Spend Your Winter Vacation in South Carolina
The temperatures during winter in South Carolina rarely drop below 60°F, which means our subtropical climate is perfect for spending time outdoors in the Lowcountry. Planning winter escapes to Goode Vacation Rentals has become a yearly tradition for many families, and for a goode reason! There are many things to do in the area that allows for complete relaxation and rejuvenation. After all, isn’t that what winter is all about? The best part about visiting Hilton Head, SC, during the off-season is that you’ll be away from the crowds of summer. Keep reading to learn why annual visits to Hilton Head Island should be a yearly travel destination for you and your loved ones.
The Season of Food
When you visit during winter in South Carolina, you’ll have the best chance to try a variety of eats from the Hilton Head Island restaurants. Plan your cold-season escapes during February and March, and you’ll be able to indulge in various foodie events, including the annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival, Wine and Food Festival and Restaurant Week! Not only will you be able to try the local flavors on your South Carolina vacations, but you’ll also enjoy delicious drinks and live entertainment to boot!
Explore the Open Blue
Taking a scenic stroll with your loved one will be a must as you’ll be within steps of the best beaches in South Carolina during your stay. Winter in South Carolina does bring colder water temperatures, so while you may not brave a dip in the ocean, taking a walk on our 12 miles of beaches is quite delightful. The sun shines beautifully against the open blue, there are fewer crowds to deal with, and the saltwater scent fills the air creating that wonderful sense of rejuvenation. We encourage guests to take a dolphin cruise as the Hilton Head, SC, as the surrounding waters are home to over 400 bottlenose dolphins. Island Explorer offers four different dolphin tours that last anywhere from one to three hours. Many anglers are happy to know that winter in South Carolina is peak season for trout, redfish, and flounder, making it a prime fishing destination. There are many spots where you can cast a line or spend your days learning how to fish around the island. Anglers spend time casting on the Charles C. Haigh Jr. Fishing Pier on their own, but you can also hire one of the many fishing charters on Hilton Head Island for further exploration!
Play Golf All “Fore” Seasons
Golf enthusiasts travel from all over to play golf in Hilton Head, SC, where you can set out for a quick nine in the morning or spend your entire day on the award-winning courses on the island. You’ll be able to choose from 20 different public courses where you can let your worries fade away as you step onto the pristine greens. Last Minute Tee Times is an incredible (free) service which offers visitors the opportunity to make a same-day tee time for the lowest rate on the best golf courses. The service will also keep you up to date on the current weather, course conditions, and can assist you with directions to each location.
Escape to South Carolina this Winter
While there are many other reasons to visit during the winter in South Carolina, these are a few of our favorites. You’ll spend time away from the summertime crowds on the best beaches in South Carolina, indulge in many Hilton Head Island restaurants with little wait time, and enjoy numerous activities around the island. Each of our luxury homes, condos, and villas is a short jaunt to many shopping locales, grocery stores, and places you’ll be able to grab anything you’ve left behind. Don’t forget to bring a tote as Hilton Head Island is environmentally friendly and has banned single-use plastic bags! Check out the rentals on our website to see what best suits your stay. Or give us a call at 1-843-681-9325! We’re looking forward to seeing your toes in the sand!