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Outdoor Activities

Golfing on Hilton Head Island

 If you love golf, then Hilton Head Island is the place to be! With over 24 world-class quality golf courses in the Lowcountry  area, each golf course has its own set of unique characteristics and challenges to keep even the most skilled player  motivated. Some of Hilton Head Island's public and private golf courses have been designed by architect legends like Robert  Trent Jones Sr., Jack Nicklaus, and Pete Dye.  There are many great and highly recognized golf schools and programs that are  available that can help anyone improve their stroke and game.  

For more golf information and all that Hilton Head Island has to offer, please visit our golf packages pages or call us at 800-845-7017 for more information.  

 

Tennis

Hilton Head Island has eight of the world's top 100 tennis resorts and camps as chosen by vacationers like you.  With plenty of opportunites to hone your serve and volley game, our sub-tropical climate makes Hilton Head Island an ideal destination to play any time of the year.  When playing agains the backdrop of lush forest, pristine tidal creeks, old oak trees, and just minutes from the beach, it's advantage Hilton Head Island.  

To see how Vacasa can make tennis a high point of your vacation, please visit our tennis packages page or call us at 800-845-7017 for more information.  

 

Bicycle Riding Along the Beaches

The Town of Hilton Head Island is recognized as one of the top 25 bicyle-friendly communites in the United States and one of 21 to achieve the Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community award from the League of American Bicyclists.  Hilton Head Island is the only Gold Level community in the Southeast region and only one of two on the east coast to receive this distinction.  

 With nearly 60 miles of public pathways and nature trails, as well as more than 50 miles of pathways and shared roadways  within private developments, pedestrians and cyclists can enjoy all that Hilton Head Island has to offer.  Don't forget about the  12 miles of pristine beach too!  At low tide, the entire family will have plenty of room to see the beautiful waves and dunes that  make Hilton Head Island one of the top destinations of the South.  Whether you are ready for a long-distance bicycle ride or a  shorter one, this map will help show you where to go and the distance you are biking.

With so many vacationers ditching their vehicles and using bicyles as their main mode of transportation, it is best to make sure that everyone is safe.  Please click here to view a brochure that has a map of the miles of bike trails available, and the rules and regulations of the Town of Hilton Head Island.  Safety first!

 

Horseback Riding

Giddy up and gallup to Hilton Head, South Carolina and take the ride of your life. Whether you choose a guided horseback riding trail trip or a horseback ride in an arena, you won’t be disappointed. For the horse enthusiast, there are endless horseback riding trails around Hilton Head and even full service stables should you choose to bring your own horses. For those who want a more all inclusive, adventurous activity, spend some time on a dude ranch and learn the ropes from the pros. With a variety of different terrains and scenic locales, you’re sure to enjoy horseback riding in Hilton Head Island, SC.

 

 Lawton Stables offers horseback riding and more in the heart Hilton Head Island.  Their trail rides are one of the best ways  to get a true feeling for the Lowcountry in its natural setting, meandering through trails, forests and lakes in over 600 lush  acres of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Lawton Stables' horses are cared for with love and pride, and will become your trusted companion on your journey.

 

Moss Creek Equestrian Center is located just off the island and has been providing for recreational and competitive riders alike since 1997.  Their goal is simple: to help develop 'thinking' riders who can better enjoy a meaningful, life-long relationship with horses.  They consider it a success when our riders can mount any horse or pony presented to them with the  self-confidence they will work as a team. Whether you have only been on trail rides or are an active competitor, let the Moss Creek Equestrian trainers take you to higher levels of horsemanship. 

 

Coastal Discovery Museum

The Coastal Discovery Museum is one of the most memorable destinations on Hilton Head Island. Explore natural history and cultural heritage on the 68 acre Honey Horn property. The Museum’s trails, gardens, live oaks, butterfly enclosure and Marsh Tacky horses are just a few of the fun experiences you will encounter during your visit. To view their event calendar, please click here.  Mon. - Sat. 9-4:30 and Sun. 11-3.