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Edisto Island Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Edisto Island

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.

Best Time to Visit Edisto Island

The best time to visit Edisto Island is during the warm summer months or in spring for fewer crowds.

Price and Availability Index in Edisto Island

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Edisto Island is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Edisto Island is in the high season in July. Edisto Island has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Edisto Island tends to be Saturday, while the most expensive day tends to be Monday. Vacation homes in Edisto Island tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Edisto Island

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Edisto Island. The hottest month in Edisto Island is June, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 28 ˚F. The wettest month in Edisto Island is January with 4.54 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.36 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Edisto Island

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate VRBO, Airbnb, Homeaway and more. AllTheRooms has 322 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Edisto Island, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Edisto Island is available at $48 per night. On average, a place to stay in Edisto Island will cost you $272 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 200 accommodations in Edisto Island that have WiFi. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 16 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Edisto Island by car, be sure to choose from 127 accommodations that provide parking. We have 7 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 90 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Edisto Island AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 161 places to stay from VRBO, 27 accommodations from Airbnb and 27 places to stay from Homeaway.

205 of our places to stay in Edisto Island have been rated by previous guests. They rated 53% as excellent or good. 153 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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