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Address: Beaufort, SC
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The Perfect Place to Walk and Explore old Beaufort

Beaufort, South Carolina, was in Federal hands about six months after the beginning of the Civil War. It was also one of the richest towns in America before the war. It's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
John H
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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a good way to spend five minutes. It's nice, but don't make a special trip to see it. If you stumble upon it, it's an "Oh, this is nice, now let's go" type of place.

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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beaufort, South Carolina, was in Federal hands about six months after the beginning of the Civil War. It was also one of the richest towns in America before the war. It's antebellum homes were never destroyed. The Point (along with upper Bay Strret) is the place to see those fabulous old homes. You can cover the Point in a two... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

This residential park fronts the water and is a great place to bring a cup of coffee and visit with a friend. Adjacent to fine Antibellum style homes, most historic and registered, it isn't hard to imagine the Old South days.

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Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Peaceful and historic. Great place to visit no matter how old you are. Interesting history behind the scenic area.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This area is beautiful for its scenery and friendly locals. If you have any free time, a stroll through the point will enrich your visit!

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Woodstock, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We walked here from Bay Street and enjoyed seeing the homes, posing with the cannon. It's just a short walk from the shops. The homes and B&Bs are really fun to look at too. Nice historical area.

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Cartersville, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 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 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 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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