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You work hard all year long. Monday through Friday, you spend your days in the office. The rest of your time is spent shuttling your kids around to soccer practice, piano recitals, and school events. You rarely take time for yourself. Treat yourself to a relaxing family vacation and spend Labor Day Weekend on Hilton Head Island this year! You deserve a break from the everyday hustle and bustle. Take the time to make some lasting memories with your loved ones.  

For more local suggestions about the best things to do on Hilton Head, be sure to request a free copy of our 7-Day Itinerary 

Reasons to Spend Labor Day Weekend on Hilton Head Island This Year  

Celebrate the Holiday Weekend with Some Local Music  

Hilton Head’s local music scene is always vibrant, lively, and fun. There’s no better way to celebrate a holiday weekend than with some of the best local music! During your visit to the island, be sure to check out the best spots that often mix food, tunes, and more! Here are some of our favorite suggestions to consider: 

The Weather Is Still Warm Enough for Long Beach Days  

What’s a Hilton Head summer vacation without a beach day? Ocean waves lull their way up the shore, and beautiful seashells await your discovery. Maybe you feel like sunbathing on the sandy shores. Perhaps you’d prefer to dive right in. The kids will be busy building sandcastles and flying kites over the shoreline. There’s no better place to create lasting memories with your loved ones.  

Some of our favorite local beaches include:  

Beach Day By the Ocean Girlfriends Hanging out
  • Palmetto Dunes | Palmetto Dunes boasts three miles of pristine sandy beaches, ideal for bike riding, swimming, surfing, collecting shells, and more.  

  • Sea Pines | Sea Pines offers guests five miles of gorgeous shoreline. The Beach Club features amenities such as food service, a bar, picnic tables, showers, and kids’ activities.  

Travel Tip: Beach Properties vacation rentals often reside within some of the best local beach communities and neighborhoods. That means you’ll have access to all their outstanding community amenities, such as beach trolley access and more! 

You Can Spend the Weekend out on the Water  

Need to cool off from the Lowcountry heat? You’ll feel refreshed by a splash of water when you’re out on the local waterways! Whether you’re in the mood for a day spent out on the boat, or you’re more interested in something more adventurous like kayaking, you’ll find no shortage of opportunities to get out on the water. Here are just a few of our favorite suggestions:  

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  • Try your hand at a new watersport such as SUP, surfing, and more 

There’s So Much You Can Do with the Kids  

Labor Day Weekend is the perfect excuse to get some quality family time in while you have some time between your busy schedules. Hilton Head Island is known for being a family-friendly destination with a seemingly endless list of activities that the whole family will enjoy! Maybe you’re looking for some outdoor adventures that your younger kids and teenagers will enjoy. Perhaps you need some rainy-day indoor backup plans. Either way, we’re more than happy to point you in the direction of a fun time!  

Kids Activities
  • Visit Lawton Stables for the petting zoo or a pony ride 

  • Embark on an Aerial Adventure 

  • Search for hidden treasure with Pirates of Hilton Head  

  • Peruse exhibits at The Sandbox Children’s Museum  

  • more! 

Dine-in, Take out, or Grocery Delivery   

We don’t know about you, but one of our favorite parts about going on vacation is that we get to try all the local restaurants! Nothing says holiday weekend like grilling out by the pool at your vacation rentalPerhaps you’d prefer to try some of the best restaurants. You can even order a Lowcountry Boil for dinner from a local catering company. Here are some great options to consider: 

family dinner

Travel Tip: Take advantage of Beach Properties’ Island Discount Program! You can receive discounts on everything from grocery delivery and shopping services to catering and personal chefs. You can also receive discounts at some of the best local restaurants! 

Extend Your Stay for the Whole Week in a Beach Properties Vacation Rental  

Labor Day Weekend on Hilton Head is sure to be a blast for you and your family. But why limit it to just the weekend? Extend your stay and book a weeklong getaway in one of our beautiful vacation rentals on the island. We offer a wide variety of rentals with amenities ranging from beachfront views and private pools to pet-friendly accommodations and more. We go above and beyond to ensure that your family retreat is one that you’ll remember for a lifetime. It’s time to be the family hero and plan that getaway you all deserve!