Edisto Island, is one of South Carolina’s sea islands and is one of the few non commercialized, family-oriented beaches left. Located just south of Charleston, Edisto offers vacationers a peaceful place to retreat while still having access to a variety of activities.
Anglers of any skill level can enjoy some of the best fishing anywhere, and there’s variety can choose between surf fishing, river fishing, pier fishing, and deep sea fishing. You’ll be taken by the one of most beautiful beaches found along the eastern coast. Because the island in non-commercialized the beach is not crowded but offers beach goers the opportunity to take a casual stroll and play in the surf. Keep your eyes open for shark’s teeth, a common treasure found on this beautiful beach. Edisto has numerous waterways that are ideal for kayaking and kayak rentals are available. You’ll discover a variety of sea life and birds paddling through the waterways. Edisto Beach State Park is a beautiful area right along the beach. It’s ideal for those who prefer camping or a place to picnic if it’s a day trip Other local recreation opportunities include golfing at The Plantation Course at Edisto, Edisto Island Serpentarium, and the Edisto Island Museum. If you love fresh seafood, then you will want to try all of the locally owned restaurants there on the island. You will see the fish being brought in from the boat fresh!
When it comes to making decisions about lodging, you have choices! If the outdoors are your thing you might want to consider camping at the state park, which also has cabins available for rent. One of Edisto’s trademarks is the beautiful homes built along the beach. These homes are available for renting through the local property management company.
If you are interested in a broader array of activities, Edisto Island is only a 30 minute drive to Charleston where there are endless possibilities to experience southern hospitality and charm. You can easily leave Edisto to drive into Charleston for a day of sightseeing.
Edisto Island is an ideal place to vacation if your goal is to rest and relax, and it is a popular place to take the family. The best way to enjoy the island is to explore it with no agenda. You’ll be taken by it preserved beauty and the friendly locals. It is surely to become one of your favorite places to vacation.