Hilton Head and the Low Country Feature


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 18-hole 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.

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. Mariners Way, Sea Pines Resort, South End, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928. 843/363–7000. www.piratesofhiltonhead.com.

Island Playground. Near 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, pony rides, horseback excursions through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve are offered at Lawton Stables. The animal farm includes goats, sheep, and pigs. 190 Greenwood Dr., Sea Pines Resort, South End, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928. 843/671–2586. www.lawtonstableshhi.com.

Pirate's Island. Two miniature golf courses are set amid tumbling waterfalls in the tropical-themed 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 the youngest members of your family, this museum includes a cockpit where kids can put on a pilot's uniform and pretend to fly the friendly skies. In the Builders of Tomorrow exhibit, children dress up like construction workers and move materials to the building site, raise walls, and maneuver equipment. There's also a Learner's Loft where kids play with a puppet theater, puzzles, games, and toys 18A Pope Ave., South End, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928. 843/842–7645. www.thesandbox.org.

Station 300. Two dozen state-of-the-art bowling lanes, an arcade, and a restaurant make Station 300 a very welcome addition to the Bluffton area. 25 Innovation Dr., Bluffton, SC, 29910. 843/815–2695. station300bluffton.com.

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