Do we really have to go over this? Hilton Head Island. In the Spring. This should be a no-brainer.
You’ve heard of Hilton Head, right? Coast of South Carolina, world-class golf capital, stunning natural landscape…
We know you know.
But part of what we do here is REMIND and ENCOURAGE and TANTALIZE. We do want you to plan a vacation, after all. But not just any vacation. We are gunning for the VACATION OF YOUR DREAMS!
Therefore, let us suggest the following:
TOP 5 REASONS TO VISIT HILTON HEAD ISLAND IN THE SPRING:
1. The Weather
Average daily temperature of 69 degrees, blue skies, BALMY breezes, and when those Azaleas start popping… wow!
2. The Flora & Fauna
You’ve been cooped up all winter and you need to get out and revel in the flora and fauna, especially since the weather is AWESOME (see above). Go bird-watching at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, hiking through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, get out on the ocean with one of many Hilton Head water activities ~ boating and more!
3. The Action!
Everyone knows there’s no place like Hilton Head Island for amazing golf courses, but did you know the island has been awarded the Gold Level by the League of American Cyclists for being such a bicycle-friendly community? Not only that, there is kayaking and paddle boarding, and horse-back riding, and para-sailing, and even zip-lining…
4. The Events & Festivals
Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest is a don’t-miss week-long event showcasing talented chefs and local seafood, Feb 29 thru March 5…Wingfest is a wonderfully delicious exhibition and contest where restaurants and organizations pull out all the stops in their pursuit of the title “Best Wings”, March 18…the Hilton Head Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade is our own little taste of Ireland on March 13th!
5. The Local History & Culture
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…and if you are in Sea Pines, check out the haunting Stoney-Baynard ruins, and the mysterious Indian Shell Ring.
This list could go on and on, but if you should need any more motivation how about this: