Hilton Head is a small island located on the coast of South Carolina. It’s the largest barrier island in the United States and offers 12 miles of beautiful beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. It has more than 34,000 full time residents and another 2.5 million people that visit the island each year. It’s known for being one of the most family-friendly destinations in the world and has been ranked in the top ten for best islands in the U.S. and top ten family beaches.
This is a year round vacation spot with temperatures averaging around 85 degrees during the Summer and 60 degrees during the Winter. Hilton Head offers many attractions such as golf, tennis, shopping, over 200 restaurants, and beautiful beaches. Golf originally brought people to the island and has over two dozen golf courses and many championship course.
Being known for its beautiful waterways, marshes, natural landscaping and beaches, You will find something to do for all visitors young and old. An unparalleled collection of championship Hilton Head golf courses and tennis & racquet clubs that are just moments away from your vacation home.
Offering activities that every member of your family will enjoy, such as tennis, golf, deep sea fishing, horseback riding, nature walks and even shopping. Children of all ages will love the variety of things to do on Hilton Head including interactive children museums, live entertainment, putt-putt golf, indoor playgrounds and beach activities…just to name a few.
The entire beach is public and maintained for the enjoyment of all but unless your are staying in a home or villa with direct oceanfront or beach path access, you may want to take advantage of the following beach access areas provided for your enjoyment and convenience.
This area is different then most because it natural environment is much different then most vacation destinations. Hilton Head offers hiking/ biking trails, kayaking, beautiful scenery such as forests, marshes and much more. It’s one of the few places you could bike past both alligators and dolphins. The island is home to many endangered species from turtles to bald eagles and much more.