Well-maintained public restrooms are available at the Beaufort Visitors Center. You can't miss this former arsenal; a crenellated, fortlike structure, it is now beautifully restored and painted ocher.
The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce (www.bcbcc.org) puts out an African American visitor's guide, which takes in the surrounding Lowcountry. The Beaufort Visitors Center gives out copies.
Beaufort Visitors Center (713 Craven St., Beaufort, SC, 29902. 843/525–8500. www.beaufortsc.org.)
Regional Beaufort Chamber of Commerce (1106 Carteret St., Beaufort, SC, 29902. 843/525–8500. www.beaufortchamber.org.)