Hilton Head Island vacation rentals by Coastal Home and Villa

Discover the Best Day Trips from Your Hilton Head Vacation Rental

When you book a luxury Hilton Head Island vacation rental stay with Coastal Home and Villa, you’re not just getting a place to rest your head. You’re unlocking the door of unforgettable experiences that extend far beyond the island’s shores. Hilton Head Island is a treasure trove of beauty, cultural richness, and family-friendly activities. But the adventure doesn’t stop at the island’s edge. Below are some top destinations within driving distance from your vacation rental.

Beaufort, South Carolina

Intercoastal Waterway, Beaufort, South Carolina

Just a scenic drive away from Hilton Head Island, Beaufort offers a deep dive into the rich tapestry of Southern history and culture. This picturesque town is known for its well-preserved antebellum architecture and beautiful waterfront park. Stroll through the historic district. Enjoy a guided tour of the stately homes. Or kayak through the tranquil waters of the Beaufort River. Discover the distinctive mix of historical richness and natural splendor.

Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia, USA bars and restaurants on River Street at dawn.

Savannah, Georgia, less than an hour’s drive from Hilton Head. With its cobblestone streets, lush green squares, and hauntingly beautiful willow trees, it feels like you’re entering another era. This charming city is bursting with history, art, and culinary delights. Don’t miss a chance to take a guided walking tour of the historic district. Visit the vibrant City Market or enjoy a sunset cruise along the Savannah River.

Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina, USA in the French Quarter.

Charleston is slightly further north, but it is well worth the trip. This city is where history lives and breathes, from the iconic Battery Promenade and Rainbow Row to the bustling Charleston City Market. There’s so much to see and do that we can’t name all of it, but we will share a few things with you. Explore the city’s rich history through its historic homes and museums. Savor the flavors of the Lowcountry with a culinary tour out of this world. Or wander through the enchanting streets of the French Quarter.

Bluffton, South Carolina

Bluffton, South Carolina - 2023-10-05 - Nestled beneath ancient oaks and draped in Spanish moss, the Garvin-Garvey House stands as a testament to Bluffton's rich history, offering a glimpse into the past amidst the tranquil South Carolina landscape.

Just a stone’s throw from Hilton Head, you’ll find Bluffton, South Carolina. It is known for being a quaint town with its antebellum homes, historic churches, and vibrant arts scene. The Old Town Bluffton’s charming streets are lined with galleries, boutiques, and restaurants that showcase some of the best Southern hospitality. Be sure to visit the Bluffton Oyster Company, the last standing oyster shucker in the state, for a taste of local delicacies.

Staying in a luxury Hilton Head vacation rental not only provides you with an exquisite retreat. But it also places you in the perfect location to explore the rich culture and breathtaking landscapes of the Lowcountry. Whether you’re looking for history, adventure, or just a change of scenery, these day trips from Hilton Head promise to enrich your vacation experience. So, pack a day bag, step out of your coastal haven, and get ready to discover the treasures beyond the island’s shores.