Why Beaufort, SC, is a Best Small Town in the Lowcountry that sparkles with arts, history and scenic beauty. Beaufort is small-town America with all the amenities you’ll get from a big-city tourist destination. The first thing Robb Wells, VP of Tourism for the Beaufort Chamber of Commerce wants you to know about this best small towns contender is how to pronounce its name. It’s byoo-furt, not bo-fort (as the North Carolina city bearing the same name is pronounced). “Just remember beautiful Beaufort,” he says. And beautiful Beaufort is. Nestled on Port Royal Island, in the heart of the Sea Islands […]

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