Just a few minutes from the country’s best beaches and resorts, and from some of the most scenic and historic cities in the world is Jasper County’s Hardeeville. The principal city of Hilton Head Island-Beaufort Micropolitan Statistical Area is also considerably exclusive, with a population of less than 2,000. The charming town of Hardeeville is just 15 miles away from Savannah, Hilton Head Island, and Beaufort. Hardeeville has served as a common travelers stop right across Georgia’s border, and serves as home to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and Hardeeville Motor Speedway. The city is also considered South Carolina’s Gateway to the Lowcountry. Aside from quiet beaches, the region’s Lowcountry has drive-ins, restaurants, and nightclubs frequented by tourists.
The city of Hardeeville has several neighborhoods, with the Downtown or Old Town Hardeeville as the most prominent. Located along Interstate 95, Downtown has several one-story homes lined up against shaded streets. Considered to be a part of downtown, the neighborhood of Car Moorer Acres also shares a collection of shaded streets. Approximately two miles from downtown is Deerfield Village, which is comprised by duplexes and several affordable single-family homes. An area with larger properties and homes east of downtown is DPine Arbor. More developed neighborhoods can be found along the US 278 Corridor. The Hilton Head Lakes at Hardeeville features lagoon-oriented lots and single-family residential developments. The property also includes golf courses and lifestyle amenities. Other neighborhoods include the Sun City Hilton Head, Courtney Bend, and Hampton Pointe.
Best Hotel Accommodations
Free parking and internet access are offered in Days Inn, located along Whyte Hardee Boulevard. The hotel also has 120 rooms and an outdoor swimming pool. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Hardeeville is a midscale hotel that features a 24-hour fitness center and a heated indoor swimming pool. Knights Inn Hardeeville also has an onsite restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool. The Quality Inn and Suites is just minutes away from the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport, Parris Island, Savannah State University, Savannah International trade and Convention Center, Fort Pulaski National Monument, and the Hilton Head Island. Book your Hardeeville Hotels with Reservations.com.
When to Visit
Hardeeville is host to several celebrations throughout the year. The most awaited festivities include the Easter Egg Hunt in March, the Relay for Life in April, the Fireworks and Fun during the Fourth of July, the Catfish Festival in September, and the Christmas Parade in December. In August, Hardeeville celebrates the National Night Out, which is one of United States’ rare community-police awareness-raising events. Held since 1984, the event includes a neighborhood watch and several interesting drug prevention shows.
Exploring the City
The Lowcountry and Coastal Empire Regions use Hardeeville’s well-planned thoroughfares as a major transportation hub. The city has several major regional transportation links, such as the Interstate 95. It serves as the town’s major north to south highway, featuring a South Carolina welcome center. The US Highway 17 is one of many principal routes that connect Savannah, Charleston, and Hardeeville. It is also known as the Speedway Boulevard. The Independence Boulevard, also known as US Highway 278, has several large-scale developments.