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Address: Harbourtown's yacht basin, Hilton Head, SC 29938
Phone Number: 803-785-3333
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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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Harbour Town

Nice place to spend an afternoon! Several places to shop.It's such a pretty area that I took dozens of photos.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 25, 2015
Camilena
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Pulaski, Virginia
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Jacksonville, Florida
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by on a getaway to hilton head for our anniversary. The staff was very frendly and accommodating. Since we were visiting in the off season - we pretty much were the only visitors in the lighthouse. There were about five stories of stairs to climb to the top. Along the way up there are various historical displays from diff... More 

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Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This lighthouse is not very tall and is only $4.00 to go up, but it sits on a really nice yacht basin and little beach. Not sure if people swim here, but there is a little beach. It costs $6.00 to drive into the "park" wherein this lighthouse sits, but it is definitely worth it. There are numerous restaurants and... More 

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Everywhere
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226 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

After 20 or so visits to Hilton Head Island (Disney Vacation Club), we decided to take a drive to the Harbour Town Lighthouse. There is a $6 fee to enter the Sea Pines gate. Beautiful, scenic drive. We arrive at the lighthouse, but was a bit disappointed. I guess I was expecting something taller...anyway, the area around the lighthouse has... More 

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Little Egg Harbor, N.J.
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29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Lighthouse on Dec 27, 2015. The weather was a beautiful 75 degrees. The water was calm and the sunset was beautiful. It costs $4 to go up and children under 5 are free. Only caveat is that it is in what is considered a park, although residential and it costs $6 per car to get in. There... More 

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Pulaski, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Nice place to spend an afternoon! Several places to shop.It's such a pretty area that I took dozens of photos.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We visited with friends from Phoenix. Real nice area to laze away a few hours. Nice shops and views from the Lighthouse. Well worth a visit. Nice bars and eateries.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Workers were very nice and friendly. View was beautiful. Lovely to look out over the 18th hole. Loads of wildlife.

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

$6 to enter the Sea Pines Resort area where the lighthouse is located. $4 per person to walk to the top of the lighthouse. Certainly glad we didn't spend anymore than that. While I knew this wasn't a 'real' lighthouse but built as a tourist attraction, it didn't really even live up to that expectation. It was short for a... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We went to Harbour Town for the first time in May, and have been back twice since. It's a nice little town of its own with different shops and restaurants - something for everyone. I would suggest climbing to the top of the lighthouse because the view is spectacular overlooking the marina and the bay. The lighthouse costs $4.00 per... More 

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1 Thank Karissa C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Well worth a visit!! Amazing views and great local history on your climb up. Neat gift shops with unique items. Would definitely return!

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