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Hilton Head Island OVERVIEW
Golf is probably the single-biggest draw for this South Carolina sea island, located just off the coast near the border with Georgia. Year-round sunny weather has made Hilton Head Island a prime location for golf resorts, and the island now has more than 25 courses. It's home to several famous golf tournaments, including the Verizon Heritage. For serious golfers, owning a home on Hilton Head on a course and being able to swing a club daily is the pinnacle of fine living. Even for non-golfers, this is a resort community where people come to kick back with a good book and a margarita. It's got some 12 miles of sandy beach, quiet roads perfect for biking, and manicured shopping centers for afternoons of boutique-browsing. The vast majority of the population consists of vacationers and retirees, so Hilton Head feels much more like a planned resort than a genuine city. Streets look similar, and local color is a bit...beige. But what the island lacks in character, it makes up in comfort, convenience ...See More and gorgeous weather. See Less
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