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.
Inn at Harbour Town
7 Lighthouse Lane, Sea Pines Resort
Near Harbour Town, the social center of Sea Pines. Rooms from $209.
Main Street Inn
2200 Main St.
A small hotel on the eastern end of the island. Rooms from $159.
17D Harbourside Lane, Shelter Cove Marina
French-accented food with a harbor view; lunch and dinner. Dinner entrees $22-$29.
2 N. Forest Beach Dr., Suite 108
Combination steakhouse, tapas bar and nightclub with an interestingly eclectic menu. Tapas $5.50-$15, entrees $19-$44.
Sea Pines Forest Preserve
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
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
Museum, butterfly enclosure, boardwalks, gardens. Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.