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Hilton Head
Long known as a golfer's paradise, Hilton Head Island is heaven for any type of sports enthusiast. Tennis, volleyball, polo, championship golf on some of the best fairways in the United States - those are just a few athletic options. In fact, the island plays host to many prestigious sporting events throughout the year. All of it surrounded by sunny beaches and lush greenery. In between games or matches, explore Hilton Head's natural wonders. The Sea Pines Forest Preserve offers a close-up look at a swamp without having to get mucky. Raised boardwalks provide a protected path for pedestrians. And don't miss the colorful Harbourtown Lighthouse, the island's icon. Choose from a number of first-class resorts and... more Long known as a golfer's paradise, Hilton Head Island is heaven for any type of sports enthusiast. Tennis, volleyball, polo, championship golf on some of the best fairways in the United States - those are just a few athletic options. In fact, the island plays host to many prestigious sporting events throughout the year. All of it surrounded by sunny beaches and lush greenery. In between games or matches, explore Hilton Head's natural wonders. The Sea Pines Forest Preserve offers a close-up look at a swamp without having to get mucky. Raised boardwalks provide a protected path for pedestrians. And don't miss the colorful Harbourtown Lighthouse, the island's icon. Choose from a number of first-class resorts and hotels to experience it all. less

All things to do » Things to do

Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Coligny Beach
Coligny Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Coastal Discovery Museum
Coastal Discovery Museum
If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to learn about the history and wildlife of sea islands.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina
Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina
Owner description: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort's Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is Hilton Head Island's largest deep-water yacht basin. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina offers waterfront dining... more Owner description: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort's Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is Hilton Head Island's largest deep-water yacht basin. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina offers waterfront dining, shopping and spectacular sunsets over Broad Creek. Also enjoy seasonal live music and events. Shelter Cove Harbour is also home to HarbourFest, an island tradition for over 25 years. HarbourFest takes place mid-June through mid-August with a special fireworks display on select Tuesday nights.Guests at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina can enjoy a variety of activities, water sports, crabbing, fishing, sailing, dinner cruises and much more. less
Attraction type: Marinas
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Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge
Owner description: Encompassing four islands and 4,000 acres, the refuge aims to preserve and protect endangered natural habitats and species. At 1,200 acres, Pinckney is the largest of the refuge's... more Owner description: Encompassing four islands and 4,000 acres, the refuge aims to preserve and protect endangered natural habitats and species. At 1,200 acres, Pinckney is the largest of the refuge's islands and the only one open to the public. less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Jazz Corner
The Jazz Corner
Ranked #1 of 378 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Michael Anthony's Cucina Italiana
Michael Anthony's Cucina Italiana
Ranked #2 of 378 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Price: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Charlie's L'Etoile Verte
Charlie's L'Etoile Verte
Ranked #3 of 378 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Price:
Cuisines: French, Seafood
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ombra Cucina Rustica
Ombra Cucina Rustica
Ranked #4 of 378 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Price:
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
WiseGuys
WiseGuys
Ranked #5 of 378 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Price: $1 - $35
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Seafood, American
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Marriott's SurfWatch
3.5 of 5
Marriott's SurfWatch
$139 - $697
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Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort
3.5 of 5
Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort
$135 - $502
Ranked #2 of 28 Hotels in Hilton Head
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Marriott's Barony Beach Club
3.5 of 5
Marriott's Barony Beach Club
$139 - $699
Ranked #6 of 28 Hotels in Hilton Head
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Inn & Club at Harbour Town - Sea Pines Resort
5.0 of 5
Inn & Club at Harbour Town - Sea Pines Resort
$234 - $440
Ranked #1 of 28 Hotels in Hilton Head
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Ocean Oak Resort by Hilton Grand Vacations
3.0 of 5
Ocean Oak Resort by Hilton Grand Vacations
$178 - $655
Ranked #3 of 28 Hotels in Hilton Head
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Coral Sands Resort
3.5 of 5
Coral Sands Resort
$162 - $239
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
4.0 of 5
Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
$160 - $400
Ranked #5 of 28 Hotels in Hilton Head
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Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
4.0 of 5
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
$156 - $434
Ranked #7 of 28 Hotels in Hilton Head
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The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5
The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
$165 - $380
Ranked #8 of 28 Hotels in Hilton Head
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