Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is the second largest barrier island along the Southeast Atlantic Coast, with 12 miles of sandy beachfront. The year round population is about 50,000 but can swell to almost 300,000 during the height of summer vacation season. Hilton Head has a long and rich history of Native American settlement, European exploration and Civil War operations.
Unlike many vacation resorts, Hilton Head hotel choices are limited, but thousand of beautiful, affordable vacation rental homes and condos more than make up for that. There are over 20 quality vacation rental companies that can help you choose the right rental home for your family. The Hilton Head Island restaurant scene is vibrant with over 120 terrific restaurants of all varieties to choose from. Fresh local seafood is a mainstay and most offer a broad selection of locally caught fish and shrimp. Family activities are abundant on Hilton Head, with water sports, golf and tennis facilities all highly rated. Plan your vacation in advance and be sure to visit our coupon page to stretch your family vacation budget.