A short 20 mile drive North of Savannah Georgia lies Hilton Head South Carolina. Named as one of the top 10 family beaches by parentalguide.org and Shermans Travel, the 12 mile by 5 mile wide Hilton Head Island packs an enormous amount of activities and sights in a small place. Hilton Head has over 20 golf courses and is home to the PGA tour Heritage Golf Classic in April played at the Sea Pines Resort. The island has 12 miles of beach for the family to enjoy and over 50 miles of public pathways and nature trails for cycling and walking. For those not within driving distance or not wanting to get a shuttle from Savannah there is an airport that services the island with flights daily.
Wildlife preserves, dolphin tours, boutique shops, over 250 restaurants, nightlife, Harbour Town Marina and the Hilton Head Island Lighthouse offer something for everyone. There are lots of activities for the kids to include the Coastal Discovery Museum. Throw in horseback riding and a weekly fireworks show in the summer and it’s no wonder why this has been a popular destination for years.
There are hotels and resorts but one of the more popular accommodation choices are the many vacation rentals available on the island. So whether you want to tee off at a world class golf course, see the wildlife up close, relax on the beach or hit the night life Hilton Head South Carolina is a great vacation spot.