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Top Things To Do in Beaufort

One of America’s most scenic waterfront cities, Beaufort, NC, is the perfect hometown. Known for its Southern charm and hospitality, Beaufort offers a wide variety of food and drink options, quaint shops, picturesque parks, fun-filled activities and more! 


We have a variety of Build On Your Lot opportunities near Beaufort, so you can enjoy a quality built JC Jackson home along with the ideal location for an exciting, fun-filled lifestyle. Whether you’re going shopping in historic downtown Beaufort or headed to Cape Lookout, it’s easy to see why we love living here. Take a look at a few of our favorite spots:


Historic Downtown | Beaufort, NC

This historic and picturesque downtown is one of the most popular sites in the Inner Banks. History, shops and restaurants, and an expansive harbor front combine to make this unique spot a haven for residents and visitors alike.


Front Street Grill | Beaufort, NC 

Great food and seaside ambiance create an extraordinary experience. Located in the renovated historic Topsail marine boathouse on the beautiful Beaufort Waterfront, Front Street Grill at Stillwater offers coastal cruising with a southern soul. Hangout on the deck at the Rhum Bar and enjoy one of their world-renowned Painkiller cocktails and take in the views! 


North Carolina Maritime Museum | Beaufort, NC 

This unique museum is inspired by the region’s coastal location, teaching about lighthouses and lifesaving stations, the seafood industry, motorboats, and more. Studies in marine life, science, and ecology are available. The museum is also the repository for artifacts from Blackbeard’s wrecked flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge.

Ferry Island Adventures | Beaufort, NC 

Offering trips across the Beaufort Inlet to the surrounding islands, a ferry boat is a great opportunity to visit one of the few remaining undeveloped coastal barrier island systems in the world. Enjoy the natural beauty, warm sandy beaches, pristine waters, gentle breezes, maritime forests, descendants of shipwrecked horses and unparalleled shelling. 

Cape Lookout National Seashore | Harkers Island, NC

Just three miles off-shore are the barrier islands of Cape Lookout National Seashore, part of the National Park Service. From horse watching to birding, camping to lighthouse climbing, and touring historic villages, there’s something for everyone at Cape Lookout. 


For more information on our Beaufort area communities and available homes, contact us at 252-648-6864.


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