Hilton Head Island is located in South Carolina, USA. It is also a part of the ‘Lowcountry’ region of the nation. It is one of the hottest destinations among tourists, retirees, and of course people who want to buy a home.
Flying from the Hilton Head Airport (HHH) is a matter of convenience as the island acts as a connection for flights to Charlotte. It also got a runway expansion recently. This new runway allows the airport to serve direct flights flying to all major cities in the USA.
Furthermore, in case you own a private aircraft, and have plans to visit the island for business (or pleasure) you can choose the HHH as it caters to private aircraft as well.
On top of this, if you are visiting the island to let off some steam, it is best to land at the HHH as it is minutes away from –
- Palmetto Dunes
- Sea Pines
- Bluffton and
- Montage Palmetto Bluff.
The island is also renowned for its beaches facing the Atlantic Ocean and manicured golf courses. The southern tip of the island is popular for the all-too-popular Harbor Town Lighthouse. It is also home to the Coastal Discovery Museum and its themed gardens, heritage buildings, and last but not least, magnificent trees.
If you could find some time, be sure to visit the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge. It is located between the mainland and the island itself. The wildlife refuge consists of salt marshes and is home to a plethora of wild animals like deer, birds, and alligators.
Other places of interest are as follows –
The mesmerizing Sea Pines Forest Preserve
This preserve is riddled with –
- Boardwalks that run through wetlands.
- Fishing docks
- Walking trails
One can even partake in guided excursions here!
It is also home to one of the oldest archaeological findings on the whole island which is known as ‘The Shell Ring’.
It is a four-thousand-year-old deposit of shells that comprises of:-
- Mussels and
You can gaze at this in amazement while taking a guided boat tour through an area that is popularly known as the ‘Vanishing Swamp’.
The increasingly popular Coligny Beach
There are a subtotal of seven beaches on this island but the Coligny Beach is the most popular, all thanks to its –
- White, soft sand
- Surf stores
- Restaurants and
- Beachside bars.
One can even rent bikes here if they plan on exploring the entire beach in no time.
You should know that the island ranks as one of the best golf resorts in the world. This is a verified piece of information and one read all about it at renowned magazines dedicated to golf. On top of this, the island is also hailed as the best destination to take a vacation by renowned websites, and magazines dedicated to travel and lifestyle. Hence, it is no wonder that people prefer to fly from and land at the HHH when they are in South Carolina’s ‘Lowcountry’ region!