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What to read this summer on Hilton Head Island

Now that summer is here, it’s time to start compiling your summer reading list. And honestly, what’s a vacation without a good book to read? So here are 10 great books to crack open on your trip to Hilton Head Island this summer: 1. Last Light Over Carolina by Mary Alice Monroe We’ll start with […]

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Guest Post: Andy Clarke takes on Hilton Head Island Food + Biking

From The League of American Cyclists, Andy Clarke takes a closer look at Hilton Head Island Food + Biking Spring break in 2014 ended in the rain, early. We left Hilton Head Island for the long drive to Fairfax County, Va., a little deflated, but already thinking about the possibilities for next year. Then before you […]

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Guest Post: Your Guide to Biking and Dining on Hilton Head Island!

By Frank Babel: When one thinks of Hilton Head Island, one thinks golf, tennis, beaches, a beautiful place, shopping, and a family friendly place for great memories.  But, think Biking and Dining too, because together, they help define the Hilton Head Island experience. Biking on Hilton Head Island’s 115 mile multi-use pathways system is safe, simple […]

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Guest Post: Start Biking on Hilton Head Island

By Marcy Benson – Been on a bicycle lately?  If you are like me, “lately”, means 20 years ago, give or take a year.  Sure I had a bicycle when I was kid, it was a vibrant yellow color with a banana seat, remember those?  With the color coordinated plastic tassels that hung from the […]

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Buzzworthy Events That Will Have You Out & About All Spring!

Here on Hilton Head Island, we’ve had our fair share of amazing spring events in 2015 with record-setting crowds at The St. Patricks Day Parade, WingFest and The Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival. Here are a few more events that will keep you outdoors all spring – until the summer beach season! Do you like […]

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The Road Less Traveled

Nestled between Hilton Head Island, SC and Savannah, GA, Daufuskie Island may be small (approximately 11 square miles) but it packs a large punch. What it lacks in size, it makes up for in personality. From tales of Indians to root doctors to snake wranglers, Daufuskie has a storied past that comes to life on Outside Hilton Head’s Daufuskie Island Artisans Excursion. With Licensed Master Captain Charlie Thorn, you’ll get a taste of the Island’s culture, past and present.

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Not your typical eco-tour

Looking to soak up the Lowcountry’s nature but don’t want to idle along with the only excitement coming when the first dolphin fin breaks the surface of the water? Then Harbour Town Adventures in conjunction with H2O Sports has the right formula for you – their Waverunner Safari. It’s an eco-tour on steroids.

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Who Says You Can’t Learn Something on Vacation

Sure, who doesn’t envision themselves on vacation lounging on the beach sipping on a frosty, tropical Pina Colada? After a long day’s work sitting behind a desk hunched over my keyboard, that is one of the reoccurring daydreams I tend to have. But in reality, if you’re like me, sitting on the beach can get a little old after the first 2-3 hours. I wouldn’t say I typically show signs of ADD in my day-to-day life, but, on vacation, I (and many more like me) are looking for more than just the beachside Barcalounger.

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An Island Tradition

When you hear the crackle of fireworks in the air on Tuesday nights, you know that summer has officially returned to Hilton Head Island. HarbourFest (June – August), and the fireworks that are synonymous with the festivities, is the official celebration of summertime in the Lowcountry. I remember attending HarbourFest fireworks displays as far back as I can remember as my family returned every summer.

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