Vacation Must Do's

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Carolina Day is a locally celebrated holiday on Isle of Palms and Sullivan's Island, but many people outside of this area have never heard of it!

Learn more about this special day, and celebrate this year on Sullivan's Island with the rest of the town!


Summer is the season for beach lounging, parasailing, and vacations, but it's also the season for Farmers Markets! These markets are a great way to support local farmers and vendors while enjoying a little bit of everything the Lowcountry has to offer. There are...

Isle of Palms is the perfect place to bring the whole family for a relaxing beach getaway, but like any vacation, there's a lot that goes into the planning stages. If this is your first time bringing your family to the Island, these tips will be a sure-fire way to have the best family vacation yet!


When you’re going on vacation to a new place, it’s easy to rely on familiar options from home where you know what to expect. Stopping at a fast-food joint for a quick lunch, staying at a hotel chain close by, and stocking up the...

Fun in the sun, the warm sand, and the ocean breeze are all waiting for you here on Isle of Palms. When you're ready to take your next vacation, it's important to make the most of it and enjoy the time away from work, school, and your daily life. We've gathered some tips on making your next stay the best one yet, and this week we're going to share them with you!

Here are five tips on how to make the most of your vacation:

Now more than ever, it's important that we are vacationing safely. Exploring Downtown Charleston and learning about its history is always a fun activity to do with the family or whoever you're travelling with, and right now is a great time to take advantage of all the self-guided tours that are available! To give you some inspiration for what you might want to do next time you're here, we've gathered a few of our favorite walking tours around the Downtown area. 

If you do any of these tours during your trip, be sure to post pictures and tag us @IslandRealty on Facebook and Instagram; we would love to share them!


Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away, but it's not too late to make new plans! The holidays can be a stressful time, from figuring out who's going to host, to keeping everyone busy, to coordinating dinner plans. Luckily, there's options here in Charleston to make your Thanksgiving stress-free! Take a look at how people celebrate in the Lowcountry, and get inspiration for this year's Thanksgiving!

 As you make your way over the Isle of Palms Connector, you’re instantly surrounded by the city’s lush greenery and the sparkling waters of the Intracoastal Waterway. Upon arriving on the Island, you’ll see locals, island residents, and vacationers alike...

Isle of Palms is open again and short-term rentals are permitted starting on May 13. These activities are great ways to enjoy the area, while still being aware of your surroundings and being socially responsible!