SEP 08 2017

Hurricane Irma: Mandatory Evacuation Issued

A mandatory evacuation of Edisto Beach has been issued by the governor of South Carolina. The evacuation begins at 10 a.m., Sept. 9, with door-to-door notification beginning at 8 a.m. Edisto Island is one of eight islands within the state that are evacuating as a result of Hurricane Irma, which is projected to cause a … Continue reading Hurricane Irma: Mandatory Evacuation Issued

SEP 06 2017

Hurricane Irma: What it Means for Edisto

Hurricane Irma looks like she might pose a real threat to the southeastern United States. So what’s that mean for Edisto? As of now, the hurricane does not seem to be headed on a direct trajectory toward the island, however, storms change paths quickly. With the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Matthew just about a month … Continue reading Hurricane Irma: What it Means for Edisto

SEP 01 2017

The Edisto Beach Oceanfront Campground is OPEN for Business!

Hurricane Matthew was almost a year ago, but that doesn’t mean its impact is over. However, slowly but surely the beach and island are returning to normal. Most recently, the Edisto Beach State Park oceanfront campground is open for business. The beach experienced significant damage during the hurricane and was closed while repairs and renovation … Continue reading The Edisto Beach Oceanfront Campground is OPEN for Business!

AUG 28 2017

Sunken Boats Present Hazard to Other Boaters, Environment

Just as there are few things better than boating in the lowcountry, there are few things worse than being the owner of a sunken vessel. Boats sink – it happens. It’s awful, but it happens. What’s really unfortunate about a sunken boat is that is can be costly to have the vessel removed. Plus, the … Continue reading Sunken Boats Present Hazard to Other Boaters, Environment

AUG 16 2017

Experience a Total Eclipse on the South Carolina Coast

The Great American Eclipse will traverse the United States for 94 minutes before exiting off the coast of South Carolina on August 21. While hundreds of thousands of visitors are already flocking to SC for vacations as high season winds down, even more are expected to visit during the eclipse. This is because SC is … Continue reading Experience a Total Eclipse on the South Carolina Coast

AUG 01 2017

Dog Days of Summer: Tips for Bringing Fido to Edisto Beach

Everyone loves a good beach vacation and that includes your dogs. If you come to Edisto Beach and struggle with the decision of whether to bring your dog with you or not, perhaps these tips will help you out. If you’re renting a house or a condo, check out the pet policy. After all, many … Continue reading Dog Days of Summer: Tips for Bringing Fido to Edisto Beach

JUL 17 2017

The Beach at Botany Bay is OPEN!

Nine months after Hurricane Matthew damaged Botany Bay, the beach is now open to the public. The bridge that provided access to the beach has been rebuilt, which means visitors can now explore the north end of the beach. The south end remains closed until August 2 while a threatened species of bird continues to … Continue reading The Beach at Botany Bay is OPEN!

JUN 26 2017

Join us for a Turtle Walk?!

There are few things more romantic than heading out to the beach after the sun goes down. Perhaps that’s why sea turtles use this time to come up to the shore and lay their eggs under the cloak of the moonlight. If you’re interested in heading out to watch this phenomenal event, but don’t want … Continue reading Join us for a Turtle Walk?!

JUN 22 2017

Stranded on the Beach

Getting stranded on Edisto Beach sounds like paradise for most people. However, that same sentiment does not apply to horseshoe crabs. Horseshoe crabs have been around for centuries, but in all that time, they still face one hurdle and that’s getting stranded on the beach. When these crabs come up onto the shore at night … Continue reading Stranded on the Beach

JUN 05 2017

Summer 2017 Events: Edisto Has Something for Everyone

There’s a saying that most Edisto lovers have uttered a time or two. When people who have never experienced the joy that is this piece of paradise, they’ll typically ask what there is to do at the beach. Many of us answer simply with this: “Nothing.” But that answer might be misleading. Edisto has everything. … Continue reading Summer 2017 Events: Edisto Has Something for Everyone

MAY 22 2017

Nesting Loggerheads: 6 Things You Need to Know

It’s hard to believe, but turtle season is upon us on Edisto Beach. Nesting loggerhead turtles have already made their way up to the beach, and many more will be on their way throughout the season. Since the beach renourishment program is almost finished, these turtles who are frequent visitors to the beach must be … Continue reading Nesting Loggerheads: 6 Things You Need to Know

MAY 15 2017

Longtime Edisto Beach Visitors are in for a Shock this Summer Season

Longtime visitors to Edisto Beach are in for a shock this summer season. The beach we’ve all known and loved for so long has undergone quite the renovation to help rectify the extensive erosion it’s experienced over the years. Now, the beach is better than ever. It’s 100 feet deep, the steep drop offs from … Continue reading Longtime Edisto Beach Visitors are in for a Shock this Summer Season

APR 24 2017

Summer Activities Heating up on Edisto Beach

Summer is on its way and that means activities are heating up on Edisto Beach. The Arts and Crafts Market at Bay Creek Park is open again every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you’ve yet to come out to the market, stop by during your next visit to see some of the … Continue reading Summer Activities Heating up on Edisto Beach

MAR 21 2017

Wine Down Wednesdays

Taking time to relax after a long day with a glass of wine or a drink is something many people would say is one of their favorite things to do. What’s great about this time of year is that are numerous opportunities for individuals interested in imbibing to do so with others. For instance, at … Continue reading Wine Down Wednesdays

MAR 13 2017

Anticipating That Edisto Excitement

Whether you drive or fly to Edisto Beach, there is a moment of sheer impatience that happens and that’s every second after you cross over the bridge. The beach is so close, yet still about a half an hour away, and that last jaunt can feel like too much. However, it’s all a part of … Continue reading Anticipating That Edisto Excitement