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Hilton Head Attractions

Hilton Head Island Attractions/Activities

Restaurants - Lunch

Kenny B's French Quarter Cafe: Located off Pope Avenue near the Bi-Lo (843) 785-3315
Fiesta Fresh Mexican Grille: (2 locations) South end off New Orleans (843) 785-4788 and North end off Matthews Dr (843) 342-8808.
It's Greek to Me Too: Located on Lagoon Rd (843) 842-4033.
Sea Shack: Located off Pope Avenue on Executive Park Rd (843) 785-2464.
Amigo's Cafe & Cantina: Located off Pope Ave near the Bi-Lo (843) 785-8226.

Restaurants - Dinner

Charlie's l'etoile Verte: Located off New Orleans (843) 785-9277
Santa Fe Cafe: Located mid-Island in Plantation Center just outside Palmetto Dunes (843) 785-3838
Truffles Grille: Located off Pope Avenue on Executive Park Rd (843) 785-3663
CQ's: Located by Harbour Town in Sea Pines (843) 671-2779
It's Greek to me Too:Located on Lagoon Rd (843) 842-4033

Ice Cream

Hilton Head Ice Cream: Located off New Orleans Rd (843) 842-6333

Bicycling- Over 50 miles of public pathways on the Island in addition to 12 miles of hard-packed beach. There are several local companies which provide bike rentals for all ages ( Go Tri Sports has a variety of bicycles and tri-athlete clothing for sale

Tennis- In addition to the public courts at Chaplin Park, Cordillo Tennis Center and Hilton Head Island school complex, some residential communities also have private tennis courts for their guests use. There are several other tennis facilities available to the public which also provide instruction:

Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center - 23 clay, 2 hard, 8 lighted - 843-785-1152
Port Royal Racquet Club - 10 clay, 2 grass, 4 hard, 6 lighted - 843-686-8803
Sea Pines Racquet Club - 24 clay, 5 lighted - 843-363-4495
Shipyard Racquet Club (Van der Meer) - 13 Har-Tru, 4 hard, 3 indoor - 843-686-8804
South Beach Racquet Club - 11 clay, 2 lighted - 843-671-2215
Van der Meer Tennis Center - 17 hard, 4 covered - 800-845-6138

Golf- Hilton Head Island has been named by Golf Digest as one of the "World's Top 10 Golf Destination" with over 45 courses on the Island and surrounding area. Golf Course Directory

Miniature Golf

Adventure Cove Family Fun Center: 843-842-9990 has two courses and an arcade. Located on William Hilton Parkway behind the Carraba's Grille restaurant.
Adventure Golf at Pirates Island: 843-686-4001 has two courses. Located near the Fairfield Inn and the Hilton Head Diner.
Legendary Golf: 843-785-9214 Two Locations- 18 hole course located on Pope Ave. next to the Circle Center shopping center. Second location is near Shoppes on the Parkway (Fresh Market) where they have two courses 843-686-3399.


Park Plaza Cinema: (843)785-5001 Located in Park Plaza just outside the Sea Pines gate.<br/ Northridge Cinema: (843) 342-3801 Located on the north end of the Island in Northridge Plaza (near the Homegood's store)
Coligny Theatre: (843) 686-3500 Located in Coligny Plaza mostly showing films by independent producers

Live Theatre- ARTS Center of Coastal Carolina (843) 842-2787, Main Street Youth Theatre (843) 689-6246

Harbour Town Light House- 114 steps to the top, no visit to Hilton Head is complete without a trip the Lighthouse. Featuring: spectacular views, webcam, nature photos, history display of the Island and a museum gift shop.

Shannon Tanner Children's Concerts (APRIL THROUGH AUGUST): Shelter Cove Marina From April 17 through May 31, Shannon Tanner, one of the Lowcountry's most beloved musical artists, will perform one show nightly, Monday through Friday, at 7 p.m. From June 1 through September 4, he will offer two shows nightly, Monday through Friday, at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

HarbourFest: Shelter Cove Marina & Community Park: A popular summer long festival offering live music, special events and more. Fireworks every Tuesday night at dusk during HarbourFest (rain date is on Wednesday). All HarbourFest events are free and open to the public. Bring a blanket or some chairs and enjoy the fun.

Gregg Russell under the Liberty Oak Tree- Harbour Town, Sea Pines
Best known for his evening performances under the old oak tree, Gregg Russell is a song writer, singer, performer, actor and entertainer who has been writing and performing children's music for over 25 years. Performances are Sunday through Friday at 8PM, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Historical Landmarks
Fort Walker, Battle of Port Royal, Fort Sherman/Fort Mitchel and Robber's Row are located inside Port Royal Plantation. Access to these sites require a pass and can be arranged through tours with the Coastal Discovery Museum

Indian Shell Ring- Sea Pines Forest Preserve near Lake Joe
It is one of 21 known shell rings in the United States, formed approximately 4000 years ago.

Stoney-Baynard Ruins- Sea Pines Plantation
Constructed circa the early 1800's, you can see the remains of plantation homes and outer buildings.

Mitchelville - off Beach City Rd
The nation's first freedman's village was set up in 1862 by General Ormsby Mitchel to house former slaves. Here residents elected town officials, made their own laws and established SC first compulsory education law.

Fish Haul Plantation- Bay Gall Rd (near Barker Field)
Thomas and Pervical Drayton were two brothers who fought against each other in the Battle of Port Royal. Here you can see the tabby chimney remains of the Drayton family cotton plantation.

Baynard Family Mausoleum- located in the Zion Chapel Cemetery off William Hilton Parkway and Matthews Dr.
he Baynard Family Mausoleum is the oldest structure on Hilton Head Island. The Zion Chapel of Ease was built in 1788 for plattation owners but later destroyed.