(Savannah Daytrips) Things to do in Beaufort SC

Daytrip to Beaufort SC from Savannah

Have you been to Beaufort, S.C. lately? Make time to take your kids to explore this beautiful area, about an hour drive from Savannah.

See SouthernMamas.com reel on Beaufort here.

A few places in and around Beaufort SC to check out include:

Reconstruction Era National HIstoric Park
Includes: Old Beaufort Firehouse, Penn Center, (St. Helena Is.), Camp Saxton (Port Royal) Free admission
Kids can complete the Junior Ranger booklet to receive a Junior Ranger badge. Free admission


Harriet Tubman Monument
901 Craven St, Beaufort SC.


Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center
Free admission
A non-profit museum dedicated to the betterment & conservation of the waters & lands of our unique salt marsh ecosystem. Features include a 3,000 gallon aquarium; moons & tides exhibit; underwater sounds exhibit; Megalodon jaw; educational touch tanks.
310 Okatie Hwy
Okatie, SC
(843) 645-7774


The Kazoo Factory museum tours

See how kazoos are made at this museum. The museum tours show how kazoos are assembled, imprinted, packaged and shipped worldwide. Kids can also make their own kazoos to take home.
Admission fees:
No charge to browse the museum.
Guided tours: $14.50 per adult, $11.50 per child age 4-12, and children 3 and younger are free.
12 John Galt Road
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 982-6387


Spanish Moss Trail
Bike, walk, run this 12-foot wide, 10-mile paved pedestrian trail through neighborhoods, marshes and more. When completed, the trail will be 13.6 miles.
Parking trail head
Depot Road
Beaufort, SC 29902.


Parris Island Marine Graduation
Graduation ceremonies are open to the public and typically held certain Friday mornings throughout the year. For the exact dates of specific graduation ceremonies, click here for the 2019 schedule.
The ceremony begins at 9 AM and typically lasts about an hour.
To enter Parris Island, you’ll need to have a valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and valid registration.
283 Blvd De France
Parris Island, SC 29905


Hunting Island State Park and Lighthouse
2555 Sea Island PKWY
Hunting Island, SC 29920
(843) 838-2011
Admission Fees:
Adults: $8
SC Seniors: $5
Children 6-15: $4
Children 5 and younger are free

Due to safety concerns, the Hunting Island lighthouse is currently closed to tours, until repairs can be made.  


Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park Playground
Play areas, restrooms, a grassy area for picnicking. Kids can watch fishermen showing their skills on the dock in front of the playground. (Note: not a lot of shade on playground.)
1010 Bay Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

Pigeon Point Park playground
Includes fun, playground equipment including a merry-go-around; restrooms; picnic tables; water fountains large oak trees that provide shade, little library, benches.
Pigeon Point Road
Beaufort, SC 29902


Hwy. 21 Drive-In
End the day by taking the kids to an old-fashioned drive in.
55 Parker Dr.
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 846-4500
Call the theater for ticket prices


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