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Address: Harbourtown's yacht basin, Hilton Head, SC 29938
Phone Number: 803-785-3333
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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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Exceptional View!

The view from the top of the Lighthouse is worth both the $4.00 charge and the 119 stair climb. The climb is not difficult as it is divided into small segments and there are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The view from the top of the Lighthouse is worth both the $4.00 charge and the 119 stair climb. The climb is not difficult as it is divided into small segments and there are historical facts on each landing. So you climb some stairs and then get a break as you read the signs and study the interesting material. At... More 

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visited the lighthouse on Hilton head,sc we walk up 114 steps, and for me i done it to see the finishing hole at the harbor town golf course. I enjoyed the view the only set back was the rain yo have to pay a tole of 1.25 and a 6.00 dollars to enter in too see... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Not a huge lighthouse but more interesting to climb than others I've been to because of the displays along the way. There is a little shop at the top.

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Marietta, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We actually advised against doing this, but we decided to give it a chance and it was great. It was $4 a person, and an 114-stair climb, but it was worth it at the top for the view of the harbor. As you go up it is a self-directed tour with interesting historical information and items to read as you... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Cute lighthouse with good history of the island as you hike the 114 stairs to the top. $4/person for adults to go to the top, plus your $6/ car to get into the Sea Pines Plantation. Good views of harbor, 18th hole at Harbourtown Golf Course, Daufuskie Island and dolphins.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We found our way to the Harbour Town Lighthouse area as we had booked an excursion at H20 Sports. This area has a large variety of shops, from basic souvenir (tees, books, mugs, etc.), to high end (Tommy Bahama, Vineyard Vines, Southern Tide). There were so many awesome things in this area that we would almost consider staying in Sea... More 

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Westtown, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Went to the spring festival. Its a very cute town, cute shops, great music. fun day. Climbed to the top of the light house. fun for the kids to do. Great play ground for the smaller kids. Must pay $6 to enter Sea Pines area. Worth it though for a nice day out.

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Roswell, Georgia
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180 reviews 180 reviews
38 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Sea Pines area has a lot of small unique shops and eateries. You do have to pay $6.00 to get into the area, but it is worth it.

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Arlington, Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We love dining, shopping, and walking around Harbour Town. Our kids love the playground there too, an we typically bike to Harbour town 2-3 times in the week we are in HHI. Walking around the harbour, listening to the music, looking at the beautiful marina and ocean views, is HHI at its best.

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The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I was quite shock to go through the guard gate and was charged $6.00. It was a great place but it took a while to park because there were sooooo many people. It was a great location and it was beautiful. I would love to go back without having to pay the $6.00 just to drive in!

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