Hilton Head Island - A Picture Gallery of Scenic Images

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    Aerial view of Fairway

    Aerial view of Fairway - Robert Cupp Golf Course at Palmetto Hall Plantation
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island Aerial view of Fairway - Robert Cupp Golf Course at Palmetto Hall Plantation. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

    Index of Hilton Head Island Images

    Hilton Head Island is a semi-tropical barrier island located on the Intracostal Waterway off of the South Carolina Atlantic Coast, about 90 miles south of Charleston and 40 north of Savannah. World renowned for its pristine beaches, abundant golf courses and superb tennis facilities, Hilton Head Island attracts approximately 2.5 million visitors each year.

    While the resorts and recreational facilities are indeed attractive, Hilton Head's picturesque natural environment also undoubtedly entices many visitors to return year after year. At once stunning and soothing, the beauty of Hilton Head Island is found in sparkling seascapes, the soft green and golden hues of the coastal salt marshes, meandering and peaceful lagoons, tall pine forests, vibrant and hearty magnolias and majestic moss draped live oaks. These scenic images offer just a glimpse of some of the natural beauty that awaits visitors to Hilton Head Island.


    The Robert Cupp Golf Course is one...MORE of two courses at Palmetto Hall Plantation, located in the central-northern end of Hilton Head Island near Hilton Head Plantation and Port Royal Plantation.

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    Aerial View of Harbour Town

    Aerial View of Harbour Town - The Sea Pines Resort
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island Aerial View of Harbour Town - The Sea Pines Resort. Photo: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau/The Harbour Town Lighthouse

    Harbour Town, located in The Sea Pines Resort, is one of the most popular centers of activity on Hilton Head Island.

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    Colorful Kayaks on the Beach

    Colorful Kayaks on the Beach
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island Colorful kayaks rest on the beach, awaiting the next outing at Hilton Head Island. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

    Kayaking is one of the most popular recreational water sport activities on Hilton Head Island.

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    Hilton Head Island Rainbow

    Hilton Head Island Rainbow
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island Nature's artistry creates a pictuesque scene on Hilton Head Island. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

    A brilliant rainbow paints the sky and dips behind a row of houses, viewed across the picturesque salt marshes on Hilton Head Island.

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    The Sea Pines Resort Forest Preserve

    The Sea Pines Resort Forest Preserve
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island A boardwalk winds through the beautiful Forest Preserve at The Sea Pines Resort. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

    The 605-acre Forest Preserve at The Sea Pines Resort is home to abundant wildlife including turtles, lizards, alligators, birds and many other indigenous animals and plant life. The Preserve is also the location of a 4,000 year old Indian village and Indian Shell Ring. Many nature tours and special activities take place in this beautiful natural setting.

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    Surfcasting at Sunset

    Surfcasting at Sunset
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island A lone surfcaster enjoys a peaceful moment at sunset on Hilton Head Island. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

    Fisherman at Hilton Head Island find croakers, flounder and sea trout inshore, while the Island's close proximity to the Gulf Stream is good for catching bluefish, cobia, grouper, kingfish, snapper, spot tail bass, shark and swordfish in the warm ocean waters around the Island.

    During the saltwater fishing season from April through October, fishing licenses are required. Freshwater fishing licenses are required from September through December for lake and pond fishing on the Island.

    Licenses are available at many local sporting goods stores, bait shops or other major retailers. For additional information, call 1-888-434-7427 or visit the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Web Site.

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    Harbour Town at Sunset

    Harbour Town at Sunset
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island A peaceful moment at vibrant Harbour Town, a popular center of activity on Hilton Head Island. Photo: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau/The Harbour Town Lighthouse

    The bright red and white stripes of the signature Harbour Town Lighthouse at The Sea Pines Resort fade in the glow of a beautiful sunset.

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    Shorebirds on the Beach

    Shorebirds on the Beach at Hilton Head Island
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island Shorebirds on the Beach at Hilton Head Island. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

    Shorebirds enjoy a quiet beach at Hilton Head Island. Shrimp boats, like the one in the background, are familiar sights around Hilton Head Island.

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    Blue Umbrellas on the Beach

    Blue Umbrellas on the Beach
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island A wide Hilton Head beach dotted with bright blue umbrellas. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

    A long wooden boardwalk stretches across the dunes to the wide beach, where visitors relax in the shade of large blue umbrellas.

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    Lowcountry Landscape at the Old South Golf Links

    Lowcountry Landscape at the Old South Golf Links
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island The wild and beautiful Lowcountry landscape at the Old South Golf Links in Bluffton, just across the bridge from Hilton Head. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

    The Old South Golf Links, located just across the bridge from Hilton Head Island in Bluffton, South Carolina features stunning views from the rolling Scottish-style terrain and majestic live oaks, palms, surrounding tidal salt marshes and more. The course was designed by award-winning course architect, Clyde Johnston. For additional information, visit the Old South Golf Links Web Site or telephone 1-800-257-8997.

    For more golf information, visit Hilton Head Island Golf Resorts and Golf Courses.

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    Silhouette of Dock with Boat at Sunset

    Silhouette of Dock with Boat at Sunset on Hilton Head Island
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island Silhouette of Dock with Boat at Sunset on Hilton Head Island. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

    A brilliant sunset silhouettes a boat at dock along the peaceful sound-side waters of Hilton Head Island.

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    Pink Sky Reflected in the Surf

    Pink Sky Reflected in the Surf
    ••• Scenic Images of Hilton Head Island An idyllic moment on Hilton Head Island. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

    The lacy sea foam on a Hilton Head Island beach reflects the pink glow of a painted sky.