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Rainy Day Activities

When planning a trip to Hilton Head Island, you’ll find an abundance of thrilling things to do during your vacation. This beautiful barrier island just off the coast of South Carolina is known for its unparalleled natural beauty. You can explore the waterways by boat, kayak, or paddleboard. Hilton Head is also very well-known for its championship-grade golf courses, where several famous tournaments have been held. If you are looking for other exciting activities to partake in during your stay, be sure to make time to visit the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head. You’ll have the unique opportunity to learn more about the Lowcountry and marvel at its beauty. 

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Things to Do at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head

Tour the Grounds

The Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head has so much to offer visitors of all ages. When you first arrive, you’ll want to spend some time walking around the museum’s grounds. Take a stroll down one of the three marsh front boardwalks to do some wildlife viewing and read about the animals unique to this part of the state. You can also check out the Bird’s Eye View Theater—an outdoor theater where programs are regularly held.

Explore the Gardens

Located on the museum grounds, the gardens expand beyond the other areas offering visitors the chance to admire the Camellia Garden, Heritage Garden, and even the Carnivorous Plants Bog Garden. In each section, you’ll discover new information about different types of flora and fauna. Don’t forget to stop by the Karen Wertheimer Buttery Garden on your way out!

Attend the Festivals and Events

While it’s always fun to plan a day trip to the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head, you can also take advantage of their regularly hosted events. Throughout the year, the museum opens its doors to the public to put on exciting events like the Art Market and Holiday Market. Also, be sure to check the website to learn more about the rotating exhibits that make their way through the museum. Kids love their Coastal Critters events, which take place on Wednesdays and Fridays. Learn about local animals and their natural habitats. You might even be able to meet some of them in person! 

Let the Kids Enjoy a Class!

Get the kids excited and let them take one of the kids' classes in the Coastal Discovery Museum! This is an excellent way for children to learn more about the area and have fun! The museum hosts summer kids group classes to learn more about local critters and their importance in our local ecosystem. 

Relax With Beach Properties of Hilton Head 

Sit back and enjoy your trip when you book a stay with Beach Properties of Hilton Head. You can select your property from a long list of homes located throughout the island. Stay close to the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head to make your planning even easier. If you’re going to be spending a lot of time on the beach, select one of our premier beachfront homes. Each property in our catalog also offers access to either a private or public pool. When you stay with Beach Properties of Hilton Head, you’ll receive special discounts at location restaurants and shops. So, what are you waiting for?

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