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6 Mar 2023
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For the Kids

Hilton Head Island is an incredibly popular vacation destination, especially for families. Good weather, beautiful scenery, and a wide range of activities and attractions make this slice of paradise attractive for travelers of all ages.

The Best Things to Do With Kids on Hilton Head Island

If you're planning a family getaway to Hilton Head Island, you're probably searching for the best things to do with kids. Let the team at Beach Properties of Hilton Head be your guide; with our local knowledge, you can put together a fantastic itinerary filled with the best things to do with kids on Hilton Head Island. 

1. Go to the Beach

With miles of sand and warm waters, the beaches of Hilton Head Island are the best playground in the world for kids. Build sandcastles, play beach volleyball or frisbee, comb the beach for shells, or simply soak up the sun while your children splash around in the water. You can spend countless hours at Hilton Head's beaches, and the kids will love every second of it.

2. Explore the Island by Bike

Renting bikes is a fun and convenient way to explore the island with your family. Hilton Head Island has over 60 miles of bike paths, making it easy to explore the beautiful scenery and wildlife on the island. You can rent bikes from various shops throughout the island, and some of our vacation rentals on Hilton Head Island come with a bike rental included.

3. Visit the Coastal Discovery Museum

Education and fun collide at the Coastal Discovery Museum. The museum is a great place to learn about the history, culture, and environment of Hilton Head Island. Visiting the museum is undoubtedly one of the best things to do in Hilton Head with kids, as there are tons of hands-on activities to enjoy at the Kids Zone. In addition to the activities, there are also fascinating exhibits, tours, and more.

4. Go on a Dolphin-Watching Tour

Visit Hilton Head Island's most famous residents, dolphins! Dolphins are a common sight off the coast of Hilton Head Island and taking a dolphin-watching tour is a must-do activity for any animal lover. Your family can enjoy watching these playful creatures jump and swim in their natural habitat. Some of our vacation home rentals come with a credit for a dolphin-watching tour.

5. Visit Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina

For an all-in-one entertainment hub, head to Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina features dining, shopping, watersports, and more entertainment options, so there's something for everyone. Nearby Shelter Cove Community Park is also worth checking out as it offers stunning views of the water, walking paths, picnic spots, and a playground.

6. Play Mini-Golf

Hilton Head Island is world-famous for its fabulous golf courses, but if the kids are still getting ready for the real thing, try a round of mini-golf. Mini-golf is always a hit with kids, and Hilton Head Island has plenty of options. Pirate's Island Adventure Golf is a popular spot that features two unique courses with pirate-themed obstacles and decorations.

Hilton Head Lodging That's Perfect for the Whole Family

With all of these great things to do with kids, it's no wonder Hilton Head Island is a hit with families. If you are looking for a vacation rental to be your family's home away from home on Hilton Head, Beach Properties of Hilton Head has your back. We have vacation rentals suitable for every type of family vacation to Hilton Head. Please call 800-571-5155 to speak with a team member or browse our inventory online today.