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crabbing in bluffton

Whether it’s your first time or your hundred-and-first, crabbing in Bluffton is always a treat. The Lowcountry produces some of the most succulent crab on the eastern seaboard! Locals and visitors alike know when it’s crabbing season in Bluffton, you get while the getting’s good.

So how do you find the very best places to catch (and eat) these delicious crustaceans? Well, just keep on reading because we cover it all for you right here.

 

Bluffton Crabbing: Where

It may be easier to list where you CAN’T crab vs. where you can - because finding great locations to go crabbing in Bluffton is easy. Our most popular crustacean is the blue crab, but if you’re extra lucky (or seasoned) you might snag yourself a stone crab too.

Blue crab can be

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kid friendly activities in bluffton

It’s summer in the Lowcountry and everyone is wondering: What are the best kid activities in Bluffton? It’s hot out there, so we looked high and low to find the best indoor activities for kids your family is sure to love! 

Bluffton, SC is fast becoming one of South Carolina’s most family-friendly towns. With people moving to Bluffton at a break-neck pace, we know the need for activities to do with kids is increasing! Here’s how to plan a bunch of great days with the kiddos when you’re in town.

 

Cinemark Bluffton $1 Movie Wednesdays

$1 morning movie, anyone? Every Wednesday at 9:30 AM you and the little ones need to head over to 106 Buckwalter Parkway Bluffton, SC 29910 and treat yourselves! This special runs from June 6 - August 8, 2019.

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palmetto bluff concerts

If you are looking for ways to enjoy these beautiful summer nights in the Lowcountry, take a look at the Palmetto Bluff Summer Concert Series 2019 lineup! Not only does this three-part series feature fantastic musical acts, but proceeds from the concerts also benefit Family Promise of Beaufort County.

Palmetto Bluff is widely known as a picturesque and family-friendly location for a variety of events. The Summer Concert Series is no exception! Pack up your crew and get ready for some fun in the sun. Here’s how to plan your perfect evening.

 

2019 Palmetto Bluff Summer Concert Series Lineup

We could not be more excited for the talent coming to Palmetto Bluff this summer.

Take a look at these bands:

July 9, 2019: Pretty Darn

July

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Fireworks in the Lowcountry

 

Boom! Fireworks are one of the first things that come to mind when someone mentions the Fourth of July Holiday. From Hilton Head to Beaufort, we've listed the best spots to enjoy the captivating lights and booming aerial explosions this 4th of July. Take a look at our guide; we know you will love it!

 

Where to See

Fireworks in Hilton Head and Bluffton

 

Forbes.com recently named Hilton Head Island as one of the top spots in the country to spend the July 4th weekend and we couldn’t agree more. It’s one of the busiest weekends of the year in the Lowcountry and we look forward to our skies filled with the sound of freedom this week. 

 

Skull Creek Fireworks

Head on down to Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, Skull

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Fireworks in Beaufort

You can be sure to find the best place for fireworks in Beaufort this July 4th using our handy guide. Beaufort fireworks can be found in two fantastic locations this year! Plan your holiday weekend with us and check out where you can catch the shows.

Whether you want to see fireworks in Port Royal or see the gorgeous Parris Island Fireworks, we have you covered. Read on!


Parris Island Fireworks

It will be a true evening of patriotism when you enjoy the MCRD Parris Island fireworks show on July 4th. The event is open to all ages and promises to be fun for the whole family.

When: Fireworks begin at dusk, around 9:15 PM

Where: Parris Island Weapons Battalion PT Field

What: Enjoy the talented Parris Island Marine Band’s performance at

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Best Real Estate Brokerage Charter One Realty

We would like to thank the community for once again for naming Charter One Realty as Bluffton's "Best Real Estate Agency" for several years in a row. Additionally, we were named as a finalist in the Best Place to Work category.

We also want to congratulate Charter One Realty Agents Allison Cobb, Alison Melton, and Marvin Hall on being named as a finalist in the Best Real Estate Agent category.

This wouldn't be possible without your support! Many thanks to all who participated and cast their vote for us.

The agents at Charter One Realty are proud to call the Lowcountry home. Our Charter One Realty Agents live in in the Lowcountry, raise their families here, work in our communities, and give back to those in need right here. Why is this

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Fireworks on Hilton Head

 

When it comes to planning for July 4th, it is all about finding the best place for fireworks on Hilton Head Island! We have gathered our three favorite locations to watch fireworks just for you.
We are taking the guesswork out of planning the perfect holiday weekend. Check out all of our favorite options for catching a great Hilton Head Island fireworks show!

Take a look at our guide; we know you will love it!

 

Skull Creek Fireworks

Head on down to Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, Skull Creek Boathouse or Skull Creek Dockside and watch some of the best Hilton Head fireworks launched from a barge anchored right in the Intracoastal!


When: Fireworks begin at 9:30 PM

Where: Skull Creek/Intracoastal

What: Enjoy live

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Hello Beaufort Friends!

We're bringing you the latest updates on the Beaufort real estate market through May 2019. Grab a seat! Here's what we're covering:

  • Inventory of homes for sale in Beaufort
  • Median Sales Price Increased in Beaufort 
  • Neighborhood Activity Shifts

Inventory of Homes for Sale in Beaufort Increased

The inventory of homes for sale in Beaufort rose 14% compared to May 2018. This past May, we saw a total of 311 homes in Beaufort enter the market. In May of 2018, 285 Beaufort homes entered the market. Like Bluffton, the increase in inventory levels is likely due to the amount of new construction and developments of micro-communities in Beaufort. Planned communities by national builders like Centex and Mungo Homes are

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Hello Bluffton Friends!

We're bringing you the latest updates on the Bluffton real estate market through May 2019. Grab a seat! Here's what we're covering:

  • Inventory levels in Bluffton Increased
  • Closed Sales in Bluffton Increased
  • Neighborhood Activity Shifts

The Bluffton and Mainland Inventory of Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale in Bluffton rose 3.2% compared to May 2018. This past May, we saw a total of 308 homes in Bluffton enter the market. In May of 2018, 270 Bluffton homes entered the market. The increase in inventory levels is likely due to the amount of new construction and developments of micro-communities in Bluffton and Okatie. Planned communities by national builders like D.R. Horton, Pulte, K Hovanian, and

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Family Friendly Dining on Hilton Head

If you’re bringing the whole gang out for a bite to eat, here’s where you can make everyone happy.

Taken as a whole, Hilton Head Island is enormously kid-friendly. This should be fairly evident based on a quick drive down William Hilton Parkway, where putt-putt courses line the street on either side.

And let’s face it, this is a place for the kid in all of us. Families have been coming to the island for years, to enjoy our beaches, golf courses, tennis courts and waterways together. Young or old, this is the place where you can let loose and have fun with the whole family.

But when it comes time to dine out, you might find that Hilton Head Island’s sophisticated dining scene hasn’t left a lot of room for the chicken fingers and crayons crowd.

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