Hilton Head and the Low Country Experiences


Hilton Head and the Low Country Features

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Beachcombing: Hilton Head Island has 12 miles of beaches. You can swim, soak up the sun, or walk along the sand. Challenging Golf: Hilton Head's... Read more

  • Pat Conroy, Writer, on Beaufort

    Many fans of best-selling author Pat Conroy consider Beaufort his town because of his autobiographical novel The Great Santini, which was set here.... Read more

  • Shrimp Boats Forever

    The sunset sight of shrimp trawlers coming into homeport, with mighty nets raised and an entourage of hungry seagulls, is a cherished Lowcountry... Read more

  • The Food Network Triumvirate

    Locals and tourists alike are getting on the Food Network bus and visiting the triumvirate of stars from the channel's popular shows. The first... Read more

  • How to Talk to Locals

    Hilton Head is known as a place where people come to start a new life, or to happily live out their golden years. It is politically incorrect to... Read more

  • Island Gators

    The most famous photo of Hilton Head's brilliant developer, Charles Fraser, ran in the Saturday Evening Post in the late 1950s. It shows him dressed as... Read more

  • The World of Gullah

    In the Lowcountry, Gullah refers to several things: a language, a people, and a culture. Gullah (the word itself is believed to be derived from Angola), an... Read more

  • Pat Conroy, Writer, on Fripp Island

    "What has Fripp Island meant to me?" Pat Conroy, one of the Lowcountry's famous writers, answered: "The year was 1964. I was living in Beaufort. And... Read more

  • Sea Monkeys

    There is a colony of monkeys living on Morgan Island, a little isle near Fripp Island. If you are in a boat cruising or on a fishing charter and... Read more

  • Fun for Kids

    Hilton Head Island is a really fun place for little ones. Check out these kid-friendly sites. Read more


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