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Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina, is the perfect place for a relaxing week or day at the beach. Sullivan’s Island is a quiet island town rich in history and natural beauty. Enjoy its beautiful beach that is open to the public year-round. Beach parking is free, and public beach access throughout the Island is easy to find. Nearby Charleston, Isle of Palms, and Mt. Pleasant offer visitors endless opportunities for sightseeing, dining, golf, and fishing. Also, visit Fort Moultrie and the Lighthouse while you are here. Easily make all of your vacation plans using this website.

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Explore its beautiful 3-mile-long sandy beach. Take spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, Charleston Harbor, and the Isle of Palms. View amazing sunrises and sunsets from the beach. Charleston, Isle of Palms, and Mt. Pleasant are all nearby and offer endless things to do on your visit. Rent beach umbrellas, chairs, or bikes to make your stay more enjoyable.

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Discover historic Ft. Moultrie and the Sullivans Island Lighthouse. Fort Moultrie was an essential fort from the Revolutionary War until World War II. It is now a National Historic Monument that attracts visitors of all ages who want to learn about the fort’s rich history. Fort Moultrie offers stunning views of the beach and the Atlantic Ocean too.

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Experience the charm that is Sullivans Island. Bike or stroll the quaint streets and view the many beautiful homes, churches, and other pretty places that make this island unique. Enjoy lunch, dinner, or a drink at one of the restaurants on Middle St. after a day at the beach. Fishing, kayaking, and golf are available just a short drive from the island. 

About Sullivans Island

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Where is Sullivans Island? Sullivans Island is just 20 minutes from the Charleston International Airport and 15 minutes from Downtown Charleston. The Isle of Palms is only about 5 minutes away, and Mt. Pleasant is just a short drive across the Ben Sawyer Bridge. The trip to Isle of Palms or Mt. Pleasant offers beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean, Breach Inlet, The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, numerous creeks, and miles of salt marshes.

Many of the streets on the island are called “stations” because a trolley line used to operate here. The trolley line ran the length of Sullivan’s Island over to Mt. Pleasant via the Old Pitt St. Bridge. Remanents of the bridge can still be seen from the South end of Sullivans Island. The Old Pitt Street Bridge is now a city park in Mt. Pleasant. It offers incredible views of Charleston Harbor, the City of Charleston, Ft. Sumter, and the surrounding marsh.

Sullivan’s Island Downtown is located on Middle St from Ben Sawyer Boulevard to Station 18. In the small downtown area, you can find dining, shopping, a post office, a convenience store, a daycare, and more.

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Historic Downtown Charleston is only about a 15-minute drive away and offers endless things for vacationers to do and see. History abounds in Charleston. The Battery, Rainbow Row, and The Market are just a few places you can visit. Charleston is home to many excellent restaurants. There is something for everyone to enjoy, from barbecue to fine dining.

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Excellent Golf is also just a short drive away on the Isle Palms and in Mt. Pleasant. Wild Dunes on the Isle of Palms is home to the world-famous Links Course and Harbor Course. Golf courses in Mt. Pleasant include Charleston National, Dunes West, Patriot’s Point, and several other challenging courses. Make your tee times early!

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