Hilton Head Island in South Carolina has been acclaimed as the most family-friendly destination in the world. With a variety of outdoor excursions and also named as one of the top ten family beaches in the country, the island is the perfect selection for a tropical sunny family getaway. Hilton Head Island may only be 12 miles by 5 miles wide, but you'll find everything you need for a perfect island retreat. Get a little taste of everything with more than 250 Hilton Head restaurants. Play on one of the 24 Hilton Head Island golf courses. Browse and shop through over 200 stores and outlets, looking for that unique island souvenir—or bargain. The attention given to the environment on Hilton Head has proudly become the blueprint for other developments around the country. During your island retreat, notice the absence of bright streetlights and flamboyantly-painted buildings. Absorb the island's appreciation for the environment while you travel down 50 miles of public bike and nature trails. There's something marvelously different about the relaxed, warm island attitude found at Hilton Head Island.