Looking for a fun place to social distance this fall? Look no further than the Point South KOA Campground. Don’t have a camper? No problem! They have cabins as well as camp sites. The campground is using complying social distancing and sanitation rules. The pool is available and wine is being sold by the glass. There’s a 10-person capacity rule for the pool, so just pop into the office and arrange your swim time.
Due to limitations on large gatherings and concerns about public health during the COVID19 pandemic, the Beaufort Shrimp Festival is being reimagined for 2020!
Daufuskie Island has a very rich Gullah history. “Gullah” refers to descendants of Africans who were enslaved on the rice, indigo and Sea Island cotton plantations of the lower Atlantic coast. After emancipation and the Civil War, the Gullah of Daufuskie Island were able to live an isolated life creating a unique culture with deep African retentions. They have distinct arts, crafts, food, music and language.
Daufuskie Island has seen its share of inhabitants over the years and their influence can be seen across the island. This destination is only accessible by boat, so time moves a little slower here. Sandy dirt roads reveal an island that is rich in history and nature with one of the most beautiful beaches in the Lowcountry.
Natural Retreats has just what you’re looking for!
Vast, sandy beaches, diverse wildlife, and rich culture await on the Sea Islands of South Carolina, a collection of family-friendly destinations located a short drive from historic Beaufort. Our Sea Islands vacation rentals, each thoughtfully selected for their proximity to the beach, offer sweeping views, cheerful decor, resort amenities, and easy access to kayaking, boating, birdwatching, and events downtown.
Haig Point Club has become a premier destination for members with its 29 golf holes, tennis and fitness facilities, swimming, and beach recreation. The Club boasts less than 300 homes situated on 1,050 acres making plenty of room for members to enjoy an active and outdoor low country lifestyle. By working with local contractors and builders Haig Point has been able to preserve the beauty of Daufuskie Island as well as many of the historical aspects for future generations.
Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage is pleased to announce that it recently was awarded a grant from the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts. This project is also funded in part by a generous award from the South Carolina Artists Relief Fund of the South Carolina Arts Foundation.
If birding is your passion, Bear Island Wildlife Management Area is the place for you!This lLowcountry sea island is managed to provide quality habitat for wintering waterfowl and other wetland wildlife including threatened and endangered species such as wood storks and bald eagles. Here you’ll find a vast array of waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds and songbirds. There are two observation platforms and miles of dikes that provide numerous wildlife viewing opportunities.
Just south of Charleston and north of Savannah, a natural paradise awaits your visit! The historic Kings Highway 17 travels through the beautiful SC Lowcountry and these protected treasures.The area that lies between Charleston and Savannah is a nature lover’s paradise. Here you will find wildlife management areas, nature trails, church ruins and a welcome center located in a historic house.
A second installation of artwork has popped up near the Yemassee Amtrack Station. The mural, entitled “The Folded Flag” was positioned along the fence line that formerly bordered the Marine Recruit Depot barracks.