What to Do around The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
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Hilton Head Island is where Spanish moss and the sea are mere footsteps away. It's where you hear echoes of children's laughter and the crashing of waves. Here, you'll kayak with dolphins, bike next to alligators, and sail on smooth Southern waters.
Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you're caught at Harbour Town Marina in the morning, when seafood is likely not an option, head over to the Harbour Town Bakery and Cafe, located across from the playground. Pastries are made fresh daily on-site, and the place has a great...
88 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Oddly enough, there aren't too many walking trails throughout H.H.I. One of the few that I found on my adventure was Newhall Preserve Trail, which is a little hard to locate. A driveway on the side of the road leads to a small spot for a few cars...
1 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you forgot your sailboat at home, kayaking around the island is the next best way to see all the beauty that H.H.I. has to offer. You can choose from tour companies that rent out kayaks or offer group trips to view the sites. If you choose to...
14 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you're in the Shelter Cove area and are looking for a more 'cultured' way to spend an evening, head on over to HHI's Arts Center to see if any interesting plays or symphonies are playing during your stay. They host plays, workshops, and have...
1 N Forest Beach Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you're just looking for a more relaxed evening (or day) away from all the beach goers and shoppers, make a stop to the theatre for a quick movie. It's conveniently located in the same plaza as The Fudge Shoppe, HH Candy Company, and Nourish,...
70 Boundary St, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
When visiting Old Town Bluffton, make sure to stop by the Historic Heyward House before setting off on your adventure. Not only can you tour this Antebellum home; it also provides you with free maps and can arrange other walking tours and...
70 Honey Horn Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926, USA
This excellent family attraction is located a little off the main drag in Hilton Head, leaving plenty of room for the resident "marsh tacky" horses, a butterfly garden, guided walks and tours, art exhibits, and even turtle talks to inform guests...
190 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
If you're traveling with kids or are an animal lover, Lawton Stables offers up-close interaction with its resident horses, and provides lessons for those daring enough to see how intense a show barn really is. Visitors can also enjoy a more...
Pinckney Wildlife Refuge, Bluffton, SC 29910, USA
Aside from the Newhall Preserve, the Pickney Wildlife Refuge is the best place to spot animals that inhabit South Carolina. The refuge spreads across some 4,000 acres in Beaufort County and is right over the bridge from Hilton Head Island. Pickney...
22 Harbourside Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Although Hilton Head is a rather large island (it requires a car to see all that it has to offer), it is a very bicycle-friendly town. There are bike paths, crossings, and signs throughout the island, and bikes can be ridden out on the beach....
3390, 8 Marina Side Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
On Pirate's Island, each mini-golf course features a ‘story’ with actual, historical facts! Slip in a little knowledge while keeping the little ones engaged. Miniature golf is always fun, but sometimes the course is either too easy, or too tough...
4 St Augustine Pl, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Compass Rose Park is the perfect location for a short rest while on your morning or afternoon bike ride. It's equipped with two swing benches, a gazebo, small fountains, and a larger fountain with a stone compass. There's also a statue (pictured)...
270 Haig Point Rd, Daufuskie Island, SC 29915, USA
If they can make rum on all the sun-soaked islands of the Caribbean, why not an American island? The founders of Daufuskie Island Rum Company have done exactly that, using 100% American products, from sugar to glass bottles, handcrafting their rum...
149 Lighthouse Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
For many who visit Hilton Head year after year, the Harbour Town Lighthouse is a symbol that vacation has started. With 114 steps to the top, it's tall enough to offer great views of Hilton Head but still climbable for families with young kids....
18A Pope Ave, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Hilton Head's beaches are great for families, but on rainy days and in the winter, an indoor play space is a welcome respite. The Sandbox is an interactive museum where kids can pretend to be dinosaur hunters, pilots, pirates, and puppeteers....