Kiawah Island Travel Tips
Located a little more than twenty miles from Charleston, South Carolina, Kiawah Island is a great place for families to visit while on a vacation. This SC seaside town and barrier island boasts pristine sandy beaches, green trees and clean air. Although the island is predominately a golf and beach resort, there are Kiawah island rentals that can boost the relaxation factor of your vacation significantly. If you've been searching for online vacation rental properties to rent that are listed by owner, you are in the right place. VacationHomeRentals.com lists affordable Kiawah Island vacation rentals that will help you save on your travel expenses.
When traveling it is best to know what is considered the best time to travel, or the peak season on Kiawah Island, SC. Rentals should be reserved as quickly as possible when traveling during the late spring and early fall months as this is considered the peak travel season for the area. During these months the weather tends to hover in the 80s, making it the perfect time to visit due to the many outdoor activities that take place. Because of the heat, the summer months may be hotter than desired, so it is important to choose wisely when selecting Kiawah Island rentals and a time to travel.
Although Kiawah Island is known for its many golf courses, there are plenty of activities that families staying in a Kiawah Island rental can participate in. Many of the best activities are outdoors and involve viewing wildlife, biking or kayaking. Visit Night Heron Park for a picnic, or fun in the Olympic-sized pool. The Night Heron Park Nature Center is a must for families and is a place where they can see animals and insects ranging from butterflies to alligators.
Marsh Island Park is another attraction that your family will enjoy when away from the Kiawah Island rental. The park houses the Marsh Island tower and provides great views of the saltwater marshes and the Kiawah River. Kiawah Beachwalker Park
is open year-round with the exception of holidays and has the only public beach access on Kiawah Island. Lucky families may even have the chance to see the dolphins. In addition, enjoy thirty miles of bike path, perfect for a day of taking in the sights. One of the most enjoyable and family-friendly attractions and activities is the Kiawah River and kayaking or canoeing to view the bald eagles, heron and egrets.
Annual events are scattered throughout the year in Kiawah Island, SC. Rentals, fortunately are available regardless of the season. On the 4th of July, celebrate with festivities that include not only a fireworks display, but also live music and a patriotic parade. In October the island goes to the dogs and families can enjoy and participate in Dogtoberfest fundraiser. The holidays are a good time to stay in Kiawah Island vacation rentals. Near the end of November, they have the annual tree lighting celebration, which is a great way to stay in the holiday spirit. Come the month of December there is the Kiawah Island Golf Resort's annual marathon.