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Edisto Island, SC Travel and Vacation Getaways

edisto island travel vacation Take the short one hour drive south of bustling Charleston and discover a vacation destination unlike any other. Edisto Island is part of the South Carolina sea islands and is situated between the banks of the Edisto River and the shimmering shores of the Atlantic Ocean. In Edisto Island, visitors will discover historic antebellum estates, picturesque live oak trees and a casual attitude and charm found nowhere else in South Carolina.

Edisto Island, South Carolina Vacation Destination

There are a wealth of natural attractions and activities in Edisto Island. Bicycle riding, kayaking and canoeing are popular things to do, not to mention a full day of offshore fishing, golfing at The Plantation Course, and exploring the shores of the scenic Edisto Beach State Park. Visitors can get to know Edisto Island's more secluded side with Botany Bay Ecotours or charter a sunset cruise out of the Edisto Marina. The cultural heritage of the Palmetto State comes to life at the Edisto Island Museum.

Shopping is a casual affair with plenty of souvenir shops, boutiques and artisan crafts to take home. No matter what you're in the mood for, there's always time to grab a good read and ease into a quiet island paradise.

Edisto Island, South Carolina Travel Tips

  • Packing tip - This is island living at its finest. Pack your beach, golf and fishing attire.
  • Best attractions/tourist spots - Edisto Island's Lowcountry is the main attraction. Enjoy beautiful rivers, marshes and oceans, perfect for all your outdoor water adventures. Golfers enjoy teeing off at the Plantation Golf Course.
  • Great time of year to visit - Edisto Island's mild weather makes it a great destination no matter what time of year.

Weather - Climate (average high temperature)

  • January - 43°F
  • February - 47°F
  • March - 56°F
  • April - 66°F
  • May - 74°F
  • June - 84°F
  • July - 88°F
  • August - 86°F
  • September - 79°F
  • October - 68°F
  • November - 57°F
  • December - 47°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • Beaufort, SC
  • Charleston, SC
  • Hilton Head, SC
  • Kiawah Island, SC
  • Savannah, GA
  • Seabrook Island, SC
  • Tybee Island, GA

Nearby Airports

  • Charleston International Airport
  • Savannah Hilton Head International Airport

Medical Facilities

  • Orangeburg-Calhoun Regional Hospital