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Best things to do in Hilton Head Island

Lighthouse
“Climb up to the top of the Harbour Town Lighthouse for a small fee and catch the view!”
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Outlet Mall
“Great place to go on a rainy day - an outlet mall with a wide variety of discount stores. My favorites stores are the Polo store, Cole Haan, New Balance, and Sax 5th Avenue. Also have Chipotle, Longhorn and Olive Garden restaurants there.”
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Shopping Mall
“Coligny Plaza is a great place to check out out the shops and have some lunch and a frozen daiquiri. ”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“One of the best places to see a sunset and marina. Go outside to the high tops at the bar area and have a drink and enjoy the seafood and other yummy menu items.”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“This place has amazing views while you dine. It is a great place for families or a date.”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“Check their schedule for live entertainment, one of the islands nicest views of the Shelter Cove Marsh. Good place to watch the fireworks every Tuesday during the summer months. ”
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American Restaurant
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“This place is synonymous with Hilton Head. Great outdoor patio and live music. Try the shrimp toast! ”
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Harbor / Marina
“Great place to view first class boats in the marina, learn about HHI history and visit one of the only Coast Guard Museum in the country, a 350-pound, 16-foot long handmade replica model of the USCG Barque Eagle tall ship to add to its memorabilia collection.”
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Bar
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“Just had to include this one on my list of favorite haunts because a) it's got great live music, b) this is thee beach volleyball hangout and it makes me feel young, and c) it's an easy (that's relative) bike ride up the beach.”
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Science Museum
“Great free thing to do with kids. They offer a scavenger hunt with a prize at the end!”
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Residential Building (Apartment / Condo)
“Shelter Cove is everything in one: It's a shopping center, live music venue, marina, local boat charters, dolphin cruises, crabbing cruises, outdoor bike paths, ice cream, beautiful place to watch the sunset!”
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Beach
“The Beach to be seen at and the most popular. Bring you sun tan lotion, beach chair and enjoy the sites and views of the ocean and people. ”
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Grocery or Supermarket
“Don't be fooled by the decades old decor. This place has connections for the best local seafood on the island. Call them ahead of time, ask them to steam your shrimp. Then grab your favorite beverage and head to the beach to watch the sunset.”
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Jazz Club
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“We keep hearing amazing things, but haven't made it here yet! Make a reservation early because they book up quick! This is great for a nice evening, great food and entertainment. Everyone who goes says they do not disappoint!”
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Park
“Lots of historical treasures hidden in this preserve. From the 4,000-year old Indian shell ring to current day hurricane devastation. Abundant wildlife. A great place to appreciate an unadulterated environment. Please support our Forest Preserve.”
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Performing Arts Venue
“Shows, Dance, Theater, Camps, Music tribute bands and the orchestra, historic events, do visit their website, they offer it all! Let us know your favorite!”
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