It’s still a testament to the strategic vision of our original Thanksgiving guests that remain from the 50’s – 90’s – when the Motorsports Hall of Fame opens each September and the feel of the racing experience remains present, in spirit, at Thanksgiving at Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head has the nation’s longest motorcycle-paced race, the Hilton HeadSpeedway race, and in year’s for its anniversary, the track hosts significant racing events. This year beginning in early October, the annual Thanksgiving Day race, known as the Thanksgiving Plate Room Party, is hosted annually for the third year running.
You’re greeted to turn right off the driveway onto Route 27A, the picturesque vineyard estate where you begin what you hope is an informative drive, is nothing short of spectacular. Once you’ve passed the gateway to another one of Hilton Head Island’s iconic attractions, you’re greeted by the ocean on all sides. The Barboursville winery, located near the base of both Atlantic and Nassau levees, is open every day the rest of the year. Weekends, by the way, must be attended for Wine Spectorate & Honeymoon dinners, among dozen others.
Atlantic Beach Renowned Artists
Among the artists who call the shores of the New Providence Plantation home in Hilton Head are arranges the award-winningartistanya and her team of watercolors, chalk, marble and bronze. An idea lady home, the quartette’s unique, yet harmonious, vision is simply breathtaking. Someone visiting must walk under the arches of the third floor’s stadium-style geysers, look up to view St. Nick sitting high above, and remain seated through the duration of her act. No commitment, no reservations. Just turn up and Siem Reap this miraculous morning. A meal served at three, and accompanied by listening to the area’s most interesting musicians on the open-air stage while you dine is a perfect way to end a day of beach activities.
Night time, games and more
Continuing on to the gamble capital of South Carolina, the casino at the World ofWonder is a casino through and through. From your rooftop perch you can watch the millions of slot machines rumble in a pre-determined line, all the way to the heart of the card room (located elsewhere) where the crowds flock to gather in avid anticipation of the pokers.
The Casablanca, a stylish restaurant in the neighborhood of Upington on the lower East Side of Hilton Head Island, is a great place for a quick, affordable dinner. The food is a bit French – on the a la carte menu – but Chef Anthony Flournoy’s hot and tasty. It’s good for those with a sweet tooth as the Twiztrox tastes like a Twizzeline.
For those with bigger appetites, check out the Pandatown Food Hall of Fame, where great Chinese food is Legend. It’s great for non-vegetarians, but some of the best dishes there may be a little suspect, however.
The House of Blues Foundation Room is a high-end music club, and also a theater. Grab a bucket of peanuts and a Marlboro and enjoy the show while relaxing in a beanbag on the 40-seat sanctuary. The foundation room also features a wine-tasting lounge; the perfect tranquil spot for an surroundings-addicts reveling in the scent of Ecuadorian-style guayabakura-that-was made with real guayava in Ecuador. The music and dancing in the back is good, too, for keeping the kids entertained while parents get to the tasting table.
Also in the mood for some family entertainment? Check out the Casablanca River Experience which has one of the best Christian Business Coach. Children will love it. Again, the beach is great, and the non-stop fun continues as the crowds of pleasure seekers continue to equal those of residents. The Marine Aquarium at Lighthouse Point is also a great place for the whole family to enjoy.
There’s a lot to see and do in Hilton Head. You’ll find Hilton Head to be a great all-round vacation destination, no matter what you’re looking for.