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Hilton Head Tops List of Family Friendly Beach Towns

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Hilton Head Tops List of Family Friendly Beach Towns

Parents Magazine, with a readership of 2.2 million, has put Hilton Head Island on the top of its list of the 10 Best Beach Towns. It praised the island's beaches, natural views, kid-focused museums and renovated hotels. It also cited water-quality, a variety of beach and non-beach activities and the cost of lodging and entertainment as factors in awarding HHI top honors. It beat out towns in California, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina and even Hawaii!!

Way to Go, HHI!!!

Joanne

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1. Re: Hilton Head Tops List of Family Friendly Beach Towns

Typically these lists are purchased spots by the Chambers of Commerce.

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I believe Parents Magazine just knows what they are talking about!!!!

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If you have evidence of fraud, winter face, you should contact the authorities. My youngest was 5 when we first started coming to Hilton Head and the sheer joy she experienced over the years with all the activities here helps me understand why it was a top choice of Parents Magazine. If any first time reader of the Forum wants objective advice, I would skip all posts from winter face.

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5. Re: Hilton Head Tops List of Family Friendly Beach Towns

Its just marketing, i"m not calling just HHI out on it, all tourist-orientated towns do it.

Like a few months ago when some big travel magazine called Charleston the best travel destination in the world. It was simply just bought by the Chamber and local marketing efforts.

Other cites do it as well, all up and down florida, west coast, etc.

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I am not surprised at all, Hilton Head is a great destination for families. We have found it to be a wonderful place for multi-generational vacations. It is not overly touristy and built-up like some beach destinations and not too quiet like others. We enjoy the fact that it is a year-round destination. If you happen to hit a patch of poor weather (rare for us) there is plenty to do. Otherwise we enjoy the wide-open beaches, changing tides, miles of bike paths. It truly is a happy place for children and adults alike!

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Hilton Head is a fine place for families. The beach itself is just wonderful, and there are restaurants for every taste and budget. Pay no mind to winterface, he hates Hilton Head for reasons known only to himself.

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