Isle of Palms is the perfect family vacation destination along the South Carolina Coast. Visitors will enjoy seven miles of seashore that are perfect for bodysurfing and crabbing! Lifeguards are on duty seasonally. A variety of sports and recreational activities await visitors including golf, tennis, boating, fishing and more. Be sure to check out the beach volleyball scene on Isle of Palms. Join a team and play on the court or cheer on your favorite team while enjoying a cocktail at a nearby restaurant. Isle of Palms is just twelve miles from historic downtown and an ideal location for family reunions, couples retreats, or a weekend away with the girls! Beautiful beaches, outdoor activities, and delicious restaurants keep visitors coming back year after year to enjoy everything that Isle of Palms has to offer.
Folly Beach, also known as ‘The Edge of America’, is the closest beach to historic downtown Charleston. This seven mile long, barrier reef is the perfect place to stroll along the beach and collect seashells. Visitors will enjoy various outdoor activities and especially enjoy surfing on this South Carolina Island. This public beach offers outdoor showers, restrooms and excellent picnic areas. Folly Beach offers some of the very best Charleston scenery. The Folly Beach fishing pier is a beautiful landmark and makes for a picturesque view along the South Carolina coast. Folly Beach is also the home of the Morris Island Lighthouse. Considered to be one of the most popular beaches along the South Carolina coast, this is one attraction you will not want to miss during your time in Charleston, South Carolina.
Kiawah Island offers an escape from reality just twenty-one miles from historic downtown Charleston. Here you can enjoy ten miles of the beautiful Atlantic Coast, outdoor recreational activities, magnificent shopping, and a public beach. If you enjoy the outdoors, this is the place for you. With 5 world-renowned golf courses, tennis courts, canoeing, kayaking and more, there are activities available for all ages and interests! Beachwalker County Park offers a public beach access with dressing areas, outdoor showers, restrooms, picnic area with grills, and more. Lifeguards are on duty seasonally. As you enjoy your time at the beach, take in the beauty of the sand dunes that protect the upland areas and provide habitat for a variety of plants and animals. As you explore the island, keep an eye out for fascinating wildlife including deer, bobcats, American alligators, raccoons, river otters and more.
Seabrook Island is just a short drive away from historic downtown Charleston and is well known for its’ salt marshes and pristine beaches. Visitors will enjoy a lush forest, several miles of private beach along the Atlantic coast, and soft sand along the North Edisto River. Visitors can take in the beautiful island scenery on a horseback tour and enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities including golf, tennis, boating, biking, fishing, kayaking and more. After a day full of fun in the sun, visitors can dine at award winning restaurants with amazing water views. And for those that love to shop, there are clothing stores, jewelry stores, gift shops, book stores, toy shops and more. There are activities and entertainment for people of all ages and interests on the beautiful Seabrook Island.