Hilton Head Island Blog

9 Terrific Ways to Enjoy Independence Day on Hilton Head Island

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Captain Hook Fourth of July Nature Cruise

Summer is made for cookouts, beach time and the nation’s birthday—and Hilton Head Island has no shortage of hot-weather happenings. Gearing up for the Fourth of July will be smooth sailing with this handy guide. So don’t just settle this year, get out and about to celebrate Independence Day in a fun way! 1. Hang...more

Visit the King Neptune Statue at Shelter Cove Harbour

Saturday, June 23, 2018

The towering 12-foot bronze statue of Neptune, which doubles as a larger-than-life sundial, serves as an iconic symbol of Shelter Cove Harbour at Palmetto Dunes, welcoming visitors to the entrance of the popular waterfront dining and shopping location. Designed and installed by sculptor Wayne Edwards, this much-loved statue serves as a tribute to Neptune, the...more

Pickleball Observations

Saturday, June 16, 2018

By Mark Anders, Head Pickleball Pro at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort  Having taught approximately 3,000 people how to play pickleball since the pickleball program at Palmetto Dunes began four summers ago, here are a few of my observations about this game with the funny name and why it has become so popular: 1. Pickleball is easy...more

Kids Sing and Dance with Gregg Russell

Friday, June 8, 2018

by Alvan Weathers Gregg Russell is a household name in Hilton Head, and his nightly performances under the old Liberty oak tree in Harbour Town are a testament to that fact. He has entertained hundreds of families that have come to see him at the exact same spot for over 40 years and counting. People...more

Family-Friendly Fun at the Coastal Discovery Museum, Summer 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

The Coastal Discovery Museum is a great place to discover everything about the Lowcountry. The Tom Peeples Discovery Lab: This will take place at the Coastal Discovery Museum and be open every Monday and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. starting in June through August. Your visit to the lab is a fun educational experience for all...more

Facts about South Carolina

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution, on May 23, 1788. South Carolina became the first state to vote in favor of secession from the Union on December 20, 1860. After the American Civil War, it was readmitted into the United States on June 25, 1868. South Carolina is named in honor of King Charles I of...more

Hilton Head earns Gold Award for Bike Paths

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Biking on Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head was named one of the best biking communities in the United States, earning the gold award from the League of American Bicyclists. Hilton Head was one of only four communities across the country to be promoted from one level to another by using criteria previous set up by the League. The League of...more

Southern Cooking

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Lowcountry is proud of its culinary heritage – and rightly so. No matter what the name — country, farmhouse or down-home cooking — the appeal of Southern food crosses social, racial and geographic lines. Young and old, black and white, rich and poor flock to restaurants where fried chicken, collard greens, barbecue and cornbread dominate...more

Family Pickleball

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

By Mark Anders, Head Pickleball Pro at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort  Summertime is here and, once again, Hilton Head Island’s population will swell as families arrive on the Island in search of the perfect family vacation. As families consider the many alternatives before them—from helicopter rides and boat cruises to riding the bike paths that have...more

Top 5 Day Trips from Hilton Head Island

Savannah Georgia

Hilton Head Island is home to many great attractions such as golf, shopping and, of course, the beach but what do you do when you’d like to explore a little more of the Lowcountry and what it has to offer? Full of history and nature, the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire have all kinds of adventures...more

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