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Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island is famous for its twelve-mile stretch of glistening sandy coastline that is perfect for sunbathing, jogging, and bike riding. However it is a sports enthusiast’s dream! It boasts, perhaps, more quality golf courses and programs than anywhere else on earth, including, of course, the RBC Heritage of Golf, one of the top events on the PGA Tour. Don’t forget about tennis and pickleball, one of the fastest growing sports. 

Highly developed, yet in harmony with nature, Hilton Head Island has no billboards, neon signs, roller coasters or skyscrapers. In fact, no building can be higher than the trees. Signage ordinances keep signs low key and unobtrusive. Only 40,000 permanent residents live on the island, along with wildlife such as deer, osprey, pelicans, alligators, herons, and near-shore dolphins.

Get out and enjoy nature by going on a nature hike, thrilling horseback ride, or an exhilarating deep-sea fishing expedition. Not to mention the miles of bike paths perfect for rollerblading, strolling, or biking. For those who enjoy fine dining, shopping at outlet malls, and antique stores one can find more than enough to entertain themselves.

History abounds on Hilton Head Island. Learn about the first islanders who lived here as early as 4,000 B.C., the island’s namesake Captain William Hilton, plantation life to the Civil War, and the freedman’s village Mitchelville. Head over to the Heritage Library to learn more or even trace your own ancestry roots. 

In many ways, it’s the perfect vacation destination. It’s easy to see how a family whose interests vary widely can be accommodated in one vacation to South Carolina’s Lowcountry.

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The Lowcountry & Resort Islands Region of South Carolina includes the four, southern-most counties in the state, Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, and Colleton, which are bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Savannah River and the state of Georgia.

The South Carolina Lowcountry Guidebook is filled with many things to see and do in the beautiful Lowcountry of South Carolina. Please fill out the information and we will send you a FREE GUIDE BOOK.

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