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Harbour Town Lighthouse

When you envision gorgeous landmarks of the Lowcountry, a few things are sure to cross your mind. Swaying spartina grass, mossy oaks and the Hilton Head Lighthouse rank high on that list! 

Locals know this landmark as the Harbour Town Lighthouse; a visit to our island must include a trip to explore this towering, striped structure.

 

The History of The Harbour Town Lighthouse

Did you know the first Hilton Head Lighthouse was not the iconic landmark we see today? The Harbour Town Lighthouse was built by Charles Fraser as a tribute to the original constructed in 1863 with the help of Union Troops.

When Hilton Head Island was just a logging camp, Charles envisioned developing the area into a community centered around nature and the

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Spanish Moss Trail

It’s time to head to Beaufort, South Carolina and experience the eye-poppingly gorgeous Spanish Moss Trail. Think you and the family might enjoy an authentically southern bicycle or hiking trail? There is no shortage of stunning locations to wow outdoor enthusiasts here in the Lowcountry, but the Spanish Moss Trail ranks right up there with the best of them for so many reasons. Its 10+ miles of paved trail winds beautifully between the historic towns of Beaufort and Port Royal.  

 

The History of The Spanish Moss Trail

The trail was originally carved out of Lowcountry wilderness in 1870 by the Magnolia Line Railroad. After the railroad closed operations in 2003, the Beaufort-Jasper Water Authority acquired the right-of-way to use the trail

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Things to do in Bluffton

Looking for things to do in Bluffton, SC this summer? Whether you are visiting on vacation, new to town or a long-time resident looking for something new, we’ve gathered seven of our favorite activities right here for you. 

So, what is there to do in Bluffton? Let us take the guesswork out of your next outing and guide you to some of our most beloved locales.

Things to do in Bluffton: Get Outside

There is no shortage of gorgeous scenes in and around town. One of the most beautiful places to enjoy the outdoors is Old Town Bluffton. Home to two parks and endless history, these blocks are home to gorgeous architecture, great restaurants, and two public parks. 

You will want to see Heyward House Museum and Welcome Center, built as a summer

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