Why Hilton Head?

Welome to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina USA.

I still remember when I first came to Hilton Head Island twenty years ago. I decided to drive through the night with cups of coffee keeping me awake. I reached the Island early in the morning.

This is what I saw and fell in love!

Twenty years ago there was no fancy highway leading to the Island so when I was getting close and surroundings were somewhat shabby, I started to wonder...

But all my doubts dissolved when I crossed the bridge and saw the sign Hilton Head Island and was welcomed by palm trees and beautifully maintained land.

I found a beach and this is the moment I will never forget. I was standing in the middle of the wide, white sand beach looking at the lazy ocean waves and the sunrise. I was totally mesmerized and felt really happy maybe for the first time in my life. I thought "This is home".

Me walking on the beach

Ten years later, after several visits, walking all the beaches, checking out several vacation rentals and hotels, enjoying fabulous restaurants, playing golf and tennis, I moved to Hilton Head Island permanently.
Now I enjoy living here, it's been ten years already, but I will always remember my first time here and how I felt.

I hope my website will serve as a Hilton Head Island guide or even a directory helping visitors to enjoy exploring this beautiful island!

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Climate on Hilton Head Island is something to look forward to!
Hilton Head History
Hilton Head History
Hilton Head Maps
General Info is a page introducing you to Hilton Head Island. A brief history, museums that you can visit to learn more, information about Plantations and Hilton Head Maps.
Hilton Head Airport
Hilton Head Airport is small. This is an advantage and disadvantage at the same time. Limited choices but also limited traffic!
Hilton Head Vacation Rentals
There are numerous possibilities for Hilton Head vacation rentals (villas). By sharing my own experiences I will help you to choose the right place for your family.
Hilton Head vacation rentals
Hilton Head Vacation Rentals (homes) are almost endless. Choose the location first but, as I always say, go for oceanfront!
Hilton Head Hotels
We live on Hilton Head but we like to pamper ourselves on special occasions and spend a night in one of the Hilton Head Hotels. We pick different ones. It's fun!
Pet Friendly
Hilton Head is a Pet Friendly Island. Many permanent residents have dogs and many visitors bring their pets with them. Some accommodations allow dogs, if not we have a nice kennel in the Mid-Island.
RV Parks
There are two upscale RV Parks on Hilton Head. Both resorts are comfortable, well equipped places for motor home owners.
Wedding Venues
Wedding Venues locations and possibilities on Hilton Head are endless. Couples come here from all over the country for their wedding and honeymoon. Way to go!
Photographers on Hilton Head Island? Many to choose from, your head will spin after google search! I am inviting you to read about us. Island Photo Place.
Hilton Head Golf
Hilton Head Golf is legendary. Thank you Harbour Town Golf Links for hosting a Verizon Heritage Tournament every year.
Hilton Head Tennis
Hilton Head Tennis is, next to golf, a very popular game on the Island. Tennis courts are everywhere, clay surface is popular here. My favorite!
Beaches and Parks
Beaches and Parks are Hilton Head's pride. Twelve miles of wide beaches and several nature reserves make our Island special and unique.
Water Sports
Water Sports are probably the most popular and exciting Hilton Head Island Activities. What do you like?
Cruises are really Hilton Head's "thing". Lots of them available from many Marinas in different locations. Like with Water Sports, plenty different cruises and plenty locations to choose from.
Hilton Head Restaurants
Hilton Head Restaurants offer a full variety of fine dining. Some specialize in certain cuisines but many offer a good variety of menus. I strongly suggest to visit at least a few.
Hilton Head Shopping
Hilton Head Shopping is unique and exciting. I still shop for Hilton Head "stuff" although I have lived here for quite a while.
Beach Portraits
Beach Portraits from Hilton Head Island is probably the best souvenir that you can take home.
Miniature Golf
Miniature Golf is yet another Hilton Head Island fun Activity.
Interesting Travel Ideas
Interesting Travel Ideas is what you will find on this page. Hilton Head is one of them but if you are a traveller, you want to go around the world!
Local Travel
Local travel would be within a 100 miles from Hilton Head.
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