Hilton Head tours are so arranged where visitors can see the major point of interest in the Sea Island. Although there’s so much to do that it’s nearly impossible to make it a complete trip in a one day visit.
After the Emanciapation Proclamation was signed, some of the descendants of slaves from West Africa to the “Rice Coast” in the South Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry fled to Hilton Head Island and its Union Army outpost. But some of them still decided to stay back and today is recognized as one of the unique culture of the Gullah Geechee people.
The area as a whole is termed as Gullah Geechee Corridor.
There are plenty of things to do in Hilton head specially if you are interested in culture and history.
• Lunch at a local restaurant
Since cuisine holds a special part in understanding any folk / tribe, get yourself indulged in the incredible assortment of restaurants for a fantastic dining pleasure.
• Plantation Ruins
Visit the main house as well as attendant slave quarters, which are permanently preserved within six-acre Baynard Ruins Park. Explore the ruins of the pre-Civil War home to get a feel of how the community sacrificed and bravely fought to get them out of the tormenting torture of slavery.
• Gullah neighborhoods
A better way to understand the culture would include visiting the Gullah neighborhoods which has the Praise House, essential craftsmen, food processing mills and a regular conveyance to the waterway. This is a model structure of how people live in the 1860s.
• Afternoon on the beach
Nature tourism is one of the integral parts of the things to do in Hilton Head. You can spend the day relaxing on the beautiful beach and enjoy a calm view of the Atlantic Ocean. For the younger ones, there’s option for paragliding.
This treasured sea island has been recently developed into a popular tourist destination. It is the responsibility of the tourists as well as the residents to sustain the nature and the beauty of the place and preserve the lost story of bravery and sacrifice.
Book your tours with friends and family at http://gullaheritage.com/. Dial 1-843-681-7066 to know more about their culture.