What to do in Hilton Head Island, SC

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Hilton Head Island Attractions

One of the most popular vacation destinations in South Carolina is Hilton Head. Hilton Head, or HHI as it is sometimes referred to, is a great place to travel to if you are interested in spending time at the beach or enjoying beautiful scenery in a relaxing atmosphere.

There are endless things to do in Hilton Head from must see places that are popular with local people and tourists, to locations more off the beaten path. Here are some of the must experience Hilton Head activities you'll want to be sure to enjoy while on your next trip to SC.

One of the most popular sites on the map to visit while in Hilton Head is the beach. Hilton Head excursions to Coligny Beach are especially popular with visitors who enjoy the beach scene and having lots of things to do while enjoying the sun and sand. If you are more interested in just relaxing while enjoying the beach, you'll want to check you Singleton Beach. Singleton Beach is a less busy and more laid back beach for the world weary tourist.

There are also many sites that offer Hilton Head tours so you can enjoy the wild beauty of the area. One of the top places to visit is Sea Pines Forest Preserve. The preserve has elevated boardwalks that allow you to experience the swamp in a way that is safe for both you and the delicate plants and animals. Another cool place to see while in Hilton Head is the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge.

There are additional attractions in Hilton Head away from the water, too. You could spend a day with your children at The Sandbox Interactive Children's Museum or take a walk up to the Harbour Town Lighthouse to see the best views in the city. Another great place to visit, if you are looking for someplace to jog or walk, is the lovely Mitchelville Freedom Park.

From the Coastal Discovery Museum to the Baynard Plantation Ruins there are numerous spots to entertain you on your next trip to Hilton Head, SC.

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What to do in Hilton Head Island

Free Things to Do in Hilton Head

Some say the best things in life are free. Make sure you visit the following around Hilton Head:

Stoney-Baynard Plantation - Get educated on some of the interesting history of the region through this attraction.

Coligny Beach - Keep your eyes peeled for beautiful shells and other shiny treasures sprinkled along the coastline here.

Newhall Audubon Nature Preserve - Grab your blanket, throw together a quick snack and find a shady spot to relish nature.

Things to Do in Hilton Head with Kids

There are loads of unforgettable experiences in Hilton Head that the whole gang will enjoy. Here are a few of the most popular family friendly experiences in the area.


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You’ll hardly have time to dig your wallet out of your backpack with so many incredible free things to do:

  • Coligny Beach
  • Coligny Plaza
  • Hilton Head Island Beaches
  • Sea Pines Forest Preserve

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