Known for its outstanding golf courses, beaches, and outdoor adventures, Beaufort has a variety of activities and events to partake in and enjoy. It is also known for its antebellum mansions, especially in the downtown historic district. The city and the surrounding sea islands have a rich African-American heritage. The lovely harbor town located on Port Royal Island is also the setting of many famous movies such as Forrest Gump, The Big Chill, The Great Santini and The Prince of Tides. With everything you could wish for in one amazing place, you don’t want to miss Beaufort!