Hilton Head Island is home to more than 37,000 people and the population can go up to around 275,000 during the summer months. It is undoubtedly a strong vacation destination that you can explore on a bus charter in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
A bus charter in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina can take you to the following places in town:
From ballerinas to artists doing their works, to pottery and sculpture, you can find them all here in Hilton Head Island. Visit the town's many art galleries where you could even see the artist at work, as well as attend art exhibits featuring only the best from the region. Catch the exhibits put up by the Art League of Hilton Head, or see the artist, musician and poet Amiri Geuka Farris at work. Go to the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina and check out the art exhibits as well as the performances at its main stage. Also check out Camellia Art, Gullah Sweetgrass Basket Creations, Karis Art Gallery, Muse Gallery Hilton Head, Red Piano Art Gallery, and Smith Galleries.
There are also several create-your-own art venues here, including the Art Academy and the Art Cafe. Meanwhile, you should take in a show produced by Hilton Head Dance School and Theatre, Barbershoppers of Hilton Head, the Hilton Head Choral Society, the Hilton Head Shore Notes, Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, or Main Street Youth Theatre. Then check out the holdings and events at the Hilton Head Public Library.
Also check out the Coastal Discovery Museum, where you have 69 acres of space that includes the oldest buildings and trees in the island and where you could find a variety of exhibits and displays that touch on the island's history, ecology and other activities. You can also go to the Sandbox: An Interactive Children's Museum where you have entertaining and educational exhibits that you can touch. Then learn more about the history of the Gullah at the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island.
Shopping would take you to different shopping centers such as Shelter Cove Towne Centre, Shelter Cove Harbour Shops & Restaurants, Coligny at the Beach, Harbour Town shops at The Sea Pines Resort, and the Village at Wexford. Or check out the Main Street Village Shopping Center as well as the local businesses that sell you antiques, apparel, thrift, food, gifts, shoes, and other merchandise.
Then eat out at the best restaurants in town, including Vine, Dye's Gullah Fixins, Lucky Rooster, A Lowcountry Backyard, and Claude & Uli's Bistro, among many others.
The town has several award winning golf courses, including Long Cove Club, a Pete Dye-designed course that has a 71 par, 74.8 rating, and a 142 slope rating. The course was cited by Golfweek Magazine, Golf Digest Magazine and Golf Magazine as one of the best golf courses in the state and in the entire United States.
Meanwhile, Haig Point Club has 18 holes with more than 7,100 yards at the longest tees. It was designed by Rees Jones and has a par of 72, rating of 74.9 and slope rating of 142. The course was one of Golf Magazine's top 500 holes in the world in 2000, as well as one of the top-rated courses in the state for 2005 and 2006 according to Golf Digest Magazine, and one of Golfweek Magazine's top 100 residential courses for 2005. Harbour Town Golf Links is one of the top 100 courses in the country accordign to GolfLink.com and has been cited by Golfweek Magazine, Golf Magazine, and Golf Digest Magazine for different awards throughout the years. Other courses that have been cited by these three prestigious publications are Sea Pines Resort, the Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run, and the Arthur Hill Golf Course at Palmetto Hall Plantation Club.
Other golf courses in the area include Port Royal Golf and Racquet Club, Country Club of Hilton Head, Bear Creek Golf Club, Oyster Reef Golf Course, Dolphin Head Golf Club, Moss Creek Golf Club, Moss Creek Golf Club, Old South Golf Links, Shipyard Golf Club, the Golf Club at Indigo Run, and Spanish Wells Club, among others.
To get a dose of history, then check out the many sites in town that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including Fort Howell, Cherry Hill School, Daufuskie Island Historic District, Fish Haul Archaeological Site, Green's Shell Enclosure, Rear Lighthouse of Hilton Head Range Light Station, Sea Pines, Stoney-Baynard Plantation, the site of the SS William Lawrence Shipwreck, and Skull Creek.
Spend a day at the town's many beaches and parks, such as the Alder Lane Beach Access, Coligny Beach Park, Fish Haul Park, Islanders Beach Park, Driessen Beach Park, Burkes Beach Access, and Folly Field Beach Park. Aside from that, there are also biking adventures that await you and your group. You should also visit Audubon-Newhall Preserve, where you have 50 acres of space that features walking trails that take you through different species of plants, shrubs, and trees, a wetland bog, bird habitats and wildlife viewing sections. Speaking of birdwatching, you can also check out the protected wetland where you could find more than 500 species of local and migratory birds.
You can also keep on the lookout for bottlenose dolphins, which visit the area frequently especially during the summer. Top viewing sites are the Hilton Head Plantation, Forest Beach, Port Royal Plantation, and Palmetto Dunes. Other places in town are also great places to see the loggerhead sea turtles, which are already an endangered species. Play footgolf at Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, hike through beautiful trails such as the Main Trail on Pinckney Island, or experience kayaking at the island's marshes, inlets and creeks. Also visit the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, where you can watch the birds, hike, bike, or kayak.
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