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Finding Wellness on Hilton Head Island

Here on Hilton Head Island, wellness weaves through almost every activity and landscape. From the world-class golf courses and scenic cycling paths to the holistic spa retreats and lively racquet sports,  the Lowcountry offers an abundance of ways to embrace health and happiness. Whether visiting here for the first time or returning for another escape to America's Favorite Island®, you’ll find many opportunities to refresh your mind, body, and spirit — here are a few of our favorites. 

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Hilton Head Island's Commitment to Sustainability

With miles of pristine, white-sand beaches, enchanting maritime forests, and a stunning diversity of wildlife, Hilton Head Island is a dream destination for lovers of the great outdoors. So it should come as no surprise that our community maintains a deep commitment to sustainability, from sea turtle conservation efforts and oyster shell recycling programs to beach clean-ups and beyond. Read on to learn about our work to ensure our beaches, shorelines, dunes, and wildlife continue to thrive for generations to come.


Hilton Head Island for the Nature Lovers: Wildlife and Conservation

Each April, we celebrate Earth Month and invite nature lovers to share in our passion for preserving the outdoors and our region's wildlife. Hilton Head Island is America's first eco-planned community, prioritizing and protecting the Lowcountry's biodiversity. As stewards of the land, we offer an array of outdoor attractions and activities that deliver on our mission to uphold our environment — while making it fun for the whole family. From spotting native bird species flying high and seeing dolphins breaching the surface of Lowcountry waters to catching a glimpse of loggerhead sea turtle nests, we've compiled ways to engage with local wildlife safely. Plus, learn how we celebrate the environment through conservation efforts that help protect our ecosystem. So, bring your binoculars, pack your camera, and get set to take in the Lowcountry's rich natural wonders. 

Arts & Culture

Historic Hilton Head Island: A Journey Through Time

Hilton Head Island is home to a wealth of history. Here, you can experience the legacy, traditions, and artistry of the Gullah, explore Mitchellville and the Coastal Discovery Museum for fascinating insights into the Island’s heritage and its unique connection to the sea, visit the numerous art galleries, museums, and cultural venues across the Island for the latest in local, national, and international shows and performances, and so much more. If you’re a history lover, we invite you to take a journey through time to discover some of the historic people and places of Hilton Head Island.

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What to Look Forward to This Spring on Hilton Head Island

Spring has nearly sprung, and so have the events on Hilton Head Island! With fewer crowds and warm weather, it's one of the best times to visit America’s Favorite Island®. Beach weather is here, flowers are blooming, and patio season has arrived. Plus, there are plenty of events happening throughout the season. Let's explore everything Hilton Head Island has to offer this spring!

Arts & Culture

Your Guide to the Arts & Culture Scene on Hilton Head Island

It’s easy to understand why generations of art aficionados, history buffs, and cultural connoisseurs have fallen in love with Hilton Head Island. From live music and gallery shows to unspoiled natural beauty and enriching historical experiences, our coastal community is home to a world of unique and unforgettable offerings — with a decidedly Lowcountry flair. With an arts and culture scene this vibrant, it can be hard to decide where to begin, which is why we’ve rounded up a few of our most-anticipated arts and culture events, attractions, and experiences for 2024 — with a little help from a local, of course.

Read on to explore the inspiring arts and culture scene here on America’s Favorite Island®.