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Things To Do:

13 Miles of a family-oriented pristine beach with over 100 miles of bike and walking pathways. Boating, fishing, crabbing, kayaking, zip-lining, Eco tourism, historic sites, paddle-boarding Internationally recognized golf courses and tennis facilities World class restaurants, hotels, and residential vacation rentals Outdoor entertainment 3 Marinas

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Culture:

Performing Arts Center
Coastal Discovery Museum
Mitchellville Freedmen’s Village
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Native American Shell Rings
Art Galleries and Leagues
Symphony Orchestra
Public Art Program
Heritage Library

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Parks:

8 Beach Parks
12 Town Passive and Active parks for soccer, baseball, roller hockey, skate park, dog park,basketball, playgrounds, events, tennis, rugby, and more
$4.5 million 5 acre park along Broad Creek behind Shelter Cove Towne Center
Rowing and Sailing Center
Security cameras at many parks

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Local Events:

45 Outdoor Events and Festivals on the Island, including:
Hilton Head Island Oyster Festival
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
4th of July Fireworks (3 Island locations)
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Wine and Food Fest
WingFest

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International Events:

RBC Heritage Golf presented by Boeing PGA tournament
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’ Elegance

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Location, Location, Location:

1 Hour or less from Historic Savannah, GA and Beaufort, SC
2 Hours from Historic Charleston, SC
30 minutes from I-95
45 minutes from Savannah-Hilton Head Island International Airport
Local County Airport with Commercial/commuter service

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Schools:

Award-winning public and private schools at all grade levels

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Future Improvements:

Coligny Beach area undergoing public planning process
Major Beach re-nourishment project in the future
More cell phone coverage and expanded Wi-Fi
Dredging Harbortown Marina completed
Powerline burial project half accomplished beautifying Island

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Non-profit:

Too Numerous to list but allows residents to give back to their community

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Redevelopment:

New (2013) $74 million Shelter Cove Towne Centre, includes an 87,000 square foot Kroger adjoined by single story retail and restaurants which are under construction. $4.5 million park opened April 1, 2015 Positive Climate for Business Investment
Major Private Sector Reinvestment
Omni Hotel: $17 million
Sonesta Resort: $30 million
Westin Resort: $30 million
Beach House: $6.5 million
The Inn at Harbour Town: $2 million
Harris Teeter Park Plaza: $6 million
Shelter Cove Towne Center/Kroger: $74 million
Pineland Station: $30 million (Planned)
Wal-Mart: $5 million
Shelter Cove Plaza/ Wholefoods: $4.7 million
Harbour Town Clubhouse: $20 million+
Sea Pines Resort- Plantation Club//Beach Club: $37 million
Fresh Market Shoppes: $2 million
Coligny Plaza: $1 million
Marriott Resort and Spa: $12 million
Total Value: 303.2 million

Town Government:

Highest Credit Rating of all Municipalities in the State
Low Taxes
1,322 acres of land purchased by the Town mostly left undeveloped
Aggressive capital Improvement Program publicly supported
Awarded Budget and Financial Accounting Awards
Land Management laws achieving greater flexibility
Award winning park designs

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Awards:

American Heart Association Lifeline EMS Silver Award
Bicycle Friendly Community Gold Level Award
Conde Nast Magazine Award named Island on a list of top 10 Islands in the country
CNN.com named Island on a list of the 16 not-to-miss beaches in the U.S.
Island named South Carolina’s “Southern Hospitality City” by Convention South Magazine
Island named No. 5 on 2015 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice list of Top 10 US Islands
Island named one of the “Top Resort Communities in the South” by Convention South Magazine
Conde Nast Traveler named Hilton Head Island No. 27 on its list of world’s top islands
Island named one of its top 5 places to travel to by Forbes Magazine
Island was chosen on Yahoo.com as the #1 Most Popular U.S. Island for Summer Vacation
island chosen as the No. 2 Island in the U.S. and Canada in the Travel & Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards
Coastalliving.com named Island on a list of America’s 21 Best Beaches and “Best Places to Dig you Toes into the Sand.”

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On the Horizon:

Business License permits increasing
Visits to the Island are increasing
Residential and Commercial Permits are increasing
Revenues to the Town are increasing from accommodations, hospitality, and beach preservation fees
The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce’s web page traffic is increasing
More redevelopment is planned