Cobblestone, sand and water provide endless opportunities.

Famous golf courses, top-rated tennis courts, pristine beaches, monumental battleships and beautifully preserved architecture barely scratches the surface of attractions in Charleston. You can be as adventurous or as tame as you like. Best of all, our mild climate means you can enjoy most of our sights year-round.

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Charleston Beaches
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Casual, unhurried Sullivan's Island is one of the most relaxing and family-friendly beaches on South Carolina's coast. Year-round, visitors enjoy the island's inviting beaches, charming seaside neighborhoods and laid-back dining venues. Sullivan's Island is treasured by visitors and residents alike for its rich history, friendly atmosphere, and simple beauty.
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Just miles from Charleston, Seabrook Island is a welcoming community with pristine beaches, two championship golf courses, a tennis center, horseback riding, fine and casual dining, a marina and more. While vacationing on Seabrook Island, make it uniquely yours.
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Walking along this 10-mile stretch of undisturbed Atlantic beach, guests find it hard to believe that the City of Charleston is a mere 21 miles away. Kiawah Island is an idyllic, private community with access limited to property owners and guests of the resort or rental agencies. Public access to the beach is available at Beachwalker County Park, located on the west end of the island. The island abounds in natural beauty, from endless acres of marsh to thick forests of pines, magnolias and massive live oaks. Travel Channel called Kiawah's beach one of the nation's "Top Ten."
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The Isle of Palms offers every activity imaginable. Isle of Palms County Park offers beautiful ocean frontage with lifeguards on duty seasonally along a beachfront designated swimming area. There is also a beautiful family-oriented park located directly on the beach! The Isle of Palms is conveniently located just 12 miles from historic Charleston. For an unforgettable vacation, come to the Isle of Palms...you won't want your first visit to be your last.
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Folly Beach, also known as "The Edge of America", is a beautiful barrier island only 15 minutes from downtown historic Charleston. The Folly Beach County Park is located at the east end of the island and includes outdoor showers, restrooms, picnic areas and more. Folly Beach is the home of sea, sand and surfing, historical and cultural sites; a maritime forest; Morris Island Lighthouse; gourmet food and southern hospitality.