Hilton Head Island, SC – A Paradise You Can Drive To!

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Hilton Head Island, SC is a gorgeous, uncommercialized, family-friendly beach vacation destination.

If you’re looking for white sand beaches, dolphin watching, good restaurants and some R&R, Hilton Head Island, SC is your place!

Hilton Head Island, SC

Spring is in the air!

Birds are chirping, the grass is no longer covered with snow, buds are budding on the trees.

One of my FAVORITE times of the year!

Planning your summer vacation

It’s this time of year that I start dreaming of traveling, and planning some Spring and/or Summer excursions.

I used to plan our Summer trips closer to the first of the year.

I wanted to be sure to get the perfect condo or vacation home before it gets all booked up!

But, I’m so lucky to have a brother who lives in a beautiful vacation spot all year round – Hilton Head Island, SC!

AND, as a bonus, he just happens to be a realtor in Hilton Head!

You now officially know more friends in high places ๐Ÿ™‚Hilton Head Island, SC - A Paradise You Can Drive To!

Do you know about hilton head island, sC?

The funny thing is, when I talk about Hilton Head, more often than not, people I know are not familiar with this destination.

I’m writing from Frederick, Maryland, so if my family drives from Frederick to Hilton Head it takes us about 10 hours.

Yeah – long road trip – but SO worth it!

When you go to Hilton Head, it feels as if you are traveling back in time a little bit.

As you drive on the island, you literally can feel your worries and stress melt away.

Just a few of my favorite things about Hilton Head Island, SC:

  • Ocean breezes
  • Hilton Head’s rich history
  • Palmetto trees
  • The smell of amazing restaurants
  • The vibe of good times
  • Carefree days
  • Various resorts
  • Beautiful Plantations
    Hilton Head Island, SC - A Paradise You Can Drive To!

What is Hilton Head Like?

Hilton Head is located just off the coast of South Carolina.

It’s located below Myrtle Beach and Charleston, and right above Savannah, Georgia.

The beaches on Hilton Head are my favorite out of any beach I’ve been to in the U.S.

The white, flat sand makes for great walking and biking right on the beach!

Hilton Head Island, SC - A Paradise You Can Drive To!
Memories of years past.

And, to rent a condo or beach house is significantly cheaper than if you were to rent a vacation spot here in Maryland!

Finding just the right vacation home is easy in Hilton Head

My brother has scouted out and found many a vacation home, for us, in Hilton Head.

We’ve stayed in:

  • A beachfront condo with a pool.
  • A 2nd row beach house with a private pool.
  • A beachfront hotel room with a Tiki Hut and pool as part of the amenities.

Of course if you are in the market to purchase a home in Hilton Head, John is your guy!

Hilton Head Island, SC - A Paradise You Can Drive To!
Our private pool at one of our rented beach houses!

Yes, I am a little biased, but my brother John (JR is what everybody calls him on “the island”) is THE best resource in Hilton Head!

Like his Facebook page to stay in the know!

And, if you visit his website, HiltonHeadExpert.com, you will find great information on everything you want to know about Hilton Head Island!

John’s background with Hilton Head

He moved to Hilton Head upon graduating college back in the early 90’s.

John started out as a tennis professional, teaching tennis to the “locals” and to vacationers at the finest tennis clubs.

Over the years, John dove into the real estate biz on Hilton Head.

As a result, he has been very successful due to his knowledge of the island.

Also, his laid-back personality, and his ability to find exactly what you want in a home helps too!

Hilton Head Island, SC - A Paradise You Can Drive To!
Back in the late 80’s – Pam, some friends and me!

A photo journey of Hilton Head Island, SC

I’d like to share some pictures of my family in Hilton Head over the years.

I would say it’s our home away from home now.

We have created memories that our children, and my husband and I for that matter, will never forget!

Are you looking for a new, awesome vacation destination?

Consider Hilton Head Island and feel free to get in touch with Pam, me or John for more information ๐Ÿ™‚

Hilton Head Island, SC - A Paradise You Can Drive To!
My husband and our late dog, Hunter, at sunset.
Hilton Head Island, SC - A Paradise You Can Drive To!
Father and son – memories will never be forgotten.
Golfing in Hilton Head
Oh, and did I mention the many gorgeous golf courses?

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6 thoughts on “Hilton Head Island, SC – A Paradise You Can Drive To!”

  1. Hi Girls! You’re talking about my adopted home in Paradise. After checking it out 11 years ago, I decided to stay! It’s a great place to live and visit. Hope y’all will let me know when you will be here. Would love to see you. Come on down!

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    • We miss you Katy! We definitely want to plan a visit down there soon. It’s been way too long. We’ll be sure to let you know when we come down!

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  2. A great description of HHI and the pictures are worth a thousand words!!! I would love to go back!!! Are you all planning on going this summer?

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    • Thank you – I do love these shots! How fun would it be for all of us to go down there! We’re not sure, yet, if we are going down there this summer. I miss the beach – we haven’t gone to a beach in a few years now.

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