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Hunting Island Lighthouse

35. Hunting Island Lighthouse

The world looks a lot different from 132 feet high in the sky. The Hunting Island lighthouse is the only lighthouse in South Carolina that allows access to the inside and the view from the top is well worth the effort. You can see for miles. There are fascinating plaques at each landing describing the history of the lighthouse and the mechanics behind it so you have a good excuse to take leisurely and educational breaks along the way. If you work up an appetite after climbing all those stairs, stop by the Lighthouse shop on your way out for a quick snack or a souvenir to help you remember your excursion.

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Woods Memorial Bridge

38. Woods Memorial Bridge

Famous for its appearance in the movie Forrest Gump and one of Beaufort’s most notable landmarks, Woods Memorial Bridge is the perfect place for a run or a jog any time of day.

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Golfing

34. Golfing

Golfers of all skill levels can enjoy themselves and even improve their game with a group or individual lesson from local professionals.

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Shrimp and Grits at a local restaurant

29. Shrimp and Grits at a local restaurant

In the Low Country of South Carolina, shrimp and grits originated years ago as breakfast for coastal fishermen and their families.

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The Big List!

Here's what others enjoy

B.L. says:

"We love to go crabbing or either to buy some blue craabs"

Meta Mercer says:

"Water sports, boating, carriage rides, shopping, touring old homes, antiquing, eating, visiting historic sites, sunbathing"

Sandra Loving says:

"Beach"

Shelly Clemmer says:

"Relaxing Fishing Kayaking"

Cynthia Stansberry says:

"I would love to share this list with my clients planning to visit the Hilton Head/Beaufort area this August."

Faye says:

"Things to do with small children "

Gary says:

"Adventure,walk the beach and see historic sites"

jan dean says:

"We love the outdoors, swimming, fishing, hunting. We would like to see some of South Carolina mountains, monuments, some history of South Carolina. We have one daughter that just loves to shop the thrifty shops. Love the opportunity to see South Carolina finest. Thank you. "

candy lafreniere says:

"Fishing, Sightseeing"

Marti says:

"Beautiful city "

Jim Broden says:

"Fort Fremont"

Suzann Whiteley says:

"Dancing in the Waterfront Pavilion, carriage rides through the beautiful streets, visiting the lovely Bookstore on main street, enjoying a afternoon sitting on the swings on the waterfront, I would love to come to your Tour of Homes sometime. and Dream about the way live was there years ago!!!"

Lisa Haigler says:

"Fishing"

William Wester says:

"Interested in Fishing and the local Resturants."