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History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Van

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  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
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History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Van
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12:30pm History and Movie TourMost Popular
History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by van departing at 12:30pm
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11:00am History and Movie Tour
History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by van departing at 11am
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2:00pm History and Movie Tour
History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by van departing at 2pm
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Overview

Discover Beaufort’s historic district without the hassle of navigating a tour that highlights the town’s Hollywood past. In addition to telling little–known stories about the town’s 300–year history, your guide brings you to landmarks often missed by visitors, from unmarked Forrest Gump film locations to the cemetery used in The Great Santini.

What to Expect
Choose the best time to discover the historic district of Beaufort. Then, meet your professional and friendly guide at the Beaufort Downtown Marina Store, located at 1006 Bay Street. Find a seat in the comfortable and air conditioned van and head into the streets of this charming town to begin your 1-hour tour. 

Listen to your guide narrate the 300 years of history, from the exploration of the Spanish, the French, and the English, to the Civil War, and to the Hollywood movies filmed in the town. As you drive down the streets, go past gorgeous antebellum homes and plantations. Then, see sites where iconic stars stayed while filming movies.

Continue your tour by seeing The Gump Medical Center, which was funded by Forrest's profit from the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. Go to The National Cemetery, where The Great Santini was buried, and the bridge Forrest Gump went over on his cross-country run. 

Enjoy the incredible history, Hollywood charm, and friendly atmosphere of Beaufort on this 1-hour tour by van.
Reviews (9)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very informative, Bill is a great guide

Tour leader Bill really knows Conroy's history in Beaufort. Bill has met with and spoken to Conroy's relatives and friends to check the accuracy and details of the stories he tells about Conroy. You will learn a lot. TripAdvisor says the tour lasts an hour,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank F00lishTraveler
Reviewed 28 September 2018
Very interesting tour!

My sister and I had the pleasure of taking this tour with Sherry as our tour guide. She was very informative and knowledgeable. She encouraged us to ask questions and took time to give informed answers.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank shelleymcg1
Reviewed 6 August 2018
Overview of Beaufort

This was a great way to get a feel for Beaufort, in the heat of the summer. Tour guide Bill Reynolds was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank laura R
Reviewed 23 April 2018
Great Tour with a wonderful tour host/dirver.

We decided to take a Beaufort tour by van instead of by horse-drawn carriage because of the windy conditions and the cold weather. The tour was very informative, the van was warm and everyone had a window seat. The tour host was very informative and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank larryrneal2016
Reviewed 26 March 2018
Lots and lots of history!

We enjoyed our tour tremendously. So much history and locations of our kind of movies that we thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Recommend to any adults and children. Thank you to our tour guide for his excellent knowledge of the area. Wish we had taken this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pamela S
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