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Kiawah Island beach biking

5 Kiawah Island Nature Center Adventures to Try

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 … Read More

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Kiawah Island Loggerhead Turtles Hatching, Explained 

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, … Read More

Weather on Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island Weather Report: What to Know Before You Book

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 … Read More

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Don’t Miss These Kiawah Island Events This Summer

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 … Read More

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Top 10 Family-Friendly Things to Do on Kiawah Island

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 … Read More

bike trails on kiawah island

Which Bike Trails on Kiawah Island are Best for You?

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 … Read More

What to Do on Kiawah Island in Fall

What to Do on Kiawah Island This 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 … Read More

Kiawah Island Getaways

Stroll Kiawah Island with Us

I always enjoy strolling Kiawah Island’s beach with Shawn as the day winds down and the sun is setting. Shawn and I generally walk from Shipwatch along the beach until we reach Mariners Watch. Then we turn around. It is … Read More

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Feeding Sea Gulls on the Beach

This is a fun simple thing to do with kids or when acting like a kid yourself. Take a box of saltines, or an old loaf of bread to the beach and have fun feeding the sea gulls! For extra … Read More

Angel Oak Tree

Check Out Angel Oak!

This is a MUST SEE when you are visiting Kiawah. Located just off the island (near McDonald’s) is the largest tree East of the Mississippi. Angel Oak is believed to be in excess of 1500 years old, its massive, draping … Read More