Hilton Head Island-Bluffton 2021 Vacation Planner

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Connecting you to Hilton Head Island

When we say “Now serving Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport,” it doesn’t just mean we’re now flying to your cities. It means we’re bringing our amazing Hospitality, low fares and fun-loving attitude to your front door. For those who don’t know us, we’re the airline with Heart who refuses to charge a fee if you need to change your plans1 or bring two bags along.2 Plus, as a part of the Southwest® Promise, we’re employing stringent cleaning practices on board and at the airport and requiring face masks to keep your well-being and comfort top of mind. So, when you wanna get away, head to Southwest.com® to book your low fare.

Service starts 3/11/2021. 1Fare difference may apply. 2First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.


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Haig Point’s Calibogue Club restaurant

Paradise Beyond the Sound At Haig Point, you can truly leave the mainland behind. This 1,100-acre private community on Daufuskie Island, just a mile from Hilton Head Island, is where residents escape the hustle and bustle for world-class amenities, unspoiled surroundings and Lowcountry living. A car-free community, Haig Point is more accessible than ever, with 18 round trips by ferry daily and continuous water taxi service. Golf cart transportation makes getting around the island a breeze and puts desirable activities within easy reach. Play a round at the Rees Jones Signature golf course or finesse your serve at the USTA-rated tennis center. Stay active at the fitness complex and equestrian center. Socialize and relax with other Haig Point residents at Calibogue Club, Clubhouse and Beach Club. Retreat into the island’s culture at the Strachan Mansion and 1873 Lighthouse. Family-friendly conveniences like ultra high-speed internet, online grocery shopping and sporting and wellness activities enhance the island lifestyle. Get acquainted with Haig Point’s exceptional community and all it has to offer. Visit haigpoint.com or call 800.686.3441 to schedule a visit. F d haigpointdaufuskie

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CONTENTS

P.O. Box 5647 Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 HiltonHeadIsland.org 800.523.3373 Chamber Staff Editors Ariana Pernice Kayla Boyter Kathy Winings Linda Lanier Kim Nelson Advertising/Sales Zack Shedd Account Manager Kayla Boyter

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5710 W. Gate City Blvd., Ste. 237 Greensboro, NC 27407 DestinationCreativeGroup.com President Steve Mitchem steve@destinationcreativegroup.com Senior Editor Robin Sutton Anders Design Director Lisa Summerell Art Director Lynn Gianiny Custom Content Editor Callie Young Fromson Copy Editor Lance Elko Writers Charlie Clark, Ron Green Jr., Lara Ivanitch, Justin Jarrett, Linda Lanier, Matt Shipman Photographers Gary Bogdon, Cody Deer, Michael Hrizuk, Edward C. Robinson III, Chris M. Rogers, Lisa Staff Photography, W Photography

L AY O F TH E L A N D 07 Welcome 0 8 Getting Here 10 10 Reasons to Visit 1 2 History & Heritage 16 Gullah Culture 23 A Vibrant Vision

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36 Get Outside 38 Your Spot on the Sand 4 0 Beaches + Biking Map 41 On Two Wheels 52 Bluffton: Heart of the Lowcountry 60 Daufuskie Island: The Paradise Beyond 64 Where to Stay 76 Culinary 101 Golf: Lowcountry’s Legacy 110 Tennis + Pickleball: Home Court Advantage 116 Arts + Culture: Creativity Lives Here 1 22 Shopper’s Paradise 13 0 Weddings 136 Wellness

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Lowcountry Living Pet Friendly Business Directory See You Soon

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce and DCG have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of information presented in the planner, but assume no responsibility for errors, changes or omissions. Copyright 2021 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce. Printed in USA. All rights reserved.

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W E LC O M E to Hilton Head Island

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very once in a great while, you experience a destination you fall in love with. There’s a reason so many of our guests return time and time again. When you cross the bridge to Hilton Head Island, you leave the world behind and begin to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of this special place. But don’t just take our word for it. There’s a reason we have been named America’s No. 1 Island for four years in a row by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. In today’s fast-paced world, we all need a place to relax and reconnect with family and friends. We encourage guests to explore the island like a local. Many of our locals were once visitors themselves who discovered the wonders of the island and decided to call it home. Hilton Head Island is known for its beautiful, expansive beaches, but guests are often surprised by the incredible nature and wildlife of our island. There’s no better way to experience the island than by waterway. Enjoy what many have dubbed a “nature walk on water” by kayak or boat. You’ll see bottlenose dolphins, an array of bird species, and miles of oyster beds and Spartina grass. Speaking of oysters, our waterways are pristine, and we locally harvest this beloved Lowcountry cuisine mainstay. You can also enjoy a fresh catch of shrimp and fish caught the day it’s served. We are an island committed to the health and wellness of our guests. Learn more at ThePathForward.org about our plan devoted to Staying Safe Together and ensuring the health of our visitors, residents and businesses. Find more about our destination and start planning your next vacation at HiltonHeadIsland.org. Be sure to engage with Stella the Sea Turtle, who is your own private tour guide as you navigate through our website. We are America’s Favorite Island® and you will discover why on an unforgettable getaway to our destination.

William G. Miles, IOM, CCE President & CEO, Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce

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With 20,000 acres of Lowcountry landscapes and the scenic May River, Montage Palmetto Bluff is the setting for legendary outdoor experiences.

Discover Life, Well Lived Arriving at Montage Palmetto Bluff, you become part of a limited edition, life-size canvas. This Five-Star resort offers every luxury — signature Nicklaus golf course, beauty and wellness spa, clay sport shooting, yacht tours, exceptional dining, and racquet club including pickleball. Other treasures are unforgettable one-of-a-kinds — memories biking an ancient forest of giant oaks draped in moss, or witnessing dolphins performing the rarest of Earth’s spectacles, coordinated strand feeding. Then kayak the freshest lagoon filled with wildlife, followed by flickering stars, firepits and s’mores. Explore your personal art of leisure. montagepalmettobluff.com • 844.448.0711 F montagepalmettobluffsc d montagepalmettobluff HILTO NHEAD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Staying Safe Together In order to make you feel confident and safe in visiting Hilton Head Island, we, along with our business community, have created The Path Forward Readiness Plan that brands Hilton Head Island and surrounding areas as safety-first focused travel destinations. We developed a uniform set of recommended protocols for businesses to follow, providing a consistent and evidence-based approach to protecting the health of our visitors, residents and workforce. When you see the “We Took The Pledge” seal displayed at local businesses, you can feel confident appropriate safety measures have been taken. Learn more at ThePathForward.org.

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Maintain a minimum 6-foot distance from others in public spaces and local businesses. Wash your hands regularly or use a hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol. Wear a face mask for the safety of yourself and others. Sneeze or cough into a tissue, cloth or your elbow.

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LAYof the LAND We l co m e t o A m e r i ca’s Fa v o r i t e I s l a n d ® Sunny beaches, serene salt marshes, majestic golf courses and walkable island communities create an idyllic backdrop for multigenerational family vacations, where annual traditions continue and memories are made to last a lifetime. While Hilton Head Island offers an array of luxury amenities, you can still experience the quiet natural beauty as it was when the island was discovered. Be the first to greet the new day as the sun rises over the Atlantic. Hear the soothing swish of your paddle as it dips through calm backwater creeks. Listen to the ocean breeze whisper through the palmettos. Indulge in the flavors of the Lowcountry, with shrimp harvested first thing in the morning. Here on Hilton Head Island, the pace is just a bit slower, so you can cherish each and every moment.

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From I-95, take Exit 8 onto Hwy. 278 direct to Bluffton and Hilton Head Island. The fastest route to the south end of Hilton Head Island is via the Cross Island Parkway; $1.25 toll for two-axle vehicles and $1 for each additional axle. (*Tolls set to expire in July 2021.)

BY AIR American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer year-round and seasonal direct nonstop flights from eight destinations to the Hilton Head Island Airport (HHH). The nearest international airport is the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV), 45 minutes from the island. (Take Exit 104 off I-95.) Air Canada, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Sun Country and United offer nonstop service to 27 destinations. Find rental car and ground transportation options in baggage claim at each airport, transportation reservations recommended.

For more detailed maps and route info, download the free Hilton Head Island Compass App.

CATCH THE BREEZE Hilton Head Island’s seasonal trolley service, The Breeze, is an inexpensive and convenient way to get from Shelter Cove Towne Centre to Lowcountry Celebration Park at Coligny Beach and stops in between. Download the BreezePASS ticketing app at breezetrolley.com. Photo by Mike Ritterbeck

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10 REASONS WHY … H ilto n H ead Isl a n d is the p lace to go this year !

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PLAY ON THE BEACH Because of the island’s unique location, deep on the inner curve of the East Coast, its 12 miles of beaches are among the widest, flattest beaches in the country. Low wind and wave energy means the water is calm and tide pools are abundant. Translation? It’s easy to find a spot in the sand that’s all yours. For more beach info, turn to p. 38. BREATHE IN THE FRESH AIR Beyond the beach, there are plenty of other ways to play outside. Rent a kayak and paddle the island’s waterways (and keep your eyes peeled for dolphins). Turn to p. 36 for more outdoor fun.

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SLEEP WELL Whether you want a cozy villa tucked along a tree-lined path or an oceanfront home with a private pool, the comforts of home are never out of reach. Find the right vacation rental or resort for you on p. 64.

BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY Fido, included! Pets are welcome in many of the island’s rental homes, on restaurant patios and beaches. For details, visit HiltonHeadIsland.org/ our-island/pet-friendly, or turn to p. 142 to see furry friends living their best #LowcountryLife.

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EAT OUTSIDE Many area restaurants offer spacious outdoor dining options, which means you’re never too far from that coastal breeze and a warm sunset. Read more on p. 76.

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GOLF LIKE A PRO The island is home to some of the country’s top courses. In April, the pros gather here for the PGA TOUR's RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing tournament, held at The Sea Pines Resort's iconic Harbour Town Golf Links. Read more on p. 101.

EXPLORE SOMEWHERE NEW A few minutes over the bridge, the small town of Bluffton awaits. Spend the morning in Old Town and be charmed by its picture-perfect downtown. Or, take a ferry over to Daufuskie Island, a sparsely populated barrier island with a true sense of place. Read more on p. 52 and p. 60.

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SOAK UP THAT VITAMIN D Hilton Head Island enjoys a mild, sub-tropical climate all year long. A trip to the island in March or November is just as enjoyable as a June or July visit.

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BIKE EVERYWHERE Named a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the American League of Bicyclists, Hilton Head Island has more than 60 miles of leisure pathways. Pedal down paths draped with Spanish moss, winding past golf courses or even bike on the beach (the hard-packed sand at low tide makes it a breeze!). Find your favorite trail on p. 41 and a list of rental outfitters on p. 145.

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DON’T STRESS This is your chance to relax and rejuvenate. Sit back, close your eyes and indulge in a suite of treatments designed to stimulate all your senses. Explore the island’s options on p. 150.

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HISTORY& H E RITAG E Hil t o n Head Island’s natural beauty has beckon ed globe t rott ers fo r ce n t u ries. T h ank s to the foresight of early lan d p lanners , t ho se same pristin e vistas a wa it toda y’s exp lore rs .

2000 B.C. – 1400 A.D. Remnants of oyster shells discarded by Native Americans can be found in present-day Sea Pines Forest Preserve and the Green’s Shell Ring Enclosure Heritage Preserve.

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The Revolutionary War: Hilton Head Islanders sided with colonists and skirmished with the British Loyalists from nearby Daufuskie Island. Four Revolutionary War soldiers are now buried or memorialized at the Zion Cemetery.

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Hilton Head Island’s first settler, “Tuscarora Jack” Barnwell, founded Point Place Plantation.

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William Elliot grew the first successful crop of sea island cotton at Myrtle Bank Plantation, formerly Point Place Plantation.

SETTLEMENTS

NATIVE AMERICAN

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By now, there were 25 plantations on Hilton Head Island. Indigo was the primary crop, but rice and sugarcane were also grown.

EARLY AMERICAN

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On April 12, the Civil War began with Confederates firing on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor. In November, 12,653 Union troops came ashore on Hilton Head Island, the largest amphibious landing by American forces until WWII.

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Arriving on the island to take command of the Department of the South, General Ormsby Mitchel was concerned at the living conditions of former slaves now working at the fort. He set aside land for Mitchelville, America’s first self-governing town of formerly enslaved people.


1868 – 1950 When the Army left, so did the jobs for the Mitchelville citizens. Surviving through fishing and farming, Gullah people, direct descendents from enslaved people, moved from their half-acre Mitchelville lots to other parts of the island.

1950

Lumbermen from Hinesville, Georgia, built sawmills and purchased 8,400 acres on the island to harvest the sea pines.

2020

Hilton Head Island’s permanent population: 40,000. Hilton Head Island’s annual visitors in 2019: 2.68 million. The vacation destination continues to receive accolades for environmental protection, land planning, resort properties, beaches, biking and sports facilities.

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Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island’s first planned community, was imagined by Charles Fraser. See page 14 for more information. MODERN AGE

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Byrnes Bridge was constructed to connect the island to the mainland. Hilton Head Inn opened on South Forest Beach. The island’s first grocery store opened at Coligny Plaza.

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aptain William Hilton, the first Englishman to step foot on the island that he later named Hilton Head Island, recorded in his ship’s diary in 1663: “The air is clean and sweet, the country very pleasant and delightful.” Charles Fraser, the forward-thinking developer and planner who came to the island almost three hundred years later, paid homage to this early explorer by establishing the highest land-planning standards to keep this lush sea island clean and vibrant for the thousands of residents and visitors who enjoy it every year. The guiding principle of the Hilton Head Island land-use formula, which was reverence and maintenance for the natural environment, was considered unconventional and progressive when Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island’s first planned community, was imagined by Fraser in the early 1950s. A Yale law student from Hinesville, Georgia, Fraser was a member of the family that held an interest on thenundeveloped Hilton Head Island. He recognized the stunning, abundant beauty of the large, unspoiled island, and he traveled the world with architects and planners to discover the best use for this land. Harbour Town, the iconic Sea Pines enclave with gleaming yachts, pastelcolored villas, cobbled courtyards and its candy-cane striped lighthouse, was inspired by Fraser’s visits to the ancient Portofino harbor on the Italian Riviera. It was given the name Harbour Town to evoke the charming spirit of sunny European harbor towns. And thus Sea Pines — with miles of oceanfront, majestic mossy oaks and woodland

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Island developer Charles Fraser

At age 26, Charles Fraser drafted a landuse plan for a low-density development at the southern end of Hilton Head Island.

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Fraser began developing Sea Pines Plantation. Oceanfront lots sold for $5,350.

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Ocean Course in Sea Pines opened as the island’s first golf course.

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Fraser built Harbour Town with its signature red-and-white striped lighthouse.

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Arnold Palmer won the inaugural Heritage Golf Tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links, designed by Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye.

expanses of pine and palmetto trees — became the gem of American resorts. Its championship golf courses, hotels, homes and villas, designed and created under the guidance of Fraser and those who came after him, established the island as a premier residential community and resort destination. This Hilton Head Island design aesthetic has stood the test of time, and that legacy lives on today. Wetlands are protected, and beaches and waterways are maintained in pristine condition.

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Earth tones and natural building materials prevail, and strict architectural standards are in harmony with the natural habitat. Sea birds nest as they did a millennia ago, while deer and foxes and other Lowcountry creatures still wander the forest. Dolphins, shrimp and blue crabs fill the waters. Nature has been good to Hilton Head Island. Fraser’s vision and dedication have honored these natural gifts and set in motion a way of life that continues today. — Linda Lanier

Photos courtesy of the Fraser Family and The Sea Pines Resort


Man is a steward of the land. We should preserve, protect it. We have a great opportunity, and we live in a magnificently beautiful place. – CHARLES FRASER

Your Local Advantage Who better to help you buy or sell a home on Hilton Head Island than a true local who's also a top producer? Susan Ochsner grew up exploring beaches and byways here, and today calls Sea Pines home. Combining her passion for all things Hilton Head Island, serving her local community and her deep market expertise, Susan values buyers and sellers as her neighbors and goes the extra mile for your real estate needs. yourhiltonheadagent.com • 843.816.6388 HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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G U LLAH CULT UR E T rad itio n s a n d he ritage live on . By Linda Lanier

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or more than 300 years, the Gullah, descendants of slaves, have lived in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Brought against their will from West and Central Africa, they endured hardship and heartbreak. After emancipation, they made a new home on the Daufuskie and Saint Helena sea islands. These native islanders and their ancient culture remain a vibrant thread in the fabric of Hilton Head Island life.

After the Civil War and well into the 20th century, the Gullah community continued to live in relative isolation on islands with no bridges and little contact with the mainland. Fishing, oystering and farming were the way of life. Much of the Lowcountry’s beloved food culture originated with the Gullah — rice purlo, okra gumbo, shrimp and gravy, cooked with spices and time-honored African cooking methods. The rich Gullah creole dialect, a distinctive mixture Connect of English and African with Gullah culture and history languages, is still spoken during the annual and written. One of Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration the best-known Gullah held each February. expressions, “Kumbaya,” translated “come by here,” found its way into a famous folk song. And Gullah sweetgrass baskets, treasured for their beauty and artistry, are sewn by hand today as they were in the 18th century. Spiritual life remains at the heart of Gullah culture. Small historic praise houses are tucked under majestic oak trees along sandy lanes on the Lowcountry sea islands, and the New Testament has been Gullah storyteller and singer Anita Singletontranslated into Gullah. Prather, in character as Aunt Pearlie Sue

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Historic Mitchelville, located on Hilton Head Island’s Port Royal Sound, was America’s first self-governed town of freed slaves. Established in 1862 by General Ormsby Mitchel, the commander of the Union forces that occupied Hilton Head Island, the town was built by and for formerly enslaved people who were granted their freedom, prior to the Emancipation Proclamation, in the Port Royal Experiment. Gullah people, direct descendants of Mitchelville, continue to tell their story through the Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park and the Mitchelville Preservation Project. Other ways to explore the culture include the Gullah Heritage Trail Tours, the Gullah Museum and The Heritage Library. Local experts on Gullah culture lead a Daufuskie Island tour. The Penn Center, on Saint Helena Island, includes a museum that chronicles the Gullah heritage through the centuries. The Town of Hilton Head Island has placed signage to mark entry into 12 historic Gullah neighborhoods, not only to bring awareness of the Gullah way of life in the Lowcountry but also to assist in preserving the rich past and importance of this centuries old culture.


This Daufuskie Island Gullah home is painted “haint” blue to ward off evil spirits.

Check out the kid-friendly programs offered at Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park, from story times to walking tours.

Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park

Sweetgrass basket sewing was brought to South Carolina by West African slaves. Michael Smalls, a seventh-generation craftsman, completes each piece with a prayer for the future basket owner. gullahbasketsbymichaelsmalls.com HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Preserving History for All Since 2003, the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island has been committed to reviving, restoring and preserving Gullah customs, traditions, language, stories, songs and structures on the island. The museum was named No. 3 in the state as the most visited Heritage Cultural Attraction by the Lowcountry and Resorts Island Tourism survey in 2018. The tours are conducted by founder and executive director Dr. Louise Miller Cohen. gullahmuseumhhi.org • 843.681.3254 F gullahmhhi

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Baynard Mausoleum at the Historic Zion Cemetery, Hilton Head Island

History Lesson Housing a wealth of historical information, The Heritage Library is the history and ancestry research center for Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry. The Library owns two historic properties: Fort Mitchel, a Civil War earthwork battery; and the Zion Cemetery and Baynard Mausoleum, the site of the oldest existing structure on Hilton Head Island. The Library conducts tours, history programs and ancestry classes. heritagelib.org • 843.686.6560 F heritagelibrary d theheritagelibrary

Where Freedom Began Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park endeavors to share the compelling story of the inhabitants of Mitchelville and their quest for education, selfreliance and inclusion as members of a free society. exploremitchelville.org 843.255.7301 F d exploremitchelville

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Shopping and More Located in the heart of Sea Pines is an extraordinary shopping and dining opportunity. The Shops at Sea Pines Center is a collection of specialty shops, plus excellent dining, spa, fitness center, real estate information, bike rentals, liquor store, spirits shop and convenience store. Whether you’re looking for an outfit or jewelry for a special occasion, a new beach read, a quick slice of pizza, specialty moonshine, casual to fine dining or coffee and a gelato, The Shops at Sea Pines Center has what you’re looking for. From spring through fall, The Shops at Sea Pines Center hosts a farmers market every Tuesday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Pick up fresh local produce, as well as goods from local artists, crafts, jams, barbecue, kettle corn, baked goods and other treats. For your convenience, Sea Pines’ only gas station is located at the east entrance, and a post office is nestled along the promenade. theshopsatseapinescenter.com • 843.363.5699 F theshopsatseapinescenter d seapinescenter

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A Waterfront Legend DINING ON THE DOCKS South Beach Marina is loaded with tasty island favorites. Whether it’s a quintessential island experience at the legendary Salty Dog Cafe, a hearty breakfast with lofty views at Land’s End Tavern or a slice at Jake’s Pizza South Beach has options to satisfy everyone. Save room for a sweet, creamy scoop or two of homemade ice cream at Salty Dog Ice Cream. saltydog.com • 843.671.2233 F saltydog d thesaltydogcafe

A D V E N T U R E AWA I T S Looking for ways to explore South Beach? Book a fishing excursion and get local guidance at Blue Water Tackle Shop. Kayak, paddleboard, jet ski or soar on a parasail with the friendly crew at Island Water Sports. Commander Zodiac, the island’s original dolphin-watching tour, is a memorable way to experience the Lowcountry’s natural beauty. bluewaterhhi.com

F U N F O R A L L AG E S You’ve found the perfect setting for creating vacation memories. Rent a bike and explore Sea Pines, play pickleball on the Har-Tru courts, or enjoy nightly live music and children’s entertainment in season (check cal.saltydog.com for schedule.) Get in on the fun with face painting and glitter tattoos to tie-dying a new Salty Dog shirt.

S TAY W H E R E YO U P L AY Just steps from the beach, shopping, dining and adventure, South Beach Inn and Vacation Rentals offers the quaint comforts of home with resort-quality amenities. Suites in South Beach as well as villas and condos throughout Sea Pines are available year round and are the perfect place to call home for a week or weekend. sbinn.com • 843.671.6498 F southbeachinnhhi HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Harbour Town Adventure With the never-ending water views and the iconic red-and-white-striped lighthouse in the background, the shops at Harbour Town in The Sea Pines Resort are the quintessential Hilton Head Island shopping experience. The relaxed pace, abundance of activities and picture-perfect scenery make for an enjoyable way to find new discoveries and adventure. Shop for unique artwork, surf wear or whimsical decor from a cool boutique. Refresh with waterfront dining, or take to a rocking chair, ice cream cone in hand. Board a sunset cruise and be soothed by the breezes of Calibogue Sound. Have fun with entertainer Gregg Russell under the Liberty Oak. It’s all a great day of making memories at Harbour Town. experienceharbourtown.com • 843.785.3333 F harbourtown d experienceharbourtown

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A VIBR ANT VISION H i l t o n H ead Island h as a lwa ys p rized its n a tura l res ources . By Linda Lanier

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I t is so g ood that we can develo p an area an d st il l have these species that are no t o nly a n insp irat ion and a great sight, but als o p l ay a rol e in the enviro nment. – CARLOS CHACON, MANAGER OF NATURAL HISTORY AT THE COASTAL DISCOVERY MUSEUM AT HONEY HORN

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ilton Head Island, awardwinning for its inviting beaches, topflight recreation and premier resorts, also holds the outstanding designation as one of the country’s first resort destinations to account for preservation of the natural environment in its master design plan. Moreover, it’s one of the country’s few municipalities to be named as an Audubon International Certified Sustainable Community. As a guiding principle of development, the town government, developers and planners are dedicated to the guardianship of all natural resources — water, land and wildlife. Amid Hilton Head Island’s sand dunes,

freshwater wetlands, salt marshes and maritime forests, some of the resident wildlife includes bottlenose dolphins, alligators, loggerhead sea turtles and a rich variety of more than 220 species of birds. You’ll spot manatees in the summer and bald eagles in the winter, and you’re likely to see white-tailed deer, egrets and sea otters. Bird watchers come to Hilton Head Island just to catch a glimpse of the neotropical migrant birds known as painted buntings. Other migratory birds, such as the endangered red knots, use the island as a stopping point along their journey. Callawassie Island, a nearby Lowcountry river island with hundreds

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of Backyard Wildlife Habitats, was the first Certified Wildlife Habitat Community in the state. Great egrets and great blue herons abound, and bald eagles have nested on Callawassie for many years. “It is so good that we can develop an area and still have these species that are not only an inspiration and a great sight, but also play a role in the environment,” says Carlos Chacon, manager of natural history at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn. The island’s successful management of loggerhead sea turtle nesting season has led to loggerheads nesting in record numbers in recent years — in fact, 2019 saw 463 nests, the highest number of sea turtle nests in the island’s history.


MAKE THE PROMISE Visitors continue to play a role in the destination’s sustainability and conservation efforts. For more information and to make the promise, visit HiltonHeadIsland.org/promise.

Enjoy the beach and leave behind nothing but your footprints. Conveniently placed trash receptacles help keep the beach clean.

Dawn Brut, the museum’s curator of education, encourages everyone to be aware of the nesting season. To help hatchlings along their journey “home” to the ocean, follow the Turtle Tips listed on the next page. Charles Fraser, the island’s original resort developer, had a vision of establishing Hilton Head Island as an exceptional resort community while maintaining the natural beauty of the Lowcountry surroundings. Since the development of The Sea Pines Resort, his vision has been preserved over the past five decades. Thanks to that foresight, visitors today and in the future can experience this unique island that marries development and conservation.

Make it easier for sea turtles and their hatchlings to navigate the shoreline by flattening your sand castles and filling in any holes you dug when you’re done with your day at the beach.

Many of the island’s native animals are active at dusk, dawn and nighttime. If you spot wildlife in the roadway, slow down, blink your lights several times and beep your horn.

Please stay on the path. Walking on our beautiful sand dunes can damage or destroy the sea oats and other flora keeping our dunes from washing away. Finding sand dollars, starfish, hermit crabs and other sea life along the shore is exciting. Enjoy discovering them and please leave these coastal creatures undisturbed in their natural habitat.

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When visiting HiltonHeadIsland.org, be sure to engage with Stella the Sea Turtle, your own personal tour guide on all things Hilton Head Island.

TURTLE TIPS Ever y year, l o g g erh ea d t u rtl es ret u r n to Hi lton Hea d I sla n d’s b ea ch e s to la y eg g s. Thes e moth er t u rtl es weig h a ro u n d 40 0 poun d s a n d ca n li ve to b e m ore th a n 1 0 0 yea rs old. Do your p a rt to en s u re p ro tecti on of th i s m a j e sti c spec i e s d ur i n g th e i r n e sti n g period by fo l l o win g a few s imp l e rule s. • Keep flashlights, cell phone lights and other white lights off the beach after 10 p.m. • Turn off outside lights of beachfront residences at 10 p.m. and cover interior lights that can be seen from the beach.

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• Throw away all trash on the beach. • After your day at the beach, stow away your tent, beach toys and fill in any holes in the sand. • Maintain your distance from sea turtle nests and hatchlings.


Dolphin & Sunset Cruise Mermaid of Hilton Head offers the Dolphin Experience Boat Tour to see dolphins in their natural environment. Learn how to identify them, see props like a dolphin skull and touch a replica dolphin fin to experience what a dolphin feels like. You can also enjoy this experience at sunset with a Sunset Dolphin Cruise. All tours take place on a covered boat that sits low to the water. mermaidofhiltonhead.com 843.271.6441 F d mermaidofhiltonhead

Ultimate Family Adventure One of the area’s leading outfitters for more than 40 years, Outside Hilton Head connects visitors and locals to exceptional places, products and experiences. High quality tours, clinics and programs are offered daily from several convenient locations. “Your Day, Your Way” is the motto for their signature program, The Ultimate Lowcountry Day. This customized excursion offers endless options for your family, including backwater boating, dolphin watching, kayaking, paddleboarding, tubing, fishing, dock jumping, beachcombing or exploring Page Island, Outside’s private island. There’s no better way to experience the Lowcountry’s nature, history and culture. outsidehiltonhead.com • 843.686.6996 F outsidehiltonhead HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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A Vacation to Remember M A K E M E M O R I E S AT THE SEA PINES RESORT A Hilton Head Island getaway deserves a setting where families and friends can celebrate cherished moments surrounded by natural beauty and gracious hospitality. These moments are made special at one of the island’s most celebrated resorts. The Sea Pines Resort is lauded for its pristine landscape, world-class golf, abundant recreation and the iconic Harbour Town. The Inn & Club at Harbour Town is rated among the top 15 resort hotels in the South in Travel + Leisure ’s 2020 World’s Best Awards. The Resort is ranked No. 5 for general excellence in GOLF Magazine’s top 100 resorts in North America, and has been honored by Golf Digest ’s Editors’ Choice Awards. First-class hospitality is everywhere, making The Sea Pines Resort a prime destination for a family vacation, wedding celebration or golf outing with friends.

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WORLD-CLASS GOLF

18th Hole at Harbour Town Golf Links

15th Hole at Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III

Three incredible courses, each with its own character, offer players challenges and thrills. Play one or play the trifecta for an unparalleled golf experience. As home of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing, Harbour Town Golf Links is the crown jewel of Sea Pines golf. The Pete Dye design begs players to use their imagination and finesse. A PGA TOUR pro favorite, it has some of the best par threes found on any course worldwide and a humbling par-four 18th hole. Heron Point by Pete Dye is a striking mixture of beauty and challenge, and a perfect complement to Harbour Town. This can’t-miss track was previously named South Carolina Golf Course of the Year. The 18th hole is pure drama — a bunker shot that runs along the water. Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III is the epitome of coastal golf, and was previously named Golf Course of the Year by the National Golf Course Owners Association. The spectacular 15th hole overlooking the Atlantic is one of only two oceanfront holes on Hilton Head Island. Showcasing these top-ranked courses is the Lighthouse Invitational, an exciting team event with competition for men and women amateurs. The Golf Learning Center specializes in tailored instruction, from club fittings to the mental game. The Harbour Town Clubhouse welcomes golfers with its elegant lounge areas, signature pro shop, upscale dining at Links, an American Grill and other world-class amenities and services. Legendary golf here can be yours with one of the Resort’s golf packages; the Ultimate Buddy Trip includes play at one or all three courses, plus extras like a private cruise or dinner. seapines.com/golf • 843.842.8484 F d seapinesresort

T E N N I S , A N YO N E ? Perhaps you’d rather raise a racquet than swing a club. The Sea Pines Racquet Club in Harbour Town is a premier destination for tennis enthusiasts, with programs, round robins and lessons available for all levels of play. The Racquet Club is also home of the Smith Stearns Tennis Academy for elite juniors, led by U.S. Open and Wimbledon champion Stan Smith. For stay-and-play packages, visit seapines.com/tennis, or call 843.785.3333 18th Hole at Heron Point by Pete Dye

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A TA S T E O F S E A P I N E S One of the joys of a vacation is indulging in flavorful new diversions. Destination dining shines at The Sea Pines Resort, with its array of exceptional restaurants. Casual waterfront eateries, family-friendly options, sophisticated dining in a clubhouse setting — choose your culinary adventures. The culinary team’s emphasis on local ingredients, innovative flavors and detailed preparation is reflected in every restaurant and every dish; combined with excellent service, it all makes dining at The Sea Pines Resort so special.

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Harbour Town Bakery & Café

Popular with Resort guests and day visitors alike, Coast at the Sea Pines Beach Club boasts amazing oceanfront views. The chilled seafood tower is an impressive spectacle and crowd-pleaser for large dining parties. The open, inviting atmosphere of Fraser’s Tavern, in the Plantation Golf Club, is the perfect match for a taverninspired menu of pizza, house-smoked barbecue, salads and handhelds, plus craft beers on tap. Take in floor-toceiling views from a booth, the bar area or the dining room. Sophisticated dining meets a picture-perfect setting at


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Links, an American Grill, located in the Harbour Town Clubhouse. Elegant entrees are prepared with farm-fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Handcrafted cocktails, craft beer and an impressive wine list — not to mention sweeping views of Harbour Town Golf Links — elevate the dining experience at Links. Other casual venues throughout the Resort offer leisurely meals or quick bites. Take a seat along the waterfront at The Quarterdeck, next to Harbour Town Lighthouse, and sample fresh fish-market fare with a craft beer or cocktail. In season, kick back at Harbourside, located next to the famed Liberty Oak

Harbour Town Bakery & Café

stage where beloved musician Gregg Russell traditionally performs. Savor breakfast and fresh-baked delights at Harbour Town Bakery & Café, across from the Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground. The bakery’s menu tempts with a variety of delicious items along with coffees, teas and specialty drinks like cappuccinos, lattes and espressos. Dine in surrounded by the bakery’s cozy charm, relax outside at an umbrellashaded table, or pick up a meal to go using the Resort app to order ahead. seapines.com/dining • 843.785.3333 F d seapinesresort HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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The Inn & Club at Harbour Town

M A K E YO U R S E L F AT H O M E A romantic guest room in a boutique hotel. A spacious home for a family celebration. A secluded villa for a weeklong getaway. When it comes to accommodations, there’s no one-suite-fits-all at The Sea Pines Resort. You’ll find a range of accommodations for any group size or personal style, and all provide the comfort and luxury to make your stay relaxing and exciting. The best part? You’re never far from championship golf, excellent restaurants, Harbour Town or the natural splendor of the island. For a plush retreat with every detail taken care of, The Inn & Club at Harbour Town offers the ultimate in luxury. How ultimate? The Inn & Club is worthy of AAA Four Diamond Award and Forbes Four Star Luxury status. The lovely Lowcountry surroundings, sumptuous guest rooms with world-class amenities, and legendary hospitality put you at ease to truly enjoy your vacation. Hosting a large family vacation, wedding party or group getaway? The Sea Pines Resort’s homes and villas provide ample space to relax and celebrate quality time together. Stylish two- to seven-bedroom vacation homes put you near the beach or golf courses, and many have a screened porch or deck, private pool, lush lawn and other homey touches. Secluded yet convenient, villa rentals are perfect for a family vacation, with up to four bedrooms, numerous conveniences and access to golf or the beach. Find a Resort package tailored to your stay for a golf, tennis, couples getaway or family vacation. seapines.com/accommodations 843.785.3333

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Harbour Town Pier

Sea Pines Beach Club

If golf is the heart of The Sea Pines Resort, then pictureperfect Harbour Town is the soul. With its iconic lighthouse as the backdrop and the Harbour Town Pier, it’s one of the most idyllic places on Hilton Head Island. Here you’ll find activities and diversions to suit anyone. Gather with family or friends for shopping and waterfront dining. Children will find fun at the Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground, named for the beloved local performer. Beyond Harbour Town, the Resort’s unspoiled beaches, maritime forests, meandering tidal creeks and lagoons invite outdoor adventure. It’s truly the best way to appreciate the Resort’s environmental legacy, and a meaningful way to make memories with family and friends. Find contemplation along nature trails and maritime forests in the 605-acre Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Saddle up for a Lowcountry exploration at Lawton Stables, its world-class equestrian center. Family-friendly eco-tours afford a glimpse of native wildlife. Go to and fro by bike; the Resort’s flat, smooth bike path network makes getting around on two wheels an easy, leisurely ride. Kids will find endless amazement at the beach, sparkling pools and special themed activities. The stunning natural beauty of The Sea Pines Resort makes getting married here a joyous experience for newlyweds and guests alike. It’s no wonder many brides who grew up vacationing at the resort make it their wedding destination. Divine settings — the lawn adjacent to the 18th hole of Harbour Town Golf Links and Calibogue Sound, with the iconic lighthouse as a backdrop; the exquisite arch formed by the ancient Liberty Oak; the serene Sea Pines beach — are an enchanting way to begin a new life together in the company of loved ones. The Resort’s dedicated wedding specialists help couples fashion an event that’s flawless and extraordinary. seapines.com/weddings • 843.842.1495 Special moments and lasting memories, enhanced by natural wonder and uncompromising service at one of Hilton Head Island’s most magical resorts — The Sea Pines Resort is ready to make your vacation and celebrations a reality. seapines.com • 843.785.3333 F d seapinesresort

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Fly to the Fun Nonstop flights and easy connections right to Hilton Head Island Airport Escaping to Hilton Head Island has never been easier, thanks to new flights and expanded options on multiple airlines. Located right on the island, Hilton Head Island Airport (HHH) offers hassle-free flights on major airlines, allowing you to save yourself the drive so you can start your Hilton Head Island vacation as soon as you land. Located within approximately five miles of all of the island’s major resorts, the Hilton Head Island Airport is served year-round by American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, both offering daily flight options direct to the island. United Airlines offers seasonal flights to the island from various hub cities. hiltonheadairport.com F d hiltonheadairport

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CHART your COURSE T i m e t o e x p l o re What does a Hilton Head Island vacation look like? It’s whatever you want it to be. A relaxing morning on the beach. An afternoon out on the water. Discover the charms of the Lowcountry, one moment at a time.

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GET OU TSID E T he b est ways to p lay outdoors on Hilton Hea d Is l a nd

ON THE WATER Go at your own pace with a peaceful paddle through Lowcountry waters.

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PLAY LIKE A CHAMP Improve your game on the island’s renowned courses and courts. There are 23 championship golf courses on Hilton Head Island, and more than 300 tennis courts. Turn to p. 101 and p. 110 for more. BEACH IT Did you know that Hilton Head Island’s 12 miles of beaches are among the top family friendly beaches in the country? Bring a boogie board and beach toys, and you’re all set for a full beach day. For a list of beach equipment rental companies, turn to p. 145.

VIEW FROM THE TOP Climb the 114 steps to the top of the Harbour Town Lighthouse, the iconic landmark in The Sea Pines Resort’s Harbour Town. Afterwards, grab an ice cream cone and sit a spell in one of the rocking chairs along the waterfront. You earned it!

SPIN CYCLE Explore the island on two wheels with more than 60 miles of leisure pathways. To plan out your route, reference our bike map on p. 40.

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@calic_theflyestg Hilton Head Island #Honeymoon #MrAndMrs #SunsetBiking

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FISH HAUL BEACH PARK 120 Mitchelville Rd. Strolling down this short pathway to the beach, birders find migrating and local shorebirds before spying crabs in the salt marshes.

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ISLANDERS BEACH PARK 94 Folly Field Rd. This family-friendly destination features a shady playground, picnic pavilion, bike racks and walking paths.

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FOLLY FIELD BEACH PARK 55 Starfish Dr. Here, you have it all: Bikers enjoy wide, firm beaches that open up at low tide; surfers love the waves.

DRIESSEN BEACH PARK 64 Bradley Beach Rd. Here, visitors meander down a winding boardwalk that opens to a wide-shoreline beach. The site features a playground, a picnic pavilion and outdoor showers.

BURKES BEACH 60 Burkes Beach Rd. Burkes Beach is the best spot for surfing on HHI. Tip: Better surfing during incoming tide or right before high tide. Get in on the action, or enjoy watching long- and short-boarders.

CHAPLIN COMMUNITY PARK 11 Cast Net Dr. With access to Burkes Beach, Chaplin Community Park has amenities ranging from nature trails, tennis and basketball courts to a dog park, where your furry friend can run off-leash.

COLIGNY BEACH PARK 1 Coligny Cir. One of the island’s most popular destinations is a quick stroll to restaurants, unique shops and bars. With beach volleyball, swings and a short walk to Lowcountry Celebration Park, this beach is a stay-all-day option.

ALDER LANE BEACH 2 Woodward Ave. Those who discover this south end beach, next to Marriott Grande Ocean Resort, say fewer people are its largest draw. You’ll find amenities like restrooms, outdoor showers and accessibility matting.

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LOWCOUNTRY CELEBRATION PARK 94 Pope Ave. With a ship-themed playground, this is sure to be a kidfavorite. Explore walking trails, exercise stations and The Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum — just a block from Coligny Beach access.

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@fabvk Hilton Head Island “I’m basically a pro surfer now”

@beccarichison Hilton Head Island Nothing could be finer #lowcountryliving #lowcountrylife #hhivibes

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Bring your own bike or rent from one of the local bicycle rental companies. Bikes are available for everyone and all skill levels, from beach cruisers and kid bikes to adult three-wheelers. Many rental outfitters will deliver to your rental; hotels also provide access to bike rentals.

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he island received the Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community designation by the League of American Bicyclists, and with 60 miles of dedicated leisure pathways and hard-packed sand beaches, spending time on two wheels is a breeze. Here are just a couple of the scenic routes you can take.

“Folly” is a point on the beach that may not be passable at high tide on foot or by bike.

BEACH RIDES AT LOW TIDE For salty breezes Start at Coligny Beach Park, get on the beach, turn left and ride on the beach towards the north end of the island. A good spot to turn around is just before the “folly” at Burkes Beach, about five miles up the beach. Enjoy the wind on your face and the sounds of the breaking waves — memories that will stay with you long after you’ve returned home.

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SHELTER COVE COMMUNITY PARK TO HISTORIC MITCHELVILLE FREEDOM PARK For a glimpse of island history A pleasant afternoon ride begins at Shelter Cove Community Park. Enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants overlooking Broad Creek, then head north on the pathway for about two miles. Stop at the historic Zion Chapel of Ease and the Baynard Mausoleum, at the intersection of Mathews Drive and William Hilton Parkway. The eternal resting place of four Revolutionary War Patriots, Baynard Mausoleum is the oldest structure on the island. Cross the William Hilton Parkway crosswalk at the traffic signal and then continue north on the William Hilton Parkway pathway. At Dillon Road, turn right, ride a couple of miles, then turn right on the Beach City Road pathway to the Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park on Port Royal Sound. Situated among the mossy live oaks and palmettos, learn the history of the first self-governing town of formerly enslaved people in America, dating to the Civil War.

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@rrebeccahinkle Hilton Head Island We like to get around on two wheels here.

B I K I N G T I P S O N H I LTO N H E A D I S L A N D Safe t y first , pict u res l a ter! • Obey all traffic signals and pathway markings, including stop signs.

• Ride single file and keep a safe distance from other bicyclists.

• Yield to pedestrians on pathways.

• When biking on the beach, check the tides and be sure to bike during low tide.

• When biking at night, wear light-colored clothing or carry a flashlight. Bicycles must have a red rear reflector and a headlight.

@rachel_wasz Hilton Head Island Ride and Shine. #LowcoutryLife

• For more information on places to explore by bike, visit culturehhi.org/ cultural-trail-map.

@davidneel51 Hilton Head Island Ride on. #LowcountryLife

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Challenge yourself: How long can you leave your car parked for your vacation? Map out a bike route wherever possible — it’s good for our environment, and your health. Win-win!


PA L M E T T O D U N E S OCEANFRONT RESORT

Hilton Head Outfitters The island’s largest bike rental fleet, Hilton Head Outfitters is conveniently located in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Choose from beach cruisers, geared bikes, tandem bikes, youth bikes, kid carts, three-wheeler bikes and bike equipment. Additional items for rent include kayaks, fishing equipment, surfboards, ocean paddleboards, chairs and umbrellas. No-hassle delivery is available for stays three nights and longer from the south end of the island up to Port Royal. hiltonheadoutfitters.com 877.567.6506 F palmettodunes d palmettodunessc

Less Pack, More Play LowSea Bike, Beach & Baby Rental wants its customers to make the most of island time. Vacationers choose from a host of high-quality bike, beach and baby gear — from cribs and high chairs to towels and tandems — all clean, quality-tested and with free delivery and pick-up to most locations. hiltonheadbikerental.com • 843.384.9322

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Ahoy Kids! For an entertaining family outing, there’s nothing like Pirates of Hilton Head. During this pirate cruise on the Calibogue Sound, lads and lassies get into the action by searching for hidden treasure and dousing the notorious pirate Stinky Pete with water cannons. Ye won’t forget it! piratesofhiltonhead.com 843.363.7000 F d piratesofhiltonhead

Get On Board Sea Monkeys Watersports wants to get you on the water. Offering half- and full-day boat rentals, kayaks, jet skis, paddleboards and dolphin tours, the familyowned outfitter has exciting and leisurely activities to explore the local waterways and wildlife. Their location on Skull Creek puts you in easy access of Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge. Get maximum fun with little to no idle time during a Sea Monkeys jet ski outing, and ride at full speed for longer in wake-free zones. seamonkeyshhi.com 843.842.4754 F d seamonkeyshhi

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Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Just off the Intracoastal Waterway, overlooking Broad Creek, Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is Hilton Head Island’s largest deep-water yacht basin. The Marina boasts 178 boat slips, fishing charters, sport crabbing, rentals, nature excursions, dolphin cruises and water sports. Explore the saltwater marshes by canoe, kayak or paddleboard. Most cruises and sailing charters depart from Shelter Cove Marina, while year-round boat rentals offer the ultimate in self-guided voyages. Or, set sail with a U.S. Coast Guardlicensed captain for a customized fishing adventure adventure.

The weekly summertime HarbourFest is a family favorite with live music featuring Shannon Tanner, fireworks on select Tuesday evenings, visits from Cappy the Clown and arts and crafts activities for kids. Be sure to take a photo with the iconic King Neptune Statue located in the heart of Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. This unique statue is the world’s largest working sundial and is over 12 feet tall! Plan your adventure at sheltercovehiltonhead.com and sheltercoveharbourfest.com. Check websites for updates on events and activities. 877.567.6506 F sheltercoveharbourmarina d palmettodunessc

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Mermaid Magic Mermaid of Hilton Head brings the charm of these mystical creatures to life. Go out on an adventure with Pinky Plankton and find a real mermaid in the wild, then help save Mermaid Nina from Professor Al G on the Mermaid Encounter Boat Tour. You'll get to see dolphins and other wildlife on this educational and magical experience. You can also turn into a mermaid with the Mermaid Experience and Photoshoot to capture your mermaid memories forever. mermaidofhiltonhead.com 843.271.6441 F d mermaidofhiltonhead

Ocean Adventures Ready to go fishing? Drifter Excursions offers inshore, offshore and private fishing charters. Go deep sea fishing on the Drifter, or take the kids out to fish, cast nets, pull crab traps and watch dolphins play on the Gypsy. Family trips or excursions for experienced anglers are available. hiltonheadboattours.com 843.363.2900 F drifter-excursions

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Sail and Play Fun for everyone! Island Water Sports offers afternoon and sunset sails on a new custom-built multipassenger catamaran. Enjoy the sun on your skin, the sound of the water below and a drink in your hand as you relax, stretched out on the trampolines. If sailing isn’t for you, try renting WaveRunners, or be your own captain for the day when you rent a boat. Take a guided kayak or standup paddleboard tour to check out the Lowcountry wildlife. islandwatersportshhi.com 843.671.7007 F d islandwatersportshhi

A Nature Lover’s Paradise Departing from the Hunting Island State Park Nature Center, the boat tour to St. Phillips Island is a naturalist-led ecotour along the Story River to the St. Phillips Island dock. A natural oasis, St. Phillips Island is a 5,000-acre unspoiled barrier island with rolling dunes, long white sandy beaches, a maritime forest, marsh and tidal creeks. As you explore this National Natural Landmark, keep an eye out for some of its wildlife inhabitants, including bottlenose dolphins, great blue heron and osprey. southcarolinaparks.com F sc.state.parks d scstateparks

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Big Fun for All Ages The Sandbox Children’s Museum offers a carefully prepared, stimulating environment where children up to age 12 and their caregivers can play and learn together. Interactive exhibits and programming inspire creativity while fostering hands-on learning. Join the fun at their Hilton Head Island and Bluffton locations. thesandbox.org • HHI: 843.842.7645 Bluffton: 843.705.6235 F thesandboxhhi

History Comes Alive Hop aboard an Old Savannah Tours award-winning trolley tour for a rich look at the city’s past. Costumed characters bring history to life with unique personal descriptions for an unforgettable time. oldsavannahtours.com • 800.517.9007 F d oldsavannahtours

Adventure Time Sail into your Hilton Head Island adventure with H2O Sports. Soar hundreds of feet above the water and take in the amazing views from the parasail. Cruise through the Calibogue Sound on a speedy WaveRunner, boat rental or sunset sail. Experience the Lowcountry wildlife on dolphin, alligator or kayak tours. It's family fun available for all ages. h2osports.com 843.671.4386 F d h20sportshhi

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Savannah by Water Discover the nature, history and culture of Savannah on Outside Savannah’s daily tours of the Port of Savannah, the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, the Savannah River and Daufuskie Island. Customize your Outside experience with a private charter, ultimate day or exclusive party aboard the Outside Ohana. Visit their storefront in the Plant Riverside District to start your adventure. outsidesav.com • 843-686-6996 F d outsidesavannah

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Aim for Fun Got an axe to grind? Locally owned Palmetto Axes has your target. Book online or drop in and try your hand at axe throwing, with guidance from friendly “ax-perts.” Choose from a selection of local and domestic beers while you’re here. It’s a unique, memorable spot for a birthday celebration, bachelor or bachelorette party, or afternoon of family fun (age 12 and older). palmettoaxes.com 843.816.7878 F palmettoaxes d palmetto_axes

Water Play Family-owned outfitter Sea Monkeys Watersports offers activities and excursions that put you in touch with the Lowcountry’s aquatic paradise. Choose from half- and full-day boat rentals, kayaks, jet skis, paddleboards and dolphin tours. For a fun family outing, try a Sea Monkeys guided nature tour by kayak, paddleboard or jet ski. Their location on Skull Creek is accessible to Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge and explorations of local waterways and wildlife. seamonkeyshhi.com • 843.842.4754 F d seamonkeyshhi

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Putt Putt Go! Celebrating 35 years of family fun, Legendary Golf is one of Hilton Head Island’s most beautiful and challenging miniature golf courses for all ages. Family built and owned, the two country club-style courses and 36 holes are spread among four gloriously shaded acres. Come out for a round and find out why Legendary Golf is one of the island’s most popular mini golf courses. Centrally located mid-island near The Fresh Market on William Hilton Parkway. Plus, military, police and first responders play for free. legendarygolfhhi.com • 843.686.3399 F legendarygolfhhi d legendarygolf

Arrow in the Quiver If you’ve never picked up a bow and arrow, what are you waiting for? On the Mark Archery offers visitors and residents a safe, fun and family-friendly way to experience an Olympic sport right here on Hilton Head Island. Instruction is led by certified USA Archery instructors, and all equipment is provided. Group training sessions, private range rentals, lessons and community programs are offered in their newly renovated, air-conditioned facility. onthemarkarchery.com/hhi 843.321.9451 F archeryhhi d onthemarkarchery HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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If a slow walk through a small Southern town is your idea of time well spent, join the Bluffton Walking Tour, which begins at the Heyward House Historic Center, an 1840s farmhouseturned-museum that doubles as the town’s welcome center. Docent Anne Heyward is a native Blufftonian who regularly guides history and architecture buffs on walking tours through her hometown.

Ambling along under the shade of lustrous palmettos, Heyward transports her visitors back to her town’s beginnings in the early 1800s. Bluffton was a tiny village lounging on the banks of the May River, founded by folks eager to enjoy the breezes and escape the Lowcountry summer heat. Of Bluffton’s 60 homes, churches and businesses, just 15 remained after Union forces razed the town in 1863. HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Campbell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Thankfully, all of the town’s residents escaped before the Union gunboats headed up the river. After the dust settled, eight antebellum homes and two churches stood unharmed: The Church of the Cross (ca. 1857) and the Campbell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, built in 1853. Take a moment to enjoy a sweeping river view from the imposing HugerGordon House, one of Bluffton’s oldest homes, today a private residence. A section of the house dates back to 1795, and scars around the front door are permanent reminders of the fusillade from Civil War minié balls. Heyward’s walking tour continues down Bridge Street to the three-story 1830s Fripp House, with its stately porch and white fence. Next stop, the Card House, where legend has it that

the house changed hands in an 1840s high-stakes poker game. “Losing houses in poker games is a long-standing Southern tradition,” laughs Heyward. Meandering down Calhoun Street, it’s easy to imagine folks sipping sweet tea in rocking chairs on the Seven Oaks verandah. (Not a bad way to spend a day in 2021, either.) Nearby in another Calhoun Street cottage, the Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA) gallery displays the paintings, sculpture, mixed media and photography of more than 100 local artists. Take time to linger over the beautiful landscape paintings, which grace many Lowcountry residences. Next up, Heyward points out the double-chimneyed Seabrook House, a quintessential Lowcountry home

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designed to catch the breezes. Built in 1840, this private residence reflects the meticulous care of Bluffton homeowners who’ve poured their hearts into diligent maintenance and restoration. The restored Garvin-Garvey House, a small Freedman-owned cottage built during Reconstruction, is maintained by the Beaufort County Land Trust and the Town of Bluffton. From its perch on the High Bluff at the 120 year old Bluffton Oyster Factory, the house is open to the public. These docent-led tours are a history lover’s delight. Bluffton’s wide porches, white fences and well-kept gardens punctuate a town deep in the heart of the South Carolina Lowcountry, enriched with an enduring sense of place.


Stock up on local produce and enjoy prepared foods and entertainment at the Farmers Market of Bluffton (every Thursday 12 – 5 p.m.).

Bluffton’s luxury accommodations include Montage Palmetto Bluff, a Forbes Five-Star hotel, and Old Town Bluffton Inn.

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D I N I N G I N A DAY Enjoy extraordinary food and drink in the Lowcountry — Bluffton style. Begin the day at Corner Perk with freshroasted coffee and tantalizing skillets, or indulge in challah French toast on the front porch of The Cottage overlooking Calhoun Street and located in a charming 1868 cottage. B re a k fa s t

In the Promenade, fresh-off-the boat local seafood abounds at Captain Woody’s and Bluffton Family Seafood House. Tempt your taste buds with shrimp and oysters, hush puppies and blue crabs with that distinctive delicious Lowcountry flavor. Bluffton loves barbecue, and the tangy baby-back ribs and buttery cornbread at One Hot Mama’s are true Southern classics. Experience American-Italian cuisines at Frankie Bones with classics like steak, pasta and seafood and their signature dish, Lobster Mac and Cheese. Lunch

FARM in Old Town Bluffton serves a sophisticated take on Lowcountry classic cuisine. The menu evolves seasonally and features freshcaught seafood and local produce. Enjoy tavern style food and award-winning craft beers at Southern Barrel Brewing Co., or sit back with a classic cocktail at Burnt Church Distillery. Truffles Cafe’s chicken pot pie and southwestern salad are longtime local favorites, and fried chicken to wild caught tuna are on the menu at Chow Daddy’s. A special evening calls for a first-rate wine list and exceptional service. Sophisticated and lively, The Bluffton Room serves table-side preparations of prime filet and she-crab soup. Or try The Pearl Kitchen & Bar for specialties like Wasabi Crusted Big Eye Tuna. Dinner

For fresh fruits, veggies and seafood from local Gullah farmers, swing by the Lowcountry Fresh Market & Café in Washington Square off Buckwalter Parkway opening spring 2021. lowcountryfresh.com

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It’s never been easier to explore Bluffton! Bluffton Bike Taxi offers rides throughout the Old Town Bluffton Historic District.

E AT L I K E A LO C A L Bluffton’s thriving oyster industry means it’s practically mandatory you try the local specialty while in town. Here’s a cheat sheet to tasting an oyster in three stages. The first and sometimes primary flavor. A fully saline oyster can be described as briny. An oyster with minimal salinity can taste flat, sweet or almost buttery. 1. Salinity

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Community Spirits Burnt Church Distillery crafts authentic Lowcountry spirits that honor local history and give back to the community. As a historical communal destination, they are committed to educating locals and tourists on the distillation process and the rich history of the Lowcountry. Unique spirits will be available in early 2021. burntchurchdistillery.com F d burntchurchdistillery HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Fine Art and Fine Eats The eclectic cultural district of Bluffton is known as much for its vibrant arts scene as for its natural riverside beauty. Celebrate both in equal measure at the seventeenth annual Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival. This week-long event serves up locally harvested seafood and decadent Lowcountry cuisine alongside rich history, culture and art. Don’t miss the Streetfest, a juried fine art show featuring more than 100 artists from ten states, plus good food, music and Southern hospitality. Join the festivities from October 16 – 24. blufftonartsandseafoodfestival.com F historicblufftonartsandseafoodfestival

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Cozy Cuisine Savor scrumptious food with old-world Southern charm while dining outdoors on the porch or inside this cozy, restored 1890 cottage. Featuring sophisticated cuisine with a Lowcountry flair, The Cottage offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch and tea, and serves up a variety of coastal favorites. The Cottage serves its own blends of May River Coffee Roasters along with delicious award-winning desserts. Catering is available. thecottagebluffton.com 843.757.0508 F thecottagebluffton d thecottageinbluffton

The Heart of Bluffton The Heyward House, built in 1841, is located in the heart of Bluffton’s Historic District and serves as the official welcome center for the town. The house museum offers guided tours of the five-room Carolina farmhouse, which is filled with interesting artifacts and furnishings from the 1850s to the 1920s. Walking tours of the Historic District are available; call for reservations. heywardhouse.org 843.757.6293 heywardhouse Fd HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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he first step off the ferry onto Daufuskie Island is a step back in time. Daufuskie is five miles long by two miles wide, roughly one-sixth the size of Hilton Head Island. Time seems to move slower here — a good thing if you’ve come for a day trip; there’s lots to explore before taking the boat back across Calibogue Sound. Rustic, beautiful and somewhat otherworldly, most of Daufuskie Island has remained virtually undisturbed for decades. Cars are restricted and there is a tiny grocery store. Native American artifacts, including arrowheads and pieces of centuries-old pottery, are frequently unearthed on the island’s beaches. Daufuskie Island is also home to the private Haig Point community, which offers top-notch amenities for its few hundred residents.

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On weekends Freeport Marina is a guaranteed good time. From the mainland, take the Daufuskie Difference ferry, which disembarks at Freeport, or the Daufuskie Island Ferry, which disembarks at Melrose Landing, about a ten minute golf cart ride away. Eat and drink at the Old Daufuskie Crab Company, dance the day away to live music, play cornhole, explore Freeport and enjoy the serene public beach that looks across Calibogue Sound toward Hilton Head Island. Near the marina, a general store, a few cottages for rent and a handful of shops including Wine & Woodworks is a quirky combination that captures the essence of the island. This sleepy isle boasts the Silver Dew Winery and the Daufuskie Island Rum Company.

Eclectic and colorful art is prized across the island. At The Iron Fish Gallery, longtime Daufuskie Island resident Chase Allen produces metalworks of coastal fish, mermaids and the like in an open-air studio. Browse for a piece by Allen, a selftaught artist, to take home a touch of coastal whimsy. To explore the island’s sandy roads, rent a golf cart and take off. Or book one of a number of tours that delve into the island’s ecology and history. Sixth-generation Daufuskie Island native Sallie Ann Robinson — best known as Pat Conroy’s star pupil in The Water Is Wide,

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Mermaid by Chase Allen of The Iron Fish Gallery (below)

the memoir the famed Beaufort author wrote detailing his time teaching at Daufuskie Island School in the 1960s — leads an intimate two-and-a-half hour tour where she shares personal stories and memories. The old school now Daufuskie houses two businesses, Island Rum School Grounds Coffee and Daufuskie Blues, where organic indigo harvested on the island is used to create stunning and unique fashions. The Old Daufuskie Crab Company and Lucy Bell’s serve up heaping helpings of fresh seafood, and the latter offers one of the finest iterations of shrimp and grits you’ll find anywhere in the Lowcountry. Daufuskie Island visitors have two options for experiencing Haig Point, either booking a room in the historic Strachan Mansion or the Haig Point Lighthouse, which is rumored to be “eternally occupied” by Maggie, the former keeper’s daughter. Haig Point offers horseback riding via Daufuskie Trail Rides — one of the only places in the country where you can ride a horse on the beach — and offers the public limited tee times on its renowned Rees Jones signature golf course. A day trip to Daufuskie Island has a way of taking a step back in time. It’s a way of helping you relax and embrace life’s simple — and sometimes quirky — pleasures. For one day, join the island locals and embrace the local spirit. Take a trip to a place that can only be described as paradise beyond — Daufuskie Island.


The Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation Museum complex

WHERE THE B OAT D E PA R T S These ferry services run from Hilton Head Island and Bluffton to Daufuskie Island.

LEGEND HAS IT According to local lore, the 1873 Haig Point Lighthouse, overlooking Calibogue Sound, is haunted by Maggie Comer, a friendly ghost whose father was the first lighthouse keeper. Disappointed in love, Maggie died of a broken heart more than 100 years ago. To this day, guests report whispers in the night, flickering lights and ghostly footsteps. But don’t let that keep you from visiting the lighthouse — brave types can even spend the night in one of two bedrooms.

• Daufuskie Island Ferry Service – Public ferry departs from Buckingham Landing and Melrose Landing and allows passengers to bring bicycles. daufuskieislandferry.com • Daufuskie Difference – Departs from Broad Creek Marina and Freeport Marina. daufuskiedifference.com • May River Excursions – Water taxi from the Bluffton Calhoun Street public dock to the Beaufort County public dock. mayriverexcursions.com

Haig Point Lighthouse

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Turning vacation dreams into lifelong memories Island Time Hilton Head 843.785.3456 islandtimehhi.com F d islandtimehhi With properties located in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Beach Bound With a large selection of beach-oriented, family-friendly vacation rentals, including many pet-friendly options, Island Rentals of Hilton Head makes it easy for anyone to relax and enjoy their stay. islandrentalshhi.com 843.473.3367 F d islandrentalshhi

Seafaring Vibes HarbourSide III offers 39 one-, two- and three-bedroom villas with breathtaking views atop shops and restaurants in Shelter Cove Harbour. Gated parking, a dedicated on-site staff and private access to the pool and beach add to the convenience. harboursideiii.com • 843.785.4000 F harboursideiii

Your Perfect Stay Your memorable Hilton Head Island vacation begins with a place that feels like home. Beach Properties of Hilton Head is the expert in making your stay memorable and comfortable with some of the finest vacation properties on the island. Whether you’re seeking a one-bedroom villa for a quiet getaway or a seven-bedroom home for an extended family gathering, Beach Properties’ accommodations will exceed your expectations, with extra touches that only a locally managed, well-established company can provide. Look for your ideal vacation rental today. beach-property.com • 844.462.2957 F beachprophhi d hiltonheadvacation

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Homes and Villas The Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort portfolio of vacation homes and villas makes accommodating your crowd a breeze. For family gatherings or golf groups, choose a multi­bedroom home, outfitted with features such as private pool, spa, gas grills and gourmet kitchen. Choose from weekly rentals at one of our one-of-a-kind rental homes, with three to six bedrooms, or more flexible bookings at one of our villas, with one to four bedrooms. Palmetto Dunes­ managed vacation rentals include all the comforts of home, along with exclusive perks like up to 15 percent off on resort dining, bike and kayak rentals, golf and more as well as complimentary tennis or pickleball court time based on availability. Select homes and villas are also seasonally pet-friendly. Browse lodging options and begin planning your vacation at palmettodunes.com • 877.567.6506 F palmettodunes d palmettodunessc

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Better at the Beach Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island invites you to stay assured beneath a lush canopy of live oaks and Spanish moss at its six-acre resort-style hotel at Coligny Beach and Plaza, just steps away from the beach next to Lowcountry Celebration Park. Enjoy complimentary breakfast and parking, Wi-Fi and access to the 24-hour fitness center. Here you can have your toes in the sand or feet on bike pedals within minutes of arriving. hiexhiltonheadisland.com 843.842.6662 F d holidayinnexpresshiltonhead

Relax with Ease Beachside Getaway offers a select collection of rentals on Hilton Head Island, including condos, villas and vacation homes. Locally owned and operated, Beachside Getaway believes in a direct hands-on approach with their properties and their guests, and provides the best experience for all who join them on the island. beachsidegetaway.com • 843.686.6044 F d beachsidegetaway

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Oceanfront & Boutique Soak up the sounds of the ocean waves with hundreds of yards of unspoiled beach at the Beach House Hilton Head Island. Enjoy onsite dining at The Porch, lounge by the oceanfront resort pool, enjoy nightly “dive-in movies” and dance to live music year-round at the iconic Tiki Hut. Coligny Beach in Hilton Head Island’s downtown is just steps away, with more than 60 shops and restaurants in easy walking distance to the resort. beachhousehhi.com • 843.785.5126 F beachhousehhi HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Vacation on the Beach Tailor your next family vacation on the ocean at Hilton Head Island’s favorite beach. Choose from a one- to five- bedroom home or villa, many with heated swimming pools or other premium amenities for yearround enjoyment. Vacation Time of Hilton Head Island has been serving guests with cherished vacation memories for over 40 years. vthhi.com 800.845.9500 F vacationrentalhhi d vacationtimeofhilton

Ocean Overlook At the Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa, a dreamy location is just the start. The luxury beachfront resort offers airy accommodations with private balconies and amazing ocean views. When you’re not basking in the scenery, take advantage of three golf courses, a meandering lagoon system, indoor and outdoor pools and spa services for a sweet shoreside retreat. marriotthiltonheadresort.com 843.686.8400 d marriottresorthhi

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Oceanfront Getaway Find yourself steps from the beach. The all-suite Ocean Oak Resort makes your vacation great, from suites with sleek kitchen and spacious dining/living areas to fitness center and two swimming pools. Dine poolside with ocean views at Oceanside Bar and Grille, or for a quick bite head to The Marketplace. oceanoakhgv.hilton.com • 843.342.8400 F d hiltongrandvacations

Luxe Coastal Lifestyle Island Time Hilton Head is driven to provide a memorable experience with luxury oceanfront rentals, oceanside homes and villas. Their local team is committed to making sure you enjoy your vacation from booking and inspection all the way to departure, and in simplifying your life with services such as catering and grocery delivery. It all adds up to create the ideal setting for precious moments with those you love. islandtimehhi.com • 843.785.3456 F d islandtimehhi HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Sweet Views Experience all the comforts of home at Palmera Inn and Suites at Park Lane. Newly renovated accommodations include a fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi, private balcony and other great amenities. Surrounded by picturesque palmetto trees, the charming hotel also features a fitness center, Jacuzzi and swimming pool, plus complimentary breakfast. Along with being an unbeatable value, Palmera Inn’s spacious pet-friendly suites mean you can bring your furry friends. palmerainnandsuites.com 843.686.5700 F palmerainn

Play...Explore...Relax Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is nestled along the coast with stunning 360-degree views and lush landscapes as far as the eye can see. Stroll along the beach, relax mind and spirit with a treatment at Arum Spa and dine at the resort’s excellent restaurants. Warm, personal service makes your vacation a breeze. sonesta.com/hiltonheadisland • 843.842.2400 F sonestahiltonheadisland d sonestahhi

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Luxury in Paradise Located on the sugar sand beaches of the No. 1 island in the United States, as ranked by Condé Nast Traveler, Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort has something for everyone. Enjoy beautiful views from the resort’s 323 suites, including 295 studio suites, eight traditional one-bedroom suites and 20 oceanfront suites. This luxury resort offers an 11-mile lagoon system ideal for kayaking and canoeing, bike trails, 25 tennis and pickleball courts and three championship golf courses. Splash around at the two family pools, one adults-only pool, a kids’ splash zone, three hot tubs, and enjoy private cabanas set amidst native tropical foliage. More than 20,000 square feet of event space, a premier location and a casual resort environment along with unparalleled service and amenities will make you never want to leave. omnihiltonhead.com • 843.842.8000 F d omnihiltonhead HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Come as Guests, Leave as Family Let Hampton Inn Hilton Head show you their warm hospitality and a unique guest experience. The complimentary hot breakfast is a tasty way to start the day with a number of options to satisfy everyone. The outdoor pool is open year-round and heated seasonally for your enjoyment. The hotel is centrally located within minutes from all things Hilton Head Island. hamptoninnhhi.com • 843.681.7900 F hamptoninnhiltonheadisland

Seaside Bliss Discover an oceanfront retreat with inspiring amenities designed to enhance your well-being at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. Surround yourself with the abundant natural beauty of the island, and experience the ultimate rejuvenation in one of three oceanfront pools or the award-winning Heavenly Spa by Westin. westinhhi.com • 843.681.4000 F westinhiltonhead d westinhh westinhhi

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Rest Easy The BESTNEST vacation rental concept was designed to delight the discerning traveler with a consistent approach to design, outfitting and furnishing, and a commitment to fastidious cleanliness. Every BESTNEST is exceptionally equipped, no matter the size or location of the property. You’ll appreciate such amenities as quality cookware and tableware, sumptuous linens, high-tech electronics and other thoughtful details, whether you’re vacationing for a long weekend or the entire season. BESTNEST/Luxe elevates the vacation experience even further, featuring properties in prime locations and exclusive conveniences such as a personal concierge. Their goal is your complete comfort. Lauded and applauded by vacationers since 2006, BESTNEST looks forward to welcoming you. bookabestnest.com • 843.341.3600 F beverlyserralsignatures

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H OM E COOKIN G, IS LAND STYLE Mee t t hree lo cal ch efs who pro v i d e restau rant qua lity fo o d fo r v isito rs to enjoy i n a ca re-f ree setting in t he i r o w n vacatio n h om e . By Linda Lanier

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S TAY I N G S A F E T O G E T H E R Welcome to your much-deserved getaway. Our restaurant partners are dedicated to ensuring your health and safety. When you see the “We Took the Pledge” seal displayed at local businesses, you can feel confident that appropriate safety and cleanliness measures have been taken to protect the health of you and your family. Learn more about our Staying Safe Together protocols at ThePathForward.org.

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professional chef trained at Johnson & Wales — with New York City restaurants on his resume — Andy Borgmeier realized his dream of living on Hilton Head Island and overseeing the kitchen of one of the most successful restaurant groups in the region. “Our customers want the ease of restaurant-quality dining at home, whether they are visitors or islanders,” says Borgmeier. With the SERG Takeout Kitchen, guests can pick up delicious, chef-made food for intimate dinners or multi-course meals for a larger family or group. Even quick lunch sandwiches and pizza are on the menu, along with luscious desserts and ice cream. Borgmeier cooks Lowcountry favorites, such as crab cakes with remoulade sauce, barbecue ribs and the original comfort food — fried chicken with mac and cheese. Pork schnitzel with spaetzle or Grandma’s meatloaf with mashed potatoes are hot and ready for pick-up any time. A full hot meal menu along with fresh salads are also available from lunch to dinner as well as daily hot meal features. Planning ahead for weekly dinners is easy with the fresh frozen entrees, such as Italian meatballs and Yankee pot roast. And portions are available from roasted turkey and beef stroganoff for one, to lasagna for eight. A growing number of guests want to be able to pick up first-rate, scratch-made food, says Borgmeier. “At the SERG Takeout Kitchen, our staff works hard to make sure that our customers get the best at-home dining experience.” The Takeout Kitchen is a great complement to Signature Catering & Events by SERG — a full-service catering company that offers flowers, decor, dining and entertainment for a range of events, from small home parties to extravagant receptions.

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ridgette Frazier, a Bluffton native, learned to cook in her grandmother, Daisy Frazier’s kitchen. After teaching school for 15 years, she realized her calling in cooking for others and opened Chef B Eatz Food Truck and Deliciously Couture. A Gullah connoisseur, Frazier’s grandmother taught her how to prepare authentic Gullah dishes like red rice, gumbo, cornbread and crab cakes. Her father, Oscar Frazier, the owner of a Bluffton barbecue joint, Oscar’s BBQ, taught her the art of barbeque. She attended Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Florida and expanded her knowledge of techniques and cooking styles. Today, Frazier offers her customers beef bourguignon and beef tenderloin alongside regional favorites like shrimp and grits and peach cobbler.

Frazier’s red rice, an authentic Gullah dish of rice, tomatoes, onions, peppers and spices — with a little pork added — is one of her signature dishes. Most people are familiar with gumbo, but her Gullah version combines okra, tomatoes and spices for a distinctive flavor. With so much plentiful seafood in the area, Frazier uses fresh-off-the-boat crab in her Deviled Crab, based on an old family recipe. She serves gumbo fries topped with fried local shrimp and incorporates fresh local shrimp in hibachi bowls with fried rice, teriyaki chicken and yummy sauce. And she uses local oysters in rice perlou — “or perloo, as some people call it,” she says. “Even when times are challenging, we can adapt. People always want good food!” HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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ynn Michelle (known locally as Chef Lynn) is a firm believer that food brings people together. Her experiences of living and cooking abroad, owning cafes and working as an executive chef at several inns and restaurants led to her true calling as a personal chef. “Our clients want a first-rate dining experience at home while on Hilton Head Island,” she says. “They’re visiting with their family and friends, and they want to relax and enjoy their time together — and they love not having to cook!” New visitors to the island often want to try Southerninspired food such as shrimp and grits and crab dishes that they can’t get elsewhere. “Many of our clients visit every year and always request their favorites,” Chef Lynn says. “If visitors have dietary restrictions, we’ll adapt our recipes for vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diets. We even offer a vegan Lowcountry Boil!” As a personal chef, Chef Lynn arrives with fresh ingredients, usually purchased that day, and prepares

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everything on site. She and her staff are happy to give demonstrations, answer questions, and adapt recipes to suit personal tastes. “Children often join in the cooking experience, whether that’s helping with the meal or setting up a separate station to make and decorate cookies,” she says. Chef Lynn and her team are also happy to prepare their famous sweet potato biscuits or casseroles that can be kept in the freezer and served for dinners during the week. “There is such a close community feeling on Hilton Head Island, and through sharing food, we can celebrate that sense of connectedness. Together, we can keep everyone safe and happy.”


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WAT E R F R O N T D I N I N G Restaurants with a view • Backyard Beach Bar & Grill • Bistro 17 • Black Marlin Bayside Grill • Blue • Carolina Crab Company • Coast, Oceanfront Dining • Crazy Crab (Jarvis Creek) • Crazy Crab (Harbour Town Marina) • ELA’S On the Water • Fishcamp on Broad Creek • Harbourside Burgers & Brews (seasonal) • Heyward’s Restaurant • Hilton Head Social Bakery • Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks

• New York City Pizza - Shelter Cove Towne Centre • Oceans • Ocean Blu (seasonal) • Old Oyster Factory • Poseidon & the Rooftop Bar • Skull Creek Boathouse • Skull Creek Dockside • The Cafe • The Other Sister’s Wine Bar • The Porch Southern Kitchen & Bar • The Quarterdeck • The Salty Dog Cafe • Tio’s Latin American Kitchen • Up the Creek Pub & Grill • View 32 (seasonal)

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Alexander’s Restaurant and Wine Bar Alexander’s Restaurant & Wine Bar, located in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, is an upscale seafood restaurant and wine bar featuring seasonally inspired cuisine and locally caught seafood, as well as many locally sourced ingredients. The menu pays tribute to many classic Lowcountry and Alexander’s favorites such as Baked Flounder Imperial, Shrimp and Grits and Wiener Schnitzel. Guests continually return for the intimate, elegant atmosphere and extensive wine and cocktail lists. The expanded bar area, porch with lagoon view and early dining menu are also particularly popular year after year. alexandersrestaurant.com • 877.567.6506 F alexandersrestaurant d alexandershhi

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Dinerʼs Choice Four distinct dining options await you at Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort — there’s something here for everyone. HH Prime is known for its quality steaks and fresh seafood. Catch the big game at XO Sports Spirits, get a quick bite at the Palmetto Market or enjoy cocktails and light bites poolside at Breeze and The Buoy Bar. omnihiltonhead.com 843.842.8000 F d omnihiltonhead

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Dining at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Enjoy a wide range of international and gourmet cuisine while overlooking the scenic harbour at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Fuel up for shopping and exploration with local Hilton Head Island favorites such as San Miguel’s Mexican Cafe, Scott’s Fish Market, ELAʼS On the Water, Hilton Head Social Bakery, Bistro 17 and The Other Sister’s Wine Bar. sheltercovehiltonhead.com 877.567.6506 F sheltercoveharbourmarina d palmettodunessc HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Fresh, Local Seafood A historic landmark born in the 1920s, Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks is committed to serving the freshest local seafood along with offering stunning waterfront views of Port Royal Sound. Hudson’s prides itself on providing seafood that is harvested mere hours before being served in the restaurant. Hudson’s farms and harvests local oysters, sheds out soft-shell crabs in the spring and harvests stone crab claws. The restaurant has three 80-foot shrimp trawlers that catch all of the shrimp served in the restaurant, as well as a network of fishing vessels that provides them with dozens of species of fish. hudsonsonthedocks.com • 843.681.2772 F d hudsonsseafood

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YO UR I SL A N D E X P E R I E N CE, MAD E D E L I C I O U S Defining coa sta l h o spi ta l i t y si nce 1984 , S ERG offers qua l i t y c ui si ne a nd e xce pt i o na l service a t thei r a wa rd -wi nni ng re sta ura nt s .

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W I S E G U Y S M O D E R N A M E R I C A N R E S TAU R A N T Consistently ranked No. 1 for steaks on Hilton Head Island by TripAdvisor and Yelp, WiseGuys Modern American Restaurant is a local take on the urban restaurant and lounge. Find yourself transported to an upscale cosmopolitan atmosphere where city sophistication meets Southern charm. Share several small plates in the lounge, or pair a flavorful, hand-cut steak or locally caught fish entree with a glass of wine from the extensive, award-winning wine list. Serving dinner nightly. wiseguyshhi.com • 843.842.8866 F d wiseguyshhi

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S K U L L C R E E K B OAT H O U S E This landmark waterfront restaurant features beautiful sunset and water views of Skull Creek. With an extensive menu featuring fresh seafood and hand-rolled sushi to sandwiches and pastas, there’s something for everyone. Grab a chair at the Marker 13 Buoy Bar for a refreshing waterfront cocktail and enjoy the dolphins swimming by or catch the game. Create your next memorable event at Sunset Landing Pavilion. This waterfront venue, the Boathouse’s newest addition and located directly adjacent to the restaurant, shares sweeping views of Skull Creek and is fully equipped with TVs, a bar and a beautiful gas fireplace. Family-friendly and dog-friendly. Serving lunch and dinner daily plus brunch on Sunday. skullcreekboathouse.com • 843.681.3663 F skullcreekboathousehhi d skullcreekboathouse

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SKULL CREEK DOCKSIDE Inspired by the style of an old river house, this eatery’s reclaimed design elements create a beautiful atmosphere. Interior views are rivaled only by the breathtaking outdoor views of Skull Creek. Try signature seafood entrees, hand-cut steaks or fall-off-the-bone-barbecue, or relax at the outdoor Shark Bar. Bringing the kids? Dockside has a fully equipped playground that will keep your little ones occupied for hours. Family-friendly, dog-friendly. Serving lunch and dinner daily plus brunch on Sunday. docksidehhi.com 843.785.3625 F docksidehhi d skullcreekdockside

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O N E H O T M A M A’ S AMERICAN GRILL Craving traditional Southern barbeque? Look no further than One Hot Mama’s American Grill. Dine on delicious barbecue and wings from Food Network personality and SERG Chef, Orchid Paulmeier. After dinner, stop by the newly opened One Hot Mama’s Taproom adjacent to the Hilton Head Island location for local craft brews or a game of billiards. Family-friendly. Serving lunch and dinner daily plus brunch on Sunday. Open late night. onehotmamas.com Hilton Head Island: 843.682.6262 Bluffton: 843.815.6262 F onehotmamas d onehotmamassc

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GIUSEPPI’S PIZZA & PA S TA H O U S E The original Hilton Head Island Pizzeria was founded in 1984 and continues to be a staple on the island’s dining scene. Savor a delicious slice of pizza or a bowl of pasta at either the Bluffton or Hilton Head Island location. Delivery is also available. Family-friendly, dog-friendly. Serving lunch and dinner daily. giuseppispizza.com Hilton Head Island: 843.785.4144 F giuseppispizza d giuseppispizza Bluffton 843.815.9200 F giuseppisbluffton d giuseppispizza

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H O LY T E Q U I L A MEXICAN KITCHEN From gourmet tacos and salads to the island’s tastiest margaritas and inspired cocktails, Holy Tequila Mexican Kitchen is the destination for impeccable, authentic Mexican food. With live classic Mexican music and a delightful outdoor dining patio, you may want to wear your dancing shoes as well! Serving lunch and dinner daily plus brunch on Saturday and Sunday. holytequila.com 843.681.8226 F d holytequila

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B L AC K M A R L I N B AY S I D E GRILL & HURRICANE BAR Want to know where the locals go? Black Marlin Bayside Grill & Hurricane Bar is the place! Located at the recently renovated Palmetto Bay Marina, Black Marlin is the go-to for delicious waterside dining. Be sure to stop by the Hurricane Bar for some refreshing island libations and live entertainment at happy hour as well. Family-friendly, dog-friendly and boater-friendly. Serving lunch and dinner daily plus brunch on Saturday and Sunday. blackmarlinhhi.com • 843.785.4950 F d blackmarlinhhi

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F R A N K I E B O N E S R E S TAU R A N T A N D LO U N G E A favorite for all ages, the fabulous Frankie Bones offers a one-of-a-kind American-Italian dining experience in a swanky joint that takes you back to the time of Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. Enjoy amazing pastas, mouthwatering steaks and classic cocktails in style. While you’re at it, check out the new Bluffton location. Family-friendly. Serving lunch and dinner daily plus brunch on Sunday. frankieboneshhi.com • Hilton Head Island: 843.682.4455 Bluffton: 843.757.3423 F frankieboneshhi d frankiebonesrestaurant

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POSEIDON The only place on Hilton Head Island that offers dining, shopping and entertainment all in one place. Dine on the freshest seafood while overlooking Broad Creek. Pick up the perfect gift at Coastal Provisions retail shop. Head upstairs to the Rooftop Bar for a concert. Family-friendly, dog-friendly. Serving lunch and dinner daily plus brunch on Sunday. poseidonhhi.com • 843.341.3838 F poseidonhhi d poseidon_hhi

T H E R O O F T O P B A R AT P O S E I D O N When the sun goes down, the Rooftop Bar at Poseidon heats up. Sip a cocktail while watching the gorgeous sunsets over Broad Creek, or stay for a DJ dance party or one of the many live concerts. Looking to live it up in style? Rent out one of our VIP booths for your bachelor or bachelorette party or special gathering and keep the party going all night long. Open nightly (seasonal). poseidonhhi.com • 843.341.3838 F rooftopatposeidon d rooftophhi

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S I G N AT U R E C AT E R I N G & E V E N T S BY S E R G A N D T H E S E R G TA K E O U T K I T C H E N Special occasions are the hallmark of our lives. From in-home private chefs to catered backyard barbeques to lavish weddings, Signature Catering & Events by SERG offers a wide range of creative options to make any event a memorable affair. signaturecateringhhi.com • 843.682.3663 F d signaturecateringandevents Don’t feel like cooking? SERG Takeout Kitchen offers chefprepared daily fresh-frozen, microwavable and hot meals. Spend that extra time on the beach or with family and let the SERG Takeout Kitchen do the work. hiltonheadfoodtogo.com 843.682.3663 F d sergtakeoutkitchen

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CHARBAR CO. BURGERS & SUSHI You read that right — burgers AND sushi! Charbar Co. Burgers & Sushi is a fresh approach to better burgers and authentic sushi. The chef-driven menu features gourmet burgers, sandwiches, salads and of course, hand-rolled sushi and artfully crafted sushi bowls, all with a unique blend of flavors that will please everybody in the family. Check out the fully stocked outdoor bar and enjoy a game on TV or play cornhole while you’re at it. Family-friendly, dog-friendly. Serving lunch and dinner daily. charbarhhi.com 843.785.2427 F d charbarco

MARLEYS SHRIMP & B U R G E R S H AC K A fast-casual way to enjoy griddle burgers with all the fixins’, New Englandstyle seafood rolls, fish and chips, deviled crab cakes, seafood baskets and more. At Marleys Shrimp & Burger Shack, walk up and order takeout, dine inside at the counter or outside at the picnic tables. Family-friendly, dog-friendly. Serving lunch and dinner daily. hiltonheadshack.com 843.686.5820 F marleysshrimpshack d marleysshrimpshackhhi HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Culinary Star Locally owned and operated, ELAʼS On the Water serves freshly caught seafood, prime-cut steaks and high-quality, innovative dishes paired with a refined wine selection and award-winning views overlooking Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Bring the family and enjoy the casually intimate interior featuring local art or the wraparound patio and tunes by Lowcountry musicians. elasgrille.com • 843.785.3030 F d elasgrille

Brazilian Feast Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse is your perfect introduction to rodizio, Brazilian-style all-you-caneat dining. The fixed-price menu includes over 31 expansive salad bar items and six hot Brazilian dishes. The real standout is the churrascuria, featuring 16 cuts of rotisserie-cooked prime cuts of beef, lamb, pork and chicken, carved tableside by gauchos. While the dining is adventurous, the décor is all elegance, from the Chihuly glass lighting to the mother-of-pearl tile backdrop of the salad bar. Wines from Argentina, Chile and California or a classic Caipirinha cocktail complement your meal. cowboybraziliansteakhouse.com • 843.715.3565 F cowboybraziliansteakhousehiltonhead

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Italy Meets Lowcountry The elegant simplicity of southern Italian cuisine meets Lowcountry hospitality at Nunzio Restaurant + Bar. Chef and owner Nunzio Patruno hails from Puglia, on Italy’s Adriatic coast; his creative flair and embrace of quality and the regional bounty shines throughout the menu. “The simplicity of Italian food comes from letting ingredients and flavors stand out,” says Chef Nunzio. “In the Lowcountry, there’s lots of pride in local ingredients and how they’re prepared.” Traditional Italian dishes and desserts make use of what’s in season. The antipasti stand out, from the delicate grilled Spanish octopus with Sardinian farro to Polpette di Nonna Angelina — grandma’s Pugliese style meatballs floating in tomato sauce. One constant is wine, for what is Italian food without it? Nunzio’s impressive wine cellar represents Italy and other winemaking regions around the world. A warm, casual atmosphere prevails, from the bar and daily happy hour to early dining offerings. Nunzio Restaurant + Bar can host any special occasion, from a formal wine dinner to a wedding rehearsal or shower luncheon. Gift cards make it easy to treat family or friends to this gem on the Hilton Head Island dining scene. nunziohhi.com • 843.715.2172 F nunziohhi d nunzio_hhi HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Let’s Dine In! Enjoy your vacation by hiring Chef Lynn Michelle as your personal chef. Whether it’s preparing healthy, gourmet family meals or expertly creating elaborate dinner parties, The East Coast Chef TM does it all — planning, shopping, cooking and cleanup. All you have to do is relax … and experience delicious cuisine prepared and served in the comfort of your home away from home. cheflynnmichelle.com 843.422.5480 F cheflynnmichelle d chef_lynn_michelle

A Taste of Mexico Hilton Head Island’s newest Mexican restaurant is destined to become a favorite. Blue Laguna Grill serves up authentic Mexican food and handcrafted margaritas with a twist. Choose from specialties such as molcajete Mexicano, snapper frito or lime grilled steak tacos and Instagram-ready cocktails like the El Phoenix. Indoor and patio dining plus excellent service and island vibes await. 843.682.6222 F bluelagunagrill

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Good Roots Make yourself at home at A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant. Inspired by growing up on Hilton Head Island, owner Dave Peck has created a space that brings back the simpler times of our Lowcountry’s past. Dine on classic coastal dishes like shrimp and grits, and enjoy live music in the homey outdoor space. hhbackyard.com • 843.785.9273 F a-lowcountry-backyard-restaurant

Dine and Unwind Escape to Big Bamboo for fresh coastal eats and live music daily. In business for over 25 years, this local hot spot for dining and entertainment serves a diverse selection of fresh seafood, salads, burgers and tacos. Big Bamboo has indoor and outdoor seating, and offers more than 20 draft beers. bigbamboocafe.com • 843.686.3443 F d bigbamboocafe

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Classic Steakhouse Experience family-owned Crane’s Tavern Steakhouse & Seafood’s warm hospitality and see why locals have embraced this restaurant for more than 20 years. Enjoy the famous prime rib, USDA Prime Grade steaks, local seafood and award-winning wine list in a smart dining setting complemented by a cozy Old English bar. cranestavern.com • 843.341.2333 F cranes-tavern-steakhouse-seafood

Always in Season At Java Burrito Co., farm-tofork dining isn’t a fad. This Hilton Head Island eatery uses organic and seasonal local ingredients, and prepares them with traditional methods for its famous burrito bar. Build your perfect breakfast burrito, or pop in for lunch and customize a burrito, bowl or tacos. Refresh with fresh squeezed margaritas or a specialty brew from the coffee bar. javaburrito.com 843.842.5282 F javaburritoco d javaburritocompany

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ike fingerprints and snowflakes, golf destinations are unique. Some bustle with energy, others move like a slow afternoon in a hammock. Then there is Hilton Head Island, where golf and a sense of place come together to create a moss-draped tapestry that brings together the best the game offers — beautiful and beguiling courses that cater to players of all skill levels for a day, a week or a lifetime. Whether it’s an iron shot over a lagoon or a tee shot threaded between parallel canopies of live oaks, golf on Hilton Head Island brings together the game’s most endearing elements in a setting like few others. Golf on and around Hilton Head Island comes with a built-in vibe, a Lowcountry rhythm that practically pulses through the salt-scented air, whether it’s at the world famous (and justifiably so) Harbour Town Golf Links, at one of the three courses at the Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort or any of the other 19 nearby courses. The golf world tunes in every April

when the PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing is played at Harbour Town, and the game’s best players come not just for the tournament but for the feeling that comes with being on Hilton Head Island. The red-and-white striped Harbour Town lighthouse has become an instantly recognizable iconic symbol to golf fans around the world who are acquainted with Hilton Head Island through television coverage over nearly 50 years. Many participants look forward to the respite of Hilton Head Island’s RBC Heritage after the bustle of the Masters. The island is a low-key destinantion for golfers who like to bring their families for some together time. “There are so many things that make this a special place,” says Davis Love III, a five-time winner at Harbour Town.

Depending on what you want from a golf perspective, the Hilton Head Island area offers it. No two courses are alike and no two communities are the same.

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The Sea Pines Resort: For groups or individuals intent on getting the full Hilton Head Island golf experience, nothing beats a round at the Harbour Town Golf Links at The Sea Pines Resort, home of the PGA TOUR’s annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing. Don’t miss Harbour Town’s sister courses — Atlantic Dunes, which was recently revamped by Davis Love III, and the Pete Dye-designed Heron Point. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort: Palmetto Dunes’ three courses are among the most popular collections on South Carolina’s golf-rich coast. The Robert Trent Jones course is annually ranked among the state’s top courses. The George Fazio course is a stern test, while the Arthur Hills course offers a true Lowcountry experience.

Harbour Town Golf Links at The Sea Pines Resort

Heritage Golf Collection: If you’re looking for choice and variety, this is your answer. With a total of 81 holes, you and your group can choose between six courses across three clubs – Shipyard, Port Royal and Oyster Reef – not to mention relaxing dining options to start or end your game. HILTO NHE ADI SLAN D.ORG •

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Hilton Head National Golf Club: Just off the island in Bluffton, this is a longtime favorite among golfers, thanks to its playerfriendly greens. Old South Golf Links: Located in Bluffton, this course graces the Intracoastal Waterway, offering striking views along with a fair, fun test.

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• LagerHead Tavern – A seasonal menu features Southern food with a twist at this Oyster Reef Golf Club, Hilton Head Plantation spot. Try the grilled oysters, plucked from the nearby May River and shucked fresh for every order.

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If Hilton Head Island is more than a getaway spot, the area offers a rich assortment of golf-oriented communities, many of which feature private clubs. Long Cove Club and Sea Pines Country Club are in the heart of the island, while Colleton River, Berkeley Hall and Belfair are among the top neighborhoods in the Bluffton area.

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• Fraser’s Tavern – At the Plantation Golf Clubhouse at The Sea Pines Resort, Fraser’s offers a selection of craft beers, a tavern-inspired menu and great golf views.

Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run

• Big Jim’s BBQ, Burgers & Pizza – At the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Palmetto Dunes, sit at an outdoor table overlooking the course and enjoy watching the day's can't miss games.

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• Brickyard Pub – At Shipyard Golf Club, don’t miss daily Happy Hour specials. Try the signature wings paired with a pint of Guinness. For heartier fare, consider fish and chips or a bowl of house-made chili.


Oyster Reef 6th hole, par 3

Unforgettable Game Home to 81 holes of award-winning, championship golf throughout six courses and three distinctive and scenic clubs, The Heritage Golf Collection on Hilton Head Island offers something for avid golfers and beginners alike. Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club is nestled along the coastline, with courses featuring newly resurfaced greens, multiple water hazards and Civil War battle history. Savvy locals have dubbed Oyster Reef Golf Club the “Dream 18” for its Rees Jones–designed course, and golfers of all skill levels enjoy the three nine-hole courses of Shipyard Golf Club. Each club has its own pro shop with large selections of all the latest golf equipment, apparel and accessories needed to round out a first-rate golf experience. hiltonheadgolf.net • 843.681.1750 F hiltonheadgolf d hiltonheadgolfcollection HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course 9th, 10th and 11th holes

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World-Class Golf For more than four decades, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort has been a favorite place to play on Hilton Head Island. Renowned for pristine course conditions and challenging layouts, the three golf courses at the resort have been rated four stars or more by Fodor’s Golf Digest and ranked among the World’s Best Golf Resorts by Travel + Leisure. Home to one of only two oceanfront holes on Hilton Head Island, the Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course appeals to novices and experienced players alike. As breezes roll in from the Atlantic, holes play differently each time the wind changes at this Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. Golf carts equipped with Visage GPS enhance your game on the course with 3D graphics, yardage figures and Bluetooth speakers. Widely regarded as the most challenging public golf course on Hilton Head Island, the George Fazio Golf Course is relatively young, with state-of-the-art Diamond Zoysia greens, tree-lined fairways on the front nine and a tighter, more strategic back nine.

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George Fazio Golf Course 16th hole

Palmetto Dunes’ third course, Arthur Hills Golf Course, takes full advantage of the Lowcountry’s coastal beauty. Spot one of the area’s most historic lighthouses, plus thick palmettos, a network of lagoons, deer and dozens of species of birds along this precision-play layout. Named one of Golf Digest’s top-10 destinations for buddy trips, Palmetto Dunes’ courses and amenities are great for groups. The Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy is a leader in lessons, clinics and hands-on programming. Plus, pro shops at each of the resort’s courses carry golf apparel and gear to ensure a great game. Start planning your golf getaway at palmettodunes.com. 877.567.6506 F palmettodunes d palmettodunessc

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Lowcountry Links Just before the bridge to Hilton Head Island, Old South Golf Links is a favorite course for visitors and locals. Six of the course’s 18 holes border the salt marshes of the Intracoastal Waterway, where players are observed by wood 16th hole storks, deer and fox squirrels. Live oaks, pine forest and lagoons encircle the remaining holes. Experience what every golfer seeks in the Lowcountry — lush fairways, island greens at high tide and beautiful conditions. Old South is one of only three golf facilities in South Carolina that is GEO certified. At Old South Golf Links you’ll experience Lowcountry golf at its finest. With six sets of tees and 18 unique holes, Old South is an enjoyable but fair challenge for every golfer, from beginner to professional. There’s more to Old South Golf Links than a superb golf course. Improve your swing at the practice facility, and enjoy the assistance and expertise of the warm and friendly staff. Be sure to shop the fully stocked Pro Shop and enjoy their famous breakfast or amazing burgers in the Old South Grill Room. The long list of accolades is the best testament to their Southern hospitality and what makes Old South Golf Links special. Visitors and locals consistently vote it their favorite place to play in Hilton Head Monthly’s Readers’ Choice Awards. oldsouthgolf.com • 843.785.5353 F oldsouthgolf d oldsouthgolfhhi

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“This course was a joy to play” is the common refrain from golfers finishing their round at Hilton Head National Golf Club. Located a mile west of the island bridges, this gem has been heralded for more than 30 years as the best consistenly conditioned layout in the Lowcountry. Golf Advisor routinely lists it among the Top 15 courses in South Carolina. Hall of Famer Gary Player and course architecture award winner Bobby Weed used their distinctive design philosophies in ways that make every club in your bag important. But, as golfers will tell you, it’s a course that’s challenging yet not punishing. The course boasts immaculately groomed TifEagle Ultra greens that run fast and true. The opening holes by Weed offer several strategic risk-reward challenges. The Signature 6th, a par 4, has bordered its entire fairway by a treacherously close lagoon on the right with dangerous pot bunkers on the left. The back nine is tighter and rewards players with a good short game. Most memorable for many, however, is the abundance of wildlife, with no houses in sight. hiltonheadnational.com • 843.842.5900 F hiltonheadnational HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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H O ME COU RT ADVANTAGE H i l t o n Head Island’s te n n is sce n e is design ed for cham pi ons .

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S TA N S M I T H : SOME PEOPLE THINK I’M A SHOE Local legend Stan Smith has two claims to fame: his iconic sneaker, and his status as former world champion. Get the full story in this coffee table book, available at the Sea Pines Racquet Club.

Photo of shoe courtesy of Adidas; archival photo courtesy of Stan Smith

ong before his iconic white and green Adidas hit the scene, Stan Smith was famous for his serve. That some only know him for his shoe — worn by celebs from Pharrell Williams to Gisele Bündchen — instead of his tennis career is just fine with the Grand Slam-winning legend. In fact, he even wrote a book about it, Some People Think I’m a Shoe. Smith is proud to call Hilton Head Island home. “We are known for world-class tennis,” says Smith, a former world No. 1 player and Wimbledon champion. Smith has a lot to do with the island’s reputation for the game. When island developer Charles Fraser hired Smith as the touring pro for The Sea Pines Resort in the 70s, the two soon hopped on a plane to Paris. Fraser had a vision for island tennis that was more park-like and green. Smith had practiced at the famed Racing Club de France and the design of the island’s tennis courts were inspired by those of Paris. Hilton Head Island’s reputation for tennis is part of its DNA. The island is even shaped like the profile of a tennis shoe — Smith couldn’t have planned it better. Today, the area is home to more than 300 courts, plus tennis academies and clinics for all ages and skill levels, taught by some of the best instructors in the game. Hilton Head Island is the ideal place to take your game to the next level.


For a list of local tennis courts or clinics, turn to p. 150 and visit HiltonHead Island.org/ tennis

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PICKLEBALL, A N YO N E ? Learn to play the country’s fastest-growing sport.

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his lively game — with the equally fun name — combines tennis, badminton and ping-pong. It’s a slower-paced game than tennis, with an underhand serve, played on a smaller court. Pickleball is perfect for all ages. At Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, nationally ranked tennis Palmetto and pickleball player Sarah Ansboury leads clinics and academies. Dunes Oceanfront Resort named Palmetto Dunes’ director of tennis and pickleball John Kerr says “Pickleball Resort of learning the sport with Sarah is the perfect complement to a the Year” by Racquet Sports Industry family vacation. Magazine “The learning curve is short, so people catch on really fast,” says Kerr. “Many families today are traveling with multiple generations, and pickleball puts grandparents and grandchildren on a level playing field.”

WHAT IS IT? Pickleball was invented in 1965 in Washington, D.C., by a congressman whose dog, Pickles, liked to run away with tennis balls during games. Pickleball is played on a 20 x 44 foot court— much smaller than a tennis court. In fact, four pickleball courts can fit in one tennis court. WHAT DO YOU NEED? Instead of tennis racquets, pickleball uses paddles that are lightweight and easy to swing. The ball is also different from a tennis ball. It’s plastic, perforated and about the size of a softball. A pickleball moves about one-third the speed of a tennis ball. HOW DO YOU PLAY? Pickleball serves are underhand and travel diagonally cross-court. Like tennis, the ball must bounce once after the serve before it can be returned. When you score a point, you continue to serve. Games go to 11 points and must be won by two points.

Did you pick up a pickleball paddle while visiting the island? Show us your photos by tagging #LowcountryLife.

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Tennis and Pickleball Center The award-winning Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center offers 19 clay tennis courts and 24 pickleball courts, and invites players of all skill levels for recreational and competitive play. Shop at the island’s largest tennis pro shop, take part in daily round-robin tournaments and finesse your skills with an array of instructional programs. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take a lesson or clinic with their director of pickleball instruction/touring pro, world-ranked Sarah Ansboury. Plan your tennis and pickleball getaway at palmettodunes.com. 877.567.6506 F palmettodunes d palmettodunessc

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Led by Stan Smith, former No. 1 player in the world and former USTA director of coaching, and B.J. Stearns, former top nationally and internationally ranked player, the Smith Stearns Tennis Academy is uniquely designed for individual junior player development. Located within The Sea Pines Resort, the Academy’s coaches are trained in the Smith Stearns approach to help committed youth reach their full potential — both on and off the court. Year-round programming includes full-time, holiday and summer camps taught in a family atmosphere that promotes intense training, camaraderie and fun. Private lessons and college placement programs are also offered, with the goal of giving Smith Stearns players the edge they need to take their game to the next level. The Academy is open Monday–Saturday, and offers morning and afternoon sessions; contact info@smithstearns.com for more. smithstearns.com • 843.363.4789 F d smithstearns


Play Like a Legend More than world-class golf, Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club is an award-winning tennis destination. Ranked as one of the Top 50 Greatest U.S. Tennis Courts by Tennis Magazine, Port Royal Racquet Club is better than ever. The Racquet Club’s eight new Har-Tru clay courts are a joy for beginners and advanced players alike, thanks to the beautiful natural setting and an innovative hydro watering system that ensures seamless maintenance. Take your game to the next level with top-notch instruction and customized packages for individuals and groups. Two new pickleball courts are the draw for pickleball aficionados eager to finesse their skills. hiltonheadgolf.net 843.681.1750 F portroyaltennis d portroyalracquetclub HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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C REAT IVIT Y LIVE S HE RE Wh en it com es to a rt a n d culture , H ilto n H ead Islan d ge ts a stan din g ovation .

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or a 12-mile-long by five-milewide barrier island, Hilton Head Island offers numerous arts and cultural experiences. Whether you’re in the mood for a Broadway-caliber production or an intimate live jazz show, you’ll find it here — and then some. Bravo!

Find more details about arts events on HiltonHeadIsland.org/ see-do/arts-andculture

St ro ll ART LEAGUE OF HILTON HEAD artleaguehhi.org This 2,000-square-foot gallery, located in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, has multimedia exhibits that frequently rotate. The gallery also hosts free artist receptions open to the public. Want to try your hand at watercolor painting or pastels? Sign up for a class at the Art League Academy.

S ee ARTS CENTER OF COASTAL CAROLINA artshhi.com The crown jewel of the island’s art scene, the Arts Center stages five dazzling musicals and plays each season, all produced in-house, and brings in renowned acts from all over the world to Hilton Head Island. LEAN ENSEMBLE THEATER leanensemble.org This professional company produces thought-provoking plays. The upcoming season includes a candid look at motherhood with “Cry it Out” (March 2021) and “Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody” (April – May 2021), a collaboration between Writers Theatre and Chicago’s The Second City comedy group. Spot Illustrations by Steve Stankiewicz

COASTAL DISCOVERY MUSEUM coastaldiscovery.org On 68 acres of gorgeous Lowcountry landscapes, this museum and outdoor discovery space is the place to learn about the region’s natural history and cultural heritage. Explore the trails and gardens, and don’t miss the butterfly enclosure and Santa Elena exhibit. HISTORIC MITCHELVILLE FREEDOM PARK exploremitchelville.org This living museum showcases what life was like in 19th-century Mitchelville, America’s first self-governed town of freed enslaved people. GULLAH MUSEUM OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND gullahmuseumhhi.org An in-depth look at the region’s Gullah history, preserved through art, music, stories, traditions and more.

Hea r HILTON HEAD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA hhso.org Music to your ears: Now in its 40th season, HHSO offers an array of year-round performances, youth programs and events, including the biannual Hilton Head International Piano Competition. HILTON HEAD CHORAL SOCIETY hiltonheadchoralsociety.org Founded in 1975, the Choral Society is the area’s longest-running performing arts organization. They perform four concerts a year, including a festive Christmas concert and a patriotic Memorial Day event. THE JAZZ CORNER thejazzcorner.com Named one of the top 100 great jazz rooms in the world by Downbeat magazine, The Jazz Corner offers jazz shows in a moody space accompanied by contemporary Southern food. HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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SoundWaves – Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra’s home

Lo cal authors, artists , gallery o w ners, m usicians, d a n cers, actors, histo rians and mo re — they all he lp create the island’s unique feel.

The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn’s Camelia Garden

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The cast of “A Chorus Line,” Photography by Gustavo Rattia

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The Arts Center features a SecondStage season with streamable productions. For shows, visit artshhi.com/ onstage

The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a professional showcase for both performing and visual arts, producing Broadway-caliber theater and presenting musical artists, concerts and dance. Also held are community festivals, education programs and outreach events. Productions for 2021 include the hilarious “Noises Off” (Feb. 2–21), 80s rock extravaganza “Rock of Ages” (April 28–May 23) and everyone’s favorite summer musical, “Mamma Mia!” (June 23–August 22). The Arts Center also has several world-class presenting acts throughout the year including Velocity Irish Dance (Feb. 26–27), Terminus Dance (April 1–2), Fleetwood Mac tribute band Rumours (May 28–29) and more. To see what’s next at the award-winning Arts Center, visit artshhi.com or call 843.842.ARTS. (Event dates subject to change.) F d artshhi HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Discover Your Creativity Explore your creative side at Art League Academy, run by local nonprofit Art League of Hilton Head. Whether you’re starting out or you’ve been making art for years, Art League Academy has a place for you. In-person and online classes and workshops are taught by professional art educators and nationally recognized guest instructors and are geared for all ages and skill levels, including true beginners. Listings change often and classes range from half-day to several weeks, with something sure to match your schedule and budget. Come be inspired. artleaguehhi.org 843.842.5738 F artleaguehiltonhead d artleaguehhi

Calling All Art Lovers Hilton Head Island has always captured the imagination with its stunning and inspirational vistas. Visit Art League of Hilton Head’s main gallery and pop-up locations and see how over 190 local member artists translate this beauty into the visual arts for you to enjoy and purchase. Exhibits change monthly and artist receptions are free and open to the public. In May, Art League of Hilton Head is hosting its 27th Biennale; it’s the longest running, national juried art exhibition in the area. The gallery is located inside the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, a central point for arts on the island. artleaguehhi.org • 843.681.5060 F artleaguehiltonhead d artleaguehhi

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From Script to Stage Lean Ensemble Theater, the Lowcountry’s home for conversation-based theater, celebrates the vibrancy of live performance. For 2021 Lean is offering a mix of virtual and live performances, including the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning “Doubt” and the regional premiere of the raucous comedy, “Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody.” leanensemble.org 843.715.6676 F d leanensembletheater

The Joy of Live Music Throughout most of 2020, the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra pivoted to virtual, offering weekly streams of live performances from its intimate performance venue, SoundWaves at Coligny. In 2021, the HHSO returns to in-person concerts of full orchestra (classical and pops): jazz, singer-songwriter, cabaret, a new Gullah Cultural Series and chamber music at SoundWaves, plus the BravoPiano! Festival, family programs and other offerings across the island and in Bluffton. Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 9” highlights a season filled with joy! Informative, never formal, invariably engaging and entertaining — the HHSO presents music that inspires. hhso.org • 843.842.2055 F hiltonheadsymphonyorchestra HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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SH O PPER’ S PA RADISE On Hilton Head Island, find one-of-a-kind apparel, art and epicurean delights. By Linda Lanier

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s one of the South’s premier shopping destinations, Hilton Head Island is the epitome of South Carolina’s refined style and culture. Peruse your favorite brands and discover local finds from a variety of high-end boutiques and unique specialty shops. With two dozen shopping villages across the island, you’re sure to find the Lowcountry’s famous flair, flavor and fashion for your home, your closet and your family.

FA R M F R E S H Visit these area farmers markets for fresh, local flavors and handmade goods. Farmers Market at Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn Tuesdays (seasonal), 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 843.689.6767

The Farmer’s Market at Sea Pines Center Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 843.686.3003

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Farmers Market of Bluffton Thursdays, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. farmersmarketbluffton.org

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S H O P LOCAL Inspired b y th e Lowcoun try, loca l a rtisa n s create se n sation a l souve n irs. By Lara Ivanitch

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S PA R T I N A 4 4 9 spartina449.com The Dune Suede Satchel in Portico Rose gracefully accompanies breezy days and refined evening fashions. Select yours at Spartina 449.

BLUFFTON GENERAL STORE blufftongeneralstore.com Stop by the Bluffton General Store to find an assortment of whimsical Lowcountry-themed gifts, home decor and local art.

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thebirdiejames.com Birdie James, which offers casually elegant women’s apparel, features locally based Selina King Jewelry. Each handcrafted piece accents the boutique’s blend of classic and modern styles.

GIFTED H I LT O N H E A D giftedhiltonhead.com Voted the island’s favorite gift shop eight years in a row, Gifted carries custom Hilton Head Island items and has top brands and high-quality gifts for every occasion.

CAMELLIA ART CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART GALLERY camelliaart.com Visit the gallery to select works by regional artists and beyond, such as the locally inspired “Silver Trunks” by Daly Smith.


Don’t forget to bring your reusable bags when shopping.

H I LT O N H E A D DISTILLERY hiltonheaddistillery.com This local distillery blends tradition with modern technology, creating handcrafted spirits for those who wish to indulge in the finest.

B R A N C H E S O F H I LT O N H E A D branchesdesigns.com Take time to explore the store’s ever-changing collection of vintage and repurposed home accents, jewelry and gifts created by local artisans.

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Shopping at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Located across from the entrance to Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina features the only Southern Tide Signature Store on Hilton Head Island as well as a variety of shops showcasing apparel, gifts, art, photography, a salt spa and much more. Take a photo with the King Neptune Statue — this larger-than-life bronze statue and working sundial is an iconic centerpiece. Plan your outing at sheltercovehiltonhead.com. 877.567.6506 F sheltercoveharbourmarina d palmettodunessc

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Lowcountry Chic Visit Spartina 449 and carry home a piece of the Lowcountry. This coastal chic lifestyle brand will woo you with the flip of a mermaid’s tail. Spartina’s signature style marries linen and leather with colorful patterns and distinct textures reminiscent of the natural beauty and rich history of Daufuskie Island. Discover locally designed handbags, accessories, jewelry, beach and resort items, casual apparel and more. Visit Spartina’s stores at either Shelter Cove Towne Centre in the heart of Hilton Head Island or in quaint Old Town Bluffton. spartina449.com • 843.342.7722 F d spartina449

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Welcome Style Treasure hunting for just the right wardrobe perk-up? So Sandra, in Hilton Head Island’s Park Plaza Shopping Center, is glad to help. Owner Sandra Ossie draws on more than 30 years of ladies’ retail experience. Shop to your heart’s content in the boutique’s friendly atmosphere. So Sandra carries resort and cruise wear, casual and after five looks, beach wedding, clothes for mother of the bride or groom and other styles in a range of sizes. Customer service is the top priority. Sandra and her associates love to pamper and have fun with clients — you’ll feel like you’re shopping with friends. sosandra.net • 843.686.4900 F so-sandra-a-unique-boutique

Head Downtown Long known as Hilton Head Island’s “downtown,” Coligny Plaza has been owned and operated by the Richardson family since 1955. Now home to more than 60 shops and restaurants, visitors and locals alike flock to this beachside spot for popular brands, delicious meals and monthly events. colignyplaza.com 843.842.6050 F d colignyplaza

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Shopping With a Purpose For a feel-good shopping experience, head to The Bargain Box. Hilton Head Island’s original thrift store has been offering not-so-hidden treasures since 1965. Visitors and locals alike value the ever-changing selection of donated goods and cheery volunteers. What’s more, 100 percent of the profits from donations to The Bargain Box goes back to Beaufort County charities; to date, the store has contributed nearly $15 million to the community. thebargainboxofhiltonhead.org 843.342.2469 F thebargainboxofhiltonhead

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What’s In Store SKULL CREEK DOCKSIDE SHIP STORE Skull Creek Dockside Ship Store is the place to get all of your favorite Lowcountry apparel and gifts. Located inside Skull Creek Dockside restaurant, the Ship Store is the perfect pre- or after- dinner stop. From clothing to candles to their signature sauces, pick up everything you need to remember your trip. Online ordering available. docksidehhi.com 843.785.3625 F docksidehhi d skullcreekdockside

C OA S TA L P R O V I S I O N S C O M PA N Y Peruse a range of retail goods featuring the signature Coastal Provisions Company brands as well as many Southern favorites. Whether it’s women’s or men’s clothing, accessories for your home, something cute for your pet, or a trinket to remember the island by, you’re sure to find it here. Live coastal every day, and always remember… it’s a way of life. Online ordering available. coastalprovisionsco.com • 843.341.3838 F coastalprovisionsco d coastalprovisions

SKULL CREEK GENERAL STORE The General Store has a variety of the best products the South has to offer. Discover products by YETI and Smathers & Branson, as well as Lowcountry Linens and Coastal Carolina Oyster knives. What trip to Skull Creek Boathouse would be complete without taking home one of their cool T-shirts? It’s a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, refreshing and unique to Hilton Head Island, with a little something for everyone. Online ordering available. skullcreekboathouse.com/shop • 843.681.3663 HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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hat does your dream wedding day look like? Maybe it’s an intimate beach ceremony for just the two of Find planning resources and tips, plus you. Or maybe you prefer a laid-back celebration honeymoon itineraries surrounded by your closest family and friends. No matter and more online: HiltonHeadIsland what kind of wedding you’re planning, Hilton Head Island is a Weddings.org stunning destination for an unforgettable day. The island is also a spectacular place to begin your new life together. With breathtaking natural beauty, world-class accommodations and amenities, award-winning dining, and so much for couples to see and do, the island is a haven for honeymooners. Stay active together on foot or on bikes, relax on the beach, or unwind in a spa. You can do it all during a Lowcountry honeymoon.

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Perfect Southern Charm Whether it’s the elegant mansion-style clubhouse or a beautifully landscaped outdoor garden, Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club exudes the perfect Southern charm for your big day. The Club’s dedication to attentive service and warm hospitality makes any wedding unforgettable. Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club can host all events surrounding your wedding, from a bridal shower and golf outing to the rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony and reception. hiltonheadgolf.net/weddings 843.681.1753 F hiltonheadweddings HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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Endless Possibilities Take advantage of the vivid natural beauty and unique Southern charm of Hilton Head Island. With locally inspired cuisine, award-winning services and breathtaking oceanfront venues like the Grand Ocean Terrace or Oceanfront Deck, the possibilities for your special day are truly endless at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. westinhhi.com • 843.681.4000 F westinhiltonhead d westinhhi

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Your Dream Beach Wedding There is just something about the beach vibe. A cool ocean breeze. The warm sand. A chilled cocktail in hand. And the belief that beach weddings should be, well, on the beach. From indoor venues with panoramic views of the beach, to our outdoor venues large, small and right on the beach, Beach House Hilton Head Island offers a variety of wedding venues on Hilton Head Island to make your “married on the beach” vision a reality. Beach House’s expert wedding planners can help plan a one-of-a-kind experience for you, your family and your friends. beachhousehhi.com/hilton-head-weddings • 843.785.5128

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PA L M E T T O D U N E S OCEANFRONT RESORT

Your Wedding Day Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort makes any Hilton Head Island dream wedding come true. The Resort’s events experts specialize in creating memorable, effortless celebrations, from intimate beachfront affairs to extravagant events at an oceanfront venue. Planners can arrange golf outings, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, receptions, even a honeymoon to enhance your celebration. Plan your special day at palmettodunesevents.com 877.567.6506 F palmettodunes d palmettodunessc

Say “I Do” Whether you need an intimate venue for a cocktail wedding reception or a casual spot for a bridal shower, Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort will make the moment magical. omnihiltonhead.com 843.842.8000 F d omnihiltonhead

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Planned to Perfection With a convenient location near the best beaches and golf courses in South Carolina, Palmera Inn and Suites at Park Lane is an ideal venue for gatherings on Hilton Head Island. The hotel offers the flexibility of providing your own caterer or using their in-house services. The newly renovated banquet facility can accommodate up to 150 guests for a joyous destination wedding or festive event. palmerainnandsuites.com 843.686.5700 F palmerainn

A Special Day Your dream wedding awaits by the sea at the Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa. Choose from inspiring spaces and creative menus, with expertise from the resort’s exceptional event planners and catering teams. Tie the knot at the lush Bullhead Lawn and Deck or the spacious oceanfront Basshead Deck. With an ideal Palmetto Dunes location, plus more than 500 comfortable guest rooms and 30 elegant suites, you and your wedding party and guests can celebrate a relaxing, stress-free weekend. marriotthiltonheadresort.com • 843.686.8400 d marriottresorthhi

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or centuries, salty ocean air has been a treatment for the mind and body. Hilton Head Island is the perfect place for self-renewal and rejuvenation. A plethora of day spas and full-service resort facilities pampers guests from head to toe with facials, massages, body wraps and mani-pedis. And if it’s the soul that needs pampering? Try taking an early-morning walk to catch the sunrise, kayaking through quiet marshlands or an evening stroll with the hum of cicadas as the only background sound. It’s good for the mind, body and soul.

Paradise Found Indulge and truly relax on your next vacation. At the Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa, the 10,000-square-foot Spa Soleil, with 16 European-style treatment rooms, provides a tranquil retreat. Luxuriate with a variety of treatment packages, including massages, facials and body scrubs. Services for men, couples and kids are also available. marriotthiltonheadresort.com 843.686.8400 d marriottresorthhi

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PLAN your MOVE See you soon Ready to plan your relocation? For more helpful info, visit HiltonHeadIsland.org/real-estate.

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f you’ve ever found yourself at the end of your vacation on Hilton Head Island, full of dread at the thought of leaving, you’re not alone. In fact, it’s this very thing that has turned some island visitors into island residents. “People want open space, a backyard, the ability to go outside,” says Cindy Creamer, a realtor with Dunes Real Estate. “They want to go to the beach!” Two of Creamer’s recent clients were lifelong visitors who decided to establish a deeper connection to Hilton Head Island. Dan O’Neal, from Dallas, Texas, first visited the island in the 1970s when his parents had a condo in Sea Pines. He started vacationing here again a few years ago and rediscovered his love for the area. During 2020, O’Neal decided to relocate to Hilton Head Island and continue to run his businesses from afar. “I ended Dan O’Neal with up staying granddaughter here for six months,” he recalls. “I decided this was the place where I wanted to retire. I love spending the majority of my time here. My fiancé, Kirsten, comes to visit every other week. I considered retiring to Colorado, California or Northern Michigan, but

Hilton Head Island is a place that has everything. I can go to the beach, ride my bike, and get on my boat all in the same day. You can even throw a round of golf into that mix.” Matt and Remy Kenney, from Louisville, Kentucky, also were lifelong visitors who are in the process of building their dream home on the island. Remy’s family had been visiting Hilton Head Island since she was eight years old. Growing up with fond memories of her time here, she and Matt began looking for a second home to rent out and use occasionally for their young family. “As we kept going down to Hilton Head Island, we fell in love with the area,” says Matt. “We love the Lowcountry in general, and were drawn to Hilton Head Island.” Matt’s job allows him to work anywhere, and with two young daughters who haven’t started elementary school yet, they decided 2020 was the perfect time to make a move. “Our kids love the beach,” says Matt. “There’s so much more for them to do

here. We can hop on a paddleboard on Broad Creek five minutes away from our house. We can fish on the beach. The outdoor activities are the most appealing to us about Lowcountry life. We can spend the entire Matt and Remy Kenney day on with their daughters the beach without the girls asking for their iPads. There’s so much more for us to do as a family here.” O’Neal has enjoyed settling into his new Lowcountry lifestyle, too. His favorite local spots include the Sea Pines Beach Club, Nunzio’s Restaurant + Bar and Links, an American Grill. Biking the island’s pathways and exploring Islander’s Beach are his favorite pastimes. You can’t compare the hustle and bustle of Dallas with the relaxation and chill of the island. My heart rate drops 10 beats whenever I cross that bridge.”

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Beautiful Beaufort Living Discover one of Beaufort County’s hidden gems in Dataw Island. This gated lifestyle community is located just outside of Historic Beaufort, away from it all yet close to everything. Dataw Island residents embrace an active Lowcountry lifestyle. This way of life is enhanced by two 18-hole golf courses by Tom Fazio and Arthur Hills, Har-Tru tennis courts (one of four private clubs designated by the USTA as an “Outstanding Tennis Facility”), championship croquet lawns and indoor and outdoor pools, as well as a kayak launch, bocce courts, art studio, a free library and a full-service marina. The island’s natural beauty is immaculately conserved in this master-planned community, where residents enjoy breathtaking views from around every corner. Home options range from one-story living to deepwater access and a private dock. Open daily; stop by to see Dataw Island for yourself. dataw.com • 843.838.3838 F datawisland

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Coastal Sunsets Await With more than 20 years combined real estate experience, brokers Mary Ellen Jackson and Sarah Mitten of Palmetto Coastal Real Estate are dedicated to giving each buyer or seller the ultimate in professional, ethical representation. With every client they pledge to market or search properties with only the most up-to-date marketing technology and individual requirements. That means for a pre-search prioritizing requirements wishlist for buyers, and a free home evaluation/pre-marketing checklist for sellers, plus home staging guidance for maximum appeal. Find out why so many clients have valued Mary Ellen Jackson and Sarah Mitten’s real estate knowledge and personalized service. palmettocoastalrealestate.com • 843.707.2540 F sarahmittenbroker HILTO NHE AD I SLAN D.ORG •

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ith dog-friendly hotels and restaurants, Hilton Head Island is the perfect destination for the whole family — four-legged members included. In fact, the island recently ranked as a top dog-friendly destination in a “Best Places to Visit With Your Dog” report. We asked you to share your best furry-friend pics and here are a few of our favorites. Connect with us on Instagram @VisitHiltonHead.

@hudsoninthehood Hilton Head Island #beachhairdontcare #beachlife

@minitheminiaussie Hilton Head Island TODAY I TURN 3 YEARS OLD!!! I have learned many things in my years.

@obie.doodle Hilton Head Island Vacation’s over, it’s Monday...

@gibson_da_frenchie Harbour Town Marina We’re live! Follow this insta to keep up to date with me running in fields or licking random pieces of furniture or for any of my other adventures!

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@wvmodernfarmhouse Daufuskie Island Freedom!!! #yorkipoo #daufuskieisland #daufuskie

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When you’re on the beach, keep your dog on a leash so they don't chase the shorebirds. When birds are forced to fly, they waste a lot of energy — muchneeded when it's time to migrate, survive the winter and nest.

During peak summer months, invite your b e s t i e t o jo i n y o u fo r a m o r n i n g wa l k o r t o s h a re t h e s u n s e t — b e a c h e s a re d o g-f re e b e t w e e n 10 a . m . a n d 5 p. m . I f y o u’ re l o o k i n g fo r a d a y t i m e a d ve n t u re , v i s i t t h e d o g p a rk a t C h a p l i n C o m m u n i t y Pa rk , o r t a k e a d va n t a g e o f t h e i s l a n d’s m i l e s o f l e i s u re p a t h wa y s .

Dogs Well-Loved Experience a complete rethinking of dog grooming! Dog People has decades of experience and understands that dogs are first and foremost every time. They aren’t happy unless your dog leaves happy. Can’t come to them? Dog People offers mobile grooming services, plus boarding, daycare and supplies. dogpeople.dog • 843.341.3322 F dogpeople HILTO NHE ADI SLAN D.ORG •

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Palmera Inn and Suites palmerainnandsuites.com 843.686.5700 Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort palmettodunes.com 843.785.1138 Red Roof Inn & Suites Hilton Head Island redroof.com 843.686.6808 Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island sonesta.com/hiltonhead 843.842.2400 South Beach Inn & Vacation Rentals sbinn.com 843.671.6498 The Inn & Club at Harbour Town seapines.com 843.363.8100 The Sea Pines Resort seapines.com 843.785.3333 The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa westinhiltonheadisland.com 843.681.4000 A C C O M M O D AT I O N S | O T H E R A C C O M M O D AT I O N S Best Western Ocean Breeze Inn 843.715.4116 Candlewood Suites Bluffton-Hilton Head 843.705.9600 Comfort Suites Hilton Head Island Area 520.257.3100 Days Inn Hilton Head 843.842.4800 Hampton Inn & Suites Bluffton 843.705.9000 Grand Hilton Head Inn 843.842.3100 Okatie Hilton Head Hotel 843.705.2300 Simple Rewards Inn 843.681.3655 SpringHill Suites by Marriott Hilton Head 843.802.8200 A C C O M M O D AT I O N S | VA C AT I O N O W N E R S H I P Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort hiltonhead.disney.go.com Marriott Vacation Club vacationclub.com Marriott’s Grande Ocean marriott.com/hotels/travel/ hhhvi-marriotts-grande-ocean Ocean Oak Resort by Hilton Grand Vacations hilton.com/en/hotels/hhhgvgv-oceanoak-resort-by-hilton-grand-vacations RMC Resort Management hiltonheadusa.com A D V E N T U R E PA R K S Aerial Adventure Hilton Head ziplinehiltonhead.com Zipline Hilton Head ziplinehiltonhead.com

AIRPORTS | A I R C R A F T S E RV I C E S Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) savannahairport.com Hilton Head Island Airport (HHH) hiltonheadairport.com Hilton Head Helicopter Tours flyHHI.com Signature Flight Support Hilton Head Island signatureflight.com ART GALLERIES & STUDIOS Art League of Hilton Head Gallery artleaguehhi.org Arts Center of Coastal Carolina artshhi.com Camellia Art camelliaart.com FASTFRAME #326 fastframe.com Flip ‘n’ Flop Adventures flipnflopadventures.com Gullah Sweetgrass Basket Creations gullahbasketsbymichaelsmalls.com Jacob Preston Pottery jacobprestonpottery.com Red Piano Art Gallery redpianoartgallery.com Richard & Christina Jones Wood Work 803.679.3693 Smith Galleries, Inc. smithgalleries.com Society of Bluffton Artists sobagallery.com The Iron Fish Gallery ironfishart.com Vivid Gallery vividartgallery.net ARTS & CRAFTS Art Cafe artcafehhi.com Art League of Hilton Head Academy artleaguehhi.org/academy BO ART Inc. boarthhi.com Flip ‘n’ Flop Adventures flipnflopadventures.com IDEA Studio scartstudio.com A R T S & C U LT U R A L AC T I V I T I E S Art League of Hilton Head Gallery artleaguehhi.org Arts & Cultural Council of Hilton Head hiltonheadartsdaily.org Arts Center of Coastal Carolina artshhi.com Bloody Point Lighthouse Museum (on Daufuskie Island) daufuskiedifference.com Bluffton Public Library beaufortcountylibrary.org BO ART Inc. boarthhi.com Celebrate Bluffton, Inc. celebratebluffton.com


Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn coastaldiscovery.org Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation daufuskiemuseum.org Daufuskie Marsh Tacky Society daufuskiemarshtackysociety.org Gullah Heritage Trail Tours gullaheritage.com Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island gullahmuseumhhi.org Heritage Library Foundation Inc. heritagelib.org Heyward House Museum & Welcome Center/BHF heywardhouse.org Hilton Head Choral Society hiltonheadchoralsociety.org Hilton Head Dance School/Theatre hiltonheaddance.com Hilton Head History Tours hiltonheadhistorytours.com Hilton Head Public Library beaufortcountylibrary.org/ hilton-head-branch Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra hhso.org Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival blufftonartsandseafoodfestival.com Italian American Club Hilton Head iachh.org Lean Ensemble Theater leanensemble.org Legacy History Tours hiltonheadhistorytours.com Low Country Oyster Trail Fund lowcountryoystertrail.org Main Street Youth Theatre msyt.org May River Theatre Co., Inc. mayrivertheatre.com Mitchelville Preservation Project exploremitchelville.org Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage morrisheritagecenter.org National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force mightyeighth.org Native Island Business & Community Affairs Association gullahcelebration.com Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Savannah outsidesav.com Port Royal Sound Foundation portroyalsoundfoundation.org Savannah Music Festival, Inc. savannahmusicfestival.org Silver Dew Winery (Daufuskie Island) enjoydaufuskie.com Society of Bluffton Artists sobagallery.com Telfair Museums telfair.org AU T O M O B I L E R E N TA L S Avis/Budget Car Rental of Hilton Head budget.com Enterprise Rent-A-Car enterprise.com

BAKERIES Duck Donuts duckdonuts.com Harris Teeter Main Street Village harristeeter.com Harris Teeter Park Plaza harristeeter.com Hilton Head Social Bakery hiltonheadsocialbakery.com Kroger - #703 Buckwalter kroger.com Kroger Grocery Store Bluffton kroger.com Kroger Grocery Store #671 Hilton Head kroger.com Publix #0473 publix.com Publix #0700 publix.com Publix #845 publix.com Publix #1205 publix.com Publix Aprons Event Planning Publix #473 843.689.7333 Sprout Mama Breads sproutmomma.com The Cottage thecottagebluffton.com The G-Free Spot Bakery thegfreespot.com Whole Foods Market wholefoods.com B E AC H E QU I P M E N T R E N TA L S Hilton Head Outfitters hiltonheadoutfitters.com LowSea Bike Beach & Baby Rental Inc. hiltonheadbikerental.com Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Shore Beach Service shorebeach.com Vacation Comfort Rentals comfyrentals.com B E AU T Y S A L O N S & S E R V I C E S Arbonne International christypoole.arbonne.com Arum Spa sonesta.com/hiltonheadisland Bluffton Bronze blufftonbronze.com Coco Coiffure Salon cococoiffuresalon.com Continuum Advanced Aesthetics continuumadvancedaesthetics.com FACES DaySpa facesdayspa.com FACES Lash Studio faceslashstudio.com Hair Designs by Linda 843.684.0313 Heavenly Spa by Westin westinhiltonheadspa.com Hilton Head Health hhhealth.com LUX~A Medical Spa luxhhi.com Ocean Tides Spa omnihotels.com/hotels/hilton-head/spa Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy restore.com/locations/hilton-head-sc Rhonda Smith at Nerium International dreamwithrhonda.com

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Island Head Parasailing islandheadwatersports.com Island Skiff Adventure Tours islandskifftours.com Island Time Charters islandtimechartershhi.com Island Water Sports islandwatersportshhi.com Kayak Hilton Head and Dolphin Discoveries Boat Tours kayakhiltonhead.com May River Excursions mayriverexcursions.com Mermaid of Hilton Head mermaidofhiltonhead.com Off The Hook Fishing Charters offthehookcharters.com Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Outside Savannah outsidesav.com Papa Bear Charters papabearcharters.com Pirates HHI pirateshhi.com Pirates of Hilton Head piratesofhiltonhead.com Savannah Riverboat Cruises savannahriverboat.com Sea Monkeys Watersports seamonkeyshhi.com SEAnic Paddle Co. seanicpaddle.com Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina sheltercovehiltonhead.com Spirit of Harbour Town vagabondcruise.com The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department seapines.com/resort_activities Vagabond Cruise vagabondcruise.com C AT E R E R S Annie O’s Kitchen annieohhi.com Bess‘ Delicatessen & Catering bessdeli.com Black Marlin Bayside Grill blackmarlinhhi.com Bluffton Family Seafood House blufftonoyster.com Bluffton Oyster Company blufftonoyster.com Chef Lynn Michelle 843.422.5480 Country Club of Hilton Head hiltonheadclub.com CRAB: Coastal Restaurants and Bars hiltonheadcrab.com Dunes Catering & Events palmettodunes.com/catering-andevents.com Frankie Bones Bluffton frankiebones.com Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge frankieboneshhi.com Honey Baked Ham Co. and Cafe honeybakedham.com Jim N Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q jimnnicks.com Lucy Bell’s Café (Daufuskie Island) restaurantji.com/sc/daufuskie-island/ lucy-bells-/

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BUSINESS DIRECTORY Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort omnihotels.com/hiltonhead One Hot Mama’s American Grille onehotmamas.com One Hot Mama’s American Grille Bluffton onehotmamas.com Port Royal Clubhouse portroyalgolfclub.com Poseidon poseidonhhi.com Roy’s Place Cafe & Catering roysplacehhi.com SERG Restaurant Group serggroup.com Signature Catering & Events by SERG signaturecateringhhi.com Skull Creek Boathouse skullcreekboathouse.com Skull Creek Dockside docksidehhi.com Sunset Landing Pavilion at Skull Creek Boathouse skullcreekboathouse.com/ private-dining The Sea Pines Resort seapines.com The Smokehouse smokehousehhi.com WiseGuys wiseguyshhi.com C H I L D C A R E & DAYC A R E S E RV I C E S BrightStar brightstarcare.com Comfort Keepers bluffton340.comfortkeepers.com Companions, Nurses & Nannies/ Health Services cnn-hhi.com Hilton Head Nannies & Companions hiltonheadnannies.com Little Steps Daycare and Preschool littlestepsblufftonsc.com Programs for Exceptional People (PEP) pephhi.org Synergy HomeCare of the Lowcountry synergylowcountry.com The Children’s Center, Inc. thechildrenscentersc.org C H I L D R E N & FA M I LY AC T I V I T I E S Adventure Center HHI adventurehhi.com Adventure Cove adventurecove.com Aerial Adventures Hilton Head ziplinehiltonhead.com Art Cafe artcafehhi.com Art League of Hilton Head Academy artleaguehhi.org/academy Art League of Hilton Head Gallery artleaguehhi.org Arts & Cultural Council of Hilton Head hiltonheadartsdaily.org Arts Center of Coastal Carolina artshhi.com Beach Play Company beachplaycompany.com

Cinemark Bluffton 12 cinemark.com/south-carolina/ cinemark-bluffton Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn coastaldiscovery.org Coligny Plaza colignyplaza.com/events Daufuskie Island Trail Rides daufuskietrailrides.com Drifter Excursions, Inc. hiltonheadboattours.com Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island gullahmuseumhhi.org Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum & Shop harbourtownlighthouse.com Harbourfest at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina sheltercoveharbourfest.com Heyward House Historic Center/ BHPS heywardhouse.org HHI Escape hhiescape.com Hilton Head Helicopter Tours flyHHI.com Hilton Head Island Recreation Association islandreccenter.org Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest hiltonheadseafoodfestival.com Hilton Head Outfitters hiltonheadoutfitters.com IDEA Studio scartstudio.com Island Explorer/Dolphin Nature Tours dolphintourshiltonhead.com Lean Ensemble Theater leanensemble.org Legendary Golf legendarygolfhhi.com Magic of Gary Maurer maurermagic.com Main Street Youth Theatre msyt.org Mermaid of Hilton Head mermaidofhiltonhead.com National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force mightyeighth.org Outside Hilton Head, outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Outside Savannah outsidesav.com Palmetto Axes palmettoaxes.com Pirates HHI pirateshhi.com Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf piratesislandgolf.com Pirates of Hilton Head piratesofhiltonhead.com Port Royal Sound Foundation portroyalsoundfoundation.org Savannah Music Festival Savannahmusicfestival.org Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina sheltercovehiltonhead.com The Salty Dog Cafe saltydog.com

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The Sandbox: An Interactive Children’s Museum thesandbox.org The Sea Pines Resort seapines.com Town of Hilton Head Island / Public Parks hiltonheadislandsc.gov/ourisland/parks ZipLine & Aerial Adventures Hilton Head ziplinehiltonhead.com C H U RC H E S Central Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church cogbaptistchurch.org Church of the Palms - United Methodist palmsumc.org Congregation Beth Yam bethyam.org First Baptist Church of Hilton Head fbchhi.org First Presbyterian Church fpchhi.org Grace Community Church gracehhi.org Hilton Head Island Community Church hiltonheadislandcc.org LowCountry Community Church lowcountrycc.org Providence Presbyterian Church providencehhi.org Queen Chapel AME Church queenchapelame.com COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES Culinary Institute of the South tcl.edu Georgia Tech Savannah pe.gatech.edu/savannah Technical College of the Lowcountry tcl.edu Technical College of the LowcountryNew River Campus tcl.edu University of South Carolina Beaufort Hilton Head Gateway Campus uscb.edu University of South Carolina Beaufort-Historic Beaufort campus uscb.edu USCB Hilton Head Island Hospitality Management Campus uscb.edu/hhicampus D I N I N G | R E S TAU R A N T S , CAFES & BARS A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant hhbackyard.com Alexander’s Restaurant & Wine Bar alexandersrestaurant.com Alfred’s Restaurant alfredshhi.com Annie O’s Kitchen annieohhi.com Aunt Chilada’s auntchiladashhi.com Backwater Bill’s Grill hamptonlake.com Bad Biscuit bad-biscuit.com Bayley’s Bar and Terrace sonesta.com/hiltonhead

Bess‘ Delicatessen & Catering bessdeliandcatering.com Big Bamboo bigbamboocafe.com Big Jim’s BBQ, Burgers & Pizza palmettodunes.com/dining/ big-jims-restaurant Bistro 17 843.785.5517 Black Marlin Bayside Grill blackmarlinhhi.com Blue marriott.com/hhhgr Blue Laguna Grill facebook.com/bluelagunagrill Bluffton Family Seafood House blufftonoyster.com Brickyard Pub hiltonheadgolf.net/dining Buffalo Wild Wings buffalowildwings.com Buffalo’s montagehotels.com/palmettobluff/ dining Captain Woody’s Bar & Grill Bluffton captainwoodys.com Captain Woody’s Bar & Grill Hilton Head Island captainwoodys.com Carolina Coffee & Crumbs carolinacoffeehhi.com Carolina Crab Company carolinacrabco.com Casablanca Mediterranean Grill casablancahhi.com Catch 22 catch22hhi.com Charbar Co. charbarhhi.com Charlie’s L‘etoile Verte, Inc. charliesgreenstar.com Chez Georges Bistro & Bar chezgeorgeshhi.com Chicken Salad Chick chickensaladchick.com Chow Daddy’s chowdaddys.com Chow Daddy’s Bluffton chowdaddys.com Chronic Golf mychronicgolf.com Coast, Oceanfront Dining seapines.com/dining Comedy Magic Cabaret comedymagiccabaret.com Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse cowboybraziliansteakhouse.com CRAB: Coastal Restaurants and Bars hiltonheadcrab.com Crane’s Tavern & Steakhouse Restaurant, cranestavern.com Crazy Crab Jarvis Creek thecrazycrab.com Crazy Crab Harbour Town thecrazycrab.com Daufuskie Difference daufuskiedifference.com Duck Donuts duckdonuts.com ELA‘S on the Water elasgrille.com Express Restaurant Delivery hiltonheaddelivers.com Farm farmbluffton.com Max Pour House maxpourhouse.com


Fiesta Fresh Mexican Grill-North fiestafreshmexicangrill.com FISH Seafood & Raw Bar gofishhhi.com Fishcamp on Broad Creek fishcamphhi.com Fore & Aft montagehotels.com/palmettobluff/ dining Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge - Bluffton frankieboneshhi.com Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge frankieboneshhi.com Fraser’s Tavern frasertavern.com Giuseppi’s Pizza & Pasta - Bluffton giuseppispizza.com Giuseppi’s Pizza and Pasta giuseppispizza.com Harbour Town Bakery & Cafe seapines.com/dining Harbourside Burgers & Brews seapines.com/dining Harris Teeter - Main Street Village harristeeter.com Harris Teeter - Park Plaza harristeeter.com Healthy Habit healthyhabithhi.com Heyward’s Restaurant sonesta.com/hiltonhead HH Prime omnihotels.com/hiltonhead HHI Carolina Shag Club Dancing hiltonheadshagclub.com High Tide Rooftop Bar marriott.com/hotels/travel/hhhcycourtyard-hilton-head-island Hilton Head Diner hiltonheaddiner.com Hilton Head Ice Cream, Inc. hiltonheadicecreamshop.com Hilton Head Night Out hiltonheadnightout.com Hilton Head Social Bakery hiltonheadsocialbakery.com Holy Tequila holytequila.com Honey Baked Ham Co. and Cafe honeybakedham.com Hudson’s Seafood House On The Docks hudsonsonthedocks.com Ingredients westinhiltonheadisland.com Island Bagel Company islandbagelanddeli.com Island Fudge Shoppe islandfudge.com It’s Greek to Me itsgreektomehhi.com Jane Bistro & Bar janehhi.com Java Burrito Company javaburritoco.com Jim N Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q jimnnicks.com Kilwins at Shelter Cove Towne Centre kilwins.com/hiltonhead-sheltercove Kroger - #703 Buckwalter kroger.com Kroger Grocery Store Bluffton kroger.com Kroger Grocery Store #671 Hilton Head kroger.com

Links, an American Grill linksamericangrill.com Local Pie localpie.com lot 9 brewing co. lot9brew.com Lucky Rooster Kitchen & Bar luckyroosterhhi.com Lucy Bell’s Café (Daufuskie Island) restaurantji.com/sc/daufuskie-island/ lucy-bells Marleys Shrimp & Burger “Shack” hiltonheadshack.com Michael Anthony’s michael-anthonys.com MidiCi Italian Kitchen mymidici.com Munchies Gr8 Bites gr8biteshhi.business.site New York City Pizza ilovenycp.com Nick‘s Steak & Seafood nickssteakandseafood.com Nunzio Restaurant + Bar nunziohhi.com Ocean Lounge coastoceanfrontdining.com Oceans westinhiltonheadisland.com Octagon montagehotels.com/palmettobluff/ dining Old Daufuskie Crab Company daufuskiedifference.com Old Oyster Factory oldoysterfactory.com Olive & Fig Mediterranean Kitchen olive-fig-mediterranean-kitchen. business.site OMBRA Cucina Italiana ombrahhi.com One Hot Mama’s American Grille onehotmamas.com One Hot Mama’s American Grille Bluffton onehotmamas.com Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe palmettobaysunrisecafe.com Palmetto Dunes General Store palmettodunesgeneralstore.com Palmetto Market omnihotels.com/hiltonhead Papa John’s Pizza Bluffton papajohns.com Papa John’s Pizza Hilton Head Island papajohns.com Philly’s Cafe & Deli orderphillyscafe.com Pizza Co. yourpizzaco.com Pizza Hut - Bluffton pizzahut.com Pizza Hut - Fresh Market Shoppes pizzahut.com POPS of Hilton Head Island popsofhhi.com Porter & Pig porter-pig.com Poseidon poseidonhhi.com Publix at Festival Centre 843.689.9977 Publix at Island Crossing 843.842.2632 Publix - Bluffton Commons at Belfair 843.706.3049

Publix at Buckwalter Place 843.815.6430 Red Fish redfishofhiltonhead.com Red Stripes Caribbean Cuisine & Lounge Bluffton redstripescaribbean.com Red Stripes Caribbean Cuisine & Lounge Hilton Head Island redstripescaribbean.com Reilley’s Grill and Bar reilleyshiltonhead.com Reilley’s North End Pub reilleyshiltonhead.com River Dog Brewing Co. riverdogbrewing.com Robber’s Row Grille hiltonheadgolf.net/dining Rockfish Seafood & Steaks @ Bomboras rockfishhhi.com Roy’s Place Cafe & Catering roysplacehhi.com Ruby Lee’s South rubylees.com Sam’s Club samsclub.com Santa Fe Cafe santafehhi.com Sea Grass Grille seagrassgrille.com Sea Shack sites.google.com/view/theseashack Seacrest Terrace and Patio sonesta.com/hiltonhead SERG Restaurant Group serggroup.com Skillets Cafe & Grill skilletscafe.com Skull Creek Boathouse skullcreekboathouse.com Skull Creek Dockside docksidehhi.com Slapfish slapfishrestaurant.com Southern Barrel Brewing Co. southernbarrelbrewingco.com Sprout Momma Breads sproutmomma.com Stacks Pancakes stackshh.com Stellini Italian Restaurant stellinihhi.com Street Meet The American Tavern streetmeethhi.com Subway, Main Street Village subway.com Sunset Landing Pavilion at Skull Creek Boathouse skullcreekboathouse.com Super Baked Pizza and Wings superbakedhiltonhead.com Surfside Market seapines.com/dining Sweet Frog of Hilton Head facebook.com/sweetfroghhi The Bluffton Room theblufftonroom.com The Cafe marriott.com/hhhgr The Carolina Room westinhiltonheadisland.com The Corner Perk Cafe cornerperk.com The Cottage thecottagebluffton.com The G-Free Spot, Inc. thegfreespot.com

The Hickory Tavern thehickorytavern.com The Jazz Corner thejazzcorner.com The Juice Hive thejuicehivebluffton.com The Other Sister’s Wine Bar toswinebar.com The Pearl Kitchen & Bar thepearlbluffton.com The Porch Southern Kitchen & Bar beachhousehhi.com The Quarterdeck Restaurant & Lounge seapines.com/dining The Roasting Room roastingroomlounge.com The Rooftop Bar at Poseidon therooftophhi.com The Salty Dog Cafe saltydog.com The Sandbar Beach Eats sandbarhhi.com The Studio studiodining.com The Whiskey Room whiskeyroomhhi.com Tiki Hut tikihuthhi.com Tio’s Latin American Kitchen tioshhi.com TJ’s Take & Bake Pizza tjstakeandbakepizza.com Truffles Cafe - Belfair trufflescafe.com Truffles Market & Cafe trufflescafe.com Up the Creek Pub & Grill upthecreekpubandgrill.com View 32 westinhiltonheadisland.com Whole Foods Market wholefoods.com Wild Wing Cafe wildwingcafe.com WiseGuys wiseguyshhi.com World of Beer Tavern worldofbeerusa.com XO Sports & Spirits omnihotels.com/hotels/hilton-head E N T E R TA I N E R S Crush Entertainment crushisland.com East Coast Entertainment eastcoastentertainment.com/ sc_hilton_head Equinox Entertainment equinox-entertainment.com Hilton Head Entertainment hiltonheadentertainment.com Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra hhso.org Lavon Stevens lavonstevens.com Lowcountry Speaker Series lowcountryspeakerseries.com Magic of Gary Maurer maurermagic.com E V E N T R E N TA L S Amazing Event Rentals amazingeventrentals.com Audio Video Solutions LLC avshhi.com Meeting Dynamics, Inc. meetingdynamics.com

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BUSINESS DIRECTORY Ranco Tents rancotents.com Royal Restrooms royalrestrooms.com Show Services, Inc. showservicesinc.com Sperry Tents Southeast sperrytentssoutheast.com FISHING CHARTERS Always Angling Charters alwaysanglingcharter.com Aqua Sports-Sea Wolf Charters seawolfcharter.com Capt. Hook Party Fishing Boat captainhookhiltonhead.com Destinations DMC destinationsdmc.com Drifter Excursions, Inc. hiltonheadboattours.com Gale Warning Private Fishing Charters captainhookhiltonhead.com/ private-fishing-charters Hilton Head Fishing Charters Tailhunter hiltonheadfishingcharters.fish Hilton Head Outfitters hiltonheadoutfitters.com May River Excursions mayriverexcursions.com Off The Hook Fishing Charters offthehookcharters.com Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Outside Savannah outsidesav.com Papa Bear Charters papabearcharters.com Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina sheltercovehiltonhead.com/ fishing-charters FISHING SUPPLIES Hilton Head Outfitters, hiltonheadoutfitters.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Palmetto Dunes General Store palmettodunesgeneralstore.com Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina sheltercovehiltonhead.com Walmart Supercenter Bluffton walmart.com/store/6395 Walmart Supercenter Hilton Head walmart.com/store/728 FLORISTS Berkeley Flowers and Gifts berkeleyflowers.net Branches branchesdesigns.com Flowers by Sue flowersbysue.com GIFT BASKETS Aunt Laurie’s auntlauries.com Dream Boutique facebook.com/liveyourdreamboutique

Gullah Sweetgrass Basket Creations gullahbasketsbymichaelsmalls.com Hazel Dean’s hazeldeans.com Island Fudge Shoppe islandfudge.com Nourish nourishsavannah.com Sweetgrass Baskets 843.884.1108 G O L F PA C K A G E S & R E S E RVAT I O N S S E R V I C E S Country Club of Hilton Head clubcorp.com/Clubs/ Country-Club-of-Hilton-Head Hilton Head Discount Golf hiltonheaddiscountgolf.com Hilton Head Golf Vacations hhigolfvacations.com Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort palmettodunes.com Sunset Rentals, Inc. sunsetrentals.com The Heritage Golf Collection hiltonheadgolf.net The Sea Pines Resort seapines.com GOLF SCHOOLS & I N S T RU C T I O N S Chronic Golf mychronicgolf.com DrivinForeU drivinforeu.net International Junior Golf Academy ijga.com Old South Golf Links oldsouthgolf.com Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy palmettodunes.com/golf The Golf Learning Center at The Sea Pines Resort seapines.com/golf H E A LT H & F I T N E S S Active Life Hilton Head activelifehh.com Bikram Hot Yoga bikramhh.com Coastal Carolina CBD & Wellness cbdstorebluffton.com CycleBar hiltonhead.cyclebar.com Discover Specific Chiropractic specificchiropractic.com FMS Running fmsrunning.com Fraum Center for Restorative Health fraumchiropracticofhiltonhead.com Hilton Head Health hhhealth.com Hilton Head Island Recreation Association islandreccenter.org Island Nutrition 843-298-3169 Island Yoga hhislandyoga.com Lava 24 Fitness & Lava Physical Therapy lava24.com Matador Core Performance matadorcore.com Orangetheory Fitness Hilton Head hilton-head.orangetheoryfitness.com

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Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Outside Savannah outsidesav.com Peak Performance Fitness Center hhi.fitness.com Powerhouse Gym Family Fitness powerhousegymhhisc.com Pulseology Health and Wellness pulseology.biz Pure Salt Studios - Hilton Head Island puresaltstudios.com Pure Salt Studios, Inc. puresaltstudios.com Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy restore.com/locations/hilton-head-sc Revive PEMF revivepemf.com Row House therowhouse.com/location/hilton-head Stretchzone stretchzone.com The Juice Hive, LLC thejuicehive.com Your CBD Store cbdrx4u.com H O R S E BAC K R I D I NG Daufuskie Island Trail Rides daufuskietrailrides.com K AYA K I N G H2O Sports h2osports.com Hilton Head Outfitters hiltonheadoutfitters.com Island Water Sports islandwatersportshhi.com Kayak Hilton Head and Dolphin Discoveries Boat Tours kayakhiltonhead.com Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Outside Savannah outsidesav.com Sea Monkeys Watersports seamonkeyshhi.com Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina sheltercovehiltonhead.com Tour Daufuskie tourdaufuskie.com M A R I NA S Broad Creek Marina broadcreekmarinahh.com Freeport Marina (Daufuskie Island) daufuskiedifference.com Harbour Town Yacht Basin harbourtownyachtbasin.com Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina palmettodunes.com/shelter-cove Skull Creek Marina theskullcreekmarina.com South Beach Marina sbinn.com Windmill Harbour Marina windmillharbourmarina.org MEDICAL CENTERS, H O S P I TA L S & U R G E N T C A R E CENTERS Beaufort Memorial Bluffton Medical Services bmhsc.org

Beaufort Memorial Hospital bmhsc.org Coastal Carolina Hospital coastalhospital.com Global Family Medicine globalfamilymed.com Hilton Head Regional Healthcare - Hilton Head Hospital hiltonheadregional.com Main Street Medical hiltonheadurgentcare.org North Island Medical northislandmedical.com Palmetto Medical Group palmettomedicalgrp.com Sea Pines Circle Immediate Care seapinescircleimmediatecare.com St. Joseph’s/Candler Immediate CareBluffton getimmediatecare.com St. Joseph’s/Candler Medical GroupBluffton sjchs.org Tidewatch Emergency Department hiltonheadregional.com M I N I AT U R E G O L F Adventure Cove adventurecove.com Legendary Golf legendarygolfhhi.com Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf piratesislandgolf.com MUSEUMS Bloody Point Lighthouse Museum (on Daufuskie Island) daufuskiedifference.com Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn coastaldiscovery.org Daufuskie Difference daufuskiedifference.com Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island gullahmuseumhhi.org Harbour Lighthouse Museum & Shop harbourtownlighthouse.com Heyward House Museum & Welcome Center/BHF heywardhouse.org Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage morrisheritagecenter.org National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force mightyeighth.org Port Royal Sound Foundation portroyalsoundfoundation.org Telfair Museums telfair.org The Sandbox: An Interactive Children’s Museum thesandbox.org N AT U R E P R E S E RV E S Audubon-Newhall Preserve hiltonheadaudubon.org/ audubon-newhall-preserve Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge fws.gov/refuge/pinckney_island Sea Pines Forest Preserve seapines.com


P E T B OA R D I NG , G RO O M I NG & S E RV I C E S Dog People dogpeople.dog Vaughan Kennels Inc./ DBA Evergreen Pet Lodge evergreenpetlodgehhi.com P H A R M AC I E S Burke’s Main Street Pharmacy burkespharmacy.com Walgreens (Palmetto Bay Road) walgreens.com Walgreens (Hatton Place) walgreens.com PHOTOGRAPHERS & VIDEO P RO DUC T I O N Crescent Moon Pictures, Inc. crescentmoonpictures.com Encore Event Technologies encore-us.com Harden Creative hardencreative.com Hilton Head Helicopter Tours flyHHI.com IMOTO Photo, Inc. imotophoto.com Island Life HH LLC islandlifehhphotography.com Kaufman Photography kaufmanphotography.com Lisa Staff Photography lisastaffphoto.com Smarty Pants Photography smartypantspix.com Stage Front Presentation and Production Systems sfps.net Willie J. Rice, Photographer wjricephotography.com P U B L I C PA R K S | H I LT O N H E A D I S L A N D Visit the Town’s website at hiltonheadislandsc.gov for more information. BEACH PARKS & PARKING Alder Lane Beach Access Alder Ln. (parking at 2 Woodward Ave.) Burkes Beach Burkes Beach Rd. (parking at 11 Cast Net Dr.) Coligny Beach Park 1 Coligny Cir. (off Pope Ave.) Driessen Beach Park 64 Bradley Beach Rd. Fish Haul Beach Park 124 Mitchelville Rd. Folly Field Beach Park Folly Field Rd. (parking at 55 Starfish Dr.) COMMUNITY PARKS Compass Rose Park 4 St. Augustine Pl. (off Pope Ave.) Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park 226 Beach City Rd. Jarvis Creek Park 50 Jarvis Creek Rd. Lowcountry Celebration Park 94 Pope Ave. Rowing and Sailing Center at Squire Pope Community Park 133 Squire Pope Rd. Shelter Cove Community Park 39 Shelter Cove Ln. R E A L E S TAT E C O M PA N I E S Visit hiltonheadisland.org for a list of Real Estate companies.

R E N TA L S E RV I C E S Amazing Event Rentals amazingeventrentals.com Cintas Corp cintas.com Hilton Head Outfitters hiltonheadoutfitters.com LowSea Bike Beach & Baby Rental Inc. hiltonheadbikerental.com Peddling Pelican Bike Rentals, Inc. pelicancruiser.com Ranco Tents rancotents.com Royal Restrooms royalrestrooms.com Shore Beach Service, Inc. shorebeach.com Sperry Tents Southeast sperrytentssoutheast.com Vacation Comfort Rentals comfyrentals.com SHOPPING | ANTIQUES The Greenery, Inc. thegreeneryinc.com S H O P P I N G | A P PA R E L & FOOTWEAR Aiden Lane affordablesapparel.com Arthur Hills Golf Clubhouse palmettodunes.com Belk Department Store belk.com Birdie James thebirdiejames.com Camp Hilton Head camphiltonhead.com Coach Factory coach.com Coastal Bliss coastalblisshiltonhead.com Coastal Provisions coastalprovisionsco.com Dream Boutique facebook.com/justdreamboutique/ fab‘rik fabrikstyle.com Fresh Produce freshproduceclothes.com George Fazio Golf Clubhouse palmettodunes.com Gigi’s Boutique gigisbluffton.com Haskins & Co. facebook.com/haskinsandco Hilton Head Outfitters hiltonheadoutfitters.com Lululemon shop.lululemon.com Moreland Bike Shop/Pedego Palmetto Bluff pedegopalmettobluff.com Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Outside Savannah outsidesav.com Palmetto Dunes General Store palmettodunesgeneralstore.com Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center palmettodunes.com Palmettoes theshopsatseapinescenter.com Robert Trent Jones Clubhouse palmettodunes.com

Saks 5th Avenue Off 5th stores.saksoff5th.com/hilton-head So Sandra sosandra.net South Beach General Store camphiltonhead.com Southern Tide Signature Store southerntidehiltonhead.com Tanger Outlets Hilton Head tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead The Haven Boutique havensc.com Tommy Hilfiger tommy.com Walmart Supercenter Bluffton walmart.com/sotre/6395 Walmart Supercenter Hardeeville walmart.com/store/2832 Walmart Supercenter Hilton Head walmart.com/store/728 Worth New York worthnewyork.com Your CBD Store facebook.com/ yourcbdstorehiltonheadsc SHOPPING | CONSIGNMENT & THRIFT SHOPS Bargain Box thebargainboxofhiltonhead.org Goodwill Industries of Lower SC palmettogoodwill.org Goodwill Industries of Lower South Carolina palmettogoodwill.org Hilton Head Regional Habitat for Humanity habitathhi.org Osprey Village Thrift ospreyvillage.org/locations St. Francis Thrift Shop stfrancisthriftshophhi.org The Church Mouse Thrift Shop, Inc. churchmousethrift.com Three Sisters Resale & More threesistersresaleandmore.com S H O P P I N G | D E PA R T M E N T & H A R D WA R E Ace Hardware of Hilton Head acehardwareofhiltonhead.com Belk Department Store belk.com Grayco Hardware graycoinc.com Saks 5th Avenue Off 5th stores.saksoff5th.com/hilton-head Sam’s Club samsclub.com Staples Bluffton #1190 staples.com Staples Hilton Head #0878 staples.com Walmart Supercenter Bluffton walmart.com/6395 Walmart Supercenter Hardeeville walmart.com/2832 Walmart Supercenter Hilton Head walmart.com/728 SHOPPING | GIFT & S P E C I A LT Y S H O P S Art Cafe artcafehhi.com ArtWare artwaredesigns.com Aunt Laurie’s auntlauries.com

Belk Department Store belk.com Birdie James thebirdiejames.com Bloody Point Lighthouse Museum (on Daufuskie Island) daufuskiedifference.com Blue Poppy Designs bluepoppydesigns.com Bluffton General Store blufftongeneralstore.com Branches branchesdesigns.com Camellia Art camelliaart.com Camp Hilton Head camphiltonhead.com Cera Products Inc. ceraproductsinc.com Coach Factory coach.com Coastal Bliss coastalblisshiltonhead.com Coastal Carolina CBD & Wellness cbdstorebluffton.com Coastal Provisions coastalprovisionsco.com Coastal Treasures coastaltreasures-hiltonhead.com Cocoon cocoonbluffton.com Daufuskie Difference daufuskiedifference.com Dream Boutique facebook.com/justdreamboutique fab‘rik fabrikstyle.com FACES DaySpa facesdayspa.com FASTFRAME #326 fastframe.com Freeport General Store (on Daufuskie Island) daufuskiedifference.com Fresh Produce freshproduceclothes.com Furniture Direct furnituredirecthhi.com Gifted Hilton Head facebook.com/giftedhiltonhead Gigi’s Boutique gigisbluffton.com Grind Coffee Roasters thegrindroasters.com Gullah Sweetgrass Basket Creations gullahbasketsbymichaelsmalls.com Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum & Shop harbourtownlighthouse.com Haskins & Co. facebook.com/haskinsandco Hazel Dean’s hazeldeans.com Heritage Fine Jewelry heritagejewelershhi.com IDEA Studio scartstudio.com Island Fudge Shoppe islandfudge.com J. Banks Design Group, Inc. jbanksdesign.com Kendra Scott kendrascott.com LaSource Home HHI, LLC dba/ Plantation Interiors plantationinteriors.com Markel’s Card & Gift Shop Inc. markelsgifts.com Moreland Bike Shop/Pedego Palmetto Bluff pedegopalmettobluff.com

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BUSINESS DIRECTORY Nash Gallery www.nashgallery.com Nourish, nourishsavannah.com Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Palmetto Dunes General Store palmettodunesgeneralstore.com Palmettoes, Inc. theshopsatseapinescenter.com POPS of Hilton Head Island popsofhhi.com Reminisce facebook.com/reminiscepromenade Saks 5th Avenue Off 5th stores.saksoff5th.com/hilton-head Sam’s Club samsclub.com Sh’ That’s Hot! shthatshot.com Silver Dew Pottery (Daufuskie Island) daufuskiedifference.com So Sandra sosandra.net Spartina 449 Old Town Bluffton spartina449.com Spartina 449 Shelter Cove Towne Centre spartina449.com Studio One Awards studio1awards.com Sweetgrass Baskets by Annie Scott 843.884.1108 Tanger Outlets Hilton Head tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead The Curated Life thecuratedlifesc.com The Daufuskie Island Communiity Farm and Artisan Village daufuskieartisanvillageandfarm.com The Greenery, Inc. thegreeneryinc.com The Iron Fish Gallery ironfishart.com The Spirited Hand thespiritedhand.com Three Sisters Resale & More threesistersresaleandmore.com Walmart Supercenter Bluffton walmart.com/store/6395 Walmart Supercenter Hardeeville walmart.com/store/2832 Walmart Supercenter Hilton Head Island walmart.com/store/728 Wild Birds Unlimited of Hilton Head Island wbu.com/hiltonhead Your CBD Store facebook.com/ yourcbdstorehiltonheadsc S H O P P I NG | G RO C E R S Benny Hudson Seafood 843.682.3474 Harris Teeter at Main Street Village 843.689.6255 Harris Teeter at Park Plaza 843.785.6185 Hazel Dean’s hazeldeans.com Kroger #703 Buckwalter Place 843.989.7022

Kroger Grocery Store - Belfair Towne Village 843.815.6070 Kroger Grocery Store #671 Hilton Head 843.842.0540 Palmetto Dunes General Store 843.842.2507 Publix #0473 Festival Centre 843.689.9977 Publix #0700 Island Crossing 843.842.2632 Publix #0845 Bluffton Commons at Belfair 843.706.3049 Publix #1205 Buckwalter Place 843.815.6430 Sam’s Club Bluffton 843.837.1993 Walmart Supercenter Bluffton 843.815.5159 Walmart Supercenter Hardeeville 843.208.3000 Walmart Supercenter Hilton Head 843.681.3011 Whole Foods Market at Shelter Cove Plaza 843.842.0700 SHOPPING | JEWELERS A&C Gold and Diamonds acgoldandsilver.com Forsythe Jewelers forsythejewelers.biz Heritage Fine Jewelry heritagejewelershhi.com SHOPPING | LOCAL P RO DUC E Farmers Market at Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn coastaldiscovery.org The Farmer’s Market at Sea Pines Center 843.686.3003 Farmers Market of Bluffton farmersmarketbluffton.com SHOPPING | LOCAL SEAFOOD Benny Hudson Seafood bennyhudsonseafood.com Bluffton Oyster Company blufftonoyster.com Fresh off the Dock 3 Inc. cherishservices.co/ fresh-seafood-%26-catering May River Oyster Company, LLC mayriveroyster.com Shell Ring Oyster Company shellringoystercompany.com SHOPPING | SHOPPING CENTERS Visit hiltonheadisland.org for a list of Shopping Centers. SHOPPING | SOUVENIRS ArtWare artwaredesigns.com Bluffton General Store blufftongeneralstore.com Camp Hilton Head camphiltonhead.com Coastal Provisions coastalprovisionsco.com

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Coligny Plaza colignyplaza.com Daufuskie Difference daufuskiedifference.com Freeport General Store (Daufuskie Island) daufuskiedifference.com Gifted Hilton Head facebook.com/giftedhiltonhead Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum & Shop harbourtownlighthouse.com Palmetto Dunes General Store palmettodunesgeneralstore.com Silver Dew Winery (Daufuskie Island) daufuskiedifference.com Skull Creek Dockside/The Ship Store docksidehhi.com South Beach General Store camphiltonhead.com Tanger Outlets Hilton Head tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead Walmart Supercenter Hilton Head walmart.com/store/728 SHOPPING | SPORTING GOODS Arthur Hills Golf Pro Shop palmettodunes.com/golf-pro-shops George Fazio Golf Pro Shop palmettodunes.com/golf-pro-shops Hilton Head Outfitters hiltonheadoutfitters.com Moreland Bike Shop/Pedego Palmetto Bluff pedegopalmettobluff.com Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center palmettodunes.com Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Golf Pro Shop palmettodunes.com/golf-pro-shops Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina sheltercovehiltonhead.com Walmart Supercenter Bluffton walmart.com/store/6395 Walmart Supercenter Hardeeville walmart.com/store/2832 Walmart Supercenter Hilton Head walmart.com/store/728 SHOPPING | WINE & SPIRITS Bill’s Liquors & Fine Wines billsliquors.net Burnt Church Distillery burntchurchdistillery.com Hilton Head Distillery hiltonheaddistillery.com Park Plaza Spirits & Fine Wines parkplazaspirits.us Red Fish redfishofhiltonhead.com Rollers Wine and Spirits rollerswineandspirits.com Sam’s Club Bluffton samsclub.com Southern Wine & Spirits southernwine.com S PA S & S PA S E R V I C E S Arum Spa sonesta.com/hiltonheadisland Continuum Advanced Aisthetics continuumadvancedaesthetics.com

FACES DaySpa facesdayspa.com FACES Lash Studio faceslashstudio.com Heavenly Spa by Westin westinhiltonheadspa.com Hilton Head Health hhhealth.com LUX~A Medical Spa luxhhi.com LUX~A Medical Spa Hilton Head Island luxhhi.com Namaste Spa at Marriott‘s Barony Beach Club namastespahhi.com Ocean Tides Spa omnihotels.com/hotels/hilton-head/spa PURE Medical Spa pinnacleplasticsurgerymd.com Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy restore.com/locations/hilton-head-sc Serendipity Medical Spa serendipitymedspa.com Spa Montage at Montage Palmetto Bluff montagehotels.com/palmettobluff/spa Spa Soleil marriott.com/hhhgr The Indigo Spa indigospa.com VIP Cosmetic Surgery vip-cosmeticsurgery.com TENNIS Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center palmettodunes.com/activities/ hilton-head-island-tennis Port Royal Racquet Club hiltonheadgolf.net/port-royal/ recreation/tennis Public Tennis publictennis.org Sea Pines Racquet Club seapines.com/tennis Smith Stearns Tennis Academy smithstearns.com TOURS 6th Sense World® Historic Ghost & Cemetery Tours 6thsenseworld.com Advanced Sail, Inc. Catamarans hiltonheadislandsailing.com Adventure Cruises, Inc. cruisehiltonhead.com Aqua Sports-Sea Wolf Charters seawolfcharter.com Backwater Cat Adventure backwatercatadventure.com/ hilton-head Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn coastaldiscovery.org Daufuskie Difference daufuskiedifference.com Daufuskie Island Ferry daufuskieislandferry.com Destinations DMC destinationsdmc.com Dolphin & Nature Cruise hiltonheadtours.com Dolphin Seafari HHI dolphinseafarihhi.com Drifter Excursions, Inc. hiltonheadboattours.com


Gullah Heritage Trail Tours gullaheritage.com Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island gullahmuseumhhi.org H2O Sports h2osports.com Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum & Shop harbourtownlighthouse.com Heritage Library Foundation Inc. heritagelib.org Heyward House Museum & Welcome Center/BHPS heywardhouse.org Hilton Head Boat Charters, LLC hhiboatsharters.com Hilton Head Distillery hiltonheaddistillery.com Hilton Head Fishing Charters Tailhunter hiltonheadfishingcharters.fish Hilton Head Helicopter Tours flyHHI.com Hilton Head History Tours hiltonheadhistorytours.com Hilton Head Night Out hiltonheadnightout.com Hilton Head Outfitters hiltonheadoutfitters.com Hilton Head Segway prosegway.com Hilton Head Speed Boat Tours hiltonheadspeedboattours.com Island Explorer/Dolphin Nature Tours dolphintourshiltonhead.com Island Skiff Adventure Tours islandskifftours.com Island Time Charters islandtimechartershhi.com Kayak Hilton Head and Dolphin Discoveries Boat Tours kayakhiltonhead.com Legacy History Tours hiltonheadhistorytours.com Low Country Oyster Trail Fund lowcountryoystertrail.org May River Excursions mayriverexcursions.com Mermaid of Hilton Head mermaidofhiltonhead.com Mitchelville Preservation Project exploremitchelville.org Moreland Bike Shop/Pedego Palmetto Bluff pedegopalmettobluff.com Noble Jones Tours noblejonestours.com Old Savannah Tours oldsavannahtours.com Old Town Trolley Savannah trolleytours.com Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Outside Savannah outsidesav.com Pirates HHI, pirateshhi.com Pirates of Hilton Head piratesofhiltonhead.com Port Royal Sound Foundation portroyalsoundfoundation.org Savannah Riverboat Cruises savannahriverboat.com Sea Monkeys Watersports seamonkeyshhi.com

Sea Pines Resort Eco-Adventures seapines.com/resort_activities/ ecotours.aspx Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina sheltercovehiltonhead.com Spirit of Harbour Town vagabondcruise.com The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department seapines.com/resort_activities Tour Daufuskie tourdaufuskie.com Vagabond Cruise vagabondcruise.com ZipLine & Aerial Adventures Hilton Head zipLinehiltonhead.com T R A N S P O R TAT I O N A Yellow Transportation, yellowtransportationhhi.com Avis/Budget Car Rental of Hilton Head budget.com Camelot Limousine LLC camelothhi.com Carolina Transit carolinatransit.com Daufuskie Difference daufuskiedifference.com Daufuskie Island Ferry daufuskieislandferry.com Diamond Transportation SC LLC hiltonheadrides.com Enterprise Rent-A-Car enterprise.com Hilton Head Paratransit NEMT yellowtransportationhhi.com KShuttle, DBA Kelly Tours, Inc. kellytours.com Luxury Limousine Transportation facebook.com Old Savannah Tours oldsavannahtours.com Old Town Trolley Savannah trolleytours.com Outside Savannah outsidesav.com Palmetto Breeze palmettobreezetransit.com Silver Oak Transportation, LLC silveroaktransportation.net VENUES FOR OFF-PREMISE E V E N T S & AC T I V I T I E S Adventure Cove adventurecove.com Adventure Cruises cruisehiltonhead.com Arts Center of Coastal Carolina artshhi.com Belfair belfair1811.com Berkeley Hall Club berkeleyhallclub.com Burnt Church Distillery, LLC burntchurchdistillery.com Callawassie Island Club callawassieisland.org Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn coastaldiscovery.org Colleton River Plantation Club, Inc. colletonriverclub.com Country Club of Hilton Head clubcorp.com/Clubs/ Country-Club-of-Hilton-Head

Crazy Crab Jarvis Creek thecrazycrab.com Dataw Island dataw.com Daufuskie Difference daufuskiedifference.com Destinations DMC destinationsdmc.com ELA’S On the Water elasgrille.com FISH Seafood & Raw Bar Gofishhhi.com Frankie Bones - Bluffton frankiebones.com Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge frankieboneshhi.com Golden Bear Golf Club goldenbear-indigorun.com Haig Point Club & Community (Daufuskie Island) haigpoint.com Haig Point Weddings haigpoint.com/event Hampton Hall Club hamptonhallclubsc.com Hampton Lake hamptonlake.com Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum & Shop harbourtownlighthouse.com Harbour Town Yacht Club htyc.com Heyward House Museum & Welcome Center/BHF heywardhouse.org Hilton Head Health hhhealth.com Hudson’s Seafood House On The Docks hudsonsonthedocks.com Local Pie localpie.com Meeting Dynamics, Inc. meetingdynamics.com Michael Anthony’s michael-anthonys.com National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force mightyeighth.org Old Oyster Factory oldoysterfactory.com Oldfield Club oldfield1732.com Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Outside Palmetto Bluff outsidepb.com Outside Savannah outsidesav.com Palmetto Hall Club palmettohallcc.com Port Royal Clubhouse portroyalgolfclub.com Poseidon poseidonhhi.com Red Fish redfishofhiltonhead.com RMC Your Destination Connection rmcdmc.com Roy’s Place Cafe & Catering roysplacehhi.com Ruby Lee’s South rubyleessouth.com Savannah Riverboat Cruises savannahriverboat.com

Sea Pines Country Club seapinescountryclub.com SERG Restaurant Group serggroup.com Skull Creek Boathouse skullcreekboathouse.com Skull Creek Dockside docksidehhi.com Spirit of Harbour Town vagabondcruise.com Sunset Landing at Skull Creek Boathouse skullcreekboathouse.com/catering The Golf Club at Indigo Run clubcorp.com The Hickory Tavern thehickorytavern.com The Sandbox: An Interactive Children’s Museum thesandbox.org Truffles Cafe - Belfair trufflescafe.com University of South Carolina Beaufort Hilton Head Gateway Campus uscb.edu University of South Carolina Beaufort-Historic Beaufort Campus uscb.edu USCB Hilton Head Island Hospitality Management Campus uscb.edu/hhicampus Vagabond Cruise vagabondcruise.com Wexford Club wexfordhiltonhead.com Wreck of the Salty Dog saltydog.com ZipLine & Aerial Adventures Hilton Head ziplinehiltonhead.com WEDDING & EVENT PLANNERS Berkeley Hall Club berkeleyhallclub.com Dunes Catering & Events palmettodunes.com/ catering-and-events Everlasting Memories everlastingmemoriessavannah.com Haig Point Club & Community (Daufuskie Island) haigpoint.com Haig Point Weddings haigpoint.com/event Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort omnihotels.com/hiltonhead Outside Hilton Head outsidehiltonhead.com Port Royal Clubhouse portroyalgolfclub.com Publix Aprons Event Planning at Festival Centre, Publix #0473 publix.com Sea Pines Country Club seapinescountryclub.com Signature Catering & Events by SERG sergcatering.com Social Scene Entertainment 843.684.1781 WEDDING OFFICIANTS/ C L E R G Y & N O TA RY A Wedding in Paradise a-wedding-in-paradise.com Honorable Weddings honorableweddings.com

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