Directions to the Rhett House Inn

Beaufort SC

The Rhett House Inn sits just a block from the Beaufort River and Downtown Marina, a short walk from the award-winning Chambers Waterfront Park and the Bay Street shopping district. In the heart of Beaufort’s Downtown National Historic Landmark District, you are minutes away from the area’s best resorts, beaches, historic sites, shopping, and dining. Easy access to the Intracoastal Waterway, the Atlantic Ocean, Highway 17, and I-95 make trips to and from Charleston, S. C., Hilton Head Island, S. C., and Savannah, Ga. convenient trips by boat or car. Carriage Tours, which are the best way to see Beaufort’s historic district and hear its rich history leave from the Downtown Marina, a five-minute walk from the Inn.

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VIA I-95:  Exit #33 (Beaufort/Parris Island) onto US Highway 17N. The S. C. Lowcountry and Resort Islands Visitors Center is 1/4 mile on the right (you will see the beautiful wrought iron gates and oak-lined drive from the highway). Located in historic Frampton Plantation, it is well worth a stop. Continue on US 17 for 9 miles, then merge to the right onto US Highway 21S (Beaufort) for 15 miles. Continue through Beaufort to Charles Street (stoplight). Take a right onto Charles Street and proceed 8 blocks to Craven Street. Take a right onto Craven Street, proceed 1 block, and the Rhett House Inn is on the right. The parking lot is behind the Inn.