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12 Feb 2021
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Editor’s Note 2021: When planning your trip, be mindful of reduced hours, closed businesses, and rules and regulations you might need to follow. To be safe, we recommend checking with individual businesses directly. 

Spring is just around the corner. Each year this youthful season ushers in a breath of fresh air for all to enjoy. Make the most of your vacation when you spend your spring break on Hilton Head! With the weather warming up and the kids being out of school, there’s no better time to plan a getaway. We compiled a list of some of our favorite spring break activities for families. If you are looking for even more information about the best things to do on HHI, request a copy of our free 7-Day Itinerary! 

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4 of the Best Things to Do for Spring Break on Hilton Head

"You can cut all the flowers, but you cannot keep spring from coming." —Pablo Neruda

1. Spend Time With Your Kids 

Between school, work, soccer games, piano lessons, and everything in between, it can feel challenging to find time for bonding with your children. Take advantage of spring break by prioritizing your relationships with the kids. Create lasting memories, take incredible photos, and enjoy quality time with your loved ones. 


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  • Sandbox Children’s Museum: For an interactive, hands-on learning experience, take your kids to Sandbox Children’s Museum! It’s the perfect place to let their imaginations soar. Get creative, play, learn, and have a blast. 

  • Horseback Riding at Lawton Stables: Do something a little different this spring break and opt for horseback riding! Lawton Stables offers Western-style trail rides through the 605-acre Sea Pines Forest Preserve. They also have a petting zoo. 

  • Dolphin Tours: Watch your kids’ faces light up as dolphins breach the surface of the ocean. There’s truly nothing more magical. Share this experience with your kids, and you’ll have a memory that will last a lifetime. 

  • Adventure Cove Mini Golf: Leave your phones behind and get engaged. A rousing round of mini-golf is sure to include lots of laughs, some holes-in-one, and a great deal of fun for the whole family. 

  • The Coastal Discovery Museum: You and the kids will have so much fun learning about the Lowcountry’s diverse ecosystems at The Coastal Discovery Museum! You might even get the chance to see some local species of animals up close. 

  • & so much more!

2. Be Adventurous 

With the weather well on its way to warmer temperatures, now is the perfect time to get outside! Enjoy the fresh air, work out your muscles, and enjoy the beauty of nature. Maybe you’d like to get out on the water. Perhaps you would prefer soaring through the sky. Regardless, you’ll find that there are so many outdoor adventures waiting for you on the island! 

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  • Kayak Tours: Immerse yourself in the island’s beautiful marshland and explore local waterways on a kayak tour! Not only is it a great workout, but it’s also an excellent opportunity to take in the natural beauty of the island. 

  • Bike Trails: Pedal your way across the island’s 60 miles of paved bike paths and 19 miles of densely-packed sandy beaches. Remember, when you book a stay at Beach Properties, you’ll enjoy special discounts on bike rentals and equipment.

  • Fishing Charters: Have you ever been deep sea fishing? Now is your chance to experience the thrill of reeling in a massive catch! There are plenty of outstanding fishing and charter opportunities available on the island. 

  • Water Sports: One of the main draws to the island is its endless opportunities for fun on the water! Try anything from renting catamarans and parasailing to jet skiing and paddle boarding. 

  • & so much more!

3. Eat Delicious Food 

It’s no secret that Hilton Head is home to some mind-blowing restaurants! World-class chefs, local legends, and laid-back eateries serve up delicious food day and night. Whether you’re in the mood for mouth-watering seafood or quick bar bites, you’ll have so many wonderful options from which to choose. 

shrimp and grits
  • Dog-Friendly Restaurants: Are you bringing your pup along for your vacation? If so, then you’ll want to know where all the best outdoor dining restaurants are that allow dogs! Enjoy the fresh air while eating tasty food with your furry friends. 

  • Where the Locals Eat: It’s true that nobody knows more about the best food on HHI than locals themselves! We decided to let our guests in on the secret by compiling a list of some of our favorite dining establishments on the island. 

  • Seafood Restaurants: If there’s anything Lowcountry chefs know how to cook, it’s seafood. You have to try shrimp and grits, a South Carolina staple! You will have your choice between multiple laidback establishments and fine-dining restaurants. 

  • Daufuskie Island Restaurants: Plan a day trip to Daufuskie Island to explore various shops, beaches, and restaurants! 

  • & so much more! 

4. Shop ‘Til You Drop 

Unwind and blow off steam with a shopping day! There’s nothing a little retail therapy can’t fix. Peruse local boutiques for unique gifts, souvenirs to bring home, or a new bathing suit to sport on the beach! You might also enjoy a trip to the farmers market for fresh produce, tasty treats, or local arts and crafts. 

  • Shopping Areas: Find unique treasures at some of the best boutiques and shopping on the island. From Shelter Cove to Harbour Town, peruse one-of-a-kind shops for souvenirs, gifts, and more! 

  • Farmers Markets: Support local farmers, artisans, and craftsmen when you shop at the best area farmers markets. Grab some fresh produce that you can use to prepare dinner in the kitchen of your vacation rental. You might also want to grab a sweet treat while you’re there as well. 

Make a Beach Properties Vacation Rental Your Home Away From Home 

If you want to make the most of your spring break on Hilton Head, then stay in one of our beautiful vacation rentals! Our impressive selection of properties ranges from oceanfront villas to large mansions with private pools. We even have pet-friendly homes if you’re planning to bring your furry family members along as well! Browse our selection of houses and villas or reach out to us about helping you find the perfect rental for you and your family. 

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