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While it's great to pick one destination to enjoy to the fullest, a day trip to a nearby town or attraction can be the icing on the cake of your vacation. ShermansTravel experts have rounded up the top day trips within a few hours' drive so you can experience that must-visit stretch of beach, national park, or under-the-radar city.

Day Trips from Hilton Head


The most southern of all the cities in the Old South boasts gracious homes, genteel locals, and gardens galore.

100 miles northeast from Hilton Head, SC, www.charleston.com
Tags: family | historic | culture | architecture | day trip

Daufuskie Island

Take the ferry and watch dolphins frisking in the Calibogue Sound on your way to this no-cars-allowed barrier island. With very little development and gorgeous beaches, it’s a glimpse at Hilton Head’s past.

5 miles off the south coast of Hilton Head, SC, www.daufuskieislandresort.com
Tags: beach | family | golf | outdoors | day trip | wildlife


The city’s 22 squares, historic downtown, and bustling riverfront district make for a lovely small-city escape to Georgia from your days at the beach.

35 miles southwest from Hilton Head, Georgai, www.savannah.com
Tags: family | historic | culture | architecture | day trip

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