Hilton Head Island fishing spots

The Top Hilton Head Island Fishing Spots

During your getaway with Palmetto Sands, we urge to immerse yourself in our local culture. From world class golf courses to wonderful restaurants to 12 miles of stunning shoreline, the laid back lifestyle of our island offers some of the best ways to relax on your family vacation. One of our favorite activities is casting […]

Latin Music Festival on Hilton Head

Experience the Sights and Sounds at the Latin Music Festival on Hilton Head

Each year, Hilton Head Island presents a spectacular schedule of annual events, each of which is designed to educate visitors on the melting pot of our local culture. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrate the festive traditions of dance, food, and music of the Latin Music Festival on Hilton Head. This lively extravaganza is […]

Hilton Head Oyster Festival

A Local’s Guide to the Hilton Head Oyster Festival

In the South Carolina Lowcountry, we enjoy the sun, the sand, and the surf of the bodies of water surrounding our island and love the tasty flavors of our locally sourced seafood. Some of our favorite delicacies are the freshly harvested oysters. To celebrate this harvest, we kick off our oyster season on Hilton Head with […]

Harbour Town Fall Festival

A Snapshot of Your Harbour Town Fall Festival Experience

Situated off the coast of South Carolina, Hilton Head Island offers a myriad of wonderful things to do and a collection of annual events to enjoy. One of our favorite celebrations is the Harbour Town Fall Festival in September! This one-day extravaganza is also known as the “Harbour Town Fall Fest” and has provided family-friendly […]

Salty Dog Craft Beer & BBQ Festival

What You’ll Experience at the 2017 Salty Dog Craft Beer & BBQ Festival

Autumn on Hilton Head not only brings the warm hues of changing leaves but also cooler weather to complement the calendar of outdoor events. One of our favorite celebrations is the Salty Dog Craft Beer & BBQ Festival! This fun-filled day event is typically held in the late September and features the incredible cuisine, wonderful […]

Hilton Head Italian Heritage Festival

Why You Need to Attend the Hilton Head Italian Heritage Festival

Throughout the year, our island community offers several festivals to enjoy. Each of these celebrations is designed to teach you about our intricate past and how we have evolved over the years. One of the liveliest annual events is the Hilton Head Italian Heritage Festival. On September 16, 2017, taste the exceptional cuisine and participate […]

alligator tours on Hilton Head

Who Offers the Best Alligator Tours on Hilton Head?

What do warm summer days, cool breezes brushing across your face, and boat journeys through our waters have in common? It’s everything you’ll experience during the alligator tours on Hilton Head. A native species to South Carolina, the American Alligators reside in freshwater ponds and lagoons across our island as well as lakes and rivers […]

dog friendly restaurants hilton head

The 5 Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants on Hilton Head

It is a well-known fact that Hilton Head Island is packed with great dining options for couples, families, and groups of friends. But what about furry friends? If you’re planning a vacation to the Island but don’t want to leave Fido behind, you should know that there are several dog-friendly restaurants on Hilton Head worth […]

Hilton Head Island fishing charters

How to Create the Best Experience on One of These Hilton Head Island Fishing Charters

If you want to experience our unparalleled beauty, consider booking an excursion with one of the many Hilton Head Island fishing charters. You’ll be taken through the calm waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the stunning estuaries of Hilton Head. On your aquatic journey, you’ll also see a variety of fish species, including Redfish, Tarpon, […]

jet ski on Hilton Head

What You Can Experience When You Jet Ski on Hilton Head!

Calling all adventurers and thrill seekers! Have you ever wanted to experience the peaceful ocean waters of the Atlantic any time of year? If so, plan an incredible journey to jet ski on Hilton Head! You’ll feel the refreshing waters and soothing salt water breezes cool your face as you glide atop the water’s surface. […]

Pool Bar Jim’s Hilton Head

Pool Bar Jim’s on Hilton Head Has Some of the Best Drinks!

During a summer day on Hilton Head Island, you’re sure to spend your time outdoors basking in the Southern sun and soaking up paradise. As you look for the perfect refresher to quench your thirst, stop by Pool Bar Jim’s on Hilton Head! This island favorite is open in North Forest Beach among the Seacrest […]


HarbourFest Will Make Your Summer Vacation to Hilton Head the Best One Yet!

Every summer on Hilton Head, you’ll discover an array of free summer concerts and events. Here at Palmetto Sands, one of our favorite annual festivals is HarbourFest! This spectacular celebration will begin its 29th season on Memorial Day Weekend and takes place from Monday to Friday all summer long from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. […]

Hilton Head free summer concerts

Hilton Head Free Summer Concerts Are Full of Family Fun!

As the summer season comes into full swing, our island paradise hosts an array of lively nighttime entertainment for all ages! From May to August, you’ll hear the delightful sounds of powerful vocals and fine-tuned instruments at three of the best Hilton Head free summer concerts. These enthralling outdoor showcases feature wonderful acts from our […]

Gullah tours Hilton Head

Gullah Tours on Hilton Head Teach You About Our Cultural Heritage!

One of the best ways to learn about South Carolina’s history is planning a trip with one of these Gullah tours on Hilton Head. This fascinating culture emerged during the late-17th to the mid-18th century and continues to preserve the past of African Americans. Whether you explore sites or taste the cuisine, select one of […]

Hilton Head dolphin tours

Have Your Cameras Ready on 4 of the Best Hilton Head Dolphin Tours!

When you visit the South Carolina coast, you’ll be delighted by breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the stunning shorelines. From the beach, you may see beautiful dolphins leaping out of the water or gliding along the water’s surface. If you want to be close to all of the action, plan a trip with […]

restaurants with great wine lists on Hilton Head

Here Are 3 of the Best Restaurants With Great Wine Lists on Hilton Head!

When you plan the perfect date night on Hilton Head Island, you just may want to begin the evening with a fabulous dinner. Our local eateries feature everything from freshly caught seafood to classic Southern favorites.  We also have a number of restaurants with great wine lists on Hilton Head. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or […]

Hilton Head bike rentals

Here Are 4 of the Best Hilton Head Bike Rentals

When spending time at a beach destination in South Carolina, there are plenty of unique ways to revel in the natural beauty and stunning landscape. Here on Hilton Head, biking is one of the most popular activities on the Island. Here at Palmetto Sands, we urge all of our guests to enjoy the leisurely activity […]

kid-friendly restaurants Hilton Head

Here Are 5 of the Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants on Hilton Head

Hilton Head Island is the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy. And with so many activities and fun things to do, you’re sure to work up an appetite! Whether you are searching for Southern soul dive eateries or kid-friendly restaurants on Hilton Head to accommodate your whole family, Palmetto Sands has you covered! […]

Hilton Head Island Art Festival

Delight in the Best Exhibits of the 9th Annual Hilton Head Island Art Festival

There is always something exciting happening on Hilton Head. If you’re planning to visit during Memorial Day weekend, you’ll see the popular Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina decorated with in a variety of hues for the annual Hilton Head Island Art Festival. This yearly celebration showcases beautiful displays of over 100 talented artists. Whether you […]

things to in Hilton Head with kids

Here Are 4 of the Best Things to Do in Hilton Head With Kids

If you want to spend your vacation connecting with your little ones, you’re in luck! There are so many things to do in Hilton Head with kids. According to Parents.com, our island paradise is one of their top picks for family fun because of our stunning beaches, outdoor activities, and other child-friendly adventures. Whether you […]