ISLE OF PALMS –

Bike, bike, bike!!  You can ride your bike to Sullivan’s Island & back in probably 15 minutes.  Get off the main road and explore the old houses on IOP and Sullivan’s.  There are some amazing properties that are just waiting on you to ride by and smell the jasmine in full bloom!

Take a boat tour – http://nature-tours.com/ - this is an amazing company that does fishing tours, dolphin sunset cruises, day camps and even does an all inclusive Island Fun tour – You can kayak, crab, swim or fish and they provide all the transportation and the lunch cookout!  50 41st Avenue, 843-886-5000

Parasailing - http://www.tidalwavewatersports.com/  843-886-8456

Head to the park around the corner from the house.  Take a left out of the driveway, take your first left and park will be a block up on the right.  They’ve got a large playground, basketball courts, etc.

Get a FREE Isle of Palms t-shirt.  Just print out a page of this website - http://www.iop.net/, write your name, home address and e-mail on the form and take it to City Hall anytime Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

 

SULLIVAN’S ISLAND -

                Visit Fort Moultrie - http://www.nps.gov/fosu/historycultur...

 

MT. PLEASANT –

Visit Patriot’s Point – tour the USS Yorktown and other ships from our armed forces.  TIP – go when the temperature is the COOLEST – mornings or on a rainy day.  The ships are NOT air conditioned.  http://www.patriotspoint.org/ 

Go to Splash Island Water Park – it’s a city run park in a gorgeous location.  The water park is great for kids and the park itself has nature trails for walking, biking, and skating.  Check for specials – some days are buy one get one free.  444 Needlerush Parkway, 843-884-0832; http://www.ccprc.com/index.aspx?NID=69 

Boone Hall Plantation – 1235 Long Point Road, 843-884-4371; http://boonehallplantation.com/

               

 

CHARLESTON –

The Market Area – shopping.  This area can get hot and crowded, so go early.  http://thecharlestoncitymarket.com/

Take a carriage ride.  It sounds touristy, but you can really get a good sense of the history of Charleston in these informative tours. 

Go see Rainbow Row – great park area, gorgeous homes.  http://www.historiccharleston.org/mm5...

Aquarium - http://www.scaquarium.org/default.aspx;  100 Aquarium Warf, 843-720-1990

Go see the Hunley - http://www.hunley.org/ 1250 Supply Street, 843-743-4865

Take a boat tour to Ft. Sumter - http://www.nps.gov/fosu/index.htm

Get out and walk and explore on your own.  It’s the best way to discover a city!