Things to Do in Hilton Head, SC

Explore the Best Attractions Near Our Hotel

Famous for its beautiful beaches and parks, excellent shopping scene, and plentiful golf courses, Hilton Head is one of South Carolina’s most vibrant vacation spots. At Palmera Inn and Suites, enjoying all the island has to offer has never been easier. Our friendly all-suite property is ideally situated along a 60-mile network of bicycle trails, just two miles from the beach. Tucked away in a peaceful wooded area right off the island’s main road. Palmera Inn and Suites provides easy access to the best local attractions, yet feels like a world unto itself.

Scroll down to view a list of our favorite nearby destinations.

Coligny Beach

Located at the end of Pope Avenue, Coligny Beach is the most popular beach on the island.

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Driessen Beach Park

Driessen Beach Park is located mid-island, at the end of Bradley Beach Drive.

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Folly Field Beach

Folly Field Beach is located at the end of Folly Field Road.

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Chaplin Community Park

Chaplin Community Park is located off William Hilton Parkway between Burkes Beach and Singleton Beach roads.

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Harbour Town Links Golf Course

PGA Tour players have long said Harbour Town Golf Links is among their favorite courses, and a recent survey by Golf World proved it.

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Harbour Town

Home to the RBC Heritage of Golf tournament, Harbour Town makes a lovely outing.

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Van der Meer Tennis University

As a world-renowned tennis facility, Van der Meer offers a full array of programs for all levels and abilities.

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Palmetto Dunes Golf Courses

This award-winning oceanfront golf resort is home to three unique courses.

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Coastal Discovery Museum

The Coastal Discovery Museum makes a memorable outing for the whole family.

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Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge

Once part of a 19th century plantation property, this 4,000-acre refuge includes Pinckney Island, Corn Island, Big and Little Harry Islands, and Buzzard Island.

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Bluffton, SC

Home to quirky locals and plenty of artistic eccentricity, Bluffton, SC, has a certain timeless feel about it.

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Shelter Cove Marina

Shelter Cove Marina is the largest marina on Hilton Head Island.

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Beaufort, SC

If you have time for a day trip, you may want to plan an excursion to Beaufort, South Carolina.

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Savannah, GA Historic District

The Savannah Historic District is a must-see for travelers.

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Theaters

Hilton Head is a great destination for movie lovers. These three cinemas are a short drive from Park Lane Hotel.

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Parris Island, SC

Best known as the home of the U.S. Marine Corps Eastern Recruiting Division.

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Dining

Savor the Flavors of Our Hilton Head Restaurants

At Palmera Inn and Suites visitors are only moments away from delightful Low Country cuisine. Whether you’re craving live entertainment, brunch at a sidewalk café, or a candlelight dinner at a charming bistro, Hilton Head Island has a food scene to satisfy any craving.

See some of our favorite local restaurants below.

Charlie's L'etoile Verte

Focusing predominately on fresh local seafood with a French, Lowcountry flare.

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Porter & Pig

Quality beer, proprietary cocktails and select wines with accompanying charcuterie, cheeses and share plates.

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Jane Bistro & Bar

Elevated American & Southern-inspired plates, cocktails & beer in a modern, upscale setting.

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Nectar Farm Kitchen

At Nectar Farm Kitchen we work with farmers who are as passionate about food as we are.

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Local Restaurants

A group of people toasting at Palmera Inn and Suites