There’s plenty of shopping in Beaufort, SC, for you to explore. Take a look at our list of recommendations to get the best and most unique finds in the area. And, if you’d love to learn more about what you can do while visiting our historic city, be sure to use our Vacation Guide to Beaufort. It offers suggestions on local restaurants, attractions, events, and more to fill your vacation with all of the best activities here in Beaufort, SC. Get the guide and start planning your stay.
Let’s Go Shopping in Beaufort, SC!
Rhett Gallery is a local favorite in historic downtown Beaufort. Peruse their expansive selection of life-like, wooden bird carvings that feel as if they’ll take flight at any moment. This gallery is also known for their collection of beautiful, antique maps and charts that depict the sea islands, historic Beaufort, SC, and many areas of the United States.
Thibault Gallery was voted “The Best Art Gallery” by Eat Stay Play Beaufort in May of 2019, and when you browse through their display of fine art, you’ll soon discover why. Marvel at stunning paintings of Beaufort’s scenic natural landscape. Appreciate the exceptional detail put into the intricate driftwood ships. Then, purchase a piece to commemorate your vacation in Beaufort, South Carolina.
Olive the Above
Find gourmet food items galore at Olive the Above. They feature over fifty varieties of infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars that are sure to enhance any meal. In fact, at the Cuthbert House Inn, we use their Sicilian Lemon white balsamic with the Basil infused olive oil in our Caprese Egg recipe. You can always be certain that their bottles are the freshest options around since they order new varieties based on the olives’ growing seasons in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Take a look at their recommended pairings for the ultimate treat!
Cuthbert House Inn’s Choice: Sicilian lemon white balsamic paired with basil infused olive oil
The Chocolate Tree
A trip to Beaufort, South Carolina, isn’t complete without a stop at The Chocolate Tree. If you’ve ever seen the movie Forrest Gump, this is where the set got the box of chocolates that Forrest, the main character, offers his crush, Jenny.
However, the flavor of their delicious morsels may be just as iconic as the scene in the movie. You can smell the sweet scent of their freshly made delights as you approach the door. Within, you’re greeted with over 60 selections of specialty chocolates ranging from Peanut Pleasers, to Rocky Roads, Nut Clusters, and, our favorite – Blissful Blend! It’s truly a chocolate lover’s heaven. Plus, you can get their chocolates shipped anywhere in the United States! These are the chocolates that we use for our various packages, such as the Romance package.
It’s Retail Therapy
Discover the latest trends in women’s fashion at It’s Retail Therapy. They have gorgeous jewelry, handbags, and clothing that you won’t find at your usual stores back home. Visit this boutique and pick up a design that’s as unique as you!
Good Aura is more than just an ordinary clothing shop: each of their selections are created with the environment in mind. The fashion industry is the second largest polluter behind the oil industry. With this in mind, they implement sustainable processes that eliminate harsh chemicals to minimize their impact on the environment. So, as you leave with your purchases in hand, you’ll feel happy about your small but impactful contribution!
Cuthbert House Inn Awaits
Join us not only for some fantastic shopping in Beaufort, SC, but also for a relaxing stay at our beautiful inn. We suggest reserving the Oaks Room, which completely embodies the feel of the old South and offers beautifully restored pine floors, a sitting area, a flatscreen TV, a cozy queen-size bed and a large walk-in, tile and glass shower. Join us and begin your exploration of our beautiful city.