Hilton Head Island Blog

Reeling In A Feisty Tarpon

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

An angling adventure unites father and son in a “bucket list” moment. The sun was a warm, golden orb barely above the horizon, a dim light on a perfectly calm ocean, as the thin clouds acted as gauzy curtains. Around us, tarpon boiled everywhere, with an occasional slurp confirming that they were feeding on the...more

10 Tips for Better Golf

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Perfect your game this summer on Hilton Head Island. August is a great month to work on your golf swing and to refine your approach toward this challenging, rewarding sport. Here are 10 things to keep in mind to help you make the most of your game: 1. Golf is a leisure sport. Be leisurely...more

8 Ways Golf is Changing

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Golf is changing and Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is leading the way.   1. Golf ball materials and designs are upgrading.   2. Rules are changing, i.e., dropping ball from the knee.               3. Golf is incorporating theme parties.                    ...more

Top Travel Tips For the Best Family Vacation Ever

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

  Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort has been welcoming families for decades. With roomy vacation rentals that fit the whole family and activities that are fun for all ages, it’s no wonder! And while we know that a vacation at Palmetto Dunes is laidback and easy breezy, traveling with kids can make for its own set...more

The Golf Bike: A Great Way to Get Around the Course

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Article: PalmettoDunes.com. There is a fun “green” way to get around all three of Palmetto Dunes’  Hilton Head golf courses this spring: the golf bike! The golf bike is a bike specially designed to be used on the golf course with minimal impact to the course (in fact, less impact than a cart). It’s has a...more

Spring Gardening Fever in the Lowcountry

Thursday, March 14, 2019

By Michele Roldán-Shaw  Another delicious springtime in the Lowcountry! Heady scents of honeysuckle, wisteria, Carolina jessamine and fresh winds off the water combine to perfume the air. Azaleas and dogwoods are blooming, and showers of brown leaves filter down from the live oaks. Faint wafts of a smoky yard waste fire drift by to remind you...more

Shelter Cove Community Park: A Hilton Head Gem

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Shelter Cove Community Park has become a popular place for Island Recreation Association’s festivals, but it’s also a fantastic place to relax and enjoy magnificent views of Broad Creek. It sits directly behind the Shelter Cove Towne Centre, giving guests an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Hilton Head Island after shopping or dining. The park occupies approximately five...more

The Majestic Great Blue Heron

Thursday, January 17, 2019

One of the many creatures you are sure to encounter in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve is the Great Blue Heron. A Lowcountry treasure and a beautiful example of nature at her finest, this giant bird stands up to 39 inches high and is an illustrious predator. Often, these magnificent birds can be seen on...more

Where to Shop This Winter, Island Style

Thursday, January 10, 2019

In January and February you may feel all shopped out after the holidays. But there are some great deals to be had to help you stick to your resolutions and fantastic finds on Hilton Head Island. Fit: Outside Hilton Head        Outside Hilton Head has been the Lowcountry’s source for paddle sports gear and equipment since 1979. Their Hilton Head...more

Holiday Cranberry Mule Recipe from Hilton Head Distillery

Friday, December 21, 2018

 Holiday Cranberry Mule Recipe: 2 OZ OF AERMOOR VODKA 1 OZ OF CRANBERRY JUICE 5 OZ OF GINGER BEER LIME JUICE Combine Aermoor Vodka and cranberry juice in a shaker full of ice. Shake, then pour over ice. Top off with ginger beer, add lime juice to taste and stir gently. Serve with fresh cranberries, lime...more

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