The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa


Two Grasslawn Avenue, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928, United States   •  Weather:   

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Things to Do in Hilton Head Island

Occupying 12 miles of breathtaking oceanfront real estate, Hilton Head Island is a truly remarkable place, encompassing pristine beaches, vast sea marshes, creeks and lagoons, and moss-draped forests of live oaks, magnolias, pines and palmettos.

With its world-class golfing, top-ranked tennis facilities and beautiful marinas, it's no wonder why Hilton Head Island is the ideal place to vacation. Explore the countless things to do on Hilton Head Island - from going to the beach to enjoying a theater performance.

Things To Do In Hilton Head

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Shopping & Dining


Hilton Head Island and Bluffton offer a variety of unique boutiques as well as top name-brand stores.

Tanger Outlets
Shelter Cove Towne Centre
Main Street Village
Coligny Plaza
Pineland Station

Old Town Bluffton

Wander the streets of historic Old Town Bluffton and take in the charming architecture, local boutiques and array of delicious dining options. Old Town Bluffton is located just a short drive away from Hilton Head Island.

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Historic Beaufort

Beaufort is the second oldest town in South Carolina and one of the nation's largest historic districts. The Beaufort waterfront park area features taverns, art galleries and small shops.

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The Arts

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Take in a theater performance or a special event at the award-winning Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, which is conveniently located in the heart of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

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Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra

Visit the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra and enjoy musical and artistic excellence.

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Experience a night of entertainment at the May River Theatre Company or enjoy a family-oriented performance at the Main Street Youth Theatre.

Boating & Fishing

Shelter Cove Marina

Shelter Cove Marina is Hilton Head Island's largest deep-water yacht basin, offering plenty of things to do, including deep-sea fishing, crabbing, dinner cruises, boat rentals and more.

Things To Do In Hilton Head - Shelter Cove Marina


Harbour Town Lighthouse

Arguably one of the most popular things to do in Hilton Head Island, the Harbour Town Lighthouse is an iconic 90-foot, red-and-white striped lighthouse. Visitors can climb to the top for scenic views of the island, plus explore the Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum.

Coastal Discovery Museum

Established in 1985 to educate the public about the cultural heritage and natural history of the Lowcountry, the Coastal Discovery Museum makes learning about Hilton Head Island and the surrounding area fun for the whole family.


An excellent thing to do with the whole family, bike riding is a quintessential activity on Hilton Head Island. With miles of both paved and dirt paths covering the Island, there isn't a place visitors can't go with their bikes, including the 12 miles of sandy beaches. The designated bike paths on the Island are bordered by plants, wild animals, and marshlands. Explore trails from sunrise to sunset and see Hilton Head Island from a new perspective.