Did You Know That Hilton Head Island is a Gold-level Bicycle Friendly Community?

Learn how Hilton Head Island has been able to maintain its Gold-level Bicycle Friendly Community status with the League of American Bicyclists, and what the town sets it's sights on next!

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Biking around Hilton Head Island will be one of the best experiences you’ll have when you’re in town. Whether you’re cruising for fun, trying to get from one place to another, or you’re just following a local’s recommendation, biking on the island is the best.

Now, don’t just take our word for it! The League of American Bicyclists seems to think so too.

To even be considered to be given a Bicycle Friendly America award, a community must stand up to the “5 Es,” or essential elements that make up an excellent environment for bikers. Things like making sure that everyone can be included with the presence of different mobility options, having safe designated paths and areas to park your bike, along with an overall plan to ensure that the current and future state of riding your bike will be continually bettered and encouraged. There’s a lot more to it, and if you’re interested in the specifics, you can read all about the 5 E’s here.

Hilton Head Island has secured the Gold-level status of the award once again, keeping up the impressive streak since 2015. But since the town received its first award at the Silver level in 2011, the community has set its sights on reaching the ultimate level, Platinum!

Do you still need to rent bikes for your upcoming trip? The experts at Wheelz of Hilton Head will get you fitted with the right bike size, accessories, and safety equipment. Rent online, give them a call, or walk-in for the full experience. See if your rental qualifies for free delivery!

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