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The Point

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Address: Beaufort, SC
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History and Hollywood Walking Tour of Beaufort

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Just Like Charleston

Beautiful little downtown neighborhood with historic homes and graceful streets! We loved strolling through the area and catching the breathtaking views of the water and admiring... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2016
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Cartersville, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived on Sunday and the carriage tours were not running. We were offered a walking/ driving tour self service. The point houses a collection of historic homes with family stories of the past. These homes and streets show days of growth and prosperity. The gardens and water views are as varied as a rainbow. Almost a mini Charleston/Savanna. Framed... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't know which to feel sorrier for .... the people who live on The Point, whose privacy is invaded by gawking tourists almost all year long, or the poor horses who are forced to haul a bunch of lazy tourists around in a carriage - when most of the tourists are so overweight that they could well benefit from a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Beautiful little downtown neighborhood with historic homes and graceful streets! We loved strolling through the area and catching the breathtaking views of the water and admiring the grandiose antebellum homes. A must visit in Beaufort!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The Inn we stayed at provided bicycles so we took advantage of the opportunity of biking through The Point. It was wonderful to leisurely look at the antebellum homes throughout the area but especially the ones backing up to the Waterway. The City of Beaufort has done an excellent job of reserving many of the roads that dead-end into the... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The Point is Beaufort's historic residential district. Its tranquil live oak- lined streets have been the backdrop to a number of movies. Come in the spring for the tour of homes to satisfy your curiosity about what is inside those mansions or enjoy the ghost tours in the fall.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

So many antebellum homes and attractions in Beaufort! The Point is a high light of Beaufort. And if you like what you see there you may want to take the Tree Walk which starts two blocks from Bay Street on Carteret. The walk is enhanced by the guide book for it which is available at The Armory tourist center. ENJOY... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

There are few places untouched by the hustle of traffic. The point is a wonderful place to relax while visiting beautiful Beaufort.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Drive the streets of this oldest section of Beaufort and get an idea of what the original town looked like. Better yet, wait for the Fall House and Garden Tour and delight yourself with views behind the stately doors for some beautiful homes. But there are local tours and they are very good. Go an enjoy.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

If you have pets and you enjoy river views -- this is quite a place to spend some time walking around and close by are many restaurants with views of the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The Point is old Beaufort. It is the historic base of this community. Wandering the narrow residential streets via walking, car, or "buggy ride", takes you on a journey back to pre-Civil War, and in some cases, pre-American Revolution eras. This is truly an old South, Low Country town... like Charleston used to be.

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