See. Do. Explore Hilton Head Island

Find out why Hilton Head Island is America’s favorite island

On Hilton Head Island, a new adventure awaits around every corner. Build sandcastles and splash in the waves on one of the top 10 family beaches in the United States. Explore the Island by land during a bike ride or a hike, or discover it by sea with a kayaking expedition or a fishing trip. Browse boutiques for the perfect souvenir, stroll the streets during a guided tour or step back in time at a historical attraction - there are countless ways to see why Hilton Head Island has been chosen “#1 Island in the Continental U.S.” and “#2 Island in the World” by Travel+Leisure Magazine, and the “Top Island in the United States” by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.

Check out these great activities and attractions on Hilton Head Island. 

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Inspired by Instagram: 15 Magical Lowcountry Wedding Photos

Twelve miles of of pristine, sandy beaches. Shady lanes lined by moss-draped oak trees. Elegant, historic mansions and sweeping front porches flanked by dramatic columns. Hilton Head Island is a picture-perfect wedding destination, and there’s no end to the photo ops here in Lowcountry! No matter what kind of a wedding you’re dreaming of – a quiet, intimate ceremony with your closest loved ones or a lavish affair surrounded by all your family and friends – Hilton Head Island’s gorgeous venues, both indoor and outdoor, provide endless spots for unforgettable moments on your big day.

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Hilton Head is America's favorite island, offering 12 miles of pristine beaches and everything you need for the ultimate retreat. Enjoy easy days relaxing in the sun, sand and surf on some of the best beaches in the country.
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