Living on the coast is a dream come true for seafood lovers. Add in the bonus of being in the South and you have a winning recipe for exceptional food at your doorstep every day. A Lowcountry Backyard combines both these cuisines into an unforgettable dinner with such dishes as shrimp and grits or potato chip meatloaf. Gullah food fans know that Dye's Gullah Fixins is the only place to go for fried chicken and okra. Relax to the smooth sounds of Jazz while you dine at the Jazz Corner, where vanilla custard cake never tasted so good.
No Party Like a Beach
Imagine sitting on an outdoor patio, sipping some sweet tea and watching the sunset. The Old Fort Pub has this, along with a full menu and live music. If hearing local bands is your favorite way to spend a Friday night, the Big Bamboo Café and the Tiki Hut both have good food and great entertainment. If a good Merlot and some scintillating conversation is your pleasure, Wine Times 4 is Hilton Head’s premier wine bar. Pass around a cheese plate while you catch up with friends, and discuss the latest world events in a mellow atmosphere.
Oceanfront shops tend to have items that you will not find anywhere else, which makes shopping in Hilton Head a pleasure. If you love Salty Dog, the Salty Dog T-Shirt Factory & Wholesale is the best place to get your goods at discount prices. Combine jewelry and geology with a visit to Black Market Minerals. This amazing shop sells everything from enormous split amethysts to lapis lazuli bracelets. For fashionable clothing and accessories, Radiance offers beautiful skirts, blouses, purses, and much more all at reasonable prices. Thrift store fans need look no further than the Litter Box for anything from board games to home décor.