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6.8.12

Take a Beach Vacation Near Charleston

When most people think about Charleston South Carolina they think of the history, and carriage rides, and cobblestone streets. Though it is on the water, downtown Charleston is not exactly a “beach” town. Those who are considering taking a vacation to Charleston, but really want the beach experience too should consider staying at The Palms Hotel in Isle of Palms SC.

The Isle of Palms is just a short drive from historic downtown Charleston, but here you can walk out onto the beach and put your toes in sand. Staying at The Palms Hotel will offer great views of the ocean and put you right across the dunes from South Carolina’s golden sand beaches. You can take the family down to the ocean, build sandcastles, lay in the sun, and swim in the water. If you are looking for more of an adrenaline rush you could try parasailing, or rent a power boat.  The Isle of Palms offers everything people have come to expect from a beach vacation.

While the beach is the place to be during the day, Charleston becomes the place to be when the sun goes down. Staying at The Palms Hotel on the Isle of Palms puts you a short drive away from historic Charleston. Take the family into the city and experience all that it has to offer. Charleston is famous for its low country cuisine, but there are restaurants of all varieties scattered like hidden gems all around the city. There are many tours available in Charleston where you and your family can learn about the long and storied history of this famous town. For those looking to experience the city a bit differently, there are also haunted tours that travel to certain scary places where some very old Charlestonians are still thought to be roaming around. Charleston is a beautiful city full of history and culture, and makes a great summer vacation destination.

When deciding whether to take the family to Charleston, or to take them to a “beach” town, consider staying in the Isle of Palms for the best of both worlds. The Palms Hotel offers great specials and packages so you can have your beach vacation, while still being a short distance from an amazing city.