A sample of activities on Hilton Head Island not usually found in
Hilton Head Island is well
known as an upscale resort and golf desination. What is often overlooked is the many
wonderful activities available for family vacationers.
If you grow tired of enjoying Hilton Head's 12 miles of beach,
five-star restaurants and world class shopping the following suggestions may help you find
Daufuskie Island Historical/Cultural Tour
Island is like stepping back in time. Just a one hour boat ride from Hilton Head
Island (Daufuskie Island is only accessible by boat) this tour takes visitors to The
Island's winery, church, plantation and lighthouse.
Golf carts are also available for self-guided tours:
50 Bush's Branches Rd., Bluffton.
Palmetto Dunes Junior Golf Academy
This 5-day program is the perfect learning environment for all skill
levels. The small class size guarantees personalised and specific attention to the needs
of each student.
Teachers are professional and encourage the students to learn and love
the game of golf.
For students 17 and under. Reservations required.
Fireworks at Shelter Cove
The Fireworks at Shelter
Cove are held on Tuesday nights at 9pm during the summer, weather permitting.
Shelter Cove is
off William Hilton Parkway, across from Palmetto Dunes, near the middle of Hilton Head
HarbourFest runs every Tuesday night in the summer, with a special
Independence Day HarbourFest celebration on July 4th. Activities run from 6pm to 9:30pm
Sea Pines EcoTours
Sea Pines offer more than a dozen EcoTours for all the family.
On the Forest Preserve Walking Tour (Tuesdays and Saturdays) you can
visit the remains of a 4,000 year-old Indian village at the sacred Indian Shell
Ring, where the native Americans who once occupied Hilton Head left a trace of their
Museum of Hilton Head
The Coastal Discovery
Museum offers hands-on exploring of the history, wildlife, and heritage of Coastal
Located at 100 William Hilton Parkway.
Coastal Discovery Museum's Tours and Cruises Program is one of the most successful
offerings of the Museum. Through nearly a dozen different experiences, participants can
learn more about the ecology and history of the region.
Led by Museum curators and trained volunteers, the tours and cruises
offered by the Museum leave participants with a better understanding of the need to
preserve regional resources, including natural, cultural and historical features.
By Jeff Palmer.
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