Outside Hilton Head News

Outside Brands Wins Small Business of the Year Award

The 2016 Hilton Head Island – Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year has been awarded to Outside Brands, the parent company of Outside Hilton Head, Destinations DMC, Outside Daufuskie and Outside Palmetto Bluff. This is the first time in Chamber history that the award has been granted to the same organization twice, with Outside Hilton Head first winning in 1992. The award was presented to CEO Mike Overton at the Chamber Ball on Saturday, January 28th. In his acceptance speech, Overton highlighted his gratitude to the local community for their continued support, the company mission 'to enrich lives by connecting people to exceptional products, places and experiences,' and the importance of getting young people outdoors.  Read More

Get Outside at Palmetto Bluff

If you’re looking for a Lowcountry scene right out of a movie, Palmetto Bluff wins top honors! It’s the perfect place to get outside and enjoy the many perks of Lowcountry living on the SC coast. There is simply nothing like spending a day (or a lifetime) exploring and playing in the waters around Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC. Outside Hilton Head and Palmetto Bluff are the perfect combination to help you do just that!   Read More

Ho Ho Ho! There is Something for Everyone on Your List at Outside Hilton Head

Looking for the perfect gifts for the folks on your holiday shopping list? Outside Hilton Head has something everyone will love. From the most popular brand name clothing to footwear, kayaks, skis, paddle boards and more – we have the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.  Read More

Hilton Head Island Weather and Tides

Hilton Head Island's weather is ideal for those wanting to explore the outdoors and soak up the sunshine. The Hilton Head area features a balmy, subtropical climate year round which makes it the perfect outdoor playground! An Outside Hilton Head private adventure is the best way to discover and enjoy the South Carolina Lowcountry. We will work with you to design a program that is just for you!   Read More

Enjoy the Dove Street Festival of Lights at Shelter Cove on Hilton Head Island

There is nothing quite like 75,000+ twinkling Christmas lights to get you in the holiday mood and have you singing “Dec the Halls” in no time! It’s time for the Dove Street Festival of Lights on Hilton Head Island. The holiday fun begins November 19, 2016 and runs through December 31, 2016, nightly. This popular light display has been a Hilton Head Island tradition for the past 20. With the blessing of festival founders and the amazing residents of Dove Street, the event returns to Shelter Cove Towne Centre for the 2016 holiday season!   Read More

The Outside Foundation Sponsors the Special Olympics Kayaking Team

This Summer, The Outside Foundation helped to send our local Special Olympics Kayaking Team to the state championships in Charleston, SC. Congratulations to Devin, Nick, Rashawn and Scott for their amazing performances at the SC State SO Kayak Competition in Charleston. 6 golds and 4 silvers - way to go guys! Huge credit to coaches Chuck Steiner, Michelle Kohler, and Nicklas Bearden for their generous commitment of friendship, time, and expertise to help the team prepare for competition. Our next goal: Nationals!!  Read More

Local Students Learn to Kayak with the Outside Foundation

Last week The Outside Foundation invited 100 seventh grade students along with their teachers, and a few parents, to enjoy a day of "learning about nature in nature." The "Kids in Kayaks" program is designed to expose students to the salt marsh and tidal creek ecosystem they have been studying in the classroom as part of their seventh-grade environmental science curriculum.  Read More

Get an Amazing View of the Supermoon with an Outside Hilton Head Kayak Tour

According to National Geographic, get ready to see lunar pairings, meteor showers, and more this month. The coming month brings the roaring lion of meteor displays, dazzling planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the most impressive supermoon in nearly seven decades. So dust off those binoculars and mark your November calendar!  Read More

Broad Creek Clean Up – Come Out and Join Us

On Sunday, November 20th, The Outside Foundation will host a litter clean-up of the Broad Creek from 11am to 3pm. Volunteers are needed to collect trash by boat, kayak, paddle board, foot or bicycle. For those needing a kayak to use for the event, Outside Hilton Head is offering free rentals with reservations.   Read More

Hurricane Matthew Volunteer Opportunity with Outside Hilton Head

The Hilton Head Island area has been hit hard by Hurricane Matthew. We are very fortunate to live and work in a community where people come together to makes things better for each other. We have had many people ask how they can help, so here is a letter from the owner and Team at Outside Hilton Head as to what you can do:  Read More