Distance from HHI: 8 miles west | 15-minute
Just minutes from Hilton Head Island on the banks of the scenic May River, Bluffton is one of the most charming spots in all of the Lowcountry. If you’re an art enthusiast, spend some time in one of the many galleries. With gorgeous victorian homes, historic churches, unique artisan shops and locally-owned restaurants, this quaint Southern town has so much to offer for all ages. Don’t forget to check out the Bluffton Farmer’s Market every Thursday from 12pm- 5pm!
Distance from HHI: 33 miles southwest | 45-minute
This picturesque, haunted town inspired by the Old World and founded on Enlightenment principles has something for everyone. Gallivant through almost 300 years of history in this pedestrian-friendly city. Only 38 miles from Hilton Head, you can choose from an endless variety of one-of-a-kind Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, and Vacation Rentals. Dive into an exciting culinary scene that features flavors from all over the world. Explore this fair city on your own or choose from award-winning tours that will inform, entertain, and surprise you. And don’t forget that Tybee Island is just a stone’s throw away.
Daufuskie Island, SC
Distance from HHI: 2.75 miles offshore | 60-miles ferry ride
Located between Savannah and Hilton Head and still only accessible by boat, Daufuskie Island is a remote retreat from modern life. Immerse into the island’s history and catch a glimpse of how the Lowcountry’s sea Islands looked before bridges opened them up to development. Many of Daufuskie Island’s current residents make their living oystering and fishing to this day. Fun fact: this scenic island also served as the setting for The Water Is Wide, Pat Conroy’s haunting and powerful tale of a place the world forgot.
Distance from HHI: 35 miles north | 45-minute drive
Less than an hour drive from the island, Beaufort’s enduring beauty will make a lasting impression on any of its visitors. The seafood is savory and the memories you’ll make will live on forever. If there has ever been a time you want an escape, it’s now and Beaufort is the ideal place for fellow adventurers to head next.
Enjoy the sunlight, the fresh air, the welcoming smiles and the fragrant breezes that define this place. If you long to witness a gorgeous sunset, or to take a leisurely stroll under the oaks, or to breathe deeply from a comfy chair on a sweeping veranda it’s all there. The only thing missing is you!
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