1 Sep 2019
There's no need to bundle up this winter! Ditch those mittens and scarves for a festive getaway to Hilton Head Island in December. There are endless opportunities to get out of the house, enjoy the sunshine, and embrace the seasonal celebrations! We have everything you need to plan a wonderful winter escape. Leave the cold weather behind, and come enjoy a stay on our beautiful island! Read on for some of our favorite winter activities. Then, be sure to get your free copy of our 7-day itinerary for even more thoughtful local insight!
5 Reasons to Explore Hilton Head in December
1. Golf Season Is Year-Round
There are few places that allow you to play a game of golf every season. But, in Hilton Head, golf is a sport that can be enjoyed 365 days a year. Our island is home to 40 beautiful championship golf courses for you to play and explore. Enjoy the outdoors, perfect your swing, and bask in the wonderful Hilton Head weather. You may also appreciate some of the tee time discounts provided by Beach Properties when you stay with us as a guest. Hilton Head weather in December is perfect for any outdoor activity! Grab your clubs and sunglasses, and hit the green! Try out some of the best golf courses in Hilton Head.
2. Local Oyster Roasts
A favorite tradition among Lowcountry locals is the annual oyster roasts held in the winter months. Experience a true Southern oyster roast at the Old Oyster Factory. (Guests of Beach Properties can also take advantage of restaurant specials!) Dine by the water, chat with locals, and enjoy the seasonal festivities of Hilton Head in winter.
3. Unique HHI-Made Gifts
Looking for the perfect gift to give friends and family for the holidays? Hilton Head is a great place to start. Locals and visitors alike love gifting authentic Hilton Head sweetgrass baskets during the holiday season. These can be used for functionality or simply for decoration. You might even be tempted to purchase one of these hand-crafted pieces for yourself! Sweetgrass baskets add a touch of style and Hilton Head culture to any home. Visit the Gullah Sweetgrass Gallery to find your own handmade basket. Although Hilton Head doesn’t have an official downtown scene, shopping in Main Street Villiage is ideal if you’re looking for a quaint downtown feel. Explore various locally-owned shops and enjoy the uniquely crafted goods. You are sure to find something that catches your eye!
4. The Hilton Head Winter Wonderland Festival
Spend Christmas in Hilton Head this year. If you’re traveling with kids, the Winter Wonderland Festival is a great holiday treat for them! You won’t be able to resist snapping a picture of their faces when they meet Santa Claus! Enjoy a day of games, parades, munching on holiday snacks, and being merry.
5. The Harbourtown Lighthouse New Year’s Ball Drop
Ring in the New Year on the island! This holiday is known for bringing cities to life, and this is especially true in Hilton Head. Have a nice dinner, attend a party, or gather ‘round the Harbour Town Lighthouse to watch the ball drop. You might even want to take part in the Polar Bear Plunge the next morning if you’re up for the challenge!
Winter Is Always Better on Hilton Head Island!
This special season should be spent with friends and family in a special place! Experience the best when you plan a vacation to Hilton Head in the winter and allow us to host your winter festivities at Beach Properties. The whole family will enjoy our convenient locations, heated pools, and top-notch amenities! Create lasting memories with your friends and family that you can look back on for a lifetime.
We hope to see you soon at Beach Properties of Hilton Head!