USA Today names Beaufort one of Ten Best Small Coastal Towns

Dated: November 22 2021

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Beaufort has done it again. This time it was USA Today who named Beaufort as one of the Ten Best Coastal Small Towns in America.

”Forget about Miami and Los Angeles! These 10 small towns – each with a population of fewer than 25,000 people – were selected by our readers as the 10 Best Coastal Small Towns. Each offers uncrowded, unpretentious, and affordable seaside fun in small packages that prove bigger isn’t always better,” the media giant said in its article.

“Beaufort is more than a hidden Lowcountry South Carolina jewel – it’s a life-changing destination that has enchanted visitors since 1512.”

“Enjoy the winding, historic streets with their moss-draped live oak trees, or learn about sea life on an educational boat tour of the Checheessee River. For the more adventurous, kayak tours offer paddling opportunities and perhaps even a chance for dolphin sighting!”

"Life changing." That's a good way to describe Beaufort SC. Lots of folks relocate here for that very reason; a change of life.

Coming in at #9 on the list of 10, one spot ahead of Cape May, New Jersey, Beaufort SC enjoyed being in some really great company. Bucksport, ME took the top spot and Nags Head, NC and Del Mar, CA are on the list as well.

According to USA Today's readers, the top 10 Best Coastal Small Towns are...
  1. Bucksport, Maine
  2. Georgetown, South Carolina
  3. Rockport, Texas
  4. Southport, North Carolina
  5. Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  6. Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
  7. Nags Head, North Carolina
  8. Del Mar, California
  9. Beaufort, South Carolina
  10. Cape May, New Jersey

The accolades have been pouring in for Beaufort recently.

Being a beautiful, natural setting where everyone wants to live, Beaufort SC keeps getting high marks and accolades from publications who know what they're talking about.

As of late, Beaufort SC has been named the Best Small Town in South Carolina, One of the Cutest Towns in the U.S., the Most Charming Town in South Carolina and One of the Most Beautiful Small Towns in America.

Also, Beaufort has been named a Top 50 College Town to Live In, a Top Spot to Retire in the Southeast and we've been named the Healthiest County in South Carolina and the Most Patriotic Town in the Palmetto State, too.

What are they saying about your current hometown?

Don't be jealous....just relocate to the Lowcountry!

With all of these fabulous accolades...who wouldn't want to relocate here to Beaufort SC?

If you like being surrounded by all the best things as much as we do and if you want to live in a "life changing destination," then you might just need to relocate to Beaufort SC. Century 21 Carolina Realty can help make your dream a reality by helping you find your forever home here in the Lowcountry. Call us at 843-891-3116 and one of our experienced agents can assist you in becoming a Beaufort local.

We live the Lowcountry life, and we want to share it with you.

See the full article from USA Today.

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