Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) January 31, 2009
After being named one of Sherman Travel's Top 10 Family Beaches, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina has retained a reputation for being a premier destination for families seeking a safe, fun and friendly environment for their vacation getaway. The abundance of kid's activities, events and adventures both on and off the beach make Hilton Head Island the ideal destination for young and old alike.
ResortQuest Hilton Head Island is one of the island's top Hilton Head Island vacation rental providers and as part of the "ResortQuest Recommends" guest information series, has named their "Top 10 Just For Kids" family activities on Hilton Head Island:
Number 1: Just Beachin' It
Hilton Head Island was voted in the Top 10 Family Beaches by Sherman's Travel in May 2007 and the twelve miles of South Carolina beachfront on Hilton Head Island are child-friendly indeed. They offer mild, shallow waters, gentle waves and seashell-dotted sandy shores. Keep a careful eye and kids might spot a frolicking pod of dolphins just off the coast, or take part in any number of cruises and water sports offered in the nearby Harbour Town center.
Number 2: Coastal Discovery Museum
The Coastal Discovery Museum offers programs, activities and exhibits year-round to make learning about the history, wildlife and heritage of Hilton Head Island a unique and enjoyable experience. Enjoy "Turtle Talks", "Get to Know a Gator" and many more fun kid activities.
Number 3: The Sea Pines "Fun for Kids!" Summer Day Camp
Fun for Kids! is a supervised recreational program held at Hilton Head Island Sea Pines. A fun-filled day could include swimming, putt-putt golf, beach games, boat cruises, crabbing, hay rides, arts and crafts and more! Program is for ages 4 - 12.
Number 4: The Sandbox
This interactive children's museum is filled with unique and entertaining, hands-on, educational play areas. Activities include the "No Fishing Allowed Aquarium", the "International Bazaar" and little pilot's plane, the "Builder's of Tomorrow" construction zone and much more. General admission or annual memberships available, operating times vary per season, visit their website for more information: thesandbox.org
Number 5: Sky Pirate Parasail
Get a little thrill with a trip on the Sky Pirate Parasail boat as you zoom over the Hilton Head Island coastline. Sky Pirate also offers boat rentals, cocktail cruises, interactive dolphin ecology trips, tubing, waterskiing and wakeboarding.
Number 6: Adventure Cove
Adventure Cove is sure to keep even the most active little ones on their toes, with everything from adventure golf and carnival games to the paradise lagoon and giant arcade. Great option for a birthday party or special family event.
Number 7: The Bear Mill
The Bear Mill is a magical place where kids get the chance to build new friends and bring them to life before their very eyes.
Number 8: The Art Café
The Art Café, a paint-your-own pottery studio has hundreds of items to choose from. It provides creative fun out of the sun or on a rainy day. Bring the kids, moms and dads or grandparents, the best part is - you don't have to clean up after yourself!
Number 9: Palmetto Dunes Outfitters
Palmetto Dunes Outfitters is your headquarters for outdoor adventure on Hilton Head Island, offering bike, canoe and kayak rentals. For more information on Palmetto Dunes visit resortquesthiltonhead.com.
Number 10: Art Ware
Art Ware, located in the charming Main Street Village, is a pleasure to visit any time of year. Fun and cheerful, they feature local artists, multi-functional accessories and just about anything that will bring a smile to your face. Fun jewelry is their specialty, all at great prices. Shop online at artwaredesigns.com.
Guests searching for the perfect Hilton Head vacation rental to complete their dream family vacation need look no further than ResortQuest Hilton Head Island. The Hilton Head Island condominiums and private vacation homes offered by ResortQuest Hilton Head Island offer the space, amenities and location ideally suited for a family retreat. Enjoy free tennis, discounted golf, free DVD rentals and the exclusive ResortQuest Recommends program offering deals and discounts on over 160 restaurants, shops and activities. All vacation rentals offer fully-equipped kitchens for family meals, and immediate access to beaches, tennis, golf and water sports. To book your Hilton Head family vacation, visit resortquesthiltonhead.com or call 800.875.8726.
Visitors to Hilton Head receive special lodging rates through ResortQuest. ResortQuest's More for your Money March promotion provides one free night for every two paid nights. For example, guests receive a free night on a three-night stay, two free nights on a six-night stay, or three free nights on a nine-night stay. Guests must mention booking code INT MYM and book no later than March 1, 2009. The promotion is valid for any stay between March 1 and March 31, 2009.
ResortQuest, one of the nation's leading vacation rentals and hospitality and resort real estate companies, provides a one-stop resource for vacation bookings in North America's premier resort destinations. ResortQuest is the largest marketer and management company of vacation condominiums and home rentals in the United States, based on a portfolio of over 10,000 vacation rental properties. With the inclusion of Partner Affiliates in North and South America, the Caribbean and Europe, ResortQuest now offers over 50,000 vacation rentals choices in over 100 destinations world-wide.