Hilton Head Island Blog

Lowcountry Cuisine

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Lowcountry cuisine is the cooking traditionally associated with the South Carolina Lowcountry and the Georgia coast. While it shares features of Southern cooking, it incorporates a diversity of local seafood, produce and native spices. Lowcountry Boil: A Lowcountry Boil, a.k.a Frogmore Stew, is a blend of the Lowcountry’s staple food in a pot. It usually includes small hierllom potatoes...more

Hilton Head Island Shopping Hot Spots

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

No matter which way you wear it, Hilton Head style is always in fashion. Shopping at our local stores is a great way to find the perfect Island style, and these are some of the hot spots you won’t want to miss on your next Hilton Head Island shopping trip. Coligny Hilton Head Island If...more

Pickleball POWER

Monday, January 29, 2018

Enjoy the opportunity to play pickleball outdoors on Hilton Head Island.  Recently, one of the participants in our intermediate pickleball round robin commented on how nice it was to play pickleball outdoors. This comment surprised me. Since I started playing pickleball four years ago, I have only played indoors once, and that was while visiting...more

Get Fit in the New Year

Monday, January 8, 2018

Making positive lifestyle changes is key to long-term success. A new, healthier lifestyle is often at the top of people’s resolutions for 2018. According to David Simcox, owner of CrossFit May River in Bluffton, SC, one of the biggest misconceptions about shaping up your lifestyle is that you need to change everything all at once. “I...more

Striking Down Home Rule? Environmental Sustainability at Risk

Monday, October 30, 2017

If you have any connection to environmental issues in the Lowcountry, you have likely heard that Hilton Head and Beaufort County are considering ordinances that would ban single-use plastic bags. What you may not have heard about is a bill, pushed by the plastic industry, that would prevent local governments from passing ordinances that regulate the...more

Undersea Farmers: A Look at Coral and the Ecosystem

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Did you know?  Coral is, in fact, an animal that has evolved to incorporate a garden in its own tissue. Coral doesn’t eat the plant– it simply protects it, feeds it and benefits from the products of photosynthesis necessary for its survival. Approximately 200 million years of symbiosis have produced a relationship so cohesive, the plant and...more

The Salty Dog is Full of Festivals in October

Monday, September 25, 2017

The fun never ends at The Salty Dog Café in South Beach Marina Village with delicious dining options, nightly live music and weekly festivals celebrating the best of Lowcountry living. Saturday, October 7 is the Annual Salty Dog Oyster Roast featuring freshly roasted oysters, live music and family entertainment from 4-8 p.m. followed by the...more

6 Exhilarating Shark Escapades on Hilton Head Island

Friday, June 9, 2017

Bayrunner Fishing Charters Shark Fishing on Hilton Head Island

Most of the time people don’t go looking for sharks, but aboard big boats with experienced captains at command, it’s a different story. Whether you want to get in on the action with shark fishing trips on Hilton Head Island or stand back and get a sight of what were once known as “sea dogs”...more

Hungry? Check Out These Hilton Head Dining Options.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

On Hilton Head Island, there are hundreds of ways to satisfy every taste, from fresh local seafood and Southwestern fare to Southern classics and wood-fired pizza. Try new delights or family favorites at every meal with our guide to the finest local establishments. Alexander’s Alexander’s, a popular choice of the Hilton Head Island dining scene...more

Jeff Gale Opens Island Skiff and Brings CraigCats to Broad Creek Marina

Friday, May 12, 2017

Hilton Head Island Skiff Adventure Tour

Sometimes the coast just calls. The beaches beckon and the water welcomes wanderers, explorers, thrill-seekers, fishers, families and friends. Many leave and find themselves coming back again and again. Such is the case with so many individuals who have dubbed Hilton Head their annual vacation spot, but it’s also true of those who’ve lived here...more

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