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Address: Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 19:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Here at the Spirit of Old Beaufort our tours are lead by certified guides...

Here at the Spirit of Old Beaufort our tours are lead by certified guides dressed in period costume. Let them transport you back in time by foot or in our air conditioned vans to enjoy the history, folktales and Hollywood film sites of the Carolina Sea Islands of the Beaufort Lowcountry. Come catch the Spirit with us!

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City History and Film Site Van Tour in Beaufort SC
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History and Film -- all in one!

Want to know more about historical sites in Beaufort? And you love to find out little tidbits about movies made in the area? Do both when you take The Spirit of Old Beaufort... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to know more about historical sites in Beaufort? And you love to find out little tidbits about movies made in the area? Do both when you take The Spirit of Old Beaufort tour. You'll pass several historic homes with storied pasts, and then you'll hear tales of actors and actresses who filmed in Beaufort or stayed in some of... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted by Evangeline and serenaded prior to joining our tour guide on the bus. There was so much to see and hear about not only in the antebellum homes but before and after the "war of northern aggression" Wonderful tour. Highly recommended.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The chilly, overcast and drizzly day was certainly brightened up by this tour of Beaufort's historic district. You have a sense of the history as you walk the streets by yourself, but our tour guide Jacob brought that history to life. He had interesting stories about the history of the town, the families that lived there over the last 300... More 

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Raymore, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our van tour of Beaufort (first visit) with Evalene. She is articulate, energetic, super-knowledgeable of the town's history, and has a fun-filled sense of humor. She also has a very nice singing voice. Well worth the price and it made us want to return so we could take the Gullah tour.

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Johnstown, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

The walking tour of the historic district with Jacob was fabulous....he was very well-informed, musically talented and could walk backwards! We highly recommend.

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Finger Lakes, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

A comfy van ride, we toured the houses in the city with our guide, Sharon. Lots of great information. We learned a lot and want to take the longer islands tour next time we visit!

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were fortunate to have Jacob give us our tour of the Historic District. Not only was he extremely personable, but he knew a great deal about Beaufort history. The tour was packed full of interesting information, and I learned a ton. The route is easy to walk. This is an excellent way to learn some of the history of... More 

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Southern California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is a fabulous tour group. We had Jacob for first part, Sharon for the second. They were both a walking encyclopedia of history of the area. We toured a plantation and the historic downtown. We loved all the extra info only locals would have or know. This is the only way to see Beaufort. Book these guys.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We just did a tour with Jacob and could not have been happier. Jacob was an exceptionally well-informed and friendly guide, and he helped bring Beaufort's history to life with a bunch of stories about the homes and families who lived there. We would definitely do a tour with him again if we were to come back, and we would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My sister and I ended our trip to Beaufort with the Pickpocket Plantation and Town tour, with Ashley as our guide. At first, we had hoped to do this tour when we first got to Beaufort but it wasn't offered until our last day there. Although we thought this wouldn't be optimum, we went ahead and booked it and, as... More 

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