Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

´╗┐Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Whether you are visiting Hilton Head Island for a family vacation or for a business deal, you know, in the first place, that there is something enchanting and unique about the island. You may feel like you are being taken away from the rest of the world just from the moment of your arrival, and that you are welcomed into an island where almost all of the bounties of nature are available. The island wonders that make you feel special from the moment you arrived and departed are just a few of the many reasons that drive people to visit and return again and again to Hilton Head.

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is located in Beaufort County. It is thrive by more than 30,000 residents and is composed of a number of communities, each boasting a myriad of wonders that are beyond compare, including a long stretch of white beaches, fine dining facilities, complimentary accommodations, great shopping, and the green lush mountains that are viewable from anywhere.

Getting There

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina although separated from the mainland is accessible by almost all modes of transportation. It can easily be reached by boat, buses or by plane. Well, this is true since Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is located at the southernmost part of the state. It is 20 minutes drive away from the I-95, if you are driving though the Exit 8.

Aside from that, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina currently has two main airports that are both serving the whole island. One of the largest is the Hilton Head Airport which is located from the main metropolitan area for approximately five miles. There is also the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, which is on the other hand is located on the southern part of the island with approximately 45 miles away from the resort center.

Things to Do

As one of the finest island resorts in the United States, there are plenty of things to do in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The island features a myriad of family friendly sites and attractions that deliver all the great, entertaining time for every visitor. Aside from that, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina has all the wonders of the outdoor. You can go mountain climbing or do some of the most exciting water sports. And, if you are the type who loves the beach, you can go and look for the right resort to rest.

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is even a perfect haven for the sports junkies. For instance, if golf is your favorite game, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina gives you a wide selection of world class golf courses. You can even enjoy tennis, and if you are enthusiastic enough, you can join the eco tours to witness all natural. Much to your surprise, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina delights every visitor with a number of elegant and lively festivals.

There are a lot more to say about Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Whatever your reason for visiting the island, Hilton Head deserves your visit.

Lt. Earl Spencer
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Image by San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives
Catalog #: NI-044
Notes: 1st Commanding Officer of North Island. This image appears in Arcadia Publishing’s "San Diego’s North Island 1911-1941" Written by Katrina Pescador and Mark Aldrich of the San Diego Air and Space Museum.
Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive