Isle of Palms Vacations

A popular destination within the bustling city of Charleston, Isle of Palms has a lot to offer tourists. The central business of Charleston is just 10 miles (16 kilometers) away, while Charleston International Airport is 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the northwest of Isle of Palms.

Isle of Palms is near a diverse collection of Charleston’s more popular attractions. The Charleston National Golf Club and the Fort Sumter National Monument are amongst the interesting place to visit here. Two other interesting attractions that are nearby Isle of Palms are the Dunes West Golf Club and the Morris Island Lighthouse.

Holiday makers in Isle of Palms, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, will appreciate the nearby museums and theaters. Spend a quiet afternoon discovering the exhibits at Charleston Museum, Confederate Museum and the American Military Museum. Book seats for some of the magical live performances at the Charleston Legends and Lore Ghost Theater. The area is a dream destination for art lovers. Don’t miss the Gibbes Museum of Art.

For those looking to spend quality time with the kids, make a bee-line for the various child-friendly attractions. The kids will appreciate the amazing animal experiences at the South Carolina Aquarium.

If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Go for a walk in one of the parks and gardens, which include the Charleston Waterfront Park.

Charleston has a number of noteworthy attractions such as Marion Square. Charleston features some fascinating relics from yesteryear; be sure not to miss the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. Those with a passion for religious history should make a trip to the St. Philip's Church, the French Huguenot Church and the St. Michael's Episcopal Church.

For some retail therapy, explore the Charleston City Market.

Get to know the local sporting passions in Isle of Palms by catching a game at the iconic North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, the home turf of the Charleston Southern Buccaneers and the South Carolina Stingrays. If sports are not your thing and you’d rather see a concert or show, check out the stadium’s entertainment guide to see what’s on during your visit.

At the end of a long day exploring the delights of Isle of Palms, relax for the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the The Francis Marion Hotel, the Belmond Charleston Place, or the Days Inn Historic District.

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