Things to Do & Activities on Hilton Head Island


There is so much to do on Hilton Head Island that it can be difficult to know where one should begin!  Following is a brief introduction to some of the favorite pastimes enjoyed by our guests.  We invite you to explore these and many more of the unique area activities to make your stay truly remarkable.  Let us know what activities you enjoy by commenting on them on our Facebook page!  Feel free to post photos of you and your family enjoying all the Hilton Head Island, SC has to offer.  You should also take a look at our daily blog, 365 Things to Do on Hilton Head Island for upcoming festivals and Island events!

If you would like to learn more about each activity or view the discounts offered to our guests by partners in our Preferred Guest Program, click on the link for each one. 

 


All About Our Beaches
Soak up the sun and unwind as you discover true bliss on 12 miles of uninterrupted beach for swimming, walking, biking or just relaxing.
 
Dining
With more than 250 restaurants, the island is well known for its fresh seafood, southern style barbeque and don't leave without trying our Lowcountry Boil!
 
Water Activities
Dive in and test the waters!  Besides the beach, there are numerous marinas, creeks, and sounds – each offering a variety of water activities fit for a fabulous family adventure. Guests can enjoy beach walks, kayaking, sailing, fishing, crabbing, sunset dinner cruises, paddle boarding, jet skiing and much more.
 
Fun for the Kids!
Hilton Head Island is the perfect family destination. Children can enjoy a variety of day camps or special programs designed to engage young minds with hands on activities and experiences. Some of the activities are specifically for children while others may be enjoyed by the entire family.  
 
Golf 
Hilton Head offers more than 40 golf courses, including the famous Harbour Town Golf Links, home of the PGA Tour’s popular RCB Heritage Tournament. 
 
Tennis
Grab your racquet and get into the swing of things on one of the more than 360 hard, clay or grass courts on the island. 
 
Fitness and Health
Don't sweat it! When it comes to maintaining your physical health as well as your waistline, we have you covered. The Island is home to a handful of fitness centers offering a variety of options including cardio equipment, group classes, boot camps and yoga. 
Horseback Riding
Hilton Head provides the perfect setting for a family trail ride.  If you dream of riding along amidst the mossy oaks or simply desire to introduce your family to the joy of horseback riding, please be sure to visit one of the area's equestrian facilities.
 
Spa Services
Vacations are all about relaxation and rejuvenation. What a better way to accomplish both with an hour, half day or full day at the spa. While the men are out on the golf links, pamper yourself with a massage, manicure, pedicure, facial or all of the above!
 
Area Attractions
While the Island may be relatively small in size, it is certainly not lacking in diversity!  Spend an afternoon perusing our museums, historical ruins, or brushing up on local history. 
 
Biking
Riding a bike on Hilton Head Island can be an adventure that the whole family can enjoy.  The flat landscape, over 108 miles of paved bike paths, and 19 miles of densely packed sandy beaches provide plenty of places to ride.  There are continuous bike paths leading you to beautiful landscapes and hidden historical sights throughout the Island.