Hilton Head Island Blog

Beaujolais Nouveau

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

One minute after midnight on the third Thursday of November, millions of cases of Beaujolais Nouveau make their way from the French countryside to Paris, where they will be shipped around the world.  The last leg of the journey can be anything from a truck or a helicopter to an elephant or a rickshaw. Expediency...more

How to Host a Dinner Party at Your Vacation Rental

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Don’t know how to get started? Here are the ingredients for the perfect dinner party, Palmetto Dunes style: The Food Food is the star of any dinner party. And while the menu doesn’t have to be complicated, it should be delicious. Luckily, that isn’t hard to accomplish at Palmetto Dunes! Whether you take advantage of...more

Fish Tales of the Speckled Trout

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The first cast of the dimly lit grey of early morning sunrise was met with a jarring crash of the hard plastic lure, as the large speckled trout smashed it with vengeance. The light spinning reel drag screamed in protest, as the trout made a long run in search of freedom. Back and forth the battle...more

Tee Time: Experience Life at Its Best Playing Golf.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Experience life at its best playing golf. Walking down the golf course fairway, anticipating playful mental and physical challenges ahead, is a delightful experience.  I feel a soft breeze, see the big sky and reflect upon my execution strategy. My heartbeat increases, I systematically breathe and my heart rate decreases. I wiggle my hands, and...more

Hilton Head Island Culture

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina   Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a showcase for professional performing and visual arts, as well as cultural festivals and educational outreach. The Arts Center also offers community education. This includes Visual and Performing Arts Camps, Theater Camp, and other workshops and classes. The Coastal Discovery Museum Coastal Discovery...more

Golf at Palmetto Dunes: A Seasoned Enthusiast Reflects on His Recent Trip

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Golf at Palmetto Dunes: A seasoned enthusiast reflects on his recent trip Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort has become one of the most sought-after destinations for families, couples and — with its three spectacular courses — golfers as well. Having celebrated its 50th anniversary recently, this oceanfront resort has become one of the finest east coast...more

Fall In The Lowcountry

Tuesday, October 8, 2019


Subtle changes signal a change of seasons and Fall in the Lowcountry. Here in the Lowcountry, October is a month of gentle transition. As the seasons move slowly from the warm cloak of summer to the cooler, crisper temperatures of fall, all around us nature is beginning that last dance before heading into winter dormancy. While...more

Fall Pickleball News

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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Fall Pickleball News! Exciting changes are coming to the Palmetto Dunes Pickleball Center this fall. Once again, the center will be expanding both its facility and its programming. The demand we are seeing shows that Hilton Head Island and Palmetto Dunes are fast becoming a pickleball destination. In October, the Palmetto Dunes Pickleball Center will...more

Fall Weekend Getaways on Hilton Head Island

Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Choosing an Accommodation for a Fall Weekend Getaway on Hilton Head Island A vacation on Hilton Head can be many things. It can be a relaxing escape, a memory-filled family adventure, a romantic getaway or a dash of each. It all starts with where you stay. Hilton Head has a variety of homes, villas, beachside...more

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

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