Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is the perfect destination for a beach vacation or island retreat getaway, making life-long memories.
Voted one of the Top 10 Family Beaches in the Country
With 12 miles of Atlantic Ocean beachfront, Hilton Head has beaches for every traveller. Chaplin Community Park has everything from basketball, tennis courts, a playground and beach access. The most popular beach is Coligny which features one of the island’s best beaches with a plaza of great restaurants and shopping. Between the months of May and August the Loggerhead Sea Turtles return to the beaches of Hilton Head to nest. For other ocean adventures, be sure to take advantage of the Shark Fishing adventures on the island, a sunset cruise or parasailing.
For the golfer, Golf Digest has named Hilton Head as one of the world’s top golf resorts, with over 20 world-class golf courses, sculpted by architects such as Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Jack Nicklaus. Improve your game at many of the recognized golf schools.
In addition to the beaches, Hilton Head has nearly 60 miles of public pathways and nature trails.
Visit one of the Wildlife Refuges - The Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge is a 4,000-acre refuge popular for hiking, biking, bird watching, and photography. You can go round the island by kayak or boat or hike a trail where you will experience birds, alligators, dolphins, wildflowers, and swampy woods. Alternatively, you can visit the alligators at The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, a short 45 minutes from Hilton Head, along the Savannah River. Zipline Hilton Head offers an eco-adventure canopy tour through oaks and pines overlooking the marshes of Hilton Head.
Visit the many historic sites, churches and museums. The interactive Coastal Discovery Museum teaches its visitors about the history and wildlife of the sea islands. The Baynard Plantation Ruins will captivate visitors with its mystery. Nearby Daufuski Island was named a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to a museum and two historic lighthouses.
Hilton Head may be a small island, only 12 miles by 5 miles wide, but here you will find everything to make your vacation perfect. For a great vacation, there are so many activities to choose from. There is something on Hilton Head Island for every visitor!