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Every year it's our responsibility to set aside time for our families. This helps to create better connections and share experiences with our loved ones, and there's no better way to do it than on a fun annual family getaway. When you're searching for the best places for a South Carolina family vacation, Beachside Vacations has got you covered. We feature a variety of rentals stretching from Isle of Palms to Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, which is only a short jaunt from the notorious town of Charleston. We guarantee your family will love waking up each morning to the sounds of the ocean as well as being in close proximity to an adorable downtown area. Keep in mind, there's a chance you may only take one South Carolina family vacation this year, and we'll tell you 15 reasons why it should be here!


1. Visit the cleanest six-mile beach in Isle of Palms—Front Beach

2. Rent a boat by the hour or use it for the full day from Isle of Palms City Marina

3. Try parasailing with Tidal Wave Water Sports

4. Indulge in seafood on the coast at Long Island Cafe which also features a great kids menu 

5. Ride bikes around the Isle of Palms and Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, using our Beach Gear rentals

6. Visit the historical sights such as Officer's Row, Sullivan's Island Lighthouse, William Gillard Mazyck House, and Stella Maris Catholic Church

7. Grab the best breakfast in Isle of Palms at the Sea Biscuit Cafe

8. Grab a tasty gelato treat from Beardcats Sweet Shop

9.  Discover the wetlands and vegetated dunes on Sullivan's Island Nature Trail

10. Take a group picture by the Pineapple Fountain in Charleston to remember your South Carolina family vacation

11. Book a horse carriage tour and explore the town with Old South Carriage Company

12. Bring the family to see the unique marine life at the South Carolina Aquarium

13. Cook a homemade meal with your family in your fully equipped kitchen

14. Wander through Fort Moultrie in Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, and find a keepsake at the gift shop

15. Spend the day exploring the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

Planning a South Carolina family vacation can be exciting, but we do understand that it can be stressful to find fun things to do for every age in the area. While these are just some of our suggested family-friendly activities, you can find more options on our Area Information page on our website. We also encourage you to explore the Beach Gear rentals page to make sure you've got access to everything you need during your stay with Beachside Vacations. If you have any questions about the area or just want to learn more about vacation rentals aside from seeing the accommodations online, please contact us at 1-888-722-4847.