why we went: We stayed at the nearby Oaks at Point South Thousand Trails campground.
when we went: We drove into Beaufort, about 20 miles, almost everyday for coffee or to go to the store.
what we found: Nice waterfront park with playground, cute downtown area with shops and restaurants, the house from The Big Chill is downtown.
how long we were there: We stayed in the area for 9 nights.
what it cost: Free to check out the park and shops (metered street parking), Old Sheldon Church ruins are near the campground and free to explore.
what we thought: My husband loved the town, the water, the area islands.