If you're traveling along the southeastern coast, make some time to check out family-friendly Hilton Head Island and see why it was voted the Best Island in the Continental U.S. for the second year in a row, second best in the entire world, and one of the top 10 family beaches. When it's time to find a place to lay your head for a night or two, be sure to check out our comfortable Hilton Head Island vacation rentals.
Where is Hilton Head Island, SC?
If you're staying in the charming rural city of Okatie, you'll be a mere 14 miles from Hilton Head Island and 31 miles from quaint and quintessentially southern Savannah, GA.
Things to Do on Hilton Head Island
With over 33 public and private golf courses to its credit, Hilton Head Island is a golfer's dream. It's even been named No. 10 on Golf Digest's list of World's Best Golf Resorts. Take your pick from parkland and oceanfront courses and spend your days exploring world-class class sites designed by notable golf architects and pros.
From casual to fine cuisine, Hilton Head offers guests over 250 restaurants - 20 of which are on the waterfront - featuring Asian, French, Mediterranean, and traditional Southern Lowcountry cuisine. From sun-up to sun-down, you and your guests can imbibe on tasty cocktails and feast on fresh ingredients, including fresh-caught fish and seafood.
Get out and about and check out the Farmer's Market at Bluffton, less than seven miles away, and sample local produce, browse specialty items, like jams, chutneys, and chocolates, and grab some barbecue, gumbo, or dumplings at the vendor booths. Head to the Shops at Sea Pines Center for jewelry, artwork, crafts, and more. And be sure to catch some live music at a variety of venues in and around the area.
Make one of our Hilton Head Island vacation rentals your home away from home, and set yourself up for an unforgettable experience in South Carolina.
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