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8 Sep 2019
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Pedal Hilton Head Island is one of the Lowcountry’s most anticipated yearly events. Each year, hundreds of people flock to the coast for a variety of cycling rides across Hilton Head Island and beyond! Will you be one of the hundreds to cross the finish line? Read on to discover everything you need to know to plan the perfect ride. Afterward, find more ways to enjoy your island getaway in our free Vacation Guide. Our guide is full of handpicked recommendations on restaurants, outdoor recreation, historic sites, and more. So, you can spend less time planning and more time having fun!

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5 Reasons to Experience Pedal Hilton Head Island

First, What Is Pedal Hilton Head Island?

Pedal Hilton Head Island is a weekend-long celebration of cycling, music, art, and family fun. This annual event takes place each November and offers endless activities for everyone to enjoy. The event takes place in November. Read on to learn more about what you can expect!

1. There’s a Unique Ride for All Ages & Abilities

Pedal Hilton Head Island encourages everyone to stay active. You’ll find everything here from a two-mile Family Fun Ride to a challenging 62-mile ride across the island to the lovely coastal town of Beaufort. Other rides include the 10-mile ride at Palmetto Dunes Resort, a 20-mile ride at the oceanfront community of Port Royal, and a new 40-mile group ride. Rain or shine, the cycling event always goes on.

2. Bike Rentals Are Available

Cyclists have the option of bringing their own bike, but if you can’t, then it’s not a problem! Bike rentals are available on the island so that you can pack light. All you need to do is register in advance, secure your bike, and have your rentals delivered to your doorstep. For more information, contact Hilton Head Bicycle Company.

3. The Weather in November Is Fabulous

Pedal Hilton Head Island hosts their annual event in November for a good reason. The weather is perfect for cycling! During your ride, you’ll enjoy ocean breezes from the coast along with high temperatures of about 70 and lows in the upper 50s. After your ride, the weather is perfect for opening up the windows in your beach home and enjoying the fresh ocean air! 

4. Celebrate Music & the Arts

Whether you’re cycling or cheering on your friends, the Friday and Saturday evening concerts at Coligny Theatre invite all to enjoy music and fun. This year’s festival will feature the timeless music of The Grateful Dead performed by the community’s most talented artists. Even if you aren’t riding, you can still get by! Individual tickets for the concert available. In addition, cyclists can look forward to music, great food, and more at the after-party at Coligny Plaza. It is all included when you register for any ride!

5. Your Participation Supports a Good Cause

When you participate at Pedal Hilton Head Island, you can take heart that you are supporting a great cause! All net proceeds from the event go to support the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island.

Stay Near It All with Beach Properties of Hilton Head

After a fun-filled day of cycling and celebrating, head home to an oceanfront home to cozy up for the night. Take a refreshing swim in your private pool, or enjoy the sunset on the beach. However you choose to spend your time, you’ll find that there’s no better place to stay than with Beach Properties of Hilton Head.  When you are ready to register for Pedal Hilton Head Island, remember to view our Palmetto Dunes rentals for the closest proximity to the main event. We’ll see you at the finish line!

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