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Hilton Head Island is where Spanish moss and the sea are only mere footsteps away. It's where you hear the echoes of children's laughter and the crashing of the waves. Here, you'll kayak with friendly resident dolphins, bike next to a sunbathing alligator, and sail on smooth Southern water.
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14 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you're in the Shelter Cove area and are looking for a more 'cultured' way to spend an evening, head on over to HHI's Arts Center to see if any interesting plays or symphonies are playing during your stay. They host plays, workshops, and have...
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70 Boundary St, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
When visiting Old Town Bluffton, make sure to stop by the Historic Heyward House before setting off on your adventure. Not only can you tour this Antebellum home; it also provides you with free maps and can arrange other walking tours and...
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15 Captains Cv, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
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If you're planning a trip to Bluffton, Thursday's are a wonderful day to go solely for the extensive Farmer's Market at the Old Town Distillery. There's live music, prepared foods, and an assortment of local and farm grown foods for purchase. They...
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70 Boundary St, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
If you're in Hilton Head Island, Old Town Bluffton is a perfect half day or full day mini trip if you're starting to grow weary of the island life. It's a small town filled with antebellum buildings and character. You'll find noisy restaurants and...
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27 Dr Mellichamp Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
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Where can you find the freshest seafood in Bluffton? Meet Daddy's Girls, the vessel that brings home all of your delectable seafood delights. Toomer's Bluffton Seafood House is no fancy establishment and to be frank, it hardly looks like a...
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5 Lawton St, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
Eggs N Tricities has the strangest knick-knacks around. It's almost like walking into a garage sale where you can find absolutely anything or even have breakfast in a vintage filling station. The outside "mess" might seem a little daunting, but...
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41 Calhoun St # A, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
From wonderful illustrated copies of The Hobbit, Babar plushes, and fun games for kids, the Storybook Shoppe has it all. It has to be one of the most adorable kid's bookshops I have ever visited. Think Meg Ryan in You've Got Mail, in the heart of...
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55 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
After a few hours of strolling through art galleries, you'll soon find that you've worked up an appetite. Vineyard 55 is a perfect late lunch spot in Old Town Bluffton. Their food is simple and service is very friendly. You can purchase wine by...
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110 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
Hilton Head lacks one of the South's best travel sites: old buildings. Luckily, Bluffton (roughly 12 miles out of HHI) makes up for what HH lacks. This particular church was built in the 1800's and is still used today for worship. It's a beautiful...
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Pinckney Wildlife Refuge, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
Aside from the Newhall Preserve, the Pickney Wildlife Refuge is the best place to spot animals that inhabit South Carolina. The refuge spreads across some 4,000 acres in Beaufort County and is right over the bridge from Hilton Head Island. Pickney...
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1 N Forest Beach Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you're just looking for a more relaxed evening (or day) away from all the beach goers and shoppers, make a stop to the theatre for a quick movie. It's conveniently located in the same plaza as The Fudge Shoppe, HH Candy Company, and Nourish,...
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1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
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The Jazz Corner is home to one of Hilton Head's best nightlife scenes. On weekends, it fills up quickly, so reservations are a must. The cocktails are inspired by old jazz legends, and the place offers a wonderful ambiance and atmosphere. Make...
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960 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Antiques and a nursery full of native and colorful plants come together at The Greenery, a unique store with a wide selection of beautifully handpainted pots from Mexico, palm trees, furniture and curios. It's easy to make time to stop here—you'll...
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71 Pope Ave suite e, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
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Hilton Head does have one Starbucks, but why go there when there are local options? If you're looking for a spacious coffee shop to meet friends, read, or get some work done, Watusi is your best bet on the island. It serves tea, coffee, frozen...
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64 Bradley Beach Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Driessen Beach is a quiet alternative to bustling Coligny Beach on Hilton Head. It's slightly off to the side of the island, but it has a much more mellow vibe, with fewer people sunbathing and swimming, and more people enjoying active pursuits...
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88 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Oddly enough, there aren't too many walking trails throughout H.H.I. One of the few that I found on my adventure was Newhall Preserve Trail, which is a little hard to locate. A driveway on the side of the road leads to a small spot for a few cars...
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28 Shelter Cove Ln Suite 113, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you're not too keen on heading over to one of H.H.I.'s many spas but still want to pamper yourself, stop by Nourish. The shop features a wide selection of gentle lotions, natural sprays, soaps, and my favorite, bath "fizzies," all of which are...
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1 N Forest Beach Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If fudge and chocolate don't strike your fancy but you'd like to please your sweet tooth, Hilton Head's candy company is the next best thing. Located in the same plaza and only a few shops down from the Fudge Shoppe, the Candy Company carries an...
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1 N. Forest Beach Dr Unit E-2 Coligny plaza, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you're looking for an edible souvenir, stop by the Fudge Shoppe near Coligny Beach. Like every great fudge shop, there are free samples of delectable treats made on-site such as pralines, fudge samplers, and chocolate covered pretzels. They...
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70 Honey Horn Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926, USA
This excellent family attraction is located a little off the main drag in Hilton Head, leaving plenty of room for the resident "marsh tacky" horses, a butterfly garden, guided walks and tours, art exhibits, and even turtle talks to inform guests...
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232 S Sea Pines Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
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This iconic cafe likely makes more through their t-shirt business than their food, but their emblematic clothing wouldn't be so popular if the food weren't up to snuff. Located deep in the Sea Pines neighborhood, near South Beach, the Salty Dog is...
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7B Greenwood Dr #4, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
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Some people collect T-shirts, others shot glasses, but I collect something better: growlers. I have taken home kombucha growlers from Texas, microbrews from San Francisco, and now I have acquired a wonderful, two-liter growler filled with a local...
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Hilton Head Terrace, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926, USA
If you're looking for Hilton Head Island's nightlife scene, you need to stumble upon the infamous "Bermuda Triangle" at Hilton Head Terrace. Whatever you're looking for during your evening of mischief, the B.T. is sure to have it. There are sports...
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22 Harbourside Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Although Hilton Head is a rather large island (it requires a car to see all that it has to offer), it is a very bicycle-friendly town. There are bike paths, crossings, and signs throughout the island, and bikes can be ridden out on the beach....
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4 St Augustine Pl, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Compass Rose Park is the perfect location for a short rest while on your morning or afternoon bike ride. It's equipped with two swing benches, a gazebo, small fountains, and a larger fountain with a stone compass. There's also a statue (pictured)...
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1 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Shelter Cove is the largest marina in H.H.I., and you will find some extravagant yachts and sailboats here. It's a nice area to walk, shop, or dine along the marina. You can't miss it; it is marked by Neptune and his trident—which create one of...
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1 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you forgot your sailboat at home, kayaking around the island is the next best way to see all the beauty that H.H.I. has to offer. You can choose from tour companies that rent out kayaks or offer group trips to view the sites. If you choose to...
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6 Marina Side Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926, USA
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You won't find too many diners in the South, mostly because we're too busy building another Chick-Fil-A or a Waffle House. So, when you do stumble upon a diner, go. Hilton Head Diner is just that—a diner. The service is good, the food and drinks...
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190 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you're traveling with kids or are an animal lover, Lawton Stables offers up-close interaction with its resident horses, and provides lessons for those daring enough to see how intense a show barn really is. Visitors can also enjoy a more...
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71 Lighthouse Rd Suite 510, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Low Country Produce is a perfect example of one of those hidden gems that you have to enter to appreciate. Once inside, you'll see that it's filled with organic wonders, ranging from homemade jams and salsas to local beer. I was lucky enough to...
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1407 Main St, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926, USA
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In a small shopping area sits a building with the name Munchies, and it serves the most delightful sweet treats anyone could ever need. Munchies is the self-proclaimed "Soup to Sundae Shoppe," because it serves and sells homemade fudge and ice...
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Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you're caught at Harbour Town Marina in the morning, when seafood is likely not an option, head over to the Harbour Town Bakery and Cafe, located across from the playground. Pastries are made fresh daily on-site, and the place has a great...