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One of the most popular resort areas in eastern America, this
island boomed when a bridge connected it to the mainland in 1956. Hilton Head
offers championship golf and tennis, 12 miles of wide, sandy beaches, marinas,
nature preserves and that same pleasant ayr discoverer William Hilton
touted in his ads for settlers in 17th century London papers.
Beaufort is located on Port Royal Island, one of the large Sea Islands along the
southeast Atlantic coast of the U.S. The town was filled with mansions built by
the wealthy plantation owners before the Civil War. It was one of the only Southern
towns occupied by Union troops, rather than destroyed during the war. More than
50 historic structures have been identified and include many lovely private homes
beautifully restored and enjoyable on tour by professional guides, either walking
or via horse-drawn carriage or bus.
Savannah is not only a top tourist destination but also an ideal city
for business or family. Their diverse economy forms a strong business and employment
base ranging from manufacturing to distribution, from tourism to military, from
healthcare to port operations and retail sectors.
Hutchinson Island - New development and maritime trade center offering
water taxis to River Street in historic Savannah, Georgia. Interstate 95, exit
5 to Alt. 17 is the most direct route to Hutchinson Island.
This pristine island was the setting of Pat Conroys novel
The Water is Wide, which was made into the movie Conrack.
Daufuskie by tradition has been rural, remote and self-sufficient, home to former
slaves and their descendants. Access is by boat; several Hilton Head marinas offer
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