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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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Nice area to visit

If you go to Hilton Head you must visit this area. Beautiful yacht basin with many large boats, nice shopping, and dining. They have nice rocking chairs on the deck and one of our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Ray Z
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Greenville, NC
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Greenville, NC
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254 reviews 254 reviews
23 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

If you go to Hilton Head you must visit this area. Beautiful yacht basin with many large boats, nice shopping, and dining. They have nice rocking chairs on the deck and one of our favorite things to do is to get a cone of ice cream and sit in the chairs - watching the people go by. Very relaxing. There... More 

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Wisconsin
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Climb up, look around, take a few pictures and come back down. We went because our 7 year old had never been inside a lighthouse. She enjoyed the experience.

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I know they have to have the funds to maintain the lighthouse, but after having to pay $6 to just get into the area that the lighthouse is in, I thought the price to climb to the top could have been a little less. Nevertheless, it was a beautiful view from the top and I liked the idea of the... More 

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Paris, Ontario
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We like to visit the harbor on every visit. We are bikers so I'm adding a bike route starting from Coligny Beach entrance where there is parking. Take the beach south to mile marker 41A and make a right into Sea Pines and follow the path to Light House RD. You'll arrive at the light house where you can relax... More 

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orillia ,on,canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The lighthouse is remembered by golfers as the sight that they see for the i8th hole of the annual PGA tournament held every year. It is more or less a landmark rather than a functional lighthouse. It has a gift shop and a great view primarily catering to tourists.

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Xenia, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Enjoyed the view from the lighthouse. Beautiful area. Enjoyed a fantastic lunch at the lighthouse keepers cottage. Excellent fresh deli food & wonderful Southern Pecan Coffee & super large cookies!!!!

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We come to the lighthouse every year. The red wood rockers are a great place to relax before or after the short climb to the top. As you climb to the top there are all kinds of golf history exhibits to read and facts about the lighthouse. Small gift shop at the top has plenty of things to buy and... More 

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New Martinsville, West Virginia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you like light houses, Harbour Town is a great one for exploring rather easily. It is set up with artifacts and descriptive signs up the flights of steps. After you have made your trek up the many steps (which are easy to use) you arrive at the top, which allows you to go outside and enjoy a 360 deg.... More 

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glendora, ca
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199 reviews 199 reviews
51 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

to go visit this wellknown landmark you always see it in commercials for hilton head you have to go into a gated community and pay an entrance fee this gives you access to the rest of the island and as long as you are there you might as well see everything my husband climbed to the top of the lighthouse... More 

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Chocowinity, North Carolina
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143 reviews 143 reviews
34 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The lighthouse area has shops, restaurants, a marina, ferry to Savannah, a wonderful play area for children with some of the most remarkable trees ever, and a nice sitting area with rocking chairs for adults. There is live music on occasion, particularly during the happy hour at one of the restaurants with outdoor seating. The restaurants range from casual, modest... More 

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