Experience the charm of island life.
On the Atlantic border of South Carolina's picturesque Low Country is a true vacation treasure, the unique barrier island of Hilton Head. Rich with Southern hospitality and abundant with natural beauty, history and culture, it transports you back to an era when life was simple.
One of the premier golfing destinations in the world, Hilton Head Island hosts some of the game's most prestigious tournaments and is the home of more than 20 PGA-sanctioned courses designed by legends such as Arnold Palmer, Arthur Hills, Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Try Adventure Cove for 36 challenging holes of miniature golf, plus enjoy the island’s largest arcade.
Dining & entertainment
There are literally hundreds of restaurants serving everything from fresh seafood to international cuisine, plus a nightclub scene of casual waterside bars, wine bars and hip music clubs. For laughs, visit the Hilton Head Comedy Club.
Hiking & biking
A wealth of natural beauty is just waiting to be explored. Though this barrier island is only 12 miles long and five miles wide, there are nearly 50 miles of trails to explore by foot or by bike, perfect for discovering the area's many brooks, lagoons and rivers. Rent a bike to tour the beaches and local area.
Shopping & sightseeing
Explore beautiful Harbour Town, known for its extraordinary boutiques, custom gift shops, historic lighthouse, recreational activities, and gourmet and casual dining. Shop to your heart’s content at the Mall at Shelter Cove, Coligny Plaza and the Tanger Outlets. Several area tours are available for exploring the history of the Marine Corps, the Intracoastal Waterway, authentic plantations, wineries and historic Savannah.
The island’s wide sandy beaches provide a picture-perfect backdrop for memorable vacations. Enjoy a wealth of beach, fishing and boating opportunities.
- Head for the beach
- Explore Harbour Town
- Stroll Savannah's historic district
- Explore Sea Pines Forest Preserve
- Discover nature at the Coastal Discovery Museum
- Enjoy summer fireworks at HarbourFest
- See Hilton Head Island on horseback