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Address: Harbourtown's yacht basin, Hilton Head, SC 29938
Phone Number: 803-785-3333
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: Serving as the centerpiece of the Sea Pines Plantation, this lighthouse...
Serving as the centerpiece of the Sea Pines Plantation, this lighthouse structure is colored like a candy cane and features a small shop at the top.
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Hadn't been here before so this was on our list of things to see. It is just a lighthouse, but it is cool. The history hanging on the walls is neat to read as you go up and down... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Milton, WV
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117 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Hadn't been here before so this was on our list of things to see. It is just a lighthouse, but it is cool. The history hanging on the walls is neat to read as you go up and down the stairs. And the best part about it is the picture opportunities. You can't not get a good picture at the... More 

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Union, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Pricy souviner area, but some good buys on shirts. Excellent range of choices, some not seen in other areas. Many restaurants and snack choices, from moderate to expensive. Beautiful landscaping, Harbour views. Very nice playground. Bothered by ants the whole time there.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

It was nice to see up there but I am not sure it was worth the 4$ per person including my 7 year old. Cute gift shop up top. Would not do again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Visited for a departure with vagabond sunset dolphin cruise!! Unfortunately cruise was cancelled bc of bad weather...Drive was beautiful on the way over & lighthouse was nice to see in person. Shopping avaliable but a little on the higher end.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The lighthouse is just a lovely spot in harbour town, with some AMAZING views over HTGL 18th green and over to daufuskie Island and beyond. On the way up there is approx 10 different levels and each tells a different story of the island past and present.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you make you way to Hilton Head Island, you must stop by Harbortown for the picturesque scenery right out of a postcard. You can see marine animals, cool breezes and million dollar yachts are abundant.

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Glenview, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The lighthouse is an easily recognized symbol of Hilton Head. Many people, however, probably don't bother to climb to the top. As lighthouses go, it is not especially tall and should be an easy climb for anyone who is not physically challenged. There are landings on the way, where you can catch your breath and read some of the extensive... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very cute little place to visit and get a pretty view. It's small and quant and isn't much to it, but I'm glad we paid the $4 bucks to climb up it and see the view. The kids would love it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I was excited to check out the lighthouse itself along with the museum. However once I got there I was very disappointed. It was very small and did not look authentic. Needless to say we did not actually go in and instead we walked around Harbor town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It bills itself as a museum and charges $4 for the privilege of climbing the 114 stairs to the top, where you'll find...a shop. Sure, as you head up the stairs you are shown a some historical pictures of golfers, or sea life, or other lighthouses in the area - but I don't know that I'd call it a MUSEUM.... More 

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Additional Information about Harbour Town Lighthouse

Address: Harbourtown's yacht basin, Hilton Head, SC 29938
Phone Number: 803-785-3333
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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