Hilton Head Island in South Carolina is best known as a golfers paradise.
When you're looking for a break from playing golf, top things to do include visiting the Harbour Town Lighthouse, exploring the Coastal Discovery Museum, which is made up of historic buildings and beautiful gardens, and spending the day at the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, where you can catch a glimpse of animals such as alligators and deer. There are also plenty of beautiful beaches nearby, where you can unwind or do a spot of watersports.
The best time to visit Hilton Head Island is in the summer months of July and August, when the weather is hot and sunny.
The South Carolina resort of Hilton Head Island is part of the Lowcountry region known for Atlantic Ocean beaches and golf courses. The perfect place for a family vacation, there is so much to do both on the island and the nearby mainland.
The Harbor Town Lighthouse and Museum is on the southwest tip of the island, the Coastal Discovery Museum gives visitors a chance to discover the history of the area and there are plenty of places to take in views of the Atlantic Ocean. With 12 miles of beaches, 24 world-class golf courses, 300 tennis courts and hundreds of restaurants, bars and cafes, there are plenty of activities for travelers to enjoy.
A perfect vacation on Hilton Head Island includes lots of outdoor activities. Nature-lovers can take a trip to the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge salt marsh, between the island and mainland, which is home to deer, alligators and birds.
Arts and culture enthusiasts can head to one of the many galleries in South Caroline including the Gullah museum or Heritage Library on Hilton Head.
There are also many theaters on Hilton Head Island which show plays, concerts or performances throughout the year and there are also live music venues dotted around the resort.
There are hundreds of rentals in Hilton Head Island including beach houses, villas and condos, and oceanfront homes with a range of sizes and locations to suit family, friends and couples. There are places open to people on a budget that start at just $10 per night.
For working vacationers, WiFi is available at 2,612 locations and there are also 384 places with a gym on site for fitness fanatics. Pet-friendly rentals are also available for people traveling with a cat or dog and there are accommodations that also include breakfast.
Stay at a golf resort like Palmetto Dunes for on-site golfing or for an exclusive location the Port Royal Plantation is a premier private oceanfront residential community.
The peak season is in March when the rates for rooms and condos is most expensive. Vacation rentals are cheapest in September as it is the areas low season, the upside of staying in Sarasota in September is the fact the area will be quieter. Arrive midweek for the best deals and avoid weekends to get a cheaper stay.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Hilton Head Island. The hottest month in Hilton Head Island is August, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 32 ˚F. The wettest month in Hilton Head Island is July with 14.35 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 1.14 inches of rain.
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