FEB 01 2021

Living on Edisto Island

It happens every year. Visitors from off the island come to Edisto and feel like they’ve just come home. Most spend a week or two vacationing then head back to wherever it is that they’re from. Others decide to make Edisto their actual home. It’s easy to understand why someone would feel at home on … Continue reading Living on Edisto Island

JAN 06 2021

Life in Lost Village of Edingsville Beach

One Christmas I was hundreds of miles away from Edisto and feeling a little homesick for the island. I rifled through an old photo album while visiting my grandparents in Kansas City and an old article fell out on my lap. It was yellowed with age and had crumbled edges. I slowly opened the article … Continue reading Life in Lost Village of Edingsville Beach

NOV 02 2020

Spending Thanksgiving on Edisto Beach

It’s easy to remember to be thankful when spending Thanksgiving on Edisto Beach. Every year, more and more people choose to come to the island to spend the holidays. It gives families and friends a chance to get together to share good food, good times, and, of course, football while enjoying all that the beach … Continue reading Spending Thanksgiving on Edisto Beach

OCT 06 2020

4 Ways to Beat Vacation Blues

There’s one terrible thing about Edisto Beach and that is this: If you’re just visiting, there is a time when you have to leave. Heading home from vacation is nothing short of brutal. The good thing is, with these tips, you can get through your vacation blues. Start Planning for Next Year Planning for next … Continue reading 4 Ways to Beat Vacation Blues

SEP 28 2020

Edisto Beach has the best shrimp in the entire world

It’s a simple fact that Edisto Beach has the best shrimp in the entire world. It’s sweeter, juicier, and meatier than its counterparts anywhere else. That’s why when people come down to Edisto for vacation, they typically spend an inordinate amount of time trying to get their hands and mouths on these delicious little creatures. … Continue reading Edisto Beach has the best shrimp in the entire world

SEP 14 2020

Late Summer Fun

It’s hard to believe it’s already September, but there’s still plenty of great weather to be enjoyed on Edisto Beach. What’s great about this time is that many rental homes are available at cheaper rates since it is officially late summer. But that doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on any of the greatness that Edisto … Continue reading Late Summer Fun

SEP 08 2020

Top 5 Reasons to Love Edisto Beach

Edisto is such a small place, but that doesn’t mean it’s short on beaches. With more than three miles of sandy shores, there’s a little bit of paradise for everyone. Plus, unlike other beaches nearby, Edisto Beach is public, so you’ll never have to worry about walking onto private property. Check out this list to … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Love Edisto Beach

AUG 24 2020

3 Tips for Visiting During Hurricane Season

We’re in the middle of hurricane season here in South Carolina, and that means you should be aware of a few things if you plan on coming down to the island. For starters, hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30 and peaks around September 10. The average hurricane season has 12 named storms. … Continue reading 3 Tips for Visiting During Hurricane Season

AUG 18 2020

Labor Day Weekend: The Last Hurrah

It seems impossible that Labor Day is just around the corner, but it’s true. This time of year has always been one of my favorites. It’s the sweet spot between summer and fall, where each day feels like an extra bonus. The days are just a little bit shorter, but all of the heat of … Continue reading Labor Day Weekend: The Last Hurrah

AUG 11 2020

Are There Sharks Here?

People come to the ocean every year and ask the same question: Are there sharks? The short answer to that is a simple yes. It’s the ocean, so there are all kinds of things in it and sharks are there, too. But they probably won’t hurt you. In fact, your chance of being struck by … Continue reading Are There Sharks Here?

AUG 07 2020

5 Ways to Get in the Edisto State of Mind

After countless trips to Edisto Beach, any true die-hard fan of this piece of paradise knows each trip is as good as the last. Now that the summer season is here and in full throttle, it’s time to get ready for your next trip. Take a look at this list to see if you’re prepared … Continue reading 5 Ways to Get in the Edisto State of Mind

AUG 02 2020

How to Be Safe Around Rip Currents

There are few things better than a day at the beach. With the sun shining, birds flying overhead, and waves pounding against the shore, it is possible to forget that the ocean is a powerful force. That’s why it must always be respected. When visiting the ocean, the first thing to remember is that there … Continue reading How to Be Safe Around Rip Currents

JUL 27 2020

Never Miss a Shot

If there’s one piece of advice I could give anyone coming to Edisto Beach for vacation it is this: Have a camera ready at all times. Use the camera on your phone or go all out and get a waterproof camera so that there’s no chance of your camera getting damaged, but make sure you … Continue reading Never Miss a Shot

JUL 22 2020

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 20 2020

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