Voted #1 Island in the Continental US by Travel+Leisure magazine, Hilton Head is a serene seaside town situated in Beaufort County perfect for beach-lovers everywhere. Besides its geographical acclaim, it's also ranked as one of the happiest cities to live in America, according to TIME. So if you want to get happy, head on south to Hilton Head. Play your day away with 24 world class golf courses and 350 tennis courts. Outdoor adventure is a must- dolphin and sunset cruises, ride horseback through the forest preserve or bike on the beach. Explore the history- Harbour Town Lighthouse and Museum, the Coastal Discovery Museum and civil historical landmarks found throughout the island. The Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge offers salt marsh hosting a variety of wildlife including deer, alligators and birds. Discover the award-winning Lowcountry cuisine at over 250 restaurants. Make the most of your trip, and allow TurnKey to help turn your South Carolina adventure into a cozy getaway. With all the amenities of a hotel combined with the comfortability of home, TurnKey Vacation Rentals has the solution for you.
For an enlightening and educational experience, visit the Coastal Discovery Museum. This museum, located in Honey Horn since 2007, offers visitors a lesson about the Lowcountry, an area situated on South Carolina's coast. Here you'll learn about the state's history and culture, as well its environmental preservation efforts. Afterwards, step outside and explore the various houses and gardens dotting the landscape, including the Horse Barn which houses the South Carolina State Heritage Horse - the Marsh Tacky - and the Camellia Garden, featuring over 120 types of camellias in different colors and sizes.
Captain Jack Sparrow loves it and Hilton Head Distillery makes it. I'm talking about RUM! Tour this brand new facility, discovering rum's history and craft all while trying an assortment of delicious cocktails. After just opening in September 2016, it's already been named "South Carolina Rum Distillery of the Year" at the New York International Spirits Competition. Why not take a sip?
The Shelter Cove Towne is an inventive lifestyle center, a combination shopping and residential area, that is big on beachy charm. Originally the Mall at Center Cove, this 290,000 sq. ft. village features many name-brand stores including Belk and Talbots and a variety of restaurants that are sure to please any palate. You can even relax and dine in the new Shelter Cove Community Park, opened in 2015.
Need a good laugh? Then check out the Comedy Magic Cabaret. Headlined by comedy-magician Kerry Pollock, this self-proclaimed "Funny, not Filthy" show is quality entertainment for the whole family. Not in the mood to cook? They also serve a menu featuring sandwiches, desserts, and cocktails. Make this Hilton Head hot spot your late-night destination!