Laurels from travel industry publications continue to shower the Lowcountry.
The travel website TripAdvisor has named Hilton Head Island one of the top 10 islands to visit in the U.S., according to a news release from the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce.
The selection was part of the website's inaugural "Traveler's Choice" awards, which are based on reviews by vacationers, the release said.
"Hilton Head Island plays host to prestigious sporting events throughout the year," according to TripAdvisor. "All of it surrounded by sunny beaches and lush greenery."
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Also listed as a winner was The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, which was named one of the website's top 25 hotels in the U.S., according to the release.