Outside Hilton Head News

Send a Kid Kayaking

kids kayaking

Outside Hilton Head is a huge fan of helping kids. In fact, our program, Kids in Kayaks has a simple goal: to get every middle school child in Beaufort County out kayaking. These programs are run several times a year and offer, in addition to kayaking, hands-on learning about the local culture and eco-system. The…

Autumn Fishing in the SC Lowcountry

Man with fish

If you’re a fan of fishing, you will be happy to know that autumn in the SC Lowcountry is a great time for it! With the cooler temperatures, on Hilton Head Island, we notice the birds migrating, the dying of the spartina grass above the water level to preserve its root system and the spawning…

Fall is the Perfect Time to Bike on Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island is known for its white sandy beaches, stunning displays of nature, and family friendly atmosphere. While none of these things are all that surprising, what you may not be aware of is that Hilton Head Island is also a renowned and thriving bicycle community.   Being able to easily navigate Hilton Head with…

Paddling Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge

Pinckney beach

If you enjoy seeing more wildlife than you previously thought imaginable, you should paddle around Pinckney Island. The National Wildlife Refuge has done exactly what it was meant to do, and fosters more sea birds, flora and fauna than anywhere else in the area. Pinckney Island is the smaller land mass you’ll see in between…

​All About Beautiful Hilton Head Island

Paddleboarder doing headstand

Located 95 miles south of historic Charleston, South Carolina and 45 minutes north of Savannah, Georgia, Hilton Head Island boasts being the second largest island off the Eastern Coast, with 12 miles of wide sandy beaches. Hilton Head Island is also proud of its reputation for being a popular family friendly vacation destination and the…

The Beautiful Lowcountry Spartina Grass Marshes

Spartina Grass

People look out over the abundant coastal salt marshes of the east coast and tend to think of it as an unchanging landscape of marsh cordgrass and not much else. Look a little closer. The marsh is a world of its own, teeming with life that changes and shifts throughout the year. Take the most…

Explore the Lowcountry by the Light of the Moon

kayakers at full moon

Tidal creeks come alive with the sounds of the nocturnal animals that inhabit the salt marsh on this one of a kind kayak excursion. See Hilton Head’s natural waterways from a perspective that few get to experience – by the light of the full moon! Outside Hilton Head’s Full Moon Kayak Paddle is a 2-hour…

Keep the Broad Creek Clean Festival

Broad Creek Clean flier

Subaru of Hilton Head & The Outside Foundation have teamed up for an event that is fun and educational for the family! Come join us for a fun afternoon for families to enjoy outdoor activities at Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina and learn about the importance of keeping our local waterways clean. Keep the Broad Creek…

Insider’s Guide to an Outdoorsy Weekend in Hilton Head

paddleboarder at sunset

As the sun climbs toward the horizon on the South Carolina shore, and its first bright rays stretch across the rolling ocean, a wonderful alchemy begins to takes place on Hilton Head Island. The cool, steel blues and grays of pre-dawn transform to the golden tones of early sunrise. The waves, like most things here,…