Hilton Head Island, S.C.: Where to stay, what to do and more

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Getting there

US Airways offers nonstop flights from Reagan National to Savannah, Ga., with mid-June fares starting at $278 round trip. Hilton Head Island, S.C., is about 31 miles from Savannah.

Where to stay

Inn at Harbour Town

7 Lighthouse Lane, Sea Pines Resort

866-561-8802

www.seapines.com/accommodations

Near Harbour Town, the social center of Sea Pines. Rooms from $209.

Main Street Inn

2200 Main St.

800-471-3001

www.festiva-mainstreetinn.com

A small hotel on the eastern end of the island. Rooms from $159.

Where to eat

Bistro 17

17D Harbourside Lane, Shelter Cove Marina

843-785-5517

www.bistro17hhi.com

French-accented food with a harbor view; lunch and dinner. Dinner entrees $22-$29.

Daniels

2 N. Forest Beach Dr., Suite 108

843-341-9379

www.danielshhi.com

Combination steakhouse, tapas bar and nightclub with an interestingly eclectic menu. Tapas $5.50-$15, entrees $19-$44.

What to do

Sea Pines Forest Preserve

843-842-1979

www.seapines.com

A 605-acre reserve with trails, bridle paths and fishing docks. Open daily sunrise to sunset. Free; $5 day pass required for those not staying in Sea Pines.

Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge

843-784-2468

www.fws.gov/pinckneyisland

Off Route 278 on the Intracoastal Waterway. About 10 miles of gravel and grass trails through salt marshes and high ground. Open daily, sunrise to sunset. Free.

Coastal Discovery Museum

Route 278 near Gumtree Road

843-689-6767

www.coastaldiscovery.org

Museum, butterfly enclosure, boardwalks, gardens. Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.

Information

www.hiltonheadisland.org

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