History comes alive on Hilton Head Island with historical sites and tours. The Coastal Discovery Museum is a wonderful place to explore and features guided tours, local wildlife and special programs. There are many historical sites on the island including Baynard Ruins and the shell rings in Sea Pines Resort and Green Shell Park. Fort Mitchell in Hilton Head Plantation and Zion Chapel of Ease and Cemetery with the Baynard Mausoleum are also interesting spots to visit. Daufuskie Island, the Towns of Bluffton, and Beaufort, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia are all wonderful places for day trips within an hour of the island.