Don't leave the Lowcountry without checking out these restaurants, shops and businesses.

 

ADVENTURE CRUISES

With dolphin cruises, sport crabbing, public tours and private charters, you can experience life on the water — step onboard the Holiday for dolphin watching by calling 843-785-4558; for crabbing on the Crabber J II, call 843-422-5110. hiltonheadisland.com/adventure

ARTS CENTER OF COASTAL CAROLINA

A multi-part venue that hosts remarkable showcases, visual and performing arts, and cultural festivals. Enjoy some entertainment after a fun day in the sun to truly experience all that Hilton Head Island has to offer. 843-686-3945, artshhi.com

BICYCLE BILLY’S

Bike rentals with delivery and pickup to make life easy during your vacation. You can even rent bikes before arriving to check one more item off of your to-do list. 843- 785-7851, www.bicyclebilly.com

COCONUT BIKE RENTALS

Bike rentals with delivery and pickup, as well as rentals of cribs, roll-away beds, joggers, high chairs, beach chairs and umbrellas; combined with Island Cruisers Bike Rentals. 843-686-5055, www.islandcruisersbikerentals.com 

COLIGNY PLAZA

Home to over 60 shops and restaurants. From finding the perfect souvenir to remember your trip or a new dress, there is truly something for everyone. 843-842- 6050, www.colignyplaza.com

DAUFUSKIE DIFFERENCE

Take a dolphin-watching cruise or head over to Daufuskie Island, where you can take a self-guided golf cart tour or a guided bus tour to see the historic district and learn about Gullah history. 843-342-8687, www.daufuskiefreeport.com

DOLPHIN AND NATURE TOURS

Join Sonny C. Charters on a 90-minute dolphin tour to see the most beautiful views of Hilton Head Island. Seeing the dolphins is guaranteed. Several trips daily. Sunset and fireworks cruises available. 843-681-2522, hiltonheadtours.com

FLYING CIRCUS

This very popular, fast and fun, former racing catamaran sailboat is limited to 6 passengers maximum (plus captain), for comfort and intimacy. Enjoy an exciting nature and dolphin watch, smooth sailing cruise from a perfect, close to the water viewpoint – it’s just “pure” sailing in tune with the quiet harmony of Nature. 843-686-2582, www.hiltonheadislandsailing.com

GIFTED

A selection of Spartina 449, Vera Bradley, Alex & Ani bracelets, high-quality gifts, custom Hilton Head items, scarves and more. 843-842-8787, www.giftedhiltonhead.com

HEALTHY HABIT

Voted Hilton Head’s “Best Salads” in 2017, this local purveyor of delicious, healthy fare features chopped salads, wraps, bowls, juices and smoothies. Their philospophy is simple, food should make you feel better — not worse — and you shouldn’t have to sacrifice taste to eat well. (843) 686-5600, www.healthyhabithhi.com.

HILTON HEAD BY BOAT

Book a half or full day charter, take a trip to Savannah or Daufuskie, or take a dolphin watching trip or a sunset cruise, all with Hilton Head By Boat. 843-304-3847, hiltonheadbyboat.com

HILTON HEAD BICYCLE COMPANY

fishing-on-hilton-headProviding residents and visitors with rental bicycles, new bicycles, accessories, parts and service since 1992. Delivery and pickup, free locks and baskets with bicycles. 843-686-6888, www.hiltonheadbicycle.com

HILTON HEAD DISTILLERY

This Cardinal Road facility on Hilton Head Island offers a captivating tour and tasting experience. Tours cost $15 and include a full tasting flight of Hilton Head Distillery products. If you do not have time for a full tour, tasting flights are $5. 843-686-4443, hiltonheaddistillery.com

HILTON HEAD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra will open its 35th season on Oct. 10 at First Presbyterian Church. For more information on the upcoming season, call 843-842- 2055 or go to www.hhso.org

HILTON HEAD BY BOAT

Book a half or full day charter, take a trip to Savannah or Daufuskie, or take a dolphin watching trip or a sunset cruise, all with Hilton Head By Boat. 843-304-3847, hiltonheadbyboat.com

holytequilaHOLY TEQUILA

Take a break from seafood and experience gourmet Mexican street food like tacos, quesadillas, fajitas and more, along with a tequila bar, in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. 843-681-8226, www.holytequila.com

THE ICE CREAM CONE

Located in Coligny Plaza. Serves over 60 flavors of premium ice cream, dairy-free soft-serve, shakes, floats and sundaes.  We also offer a wide array of toppings, homemade waffle cones, Belgian waffle bowls, cookies and ice cream pie.  843-785-4440, colignyicecreamcone.com

ISLAND BAGEL

With authentic New York-style bagels made from scratch every morning, Island Bagel makes a great breakfast or lunch stop on your way to the beach. 843-686-3353, www.islandbagelanddeli.com

lawtonstablesLAWTON STABLES

With pony rides for the little ones, trail rides through the lush Sea Pines Forest Preserve, and an animal farm for the whole family, there is something for the entire family. Horseback riding is a great way to experience Hilton Head's beauty from another angle. 843-671-2586, www.lawtonstables.com

MUNCHIES

A true American deli & ice cream shop that only uses Boar’s Head meats, cheeses and Nathan’s Famous all-beef hot dogs. Menu items include paninis, wraps, salads, soups and more. Satisfy your sweet tooth with homemade chocolate candy, fudge, baked goods and premium ice cream. Munchies offers gluten-free bread and wraps along with vegan and vegetarian options. 843-785-3354, www.munchiesshoppe.com.

ORANGE LEAF

Self-serve frozen yogurt with an assortment of 16 flavors. Create your own treat with a choice of at least 35 toppings, ranging from kid-friendly gummy bears to a variety of fresh fruit. Plus, there are smoothies, swizzles and super-cool spoons. 843-689-5323, orangeleafyogurt.com

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OUTSIDE HILTON HEAD

Programs include guided kayak tours, kayak fishing, boat-based dolphin tours, charter fishing, tours of historic Bluffton and Daufuskie, camps for kids and teens, stand-up paddle boarding programs, boat rentals, surf lessons and much more. 800-686-6996, www.outsidehiltonhead.com.

PALMETTO DUNES OCEANFRONT RESORT

Named one of the top 25 on Travel + Leisure magazine’s list of the World’s Best Family Resorts, Palmetto Dunes provides a world-class golf experience alongside vacations that are sure to please the whole family. There’s something to do and see for everyone, no matter the age, no matter the interest. 843-686-9697, www.palmettodunes.com 

PAULA TRAVER CHARTER ONE REAL ESTATE 

Specializing in your first home or forever home. Paula has listed and sold over $100 million in properties. When Paula isn’t hard at work as an agent, she is spending time with her family or playing tennis. 843-247-3728, www.realestateonhiltonheadislandsc.com

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PEDALS

Whether you need one bike or a whole pack of them, Pedals has beach cruisers, mountain bikes, kiddie karts, and even an extra-tall bike for those with long legs. They also provide delivery and pickup to make your life just that little bit easier. 843-842-5522, www.pedalsbicycles.com

PHILLY’S CAFÉ & DELI

Open for lunch every day, featuring classic hoagies, cheese steaks, pita wraps, chicken sandwiches, and a variety of snacks and sides Philly’s is a must-do lunch spot with something for everyone. 843-785-9966, phillyscafe.com

SPORTS ADDICTION

If you’re looking to try a new sport or fitness routine, Sports Addiction carries whatever you need. You’ll find everything you need for cycling, tennis, racquetball, and more. 843-815-8281, sportsaddiction.us

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STACK’S PANCAKES

Enjoy traditional breakfast items or try some of Stack’s more unique menu items such as the Crème Brulee French Toast or the Bananas Foster French Toast. Truly an all around family-friendly restaurant with something for everyone. 843-341-3347, www.stackshh.com

STATION 300

If you take the kids to Station 300, they’ll be begging you to go back for the rest of the trip. The facility features 24 bowling lanes, a wide variety of arcade games and a laser maze. For the adult crowd, grab a beer at Zeppelin’s Bar and Grill and check out Galactic Bowling starting at 11pm on Friday and Saturday nights. 843-815-2695, station300.com

THE SEA SHACK

This hole-in-the-wall restaurant serves up good down-home Southern Lowcountry food –  all things seafood, fried, grilled or blackened. 843-785-2464, www.seashackhhi.com

ZEPPELIN’S BAR AND GRILL

Located in Station 300 in Bluffton, Zeppelin’s offers a full menu as well as a full bar. They offer tons of variety from sandwiches to pizzas to steak so everyone will find something they like. 843-815-2695, eatatzeppelins.com

WILDBIRDS UNLIMITED

Wild Birds Unlimited specializes in bringing people and nature together with bird feeding and nature products, local expert advice and educational events. (843) 802-2010, www.wbu.com.

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