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Fun for Kids
Hilton Head Island is a really fun place for little ones. Check out these kid-friendly sites.
Adventure Cove. With two miniature golf courses and a large arcade, Adventure Cove is sure to please the kids. 18 Folly Field Rd., Mid-Island, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928. 843/842–9990. www.adventurecove.com.
AMF Main Street Lanes. AMF Main Street Lanes offers regular or bumper bowling, and late-night and weekend extreme bowling with lights and music. 2600 Main St., North End, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29926. 843/681-7750. www.amf.com/mainstreetlanes.
Black Dagger Pirate Ship. The kids get to put on pirate gear, learn how to talk like a pirate, and set sail to search for underwater treasure. The ship sets sail from Harbour Town. Sea Pines Resort, South End, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928. 843/363-7000. www.piratesofhiltonhead.com.
Coastal Discovery Museum. A butterfly enclosure, various hands-on programs for children to learn about Lowcountry animals, guided walks, and much more make this a great destination. Honey Horn Plantation, 70 Honey Horn Dr., North End, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29926. 843/689–6767. www.coastaldiscovery.org.
Island Playground. In the Bridge Center right before the bridges to Hilton Head, the Island Playground has giant inflatable slides, a fairy-tale castle, toddler exploration area, and snack counter. 1538 Fording Island Rd., Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29926. 843/837–8383. www.island-playground.com.
Lawton Stables. Riding lessons and pony rides, in addition to horseback tours through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, are offered at Lawton Stables. The animal farm (free admission) includes goats, sheep, pigs, and more. Sea Pines Resort, 190 Greenwood Dr., South End, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928. 843/671–2586. www.lawtonstableshhi.com.
Pirate's Island. Yar. Two miniature golf courses, waterfalls, and a tropical atmosphere await the family at Pirate's Island. 8 Marina Side Dr., Mid-Island, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928. 843/686–4001. www.piratesislandgolf.com.
The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum. A hands-on place for kids, the museum offers a Learner's Loft, where children can have tea parties or play with a puppet theater, puzzles, games, toys, Legos, and more. In the Builders of Tomorrow exhibit, children dress up like construction workers and construct walls, move giant Lego blocks to the job site, and play with the construction equipment. 18A Pope Ave., South End, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928. 843/842-7645. www.thesandbox.org.
Station 300. The 24 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, score screens, restaurant, and arcade at Station 300 make it a very welcome addition to the Bluffton area. 25 Innovation Dr., Bluffton, SC, 29910. 843/815–2695. station300bluffton.com.
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