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Hilton Head Outlets
Directory of Tanger Outlets, Hilton Head Factory Stores, Mall at Shelter Cove, Coligny Plaza, Village at Wexford, Pineland Station, Fresh Market Shoppes, and more...

Hilton Head Marinas
Listing of Hilton Head Marinas, Boat Ramps and Marine Sales & Service, featuring Shelter Cove Marina, Harbour Town Yacht Basin, Palmetto Bay Marina, Port Royal Landing, and more...


We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
- T.S. Elliot

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Hilton Head Island Accommodations

Harbour Town, Hilton Head, SCHilton Head Island in South Carolina's Lowcountry is home to some of the world's premier golf courses, marinas, tennis courts and bicycling trails. Hilton Head is a barrier island with a moderate climate and an average year-round temperature of 66° F, making it ideal for visitors and locals who enjoy its natural beauty throughout the year. World-class accommodations, restaurants, shopping, outlet stores and malls, beaches and outdoor activities from fishing, watersports to horseback riding, Hilton Head Island offers a wide range of activities for families, corporations and groups alike.

ExploreHiltonHead.com gathers the best that Hilton Head has to offer in one destination website. Here you can begin your journey to canoeing, kayaking, dolphin tours, sunset cruises, sailboat rentals, spas, entertainment and everything under the South Carolina sun! Please view or print one of our complimentary Maps of Hilton Head Island to get your exploration started in the right direction. And may we offer a few words of wisdom to those who travel to our beloved seashore...

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Hilton Head is South Carolina's Natural Treasure
South Carolina's unique Hilton Head Island is a resort that strives to preserve its natural habitat while maintaining an eco-friendly development posture. Hilton Head's many resort hotels and accommodations blend perfectly into their natural surroundings, each one nestled within one of Hilton Head's plantations, including Palmetto Dunes, Shipyard Plantation, Sea Pines, Port Royal, Shelter Cove, and Hilton Head Plantation. Other noteworthy attractions include excellent fishing charters, dolphin tours and sailing excursions, marinas, boutique shopping and world-class golfing and tennis.

Hilton Head Yacht Basin MarinaDay Trips From Hilton Head
Hilton Head is located in South Carolina's lowcountry, and offers convenient access to nearby day trips to such inviting places as Charleston, Bluffton, Daufuskie Island or Savannah, Georgia. While you're island hopping, check out St. Simons Island, GA, Tybee Island, GA, Amelia Island, FL, and historic Jekyll Island, GA. Each location is within 1-2 hours driving distance and can offer plenty of things to do for a day or more.

Hilton Head Offers So Much to See and Do
Hilton Head offers a special setting for a memorable wedding, with fabulous spas, shopping in Coligny Plaza, restaurants to suit most any appetite, and luxury hotels and resorts to choose from. Tennis is another popular activity and there are dozens of courts on the island. Bicycle trails traverse the island and are a great way to Explore at your own pace. And of course there's always the beach! Hilton Head's wide beaches and smooth sand make bicycling a favorite pasttime, especially around sunset when the tide is low.

Popular Hilton Head Destinations
Harbour Town is Hilton Head's renowned yacht basin and home to the infamous lighthouse and annual golf tournament. There is plenty of shopping here and fine dining, including seafood, steaks, and pasta. Trolley tours are also available to provide you with ease of parking and transportation to the marina.

Hilton Head Timeshares
Heading for vacation and looking to buy timeshare for your next vacation accommodation? A Hilton Head timeshare may offer the prefect accommodation option when looking for affordable lodging for the whole family on your next trip.

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Enjoy your stay in Hilton Head Island! South Carolina's natural treasure.

Hilton Head Golf Courses and Country Clubs
Thanks in part to the annual Heritage Golf Tournament, not to mention the natural beauty and pristine surroundings, Hilton Head golf courses are world-famous and among the Island's most reknowned attractions. Hilton Head is a golfer's paradise featuring some of the world's most beautiful and challenging golf courses designed by such names as Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Rees Jones, Fazio and more. Golfers have a choice of 22 championship golf courses in Hilton Head, and the pleasant climate makes it truly enjoyable in all seasons.
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Coligny Plaza, Hilton Head, SCHilton Head Shopping and Outlet Stores
A shopper's paradise! Hilton Head offers outlet malls, boutiques, and shopping centers like Tanger Outlet Center Hilton Head, Coligny Plaza, Village at Wexford, , Main Street Village, and the Shelter Cove Towne Centre. World-class antiques, art galleries, jewelry, and distinctive shoppes and local artisans with hand-crafted wares are located around the Island.

Hilton Head Fishing & Deep Sea Fishing
Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry area of South Carolina offer fishing charters and waterborne opportunities to satisfy most any desire, be it saltwater fishing, flyfishing, deep-sea fishing, fishing charters, tours, sailing, or simply casting your reel over the nearest pier (don't forget your fishing license) and you''ll enjoy all the natural beauty and splendor that the Lowcountry Lifestyle has to offer! Hilton Head offers numerous Dolphin Watch Cruises and Sightseeing Tours, fishing charters, offshore and deep-sea fishing and sportfishing tours are available on Hilton Head Island, Beaufort, and the surrounding areas. We have also compiled a directory of local marine sales and service businesses, as well as artificial reefs and piers available for ocean and saltwater fishing.

Canoe on Hilton Head MarshesCanoeing & Kayaking on Hilton Head
One of the best ways to explore the natural beauty of Hilton Head Island is by renting a canoe or kayak and traveling along the coastal regions at your own pace. Wind past creeks, lagoons and rivers as you glimpse the Lowcountry's unforgettable scenery. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the South Carolina coast in all its natural splendor — one of the special joys of Hilton Head Island.

Sunset cruises, sailboat rentals and guided nature kayaking excursions are just some of the many ways to explore the waters surrounding Hilton Head Island. The Atlantic ocean offers a spectacular vantage point from which to appreciate the magnificence of this unique barrier island.

Hilton Head Island PhotographyBeach Portraits by Hilton Head Island Photography Inc.

Phone: 843.683.6883

With gorgeous beaches for a backdrop, their professional staff will create incredible family portraits that you will cherish for years to come. They start in the dunes where poses are more traditional and then down by water's edge for a more candid approach. From a family of 4 to a group of 44, their 10+ years of experience provide a seamless and enjoyable beach portrait process. By appointment, so please call ahead to schedule.

Weddings on Hilton Head Island
The serenely beautiful Lowcountry landscape with century-old oak trees draped with Spanish moss, picturesque lagoons, historic churches, exotic wildlife and twelve miles of white-sand beaches, is a perfect backdrop for Hilton Head weddings. Couples come to Hilton Head Island from all over the country to tie the knot in one of the world's most romantic spots.

With state-of-the-art convention facilities, as well as fine dining, world-class golf, miles of beaches and one-of-a-kind shopping, Hilton Head Island is the ideal setting for weddings, private parties and conventions.

Bicycle Hilton HeadBicycling on Hilton Head Island
The Town of Hilton Head Island offers over 50 scenic miles of public bicycle pathways and nature trails so bicyclists and pedestrians may travel about the island in a safe and enjoyable environment. Bicycle rentals and bike tours are a popular and healthy way to take in the natural sights and beauty that Hilton Head is known for. The Town is also planning to build additional pathways to link community parks and major activity centers. The hard-packed beaches are also popular for bicycling at low tide. Bicycle rentals are available island-wide throughout the year.

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