Golf Carts: Rules to Consider this Season
There are two types of people on Edisto Beach: Those who love golf carts and those who hate them with a passion. Admittedly, being behind a golf cart on Jungle Road while trying to get to the Bi-Lo for that last-minute ingredient can be maddening, but the fact is, golf carts are legal to be … Continue reading Golf Carts: Rules to Consider this Season
A Taste of What Mother Nature has to Offer
It’s been a crazy couple of years in terms of weather on Edisto Beach. Hurricanes, flooding and now a winter storm haven given Edisto a taste of what mother nature has to offer. This week’s winter storm that dumped inches of snow and ice in the lowcountry has turned our island into a winter wonderland. … Continue reading A Taste of What Mother Nature has to Offer
How Edisto Beach Does Christmas
For many, the spirit of Christmas comes the day after Thanksgiving. For those of us spending time at the beach, it begins today. If you’re in the area and want to get a taste of how Edisto Beach does Christmas, then take a look at all of the events happening this weekend. Take part in … Continue reading How Edisto Beach Does Christmas
Giving Thanks on Edisto Beach
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means there is still time to book your trip to Edisto Beach. Every year, many families come to the island to celebrate the holidays and spend time giving thanks. But there’s a lesser known reason to visit Edisto Beach this time of year and that reason is … Continue reading Giving Thanks on Edisto Beach
Botany Bay, Edisto Beach State Park Closed for the Year
Two of the island’s most beloved locations are now closed for the remainder of the year. Botany Bay Plantation and the Edisto Beach State Park, both the island and beach locations, are closed due to damage. Botany Bay just reopened on July 15, but is now closed due to the damage from the storm. Sadly, … Continue reading Botany Bay, Edisto Beach State Park Closed for the Year
Hurricane Irma: Where Things Stand (Sept 14)
Hurricane Irma caused significant damage to Edisto Beach, however, locals, visitors and officials have already begun to get the beach back to normal and the town of Edisto Beach is once again open to the public. While initial projections of Irma showed that it could possibly hit Edisto directly, what ended up being the biggest … Continue reading Hurricane Irma: Where Things Stand (Sept 14)
Hurricane Irma: Impact on the Lowcountry
Hurricane Irma is hundreds of miles away from coastal South Carolina, but that doesn’t mean the storm’s impact won’t be felt in the area. What some people might be asking is why this storm is such a big deal. To start with, this is a huge storm. It’s the second Category 4 storm to make … Continue reading Hurricane Irma: Impact on the Lowcountry
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
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
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!
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
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
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!
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?!