Why Choose

Hilton Head Island?


Many are content to spend their Hilton Head Island vacation simply relaxing or playing on our expansive beaches. Others enjoy our hard-packed sand for bike riding along the shores, which often attract frolicking dolphins and shorebirds.

Beyond its captivating shoreline that embraces the Atlantic, Hilton Head Island offers an abundance of fun things to do and interesting places to see. Because of this, it is consistently ranked among the top 10 family beaches in America. and was recently named the No. 1 Island in the Continental U.S. by Travel+Leisure magazine.

Whatever your interest or adventure level, The Vacation Company experts can help you find things to do in Hilton Head, such as selecting vendors who offer world-class golf, championship tennis, a variety of exciting watersports, dolphin and dinner cruises, bicycle rentals, guided tours of historic sites, live entertainment, cultural performances, spa experiences and much more! You can check our list of staff-recommended vendors/activities via this link. Be sure to check the weather forecast, pack sunscreen and stay hydrated during your stay.

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Why Choose Hilton Head Island?


Many are content to spend their Hilton Head Island vacation simply relaxing or playing on our expansive beaches. Others enjoy our hard-packed sand for bike riding along the shores, which often attract frolicking dolphins and shorebirds.

Beyond its captivating shoreline that embraces the Atlantic, Hilton Head Island offers an abundance of fun things to do and interesting places to see. Because of this, it is consistently ranked among the top 10 family beaches in America. and was recently named the No. 1 Island in the Continental U.S. by Travel+Leisure magazine.

Whatever your interest or adventure level, The Vacation Company experts can help you find things to do in Hilton Head, such as selecting vendors who offer world-class golf, championship tennis, a variety of exciting watersports, dolphin and dinner cruises, bicycle rentals, guided tours of historic sites, live entertainment, cultural performances, spa experiences and much more! You can check our list of staff-recommended vendors/activities via this link. Be sure to check the weather forecast, pack sunscreen and stay hydrated during your stay.

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Activities

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Jet Skiing

Feeling the need for speed? A handful of companies can be found on-island that offer guided jet ski tours or independent time out on the water. Jet ski’s often have a maximum capacity of 1-2 people, so plan accordingly when requesting to join a tour or making an independent reservation.
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Kayaking

For those who like to sit back and enjoy the scenery, kayak tours are the perfect way to take in the sights and learn about the Low Country’s intricate ecosystem. Guides often know an abundance of fun facts about the waterways, wildlife and overall history of the island. Paddling along the tidal creeks and marshes also gives visitors the perfect chance to spot dolphins, take gorgeous photographs and simply enjoy the natural beauty Hilton Head Island offers.
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Biking

There are over 100 miles of shared pathways available for bikers to utilize during their stay on Hilton Head Island. Biking provides the perfect way to enjoy South Carolina’s outdoor atmosphere and simply unwind away from the chaos and hassles associated with day-to-day traffic.
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Boating

One of the best things to do while spending time on an island is find time to get out on the water. Chartered tours are available at almost every marina, ranging from small, private expeditions to large double-decker boats with interactive games, contests and other visitors to join in on the fun.
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Golf

Hilton Head Island hosts an impressive 24 championship golf courses, offering a diverse range of style and play for any golfer. With courses that have been traversed by professionals from around the world, the style and finesse required to master each course is both exhilarating and challenging, making Hilton Head a golfer’s paradise.
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Parasailing

If you are looking for a more extreme adventure, you could always take to the sky. With guided parasailing tours leaving from several marinas across the island, you can gradually ascend to more than 1,000 feet above sea level and take in the sights from above. Final elevation and duration of tour may vary between companies
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Dolphin Cruise

As one of Hilton Head Island’s most sought after tours, dolphin cruises are a phenomenal way to cruise around the Lowcountry and experience unique, local wildlife. Go on your own, or bring the whole family as you scour the waters for an adorable, flippered friend.
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Fishing

As a part of the coastal lifestyle, fishing tours are more than just an experience, they’re a way of life. Whether you’re looking to book an all day, off-shore fishing excursion or a two-hour crabbing expedition on the Crabber J II, time on the water is time well spent.
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Tennis

Hosting more than 500 tennis courts, and 8 of the top 100 tennis resorts in the world, Hilton Head Island’s tennis scene is large and inviting. Offering classes, camps, one-on-one sessions with certified tennis pros or simple court time for you and a friend, players of all ages and skill-sets are encouraged to pick up a racket during their stay.
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Horseback Riding

For the animal lover, there are also stables located throughout the island that offer guided horseback riding tours. Reigns in hand, you’ll traverse parts of the island that have remained untouched since it was first developed, learn about our local’s rich culture and potentially ride off into the sunset, depending on tour availability.