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Bo Nash

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Best historical locations/tours on Hilton Head Island?

My wife and I are visiting Hilton Head through the end of the week. So far we've eaten ourselves silly, but it's time to exercise our brains a bit. Any recommendations for historical tours nearby? There seem to be several, but which ones are worth it?

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  • Kathy Henry

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    Come to Beaufort , one of the most historical places in the South. It is the second oldest city in SC, settled in 1711.

    You can visit the museum at Parris Island and trace the history of the early Spanish to settle this area (St. Helena was the early name), to many beautiful homes that date before the civil war. Since it was captured by Union troops early in the war(down here there is only one war), many of its homes and building were spared

    You can take one of many buggy tours or walking tours that will guide you through the historic area. Go to the Chamber offices for a list.

    Don't forget to shop our vibrant downtown area, walk along scenic Waterfront Park , and plan to eat in one of the many restaurants. I recommend Plums Restaurant , Luthers , or Wren Bistro, Bar and Market .

    Have fun!


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      Excellent recommendations! Parrish Island sounds exactly like what we're looking for. · (0 likelikes)

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  • Alyssa Bender

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    I've never done any historical tours on the island, and not sure how far you're willing to go, but Savannah has a nice trolley tour, about 40 min away (Old Town Trolley Tours of Savannah). Definitely worth seeing. And make sure you stop at Wet Willie's for daiquiris!

    When going to Savannah, If you park at the convention center across the river from the city, you can take the free ferry from The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa to River Street.

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      We did the trolley tour in Savannah yesterday. Had a great time! · (2 likelikes)

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    Take the time to visit Historic Downtown Savannah its only about a 45 minute drive from Hilton Head. Charleston is another great choice but a little further.

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