not large, but it is charming-the Point has a number of beautiful old homes within walking distance of downtown.

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