What to See & Do on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Couple relaxing a a yacht
Mother watching husband and daughter on the beach Beaches

Play in the rolling dunes, frolic in the surf, walk the sand banks of the Atlantic Ocean, and bask in over 12 miles/20 kilometers of some of the best beaches in the United States.

Family canoeing down a river Nature

From hiking to fishing, kayaking and dolphin watch cruises, biking to bird watching: Nature surrounds you and is waiting for you to explore the ubiquitous natural wonders of Hilton Head Island.

People golfing Golf

If you are planning a golf getaway, make it a Hilton Head golf vacation: We have 24 world-class championship golf courses situated in an area 20 kilometers long by 8 kilometers wide on the Island, and more than a dozen additional courses on the mainland. Home of the PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage Tournament each Spring.

Elderly couple shopping Shopping

Whether hunting for a deal on a favorite brand of clothing or looking for a unique Island gift, you’ll find it—and so much more—at over 200 outlet shops or six marina villages, each with its own eclectic mix of boutique stores and restaurants.

Child doing tennis drills Tennis

With our reputation as one of the top tennis destinations in the US, you’ll be courted in style at one of our Hilton Head Island tennis resorts, featuring over 350 courts in all three surfaces, professional programs, youth camps, tournaments, and more.

People golfing Culture

The beauty and Gullah history of the Island has inspired a vibrant arts and cultural scene, filled with art galleries, museums, and theatrical and musical entertainment from traditional to contemporary.

Bluffont church History & Heritage

Walk in the footprints of Native Americans, English, Spanish, and French colonists, pirates, African-American Gullah-Geechee freedmen, and soldiers—all are part of Hilton Head Island’s diverse and fascinating history.

Family on the beach Family Vacations

The accommodations, activities and attractions at Hilton Head provide a beautiful, safe setting for family vacations, with enchantments for both the young and young-at-heart.

Kayakers Guided Tours

Our extensive selection of tours showcases everything the Island has to offer, including nature walks, historical and cultural tours, and ecological and ocean adventures.

A couple biking along the beach Biking

Rated as a Silver Level Bike Friendly Community by the American League of Bicylists, Hilton Head is the ideal place to spin your wheels, with more than 160 kilometers of multi-use trails connecting you to everywhere you want to go.

Young girl kayaking Water Sports

Enjoy some of the most pristine and warm waters on the East Coast—perfect for kayaking, diving, fishing, wind surfing, and other activities above and below the surface.

Married couple Weddings

Surround yourself in the beauty, charm, and outstanding facilities and services that only Hilton Head Island weddings can deliver on the most wonderful day of your life.

Ladies relaxing in a spa Spas

Whether it’s a signature treatment in your room or an oceanfront hot-stone massage, you’ll experience pure bliss, rest and relaxation with a Hilton Head spa vacation.

Woman relaxing in a pool Connect Mind, Body & Spirit

Nourish the mind, body and spirit through entrepreneurial workshops and leadership training, language immersion, historical and ecological studies, wellness, or craft and cultural programs for you, your family or your team.

Woman taking a nap on the porch Health & Wellness

From inspiring sunsets and spiritual retreats to exciting outdoor team-building courses and programs, combine health and wellness in one of the most relaxing vacation destinations anywhere.

Contact Us
1 Chamber of Commerce Drive
PO Box 5647
Hilton Head Island, SC 29938

Toll-Free in US: 800-523-3373

Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau