Hilton Head and the Low Country Travel Guide


Photo of Hilton Head and the Low Country Photo: Hilton Head Island Chamber of Commerce

Plan Your Hilton Head and the Low Country Vacation

Hilton Head Island is a unique and incredibly beautiful resort town that anchors the southern tip of South Carolina's coastline. What makes this semitropical island so unique? At the top of the list is the fact that visitors won't see large, splashy billboards or neon signs. What they will see is an island where the environment takes center stage, a place where development is strictly regulated.


Hilton Head and the Low Country Hotels

Hilton Head is known as one of the best vacation spots on the East Coast, and its hotels are a testimony to its reputation. The island is awash in regular...read more


Hilton Head and the Low Country Restaurants

The number of fine-dining restaurants on Hilton Head Island is extraordinary, given the size of the island. Because of the proximity to the Atlantic and...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Hilton Head and the Low Country

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Hilton Head and the Low Country Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Beachcombing: Hilton Head Island has 12 miles of beaches. You can swim, soak up the sun, or walk along the sand.... Read more

  • Pat Conroy, Writer, on Beaufort

    Many fans of best-selling author Pat Conroy consider Beaufort his town because of his autobiographical novel The Great Santini, which was set... Read more

  • Shrimp Boats Forever

    The sunset sight of shrimp trawlers coming into homeport, with mighty nets raised and an entourage of hungry seagulls, is a cherished Lowcountry... Read more

  • The Food Network Triumvirate

    Locals and tourists alike are getting on the Food Network bus and visiting the triumvirate of stars from the channel's popular shows. The first... Read more

  • How to Talk to Locals

    Hilton Head is known as a place where people come to start a new life, or to happily live out their golden years. It is politically incorrect... Read more

  • Island Gators

    The most famous photo of Hilton Head's brilliant developer, Charles Fraser, ran in the Saturday Evening Post in the late 1950s. It shows him... Read more

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