Best Attractions & Activities

With all of the things to do and see in a city, deciding how to spend your time can be quite an agonizing decision. 10best has narrowed all of the available attractions in Hilton Head to a list of the most appealing and reputable, to aide in your decision making. You can rest easy knowing that any choice you make from our list is sure to please.

Pau Hana & Flying Circus Catamaran Sailing Charters


Dolphin cruises are as popular with locals as well as tourist. Hop aboard one of catamarans and go in search of playful dolphins on a scenic two-hour adventure. The company's primary objective is to provide daily opportunities for everyone to...  Read More

Daufuski Island
Melrose Golf Course


Designed by Jack Nicklaus, this difficult golf course is situated on Daufuskie Island and is characterized by small, elevated greens and surrounding marshes. The 18th hole extends right over the ocean and onto a narrow peninsula. The ferry for...  Read More

Port Royal Plantation
Port Royal Golf Club


Located by the Westin Resort, this prestigious golf club features three courses – The Barony, Planter's Row and Robber's Row. The Barony is a short but difficult trek designed by George Cobb; meanwhile, William Byrd's Planter's Row is...  Read More

Harbour Town Lighthouse


Since its construction in 1970 by developer Charles Fraser, this red and white lighthouse has become the symbol of Hilton Head that is recognized worldwide. A gift shop is located at the top.

North Hilton Head
Coastal Discovery Museum


With exhibits and activities inside and out, the Coastal Discovery Museum is a fun family outing no matter the weather or the time of year. Learn all about the history and ecology of the area, or schedule a tour – there are many to choose...  Read More



Palmetto Dunes has three 18-hole courses to offer, and each of them poses its own combination of challenges and beautiful scenery. Long hitters in particular enjoy the George Fazio course, which features narrow, tree-lined fairways and...  Read More

Harbour Town Golf Links Course at Sea Pines Resort


This championship resort has three 18-hole courses to offer its guests. The Harbour Town Golf Links course is perennially considered one of top courses in the USA and is one of Southeast's true must-play courses. If the name sounds familiar,...  Read More



Housing horses, cows, sheep, rabbits, donkeys and a llama, this beautiful stable offers solace to nature and animal lovers. Tour the 600-acre preserve on horseback, or bring the kiddies for a short pony ride. Families will also enjoy the petting...  Read More

Historic Town of Bluffton


Get away from the hustle and bustle of Hilton Head and spend a day in this charming village located west of Hilton Head off Highway 278. There are about a dozen historic homes, a beautiful 1857 Gothic-style Church of the Cross, and the classic...  Read More

H2O Sports


Looking for an adrenaline rush? Sign up for a parasailing adventure that'll lift you 400 feet above the island. For a calmer excursion, an Envirotour provides a one-hour inflatable boat ride that exposes passengers to island wildlife. Ski...  Read More