Where is Beaufort, South Carolina?
The area described here includes the counties Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper with the cities Beaufort, Hampton, Hilton Head Island, Ridgeland and Walterboro. It is located in the southern part of South Carolina.
What County is Beaufort?
Beaufort is located on an island in the mouth of the Coosawahatchie Rivers. The city was founded already in 1771, the first settlement attempt dates from 1562. water and beaches determine the topography, the Army (Navy) the economy and the Old South the thinking. Parris Island is home to early Spanish and French settlements, the area was first inhabited by European citizens almost 480 years ago. In contrast, Hilton Head Island stands. The city is known for its annual tennis tournament. With its high Hotels and its sophisticated life, the very popular seaside resort looks like a spaceship from a different era in the midst of the indigo, cotton and rice-shaped surroundings. Hilton Head Island is one of the most prosperous places in the United States.
Savannah GA 63 km, Jacksonville FL 259 km, Philadelphia PA 1,041 km
in South Carolina: Aiken, Charleston
in Georgia: Savannah, Statesboro
Flights to Hilton Head Island
There are no direct flights from Europe to Hilton Head Island.
From Frankfurt you can reach Hilton Head Island with one-time transfer with American Airlines via Charlotte and Delta via Atlanta.
From Munich you can fly with American over Charlotte and Delta over Atlanta.
From Düsseldorf and Stuttgart there is a connection with Delta via Atlanta.
Legend: Culture, History, Museum of nature, parks, leisure, fun, children’s districts, Shops, other
Beaufort Museum-Local History Museum in old Arsenal
National Cemetery – one of the American national cemeteries
St. Helena’s Episcopal Church-Church of 1712
Verdier House – built in 1805 with interesting interior
Lake Warren State Park-species-rich Park, including flood forest
Hampton County Hist. Museum-Local History Museum in old prison
Hampton Museum – in an old Bank preserved in the equipment
in Hilton Head Island
Pickney Island Nat. Wildlife Refuge-large nature reserve with 20 km of hiking trails
Coastal Discovery Museum-Natural knowledge oriented action Museum
Pratt Memorial Library-Manor with library and Art Museum
Colleton Museum-Museum (including history of rice cultivation) in Sir John’s House
other lowland and southern beach attractions
Penn Center [St. Helena Island] – history of slavery and liberation
Santa Elena &Charlesfort [Parris Island] – remains of former French & Spanish settlements
Hunting Island State Park [Hunting Island] – Coastal Park with Lighthouse from 1875
Savannah Nat. Wildlife Refuge [Hardeeville] – nature reserve, former rice plantation
Parris Island Museum [Parris Island] – loklgeschichtliches Museum
On the way to Hilton Head Island the Hilton Head Factory Stores with more than 80 stores are located in Bluffton.
U.S. Highways: 21
The Local Airport
Hilton Head Airport (Code HHH)
on the Beach City Road
are represented :
* American Eagle (Charlotte)
* Delta Connection (Atlanta)
Avis, Budget, Hertz, National and Thrifty are represented at the airport.
Greyhound Station in Beaufort (Coastal Travel, Trask Parkway)
Bus operation through Beaufort Area Transit (BAT). Children drive for free.
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