Whether you live in Savannah full time or you’re just visiting the area, you should plan a day trip from Savannah to Hilton Head. The two beautiful down South destinations are only 45 minutes apart. This quick travel time makes it easy to fit both locations into your vacation itinerary. Each destination offers a different type of experience. While Hilton Head is known for its gorgeous beaches, thrilling water activities, and top-notch golf courses, Savannah is more of a city with an artsy feel.
Before you arrive in Hilton Head, be sure to request your copy of our complimentary Insider’s Guide. We’ve carefully curated this handy travel planner to provide our visitors with local insight on the best things to do during your trip. You’ll learn about everything from annual events and outdoor activities to restaurants and bars.
Why You Need to Take a Trip From Savannah to Hilton Head
Explore the Art Scene
You can easily start your vacation in either one of these destinations because they are so close. But, there is a noticeable difference in the environments of each place. When traveling from Hilton Head to Savannah, you have to experience the thriving art scene. Hilton Head is home to quite a few galleries and talented local artists, but Savannah offers a unique perspective on Southern art. The Savannah School of Art and Design attracts hundreds of brilliant young artists looking to create. Plan to travel to the city during the school’s annual alumni event—the SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival—for a taste of these students’ talents.
Relax by the Beach
When traveling from Savannah to Hilton Head, you’ll have a much easier access to the beach. Hilton Head is a beautiful barrier island located along the coast of South Carolina. For anyone craving a beachside getaway, Hilton Head is your ideal destination. You can spend hours walking along the beach searching for shells or lounging in the sun. Even in the winter months, the weather is often nice enough to enjoy a post-dinner walk along the shore. If you’re a water activity enthusiast, you’ll also discover tons of things to do from kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding to surfing and waterskiing.
As you plan your trip from Savannah to Hilton Head, you’ll need to find a place to spend the night if you really want to get a taste of the island life. Beach Properties of Hilton Head has got you covered with dozens of beautiful properties throughout the island. Whether you’re traveling as a couple or with a large group of friends, we have the right property for you. Select your vacation rental based on location if you’re hoping to stay near the beach or Harbour Town, a favorite neighborhood of locals and visitors alike.
This property located at 108 North Shore Place can accommodate up to six guests and offers access to a rooftop pool and hot tub. Each morning, enjoy a quick walk right to the beach or take advantage of the other Forest Beach amenities in the area.
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