Explore the many things to do in Beaufort, like touring the historic downtown

The Country Inn & Suites, Beaufort West offers comfortable accommodations near the many things to do in and around Beaufort. The city’s historic district features numerous antebellum homes and the Beaufort National Cemetery, where you can pay your respects to Union and Confederate soldiers, Buffalo soldiers, and Colonel Donald Conroy, “The Great Santini.” For a primer on Beaufort’s past, visit Beaufort History Museum, housed in an 18th-century arsenal. Head to the Sea Islands along the coast of Beaufort to experience Gullah culture, sandy beaches, and waterways just made for kayaking. Fun also awaits you at the Kazoobie Kazoo Factory, Museum and Gift Shop and Parris Island Museum. For outdoor fun, play golf on gently undulating courses, hike to historic lighthouses, and take a whale-spotting tour.

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Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island

5.98 mi / 9.62 km from the hotel
Sanctuary Golf Club offers a beautiful golf course and serves as a venue for wedding receptions and social events.

John Mark Verdier House Museum

2.19 mi / 3.53 km from the hotel
This Federal-style mansion, built about 1804, is open to the public and offers docent-led tours of the home of a successful planter and merchant.

Beaufort History Museum

2.2 mi / 3.54 km from the hotel
Housed in the historic Beaufort Arsenal built in 1798, this local history museum charts Beaufort's 450 years of history with exhibits, docent-guided tours, and special events.

Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station

1.88 mi / 3.03 km from the hotel
The base for the Atlantic Coast fixed wing, fighter-attack aircraft fleet, MCAS Beaufort provides a home for many marines and their families.

Historic Downtown Beaufort

2.22 mi / 3.57 km from the hotel
Located along the Intracoastal Waterway, downtown Beaufort features picturesque views and historical buildings that house an assortment of restaurants and shops.

Hunting Island State Park

15.88 mi / 25.56 km from the hotel
Go for a nature walk or sunbathe on the beach at this scenic state park. This 5,000-acre property also features marshes, a maritime forest, a saltwater lagoon, and a lighthouse.

Lady's Island Country Club

4.46 mi / 7.18 km from the hotel
Play a round of golf on this club's beautiful greens and then enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant, The Tavern in Royal Pines.

Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot

6.18 mi / 9.95 km from the hotel
Take a self-guided tour of this training installation that has been “making marines” since 1915. Save time to tour Parris Island Museum to see its exhibits focused on the long and proud history of the Marine Corps.

Penn Center

8.35 mi / 13.45 km from the hotel
The site of one of the first schools to educate freed slaves, this historic landmark offers cultural programs and a museum dedicated to African American and Gullah culture found throughout the Sea Islands.