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Travel & Leisure Votes Hilton Head Island the
#1 Island in the Continental U.S.


Hilton Head Island Named the #1 Island in the Continental U.S. and #8 World’s Best Islands

T+L_World's_Best_Awards_16_Final(2)Hilton Head Island has once again placed in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards, this time taking its place as the #1 Island in the Continental U.S. and #8 World’s Best Islands.

The World’s Best Awards highlight the very best in the travel industry, from the greatest islands, cities, and hotels, to cruise lines, airports, and more as decided by a reader survey each year.

One of the world’s favorite travel magazines, with a readership of nearly 5 million, Travel + Leisure magazine has announced the World’s Best Awards every year since 1995. The awards rely on travelers’ experiences centered around five key characteristics, including rooms and facilities, location, service, food and restaurants, and value.

A coveted vacation destination, Hilton Head Island attracts travelers of every type. At 12 miles long by 5 miles wide, you’ll find everything you need here for the ultimate island retreat. Enjoy days basking in the sun, sand and surf of some of the best beaches in the world. If you’re ready to take a break from the timeless Hilton Head Island activities like building sandcastles and frolicking in the waves, you’ll discover there are countless other things to see and do on Hilton Head Island. From biking and hiking, we have over 60 miles of public pathways, fishing and kayaking, or shopping and guided tours to historical and cultural pursuits, a new adventure awaits around every corner. And with over 350 tennis courts and 24 world-class golf courses, there are plenty of fun and games waiting for you, too.

Life’s a beautiful day at the beach—and a whole lot more—on Hilton Head Island.

Discover the many unforgettable things to see and do on Hilton Head Island. Learn more about Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards.

From Travel + Leisure Magazine, August 2016 © Time Inc. Affluent Media Group. Travel + Leisure ® and ‘World’s Best Awards’ are trademarks of Time Inc. Affluent Media Group and used under license. Travel + Leisure and Time Inc. Affluent Media Group are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Hilton Head Island VCB.

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