Vacation Must Do's

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October is the start of our Winter-Rentals season! If you’re staying with us for a month or two (or even longer,) it’s nice to break up some of your time on the beach with a short road trip. Luckily, Isle of Palms is conveniently located to several attractions within just a couple of hour's drive. If you’re looking to get away for a day, here are some of our favorites!

When you're traveling, whether it's a business trip or a vacation, packing is undoubtedly the worst part of prepping. "What does the beach house come with?" "Should we rent items there instead of bringing our own?" and "How should I dress for the weather?" are just some of the many questions that come to mind. Luckily, we're here to provide you with the inside perspective on how to pack more efficiently and effectively for your IOP getaway! 


With COVID-19 cases on the rise, we all need to play our part to stop the spread, even when we're on vacation. Staying in a tourist destination means you'll be interacting with people from all over, so it's best to do what you can to make sure you and your family are safe while still enjoying the beach! On this week's blog, we'll be giving you ways that you can still have a great time on vacation, while still being aware of your surroundings and being socially responsible!


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!