10 Beautiful Sandy Beaches That Aren’t in Florida or California

2) Hilton Head Island (2 of 10)

 Hilton Head Island

2) Hilton Head Island (2 of 10)


South Carolina is known for Hilton Head Island, a sandy beach that connects to the Atlantic Ocean. It’s been ranked one of the top 10 family beaches in America and has plenty of activities, from biking to parasailing, for every member of your family.

The beach is 12 miles long and 5 miles wide. When you finish soaking up the sun, you can dine at one of the 250 or so restaurants in the area or visit one of the 200 shops. Hotels with oceanfront views are available.