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Take a Day Trip

If you feel like taking a drive, Hilton Head Island is just a short distance from Savannah, Beaufort and Charleston. Rich in history, these quaint coastal cities are close enough to spend a day.

Bluffton

Bluffton

Just across the bridge from Hilton Head Island, Bluffton is a charming and historic town on the South Carolina Coast. Stroll along the moss-shaded streets of Bluffton`s downtown historic district to discover historic churches, antebellum homes and locally owned art galleries and gift shops.
Location: Bluffton, SC
Charleston

Charleston

Named a Top Destination in the World by Conde Nast Traveler 2012 Readers` Choice Awards, Charleston is a charming coastal city beloved for its rich history, beautifully preserved architecture, magnificent 17th and 18th century plantations and gardens, and a celebrated restaurant and nightlife scene. Discover Charleston`s famous golf courses, pristine beaches, historic forts, and monumental battleships.
Location: Charleston, SC
Beaufort

Beaufort

Beaufort is one of only a handful of U.S. towns that has had its entire downtown designated an historic district by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Filled with mansions built by the wealthy plantation owners before the Civil War, Beaufort was one of the only Southern towns chosen to be occupied by Union troops, rather than destroyed.
Location: Beaufort, SC
Daufuskie Island

Daufuskie Island

Boat or sail over to the tranquil paradise of Daufuskie Island just across the Calibogue Sound from the south end of Hilton Head. Daufuskie Island is a pristine oasis with wide sand beaches, warm Atlantic breezes, marinas, waterfront restaurants, championship golf courses, and elegant homes. Daufuskie Island is the perfect getaway spot to enjoy nature tours, biking, kayaking, sailing, fishing and beach bumming.
Location: Daufuskie Island
Savannah

Savannah

Savannah - Located 20 miles south of Hilton Head Island, Savannah is a charming and historic city on the Georgia coast. Savannah offers a myriad of unique activities, attractions, and sights - from the cobble-stone walk of River Street to the Savannah Theater District. Hop on the Old Town Trolley Tours to discover the culture, art and dramatic architecture of Georgia`s first city and the nation`s largest national historic district.
Location: Savannah , GA
St. Helena Island

St. Helena Island

With its abundant farms and shrimp docks, St. Helena Island, just 5 miles east of Beaufort and part of the Beaufort Sea Islands, offers visitors a glimpse into rural Lowcountry life past and present.
Hunting Island Lighthouse

Hunting Island Lighthouse

Of all the lighthouses in South Carolina, the Hunting Island Lighthouse is the only one in the state that is publicly accessible. From the top of one of the most distinctive lighthouses in South Carolina, guests can stand 130 feet above the ground to take in the breathtaking, panoramic view of the Atlantic Coast and surrounding maritime forest.
Farmer`s Market Bluffton

Farmer`s Market Bluffton

Fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants and herbs abound at the Farmers Market of Bluffton, a weekly community event where locals and tourists gather not only to buy excellent produce but also to enjoy delicious food, listen to entertainment, and relax with friends. Located in historic downtown Bluffton along Calhoun and Lawrence Streets and through Carson Cottages, this family friendly market showcases local growers, local food vendors, local entertainment, local community causes and local information about the Bluffton area.
Location: Every Thursday, 12-3pm in Bluffton, SC
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge

Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge

Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge is an important link in the chain of wildlife refuges along the Atlantic Flyway, attracting thousands of migratory birds annually. The refuge also provides nesting habitat, called a rookery, for colonial wading birds such as ibis, egrets, and herons.
Location: Exit from the Bridge to Hilton Head Island