Hilton Head Wins #1 Island … Again!
Travel + Leisure magazine awards Hilton Head Island as the top Island in the U.S.
Travel + Leisure magazine does a yearly survey to see consumer’s favorites: islands, restaurants, cities, travel guides, and more. For the 5th consecutive year, they have name Hilton Head Island, SC as the Top Island in the continental U.S for 2021.
Hilton Head Island is home to 12 miles of gorgeous beaches, 33 golf courses, 60 miles of walking trails, as well as outstanding restaurants, museums, and galleries. There are many options to choose from when staying on Hilton Head Island, whether you are renting a home/condo or staying in one of the many beach resorts.
For decades Hilton Head’s 12 miles of beaches and slow pace of life have drawn families and travelers to vacation here and kept them coming back year after year. The pleasantly warm weather makes it a destination for world-class tennis and inshore fishing. Bike trails that weave throughout the entire island are a convenient and fun way to see all that there is to offer.
“Before 1956, when the first bridge opened, Hilton Head was a sleepy Southern island. It takes its name from Captain William Hilton, who claimed it for the British crown in 1663. Hundreds of enslaved people toiled on the island’s cotton and rice plantations before Union soldiers liberated them in 1861, leading to a century of Gullah-Geechee culture. In the 1960s, the island saw the rapid expansion of tourist infrastructure.”
Hilton Head Island is a place that is made for all walks of life. Take time to relax and enjoy the Lowcountry’s nature and slow pace of life or keep yourself busy with the many golf, tennis, and boating options that are available. All the while enjoying the fresh and local cuisine along the way.
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