Bird feeding in a marsh on Hilton Head Island

Inspired by Instagram: Ten Incredible Wildlife Photos and Videos from Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island is a paradise for nature and wildlife lovers. On the shoreline and in the sea, it’s common to spot bottlenose dolphins and endangered loggerhead sea turtles. Beyond the beach, there are plenty more wildlife spotting opportunities. Our protected wetlands are a haven for almost 200 species of birds, including snowy egrets, blue […]

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The Biker’s Guide to Hilton Head Island

With 60 miles of multi-use trails connecting you to everywhere you need to go and pristine, hard-packed beaches featuring picture-perfect views of the Atlantic Ocean… it’s not hard to see why Hilton Head Island is a biker’s paradise. Rated as a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the American League of Bicyclists, there’s no better […]

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Discover the incredible wildlife of Lowcountry on your next vacation!

Five Fun Facts About Hilton Head Island Wildlife

There’s the great outdoors. And then there’s the greatest outdoors, Hilton Head Island. A world of natural wonders awaits you in Lowcountry! Hilton Head Island’s devotion to environmental preservation has become a model for other developments around the country. Locals and visitors alike love the stunning scenery and wonderful wildlife of Hilton Head Island. Whether […]

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How To Have A Dog-Friendly Vacation On Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island is beautiful year-round, but fall and winter are a particularly good time to visit with pets. From October 1 to February 28, dogs are allowed on Hilton Head Island beaches at any time. (From March 1 to September 30, dogs are allowed on the beach before 10:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m.) […]

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What to read this summer on Hilton Head Island

Now that summer is here, it’s time to start compiling your summer reading list. And honestly, what’s a vacation without a good book to read? So here are 10 great books to crack open on your trip to Hilton Head Island this summer: 1. Last Light Over Carolina by Mary Alice Monroe We’ll start with […]

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Guest Post: Andy Clarke takes on Hilton Head Island Food + Biking

From The League of American Cyclists, Andy Clarke takes a closer look at Hilton Head Island Food + Biking Spring break in 2014 ended in the rain, early. We left Hilton Head Island for the long drive to Fairfax County, Va., a little deflated, but already thinking about the possibilities for next year. Then before you […]

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Guest Post: Your Guide to Biking and Dining on Hilton Head Island!

By Frank Babel: When one thinks of Hilton Head Island, one thinks golf, tennis, beaches, a beautiful place, shopping, and a family friendly place for great memories.  But, think Biking and Dining too, because together, they help define the Hilton Head Island experience. Biking on Hilton Head Island’s 115 mile multi-use pathways system is safe, simple […]

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Guest Post: Start Biking on Hilton Head Island

By Marcy Benson – Been on a bicycle lately?  If you are like me, “lately”, means 20 years ago, give or take a year.  Sure I had a bicycle when I was kid, it was a vibrant yellow color with a banana seat, remember those?  With the color coordinated plastic tassels that hung from the […]

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Buzzworthy Events That Will Have You Out & About All Spring!

Here on Hilton Head Island, we’ve had our fair share of amazing spring events in 2015 with record-setting crowds at The St. Patricks Day Parade, WingFest and The Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival. Here are a few more events that will keep you outdoors all spring – until the summer beach season! Do you like […]

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