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Daufuskie Island

Photo: Courtesy of the Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

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Daufuskie Island, S.C.

This small wooded isle is located between Hilton Head, S.C., and Savannah, Ga., and is accessible only by boat. Golf carts and bicycles are the only forms of transportation on the island, but what makes Daufuskie truly unique is its Gullah population. Gullah are descendants of freed slaves, and the inhabitants’ culture is evident in the island’s food, music and local art. Although the island is mostly undeveloped, it does have a resort, two golf courses and a local art gallery.