Hilton Head Island Blog

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

Island Style: December 2018

Friday, December 14, 2018

It’s the season of giving! Enjoy the holidays the Island way, while shopping for unique gifts—including jewelry and accessories, childrens’ toys, clothing for the whole family and fine items for the home. Christmas season is sure to be pleasin’, as the merchants of Hilton Head wrap you up in happy! Merry ~ Tanger Outlets: 1414 &...more

Holiday Worship Concerts and Services

Saturday, December 1, 2018

First Sunday in Advent Dec. 2, 8:30 & 11 a.m. The Sanctuary Choir presents a Christmas Cantata by Saint-Saens: “Oratorio de Noël.” First Presbyterian Church, 540 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 681-3696 or fpchhi.org “An Evening in December” Dec. 2, 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Annual Christmas Concert and Dessert. Hilton Head Island Community Church, 860...more

Want to Adopt-A-Dolphin?

Friday, November 30, 2018

Courtesy of the Coastal Discovery Museum Ever wonder what your favorite dolphin’s name is? Maybe you have seen one in the May River, Port Royal Sound, or off the beach from time to time. Many of these dolphins have been identified and tracked by USCB scientists who photograph their unique dorsal fins, and give them...more

Fall Splendor

Friday, November 23, 2018

 The Lowcountry is full of subtle surprises this season. Ah, fall! This favorite season conjures up images of vibrantly colored leaves. The nip in the air makes us yearn for hot spiced cider and s’mores and being bundled up around a toasty fire. We pull out our jackets, sweaters, hats, mittens and boots to prepare...more

The Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Hilton Head Island

Friday, November 16, 2018

Thanksgiving Day on Hilton Head Island need not be a lonely day for anyone! All are welcome to share turkey, dressing and all the trimmings at a free dinner held at Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks. The Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Hilton Head Island celebrates the free community family-style dinner, with over 400...more

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