Things to Do in Hilton Head Island
The South Coast island resort of Hilton Head Island has Atlantic beaches, rows and rows of condos and, most importantly, world-famous golfing.
Measuring 12 miles long and 5 miles wide (19 by 8 kilometers), the eco-friendly island is surrounded by low-lying tidal creeks and marshes.
Aside from golf, there’s plenty to do at Hilton Head Island, especially if you have a cultural bent. The Arts Center presents performing arts, the Coastal Discovery Museum runs tours and cruises, the orchestra and symphony societies host concerts, and a gamut of annual events include celebrity golf tournaments, cook-offs and parades.
Wildlife to spot on the island includes bottlenose dolphins, egrets, turtles and alligators.
Explore the cultural heritage and natural history of the Lowcountry ecosystem and Hilton Head Island at the Coastal Discovery Museum. Located on the historic Honey Horn Plantation, the museum features indoor and outdoor exhibits, as well as guided walks and tours, offering a fun and educational day for visitors of all ages.