Hilton Head Island - Off The Beaten Path
HILTON HEAD ISLAND - OFF THE BEATEN PATH
Hilton Head Island is well known as an upscale resort and golf desination. What is often overlooked is the many wonderful activites available for family vacationers. If you grow tired of enjoying Hilton Head's 12 miles of beach, five star restaurants and world class shopping the following suggestions may help you find alternative activties.
Daufuskie Island Historical/Cultural Tour Daufuskie Island is like stepping back in time. Just a one hour boat ride from Hilton Head Island. Daufuskie Island Historical/Cultural Tour Accessible only by boat, this tour takes visitors to The Island's winery, church, plantation, and light House. Golf carts available for self-guided tour. 50 Bush's Branches Rd., Bluffton. Call 342-8687
Palmetto Dunes Junior Golf Academy This 5-day program is the perfect learning environment for all skill levels. The small class size guarantees personalized and specific attention to the needs of each student. Teachers are professional and encourage the students to learn and love the game of golf. For students 17 and under. Reservations required. Available Beginning June 2005 Schedule : Monday - Friday, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Cost: $600.00 Toll-free 800.827.3006 or local 843.785-1138
Fireworks at Shelter Cove Every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. - barring rain or lightning threats - through Aug. 24 Summertime festival each Tuesday through Aug. 24 at Shelter Cove Harbour on Broad Creek. Fireworks are launched from a barge by vendor Pyrotecnico. Shelter Cove is off William Hilton Parkway, across from Palmetto Dunes, near the middle of Hilton Head Island.
Habitat For Humanity Donated furniture outlet located on Burnt Church Road in Bluffton, SC. Proceeds made from the sales of furniture support Habitat For Humanity programs in the area. Find some great bargainsMonday ' Friday 10 ' 5 pm Sat 10 ' 2 pm. Please call (843) 757-9995 for more information . 184B Bluffton Road (Highway 46) Bluffton, SC
Shell Ring Tours The native Americans once occupied Hilton Head and left their history in large rings and shell mounds. Sea Pines Forest Preserve - Sea Pines Plantation. You will find 7 miles of trail, a fishing pond, Waterfowl Pond & Indian Shell Ring. This is a self-guided tour guided nature walks on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:00 a.m.(Meet at East Entrance on Lawton road.)
The Museum of Hilton Head The museum has archaeological digs and has gathered a collection of more than 75,000 artifacts relating to the Island's history and culture. Nature walks around the Island, loggerhead turtle watch protection program, lectures and an oral history project are among its many offerings. 843-689-6767. 100 William Hilton Parkway.
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