Known as one of the Sea Islands in South Carolina, Edisto Island is a popular summer destination. Famous for its beautiful beaches, abundance of wildlife, and fantastic nature trails, the island is a little slice of paradise. Visitors here love to laze at the beach, explore the wetlands, or simply tuck into some fresh seafood.
For nature-enthusiasts, head to Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area where there's everything from wetlands to woods to explore, as well as the opportunity to see wildlife. Additionally, there's a beach where visitors can spot sea turtles. Anima-lovers will also enjoy Edisto Island Serpentarium, home to a variety of reptiles and information about the creatures.
To learn more about the history of the region, check out Edisto Island Historic Preservation, or for something more relaxing, Edisto Beach State Park is perfect for soaking up the sun.
The best time to visit Edisto Island is during the warm summer months or in spring for fewer crowds.