- South Carolina
Hilton Head Island is a place for total relaxation on beautiful beaches with a heaping side of history and culture.
You’re more likely to find a protected sea turtle nest than a high-rise building on the beautiful island of Hilton Head. Beyond the sustainable ideals and beautiful beaches, there is plenty of rich culture and deep history to uncover. Explore Hilton Head Island for an incredible vacation.
A Bicycle Tour
With more than 160 kilometers of bike trails, Hilton Head Island is an award-winning biking paradise, earning the Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community title from the League of American Bicyclists. Explore the secrets of the island by renting a bike. Starting in Harbor Town, ride along the Sea Pines Resort and Harbor Town Golf Links golf course, and catch stunning views of the ocean.
At the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, park your bike and walk for a while. Among old rice fields, swamps and little lakes, this nature preserve offers a window into the fascinating wildlife of the island. Not to miss at Sea Pines are the mysterious shell rings from an early civilization. Today, you can view the fascinating artifacts of Hilton Head history in the preserve and on the north end of the island off Squire Pope Road in Greens Shell Park.
Continue your biking tour north through the Shipyard Plantation, and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings.