14   Things to Do on Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island is famous for its beaches, golf courses and low country hospitality. One of the allures of Hilton Head is the vast array of options available to visitors to the island.

From wildlife preserves to upscale shopping and everything in between, Hilton Head will keep you relaxed and busy. Over 2.5 million people visit Hilton Head each year and these are just 14 of the best things to do while visiting.

Ride Along the  Bike Paths

Hilton Head is a very bike-friendly island. There are over 60 miles of bike trails, and it is one of the best things to do in Hilton Head.

Play a Round of Golf

Hilton Head is home to the famous Harbour Town Links featured in several movies and TV shows. The course was designed by Pete Dye, who also created some of the most challenging courses on the PGA Tour.

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Hilton Head has some of the best beaches in South Carolina. There are 12 miles of public beaches to choose from on Hilton Head.

Hit the Beach

Visit Beaufort

Beaufort, SC, located about 20 minutes north of Hilton Head. Beaufort offers historical tours, antebellum homes and some great restaurants.

Harbour Town

Harbour Town is also home to the famous Hilton Head Lighthouse. There are 114 steps to get to the top, with many historical photos hanging on the walls.