Isle of Palms - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Isle of Palms
Isle of Palms is a barrier island on the South Carolina coast. The city is included within the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan area and the Charleston-North Charleston Urbanized Area. It is an affluent community of both vacation homeowners and year-round residents, with large beachfront homes, resorts, and local restaurants. Beach volleyball is popular in the summer, and the "Windjammer" club hosts several tournaments throughout the year.
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Attractions Near Isle of Palms
Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
8.86km from Isle of Palms
The Charles Pinckney National Historic Site is a unit of the United States National Park Service, preserving a portion of Charles Pinckney's Snee Farm plantation and country retreat. It is a place that was blessed with natural beauty and is one of the main attractions in Charleston county.
8.9km from Isle of Palms
Mount Pleasant is a large suburban town in Charleston County. It is the fourth largest municipality and largest town in South Carolina, and for several years was one of the state's fastest-growing area.
Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens
9.35km from Isle of Palms
This is one of America's oldest working plantations, continually growing crops for over 320 years. The plantation includes a large Colonial Revival plantation house, a number of slave cabins or cottages, several flower gardens and more.
11.31km from Isle of Palms
Sullivan's Island is a town and island in Charleston County. Sullivan's Island was the point of entry for approximately 40 percent of the 400,000 enslaved Africans brought to British North America; it has been likened to Ellis Island, the 19th-century reception point for immigrants in New York City. During the American Revolution, the island was the site of a major battle at Fort Sullivan on June 28, 1776, since renamed Fort Moultrie in honor of the American commander at the battle.
13.34km from Isle of Palms
Fort Moultrie is a series of fortifications on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, built to protect the city of Charleston. It is the only area of the National Park System where the entire 171-year history of American seacoast defense can be traced.
Fort Sumter National Monument
15.09km from Isle of Palms
Fort Sumter is a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles, the first of which signified the start of the American Civil War. It was one of a number of special forts planned after the War of 1812, combining high walls and heavy masonry, and classified as Third System.
Discover More Attractions in Charleston County, Home of Isle of Palms
Charleston County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina along the Atlantic coast. It was the third-most populous county in South Carolina.