Wishing you a warm Southern welcome to 2023!Hilton Head Beach

Would you like to begin the new year on a positive note? It is never too early to begin planning your Lowcountry move. You can start by learning about the lifestyle choices in this part of South Carolina.   The beaches on Hilton Head Island have been a vacationer’s paradise for years. Would you like to live on, or near the beach? Come explore all types of housing from world-class golfing communities, to lock-and-leave condos. You can enjoy our relaxing sunsets and excellent seafood meals whenever you want.  Shopping opportunities are found throughout the island, with national and local retailers in shops at Coligny Beach and Shelter Cove, as well as many other areas.

Several museums are a must-see for…

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A welcoming atmosphere, flavorful food, and pleasant conversation skillfully unite to give islanders an array of dining venues and one of life’s greatest pleasures! In 2022 most people were happily venturing out, enjoying companionship, and dining at Hilton Head Island's newest restaurants. 

Quarterdeck

160 Lighthouse Road, Sea Pines; (843)842-1999 

The 1971 landmark restaurant was remodeled in elegant coastal décor and re-opened its doors on April 6, 2022. The ideal location on the island's southern tip features outstanding views of Calibogue Sound and Harbor Town Golf Link's 18th hole, making it a quintessential dining experience! Their masterfully crafted menu combines fresh seafood and top-notch American cuisine. It offers local specialties…

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Hilton Head Island’s local participation in the annual Concours d’Elegance and Motoring Festival has produced a winning combination of exhibitors, judges, volunteers, spectators, and community outreach for twenty years. As the Low Country welcomes thousaConcours d'Elegance & Motoring Festivalnds of people to the multi-day, educational and entertaining festival, a glance under the hood reveals its positive impact on our community.

Three hundred fifty+ volunteers help it cruise smoothly!

There are hundreds of ways each volunteer adds something unique to the festival! According to Kim Arn, Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival Volunteer Manager, approximately 225 direct volunteers are registered, plus an additional 125 volunteers from outside organizations. All…

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Step in from the outdoors and into the core of Hilton Head Island and discover its Innovative local businesses. Inside the island's family-friendly venues, youngsters are easily entertained with numerous options! When a climate-controlled atmosphere is preferred over the outdoor weather, these tried and tested activities are islanders' favorites!   

  1. Sandbox Hilton HeadThe Sandbox Children's Museum has two locations; the first is in Hilton Head's Celebration Park at 80 Nassau Street, and the second is in Bluffton's Tanger Outlets 2 at 1414 Fording Island Road, Suite E180. Small hands with big smiles joyfully interact with creatively designed exhibits for children under 12 years old. Children learning while playing is an ideal way to spend your island time! Visit the…

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What should we do today? Inside Hilton Head, you will discover an exceptional inner layer that starts with high-quality local businesses! Beyond Hilton Head's famous sandy shores, various one-of-a-kind indoor activities will expand your social plans from the inside out! This list of top-ten INDOOR entertainment picks confirms that Hilton Head is unique and boosts A LOT OF FUN!  

  1. Hilton Head Comedy clubComedy Magic Cabaret at 843 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head, (843)681-7757, features dynamic comedians that easily connect and amuse the audience with their captivating and clean shows. For over nine years, the mid-island, upscale venue's two-hour stand-up acts have delighted adults; teens may attend with an adult. Laugh out loud repeatedly with various…

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Sea Pines Forest Preserve Fishing DocksHilton Head Island’s true and beautiful environment can be found undisturbed in Sea Pines Forest Preserve at 175 Greenwood Drive, located inside the incredible Sea Pines community. You can hike the scenic 3.3-mile walking trail to discover historic landmarks and experience a peaceful wildlife habitat. A stroll on the boardwalk, around the picturesque lagoon, or along the shaded nature path will let you escape from today’s busy world into 605 acres of refreshingly calm outdoor space.  

History

  •   Native American tribes once called Sea Pines Forest Preserve home. The nomadic Indians would hunt and fish in the Atlantic Ocean and fresh water in the maritime forest. You can visit the 4000-year-old Indian Shell Ring, a nationally registered historic…

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Bike Trails Hilton HeadWith approximately 64 miles of impressive paths on the island for bikers and pedestrians, which one is best suited for your outdoor excursion? Our top five trails offer a wide range of gorgeous scenery, local wildlife, and island living on and off the beaten path. The insider tips will help you personalize the length of your journey, meet your fitness goals, and consider the weather conditions.  

  1.  Pickney Island is located off the bridge to Hilton Head Island. The nature preserve is an excellent opportunity to experience a flourishing, undisturbed ecosystem and wildlife native to the area. There are 19 miles of semi-groomed trails that you can travel for an hour or all day. A great start to the day is an early morning hike or bike to spot a bobcat,…

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Q. What popular sport serves friendly competition for all ages and is simple to learn?

A. Pickleball

Q. Where can you play pickleball year-round in a fabulous setting?

A. Hilton Head Island

Q. What do you get when you combine pickleball and luxurious island living?

A. The perfect match!

Why pickleball?

Pickleball Hilton HeadFresh air, friendly competition, healthy exercise, and socialization are just a few of the reasons pickleball is rapidly gaining popularity in Hilton Head Island and across the United States. Its appeal begins with the game’s simple rules and a mild learning curve shaped like the gentle sunset over the ocean! Since the badminton size court is shorter than a tennis court, there is less area to cover, and players can pass the fun back and…

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Hilton Head Island’s cultural landscape blossoms with new life as the warm sunbeams of spring gently coax nature to emerge from its winter slumber! This season’s biggest catch is the refreshing entertainment for residents and visitors. 

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 Dive into spring with invigorating performances and shake off the cold during the Wine and Food Festival.

 March 7-14, 2022, International Piano Competition

Spring is often heard before it is seen, as choruses of songbirds return to announce the arrival of spring, along with splendid music from the Hilton Head International Piano Competition. Budding young and talented piano players compete from March 7-14. You can experience recitals in-person or on a YouTube Channel. Children and students are free for all…

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Hilton Head PupA dog may start as a pet, but their playful companionship and unconditional love soon make them a cherished family member. As you prepare to head out, your heart melts as their tender puppy eyes look up at you and silently beg to come along! Don’t shut the door on your pooch’s adventures any longer! Hilton Head Island’s sub-tropical oasis is the ultimate destination for dogs and their families. Your canine companion will leap at the chance to visit the places listed below, so prepare to spend more coastal time with your best friend.

BEACHES

In Hilton Head, your tail-wagger can jump the waves, dig in the sand, and explore the shore with you every day before 10 AM or after 5 PM. You can even unleash and use voice commands before 10 AM or after 5 PM…

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