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Hilton Head Family Vacation Resort - Events, Attractions, Dining & Activities - South Carolina
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Hilton Head Island, SC

Hilton Head Island was ranked #1 in the Top 10 Best Family Beaches in the country by Parents Magazine, and Trip Advisor ranked it among the Top Ten Islands in the U.S. for 2014, making Hilton Head a perfect location for your next vacation. Its beach preservation project ensures twelve miles of wide sandy beaches perfect for building sandcastles, paddleboard, bocce ball, volleyball, soccer, running and walking… Beach chair snoozing in the ocean breeze is always recommended! Surfers, swimmers, windsurfers and kite surfers all have ample freedom here amid the omnipresent sandpipers and dolphins. And of course, don't forget about the fantastic golf courses for which Hilton Head Island is known!

If you're not already part of the Spinnaker Resorts family, join us on a vacation getaway to learn more about our resorts and locations. Our 4-Day / 3-Night getaway packages start at just $199.

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Hilton Head Island Attractions & Activities

  • Land-based

  • Water-based

  • Water Adventures

  • Leisure

  • Restaurants

  • Day Trips

Hilton Head Island has been preserved so visitors can appreciate its natural beauty and wildlife. Its renowned golf courses provide the ultimate challenge for all levels of golfer. Tennis is very popular here, with all surface types available for play. Museums, theaters and art galleries also abound.

Cinemas
Northridge Cinema: (843) 342-3800
Park Plaza Cinema: (843) 785-5001
Sea Turtle Cinema: (843) 706-2888

Golf
For a complete listing of local golf courses, Click here >

Horseback Riding
Lawton Stables: (843) 671-2586
Sea Horse arms: (843) 681-7746

Miniature Golf
Adventure Cove: (843) 842-9990
Legendary Golf: (843) 686-3399
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf: (843) 686-4001

Museums / Galleries
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: (843) 686-3945
Bluffton Historical Preservation Society: (843) 757-6293
Beaufort Historical Homes: (843) 379-3331
Prehistoric Beaufort Port Royal Museum of History: (843) 525-1961
Coastal Discovery Museum - Bluffton: (843) 689-6767
Harbour Town Lighthouse: (843) 671-2810
SC Artisans Center - Walterboro: (843) 549-0011
Telfair Museum of Art - Savannah: (912) 232-1177
The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum: (800)421.9428

Nature Preserves
Audubon Newhall Preserve: (843) 842-9246
James M. Waddel, Mariculture: (843) 785-5775
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge: (843) 686-9713
Research and Development Center: (843) 837-3795
Sea Pines Forest Preserve: (843) 363-4530

Performing Arts
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: (843) 842-1781
Hilton Head Choral Society: (843) 341-3339
Hilton Head Orchestra: (843) 842-2055
South Carolina Repertory Co.: (843) 681-5194

Tennis
Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center: (843) 785-1152
Van der Meer Tennis Center: (843) 785-8388 / (800) 845-6138

Hilton Head's Intracoastal Waterway is perfect for sailing, kayaking, and waterskiing...or viewing the salt marsh wildlife close up. The outer shoreline is perfect for surfers and kite surfers alike as they cruise down the island's coast. It's just as pleasurable watching from your own spot on the beach!

Boat Rentals
Live Oac: (888) 254-8367
Outside: (843) 686-6996

Cruises / Charters
Vagabond Cruises: (843) 785-2662
(Fishing) Adventure Cruises: (843) 785-4558
Aqua Sports - Seawolf Charters: (843) 525-1174
Bonanza Sport fishing: (843) 689-LURE
Capt. Hook Party Fishing Boat: (843) 785-1700
Runaway Fishing Charters: (843) 689-2628

Kayaking
Outside Hilton Head (Nature Tour): (843) 686-6996
Water Dog Outfitters: (843) 686-3554

Marinas
Broad Creek Marina: (843) 681-3625
Palmetto Bay Marina: (843) 785-3910
Shelter Cove Marina: (843) 842-7001

Parasailing
Palmetto Bay Watersports: (843) 785-2345

Water ski / Waverunners
Harbour Town Adventures: (843) 683-2628
Live Oac (water ski): (888) 254-8367
Palmetto Bay Watersports: (843) 785-2345

If you've been on the water with our friends at Live Oac, you know how much fun there is to be had. Live Oac Custom Private Adventures are just that - you create your water experience just the way you'd like.

Watch dolphins, go tubing, go fishing - do as much or as little as you like!

Have a look at some of the exciting water adventures offered. After all, when you're on an island, the best view of island life can be from the water!

Leave from the Bluewater Dock and create your water adventure from 1 to 6 hours, and choose from any of these activities:

Wake Boarding Water Skiing Tubing
Dolphin Nature Tours Family Fishing
Crabbing Castnetting Sunset
Fireworks Beach Combing

Live Oac also offers boat tours of Daufuskie Island, Daws Island, Palmetto Bluff or Pickney Island.

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You'll be picked up right at the Bluewater dock. Advanced reservations are required.

If you need a break from the beach or the golf links, relax and be pampered at local Hilton Head Island spas or pick up the latest fashions at Island outlet and boutique shops. Here are a few of the many options available.

Spa Services
Faces Day Spa & Boutique: (843) 785-3075

Shops
Porcupine: (843) 786-2779
Shoppes on the Parkway: (843) 686-6233
Port Royal Plaza Shopping Center: (843) 681-2288
Tanger Factory Outlet Center: (843) 837.4339
Pineland Station / Pineland Mall: (843) 681-8907

The island has every type of cuisine imaginable; from the freshest seafood to upscale casual dining, unique pubs, and European fare. Here is just a sample of the more than 300 local eateries.

Seafood
The Skull Creek Boathouse: (843) 681-3663
Hudson's Seafood: (843) 681-2772 - child friendly, overlooking Broad Creek
Black Marlin: (843) 785-4950
Catch 22: (843) 785-6261
The Sea Shack: (843) 785-2464

Pub / Bistro / American
Reilley's Grill & Bar: (843) 842-4414
Plantation Deli: (843) 785-9020
Sunrise Cafe: (843) 686-3232
NYC Pizza: (843) 842-2227
Marley's: (843) 686-5800
Frankie Bones Restaurant and Lounge: (843) 682-4455
Giuseppi's: (843) 785-4144
One Hot Mama's: (843) 682-6262
British Open Pub: (843) 686-6736
The Sage Room: (843) 785-5352
Michael Anthony's: (843) 785-6272

Fine Dining
OMBRA Cucina Rustica: (843) 842-5505
Alexander's: (843) 785-4999

Red Fish: (843) 686-3388
The Sage Room: (843) 785-5352
Michael Anthony's: (843) 785-6272
Robert Irvine's EAT!: (843) 785-4850
Bistro 17: (843) 785-5517

Nightclubs / Lounges
Callahan's Sports Bar & Grill: (843) 686-7665

Casey's Sports Bar & Grille: (843) 785-2255
The Jazz Corner: (843) 842-8620
One Hot Mama's: (843) 815-6262
Cork's Wine Bar: (843) 671-7783

Day Trips from Hilton Head Island include many popular destinations within a short drive (or boat ride) of 1/2 to 2 hours, including Daufuskie Island, Bluffton, Charleston, and Savannah, GA.

Beaufort, SC (Named Smithsonian magazine's 7th best small town in the U.S. to visit.
Farmers Market of the Lowcountry
Arts Council of Beaufort County/ARTworks
Historic Bluffton
Bluffton Farmers Market
Charleston, SC
(The Battery, Old City Markets, Middleton Place, Fort Sumter, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Sullivan's Island, and more sight-seeing)
Daufuskie Island
Magnolia Plantation and Garden
Jepson Center Art Gallery
Mighty Eighth Air Force
Oatland Island Wildlife Center
Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Parris Island Museum
Patriot's Point: Home of the USS Yorktown
Penn Center
Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, Columbia, SC
Savannah, GA
South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston, SC
Splash in the Boro Waterpark, Statesboro, GA
Historic Walterboro