Cool water, cool breezes, the smell of salt in the air and the sand at your feet. What better way to escape the Southern heat than at the beach? Isle of Palms is one of the most popular beaches in the Charleston area for tourists and locals alike. In order to protect the natural beauty of the island and keep beachgoers safe, here are the rules put in place for the beach by the City of Isle of Palms...
You may have never even heard of oyster shell recycling. But here in South Carolina it’s a thing. A big thing. In fact, South Carolina’s DNR – Department of Natural Resources – is counting on you to do so.
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If you’ve spent much time here, you probably know how much the Lowcountry loves its oysters. They are a huge part of our local culture and a centerpiece of the classic South Carolina coastal party, the oyster roast. In fact, the world’s largest oyster roast (the Lowcountry Oyster Festival) just took place this past weekend at Boone Hall Plantation, where they served 80,000 pounds of them.
At its core, the Epic Center represents Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) North Star, always putting their patients first, with easier access to state of the art care.
West Ashley revitalization is happening. A key goal for the city of Charleston is to help the Citadel Mall. Establishing the new MUSC Epic Center at the Mall, is a major factor in creating a new life and purpose for the Citadel Mall area in West Ashley. MUSC stepped in, worked hard, and presented a life changing and lifesaving gift to West Ashley.
Happy Valentine's Day! Whether it's an afternoon stroll through the winding streets and alleyways of historic downtown, a candle-lit dinner at one of Charleston's famed restaurants, or just an evening at home, the Holy City has plenty of Valentine's Day options. Here are a few ideas for how to make this year with your loved one special when you're visiting Charleston.
When visiting a new destination, it’s always interesting to tour the different buildings in the area–from important government buildings to unique museums. If you’re looking for destinations with some of the most beautiful churches, you should check out our list of top places. Of course, beautiful churches exist throughout the country, but these cities are home to some of the greatest. If you’re visiting Charleston, S.C., you'll find dozens of churches to explore as this coastal Southern town has been dubbed the Holy City because of the vast number of steeples that dot the area. Read on to learn more and start planning your next escape.
Click here to learn about strand feeding, a fishing technique used by Charleston's Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins! Footage provided by Charleston Outdoor Adventures.
If you like long walks on the beach, then you’re in luck! Charleston’s 60 miles of beaches divided between five main beach towns make it easy to find a nice sandy place to walk and listen to the ocean. Kiawah and Seabrook Islands are a little more difficult to reach for a casual visitor, as they are private islands requiring permission to enter. However, there’s plenty of room at Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, and Folly Beach to walk as much as you want ...