Outside Hilton Head News

What Makes it Local?
Monday, January 08, 2018

Everything revolves around the tides. On a record cold February evening in the late 1970s, as a student at the University of Vermont, my path crossed with a visitor who lived on an island off of the coast of South Carolina. He described the beauty of the place, how his small business was booming, and expressed his wish to open a windsurfing school. Since I knew how to windsurf and a warm island sounded pretty enticing in negative-30-degree weather, by midnight, we’d decided to go into business together.  Read More

The Best Place to Shop is Outside
Thursday, January 04, 2018

For adventuresome travelers and families of explorers-to-be, there is Outside Hilton Head—a sports shop that specializes in watersports equipment, tours, classes, and lessons. Paddleboards, kayaks, and boat rentals are their most popular features fun-wise, but Outside Hilton Head also offers a plethora of gear for outdoorsy types that prefer self-guided outdoor pursuits. With that said, you can find Outside Hilton Head on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. The store home is 50 Shelter Cove Lane in The Shopping Plaza of Shelter Cove Lane.   Read More

How to Fit a Pack
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Choosing a new pack can be overwhelming, let your local outdoor store help you out. Backpacks are one of those integral pieces of gear that can make or break an adventure. Whether you're looking to spend a few hours on the trail or even a few months on an epic thru-hike, your pack needs to be comfortable. In order for it to be comfortable, it needs to fit right. That's why taking the necessary time before your trip to ensure that you have the pack that is right for you is imperative. Otherwise your weekend backpacking trip might just turn into an experience you'll remember for all the wrong reasons.   Read More

Great Experiences Await Just Outside
Monday, November 13, 2017

Great Experiences Await Just Outside! Adrenaline-pumped moments of adventure and exploration are what awaits Outside Hilton Head. However, some of the most fun you can have is in the water, so read on to discover the goodness and fun of kayaks, paddleboards, and rental boats. To book a reservation for yourself and your group, call 800-686-6996. We're located on 50 Shelter Cove Lane in the Plaza at Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island.  Read More

Paddleboard for the Mind, Body, and Soul
Thursday, October 12, 2017

The best thing about Hilton Head Island is the location. It’s like a smaller world of oceans, intercoastal waterways, salt marshlands, and abundant wildlife. With that said, Outside Hilton Head offers several ways for families and travelers to explore with watersports that are good for your mind, body, and soul. Paddleboards, for instance, are awesome adventuresome methods to see and experience all of the nature-made wonders that Hilton Head has to offer.   Read More

Outside Hilton Head: Fitting in a Morning Kayak Trip While on Vacation
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Already a gorgeous place with an abundance in beautiful sights and clear-blue waters, Outside Hilton Head is an adventure mash-up that most nature lovers would jump to see. From wildlife and natural paths through canopied forests, to lakes, ponds, and natural springs, there is so much to do and see here—but one adventure stands head and shoulders above the rest. Instead of making your travels into a mapped out plan, you should be fitting in a morning kayak trip while on vacation. Why? Because there is nothing quite like greeting the sunshine with unwound nerves, a clear mind, and natural beauty in your eyes.   Read More

Solar Eclipse Boat Tours
Monday, August 14, 2017

SOLAR ECLIPSE EXCURSION AUGUST 21st. This is a 3 hour tour from 1-4PM. Includes back water boating, dolphin tour and a stop on a remote sandbar to watch the height of the eclipse. Led by our Naturalist Captains. Outside Brands announces an unprecedented offer. The Hilton Head based company that specializes in outdoor adventures is offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience - a solar eclipse boating excursion on Monday, August 21st from 1-4PM. Participants in the event will have the opportunity to experience the Great American Eclipse from a unique vantage point - the beautiful waters of the SC Lowcountry.   Read More

Exploring Hilton Head Island with Fireworks Trips and Cruises
Friday, August 04, 2017

Fireworks Reservations: 800-686-6996. Hilton Head Island is no doubt gorgeous and brimming with awe-worthy sights to see and adventures to be had. With that in mind, Outside Hilton Head offers new perspectives on the island and all of its beautiful, natural wonders. Sure, you can walk through the forests on a nature path, or stroll the seashores in hopes of seeing something magical... BUT we can give you up-close views and new experiences, especially with our fireworks trips and cruises.   Read More

Tuesday Night Fireworks
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Few experiences are more memorable than watching fireworks from the seat of a kayak or from a sail boat. HarbourFest at Shelter Cove Harbour on Hilton Head Island, SC is a summer long celebration with live music featuring Shannon Tanner, curbside entertainment, art and crafts, and activities for kids. Tuesday nights during HarbourFest are the traditional fireworks nights featuring a spectacular show that lights up the summer nighttime sky. This family-friendly event has been enjoyed by thousands of visitors for the last twenty-five years!   Read More

HiHo Sip & Shop Event
Friday, June 02, 2017

You are invited to come enjoy some fun and cocktails while checking out the HIHO summer line of men's and women's clothing. This creatively inspired clothing line reflects Caribbean roots, and love of sailing, surfing, windsurfing, and liming, that wonderful Caribbean expression that means to “relax and hang out”. Admission is FREE. The HIHO Team will be docked at the Outside Hilton Head Flagship Store in The Plaza at Shelter Cove, Friday, June 16 at 5 PM - 8 PM. Event hosted by Outside Hilton Head.  Read More