“I care.”  Two simple words tenderheartedly shown to our Lowcountry neighbors in need can be life-changing. Tragedy and devasting circumstances may strike unexpectantly. Without assistance, some families living could face eviction, shortage of food, or out-of-reach home repairs. Nonprofit organizations such as Deep-Well and Bluffton Self Help are at the heart of Beaufort County as they positively impact residents in need with more than temporary assistance; they give hope and guidance for a better future!  Cargo Van Loaded with Food

Deep Well

Charlotte Heinrich steadfastly met our community’s need for clean water in 1971 by digging deeper wells to avoid polluted drinking water from shallow wells and recognized the necessity to assist the community with life’s essentials. 

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Wishing you a warm Southern welcome to 2023!Hilton Head Beach

Would you like to begin the new year on a positive note? It is never too early to begin planning your Lowcountry move. You can start by learning about the lifestyle choices in this part of South Carolina.   The beaches on Hilton Head Island have been a vacationer’s paradise for years. Would you like to live on, or near the beach? Come explore all types of housing from world-class golfing communities, to lock-and-leave condos. You can enjoy our relaxing sunsets and excellent seafood meals whenever you want.  Shopping opportunities are found throughout the island, with national and local retailers in shops at Coligny Beach and Shelter Cove, as well as many other areas.

Several museums are a must-see for…

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A welcoming atmosphere, flavorful food, and pleasant conversation skillfully unite to give islanders an array of dining venues and one of life’s greatest pleasures! In 2022 most people were happily venturing out, enjoying companionship, and dining at Hilton Head Island's newest restaurants. 

Quarterdeck

160 Lighthouse Road, Sea Pines; (843)842-1999 

The 1971 landmark restaurant was remodeled in elegant coastal décor and re-opened its doors on April 6, 2022. The ideal location on the island's southern tip features outstanding views of Calibogue Sound and Harbor Town Golf Link's 18th hole, making it a quintessential dining experience! Their masterfully crafted menu combines fresh seafood and top-notch American cuisine. It offers local specialties…

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Discover hidden details artfully woven throughout this shoe-shaped island that make this admirable town stand out! Hilton Head is a tropical paradise that economically grows while taking huge strides in preservation and has successfully created its mark on the world.

 Sea Pines CalibogueWith only 300 island residents in 1956, Charles Fraser developed an environmentally friendly Sea Pines Resort. At the same time, a swing bridge brought more residents, visitors, and investors to this gorgeous land. The vision to improve and not destroy the island's natural appeal spread into additional neighborhoods. Expansion continued, and Hilton Head's four-lane bridge, built in 1982, quickly connected the island with outside communities at the shoe's opening. Today nearly 40,000…

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Step in from the outdoors and into the core of Hilton Head Island and discover its Innovative local businesses. Inside the island's family-friendly venues, youngsters are easily entertained with numerous options! When a climate-controlled atmosphere is preferred over the outdoor weather, these tried and tested activities are islanders' favorites!   

  1. Sandbox Hilton HeadThe Sandbox Children's Museum has two locations; the first is in Hilton Head's Celebration Park at 80 Nassau Street, and the second is in Bluffton's Tanger Outlets 2 at 1414 Fording Island Road, Suite E180. Small hands with big smiles joyfully interact with creatively designed exhibits for children under 12 years old. Children learning while playing is an ideal way to spend your island time! Visit the…

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Today, across the Low Country, quality schools are positively shaping the minds of our youth to form a better and wiser community! Whether your student’s best fit is large or small, innovative or traditional, Hilton Head has a fantastic inventory of private schools.

Private Schools

Hilton Head Christian Academy relocated in 2021 to a modern and spacious campus at 3008 Bluffton Parkway and offered bussing to transport students to and from the island. , Since 1979 the school has taught quality academic and spiritual classes. HHCA provides multi-level courses, including AP and CP.  Students can participate in 16 extra-curricular activities, fine arts, and award-winning athletics.

  •   Quick facts
  •   Approximately 545 students
  •   The…

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Schools in session! Hilton Head Island public schools are essential in our community as they influence, train, and educate most of our youth. The next generation has ample opportunity for success with Beaufort county’s various levels of academics and career readiness. 

Beaufort County Public Schools

Hilton Head High School is an International Baccalaureate School located at 70 Wilborn Road on the island's north end. The school was voted Palmetto’s finest in 2012 and often stands out as a top candidate for the award in South Carolina. A benefit to island residents is the option to receive an IB diploma, the highest ranking of high school studies. CTE, Career and Technical training, prepares students to enter the workforce or college. HHIHS teaches…

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Bike Trails Hilton HeadWith approximately 64 miles of impressive paths on the island for bikers and pedestrians, which one is best suited for your outdoor excursion? Our top five trails offer a wide range of gorgeous scenery, local wildlife, and island living on and off the beaten path. The insider tips will help you personalize the length of your journey, meet your fitness goals, and consider the weather conditions.  

  1.  Pickney Island is located off the bridge to Hilton Head Island. The nature preserve is an excellent opportunity to experience a flourishing, undisturbed ecosystem and wildlife native to the area. There are 19 miles of semi-groomed trails that you can travel for an hour or all day. A great start to the day is an early morning hike or bike to spot a bobcat,…

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Q. What popular sport serves friendly competition for all ages and is simple to learn?

A. Pickleball

Q. Where can you play pickleball year-round in a fabulous setting?

A. Hilton Head Island

Q. What do you get when you combine pickleball and luxurious island living?

A. The perfect match!

Why pickleball?

Pickleball Hilton HeadFresh air, friendly competition, healthy exercise, and socialization are just a few of the reasons pickleball is rapidly gaining popularity in Hilton Head Island and across the United States. Its appeal begins with the game’s simple rules and a mild learning curve shaped like the gentle sunset over the ocean! Since the badminton size court is shorter than a tennis court, there is less area to cover, and players can pass the fun back and…

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Hilton Head AirportARRIVALS

Hilton Head Airport lands convenience with each plane that glides through the clouds and smoothly touches down on its 5000 feet of runway. Fresh air, sweetened with fragrant hibiscus plants, greets you as you step off the plane directly in the center of beautiful Hilton Head Island. You can walk to the baggage claim in less than a minute and then head outdoors to easily accessible transportation. Reservations at Hilton Head Airport’s car rental agencies or taxi and limo services transition you quickly from the air to land transportation. Most island destinations are less than a 10 to 20-minute drive, starting from the airport’s ideal location at 130 Beach City Road.

DEPARTURES

Leaving the sandy beach, golf courses, and friendly islanders…

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