Under $100: Beaufort, South Carolina

by Katie Skrzek

Feb 25, 2019

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Under $100 / North America

Beaufort is a coastal city on South Carolina’s Port Royal Island. Explore the city and learn about its rich history for less than $100 a day.


Start your day with breakfast at the Red Rooster Café. Open for breakfast and lunch, the cozy spot serves comfort food classics. Breakfast entrées cost about $6.25–11.25. Walk off your meal at Hunting Island State Park. There are more than 5,000 acres of beach, marsh and forest terrain, plus a lighthouse. Admission costs $5.


Have lunch at Hearth Wood Fired Pizza. The restaurant offers pizza, sandwiches, salads and small plates. Take advantage of the $12 lunch special of a half-pizza and side salad. Go for a stroll down Bay Street and browse in the charming shops and boutiques. Learn more about Beaufort at the Beaufort History Museum. Admission costs $7. Closed Sunday.


Enjoy dinner at Plums. The waterfront restaurant specializes in seafood and low-country cuisine. Sandwiches start at $8.95 and seafood entrées at $12.95. Plums hosts live music often, so check the schedule before your visit.


Beaufort hosts numerous festivals and events, including the popular Beaufort Shrimp Festival. Check the website before your visit.


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