Guide To Dolphin‌ ‌Strand‌ ‌Feeding‌ On Kiawah Island

There are lots of people who love South Carolina and the Charleston-area islands, particularly given the opportunity to see Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. This is a beautiful marine mammal that is commonly sighted at low tide and is aggressively protected by the local Beach Patrol and local wildlife laws. There are numerous educational programs that focus […]

Everything You Need to Know About Seeing the Majestic Angel Oak Tree in Person

Angel Oak Tree

Just outside the city of Charleston, South Carolina lies one of the south’s oldest and most fabled flora: the Angel Oak Tree.  You don’t need to be an arborist to appreciate its majesty. While its 65-foot height is nothing to scoff at, the true awe-factor of Angel Oak Tree is its outward growth. Many of […]

5 Kiawah Island Nature Center Adventures to Try

Kiawah Island beach biking

Walks & Bike Tours See another side of the beach with a guided nighttime walk. Learn more about Kiawah Island’s history with a cycling tour. The Kiawah Island Nature Center hosts an array of local-led excursions that give you a richer perspective of the island while allowing you to enjoy its natural beauty. Walking and […]

Kiawah Island Wildlife Encounters

There are countless reasons to love it here, but for many visitors (and residents like us!) up-close encounters with Kiawah Island wildlife tops the list. Our protected, ecologically diverse island—with its beaches, woodlands and coastal marshes—creates the ideal habitat for a whole range of critters of the sea, earth and sky. Take a look at […]

Kiawah Island Loggerhead Turtles Hatching, Explained 

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Anyone who’s spent significant time on Kiawah Island can tell you how dearly the community holds its loggerhead turtles. There’s a patrol dedicated to them. A restaurant named after them. Along with our dune-frolicking deer, golf-course-wandering alligators, and night-prowling bobcats, they’re one of the island’s beloved natural mascots. The summer is an especially important time […]

Kiawah Island Weather Report: What to Know Before You Book

Weather on Kiawah Island

Of course there’s no time quite like summertime on Kiawah Island—but don’t count the other months out! Kiawah Island weather varies from season to season, but with our subtropical climate, you can enjoy the outdoors almost all year long. Our Kiawah Island weather report will clue you in on the best time to book for […]

Don’t Miss These Kiawah Island Events This Summer

summer events in kiawah island

It’s officially time to plan your summer fun. Here’s some good news for those vacationing on our barrier island: Kiawah Island events abound! Best of all, there really is something for everyone, from active adventures to eco-friendly explorations and wildlife encounters the whole family can enjoy. Read on to learn about can’t-miss Kiawah Island events […]

Top 10 Family-Friendly Things to Do on Kiawah Island

things to do on kiawah island families

Family vacations are a fine art. If you spend too much time lounging at the beach, the kids will get antsy. Jam pack your days with active pursuits, and you might leave feeling more tired than when you arrived. But with its bike paths and marshes, scenic parks, and kid-friendly activities, Kiawah Island offers the […]

Which Bike Trails on Kiawah Island are Best for You?

bike trails on kiawah island

What’s the best way to see Kiawah Island? By pedaling around with sand beneath your tires and an ocean breeze in your hair, of course. We’ve created a map of the best bike trails on Kiawah Island, where you’ll find everything from treks along the shoreline to journeys to local oyster cookouts. But with so many […]

What to Do on Kiawah Island This Fall

What to Do on Kiawah Island in Fall

As summer fades to autumn and the cool breezes start to blow, your mind might turn toward pumpkins and turkeys. Not so fast! The beach is still calling your name. On Kiawah Island, fall offers the perfect mix of warm days and cool nights, with a distinct lack of summer crowds. Most of your favorite […]