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Jeanette Lawson

Our Top 5 Restaurants on Johns Island

As Johns Island locals, we’ve spent a lot of time around the table at Johns Island restaurants. From five-star French cuisine to farmstand joints specializing in fresh catches, we’ve tried them all, and we’re here to dish on what we’ve learned. Read on to discover our top five favorite Johns Island restaurants.   Fat Hen

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Jeanette Lawson

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 richer perspective of the island while allowing you to enjoy its natural beauty. Walking and

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Jeanette Lawson

Ultimate Guide to the Kiawah Island Marathon 2019

If you’re going to push your body to its limits, you might as well do it in a setting that will nourish your soul! The 42nd Kiawah Island Marathon and Half Marathon will be held on December 14th, 2019 at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, with runners taking off at  8 a.m. from East Beach

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Jeanette Lawson

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

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Jeanette Lawson

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, they’re one of the island’s beloved natural mascots. The summer is an especially important time

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Kiawah Island Beach
Jeanette Lawson

Kiawah Island Beach Life: 5 Ways the Livin’ is Easier Here

From Maine to Florida, there are a lot of lovable beaches on the East Coast. We might be biased, but we’ll say it anyway: Kiawah Island’s beach truly stands apart from the rest. With bikeable sand, friendly folks, mouthwatering eateries, and natural beauty, the Kiawah experience is one-of-a-kind. Want to find out more? Keep reading

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Where is Kiawah Island?
Jeanette Lawson

Where is Kiawah Island: Your Quick and Easy Beach Getaway

So you’ve just had coffee with a friend who’s raving about her latest Kiawah Island escape. Or maybe you spent the morning drooling over social media photos of Kiawah’s amazing beach, lowcountry charm, and coastal cuisine. Either way—now you can’t stop thinking about your own laid-back week on Kiawah’s shore. But why is this place

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Kiawah Island weddings
Jeanette Lawson

Marital Bliss: Your Guide to Kiawah Island Weddings

Intimate gathering or blowout bash? Live music or DJ? Chocolate cake or vanilla? Anyone who’s planned a wedding knows the choices can seem endless. And one of the first—and maybe toughest—choices you’ll make is where to host the event. If your heart is set on a Kiawah Island wedding, we can make finding the perfect

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Kiawah Island a South Carolina Vacation
Jeanette Lawson

Why Kiawah Island Should be on Your South Carolina Vacations Shortlist

Did you know Conde Nast Traveler readers voted Kiawah Island as the 2017 No. 2 Island in the world, and Charleston, South Carolina as the 2016 No.1 City in the World? With its majestic beach, award-winning golf courses, meandering bike trails, and proximity to Charleston, we’re not surprised the secret’s out about Kiawah Island. As long-time island

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