From Kiawah Island to Historic Charleston, You Don’t Want to Miss These Incredible Attractions


History, architecture, cultural charm, and outdoor recreation (Link to Activities Page) are just some of the reasons people come to the South Carolina Lowcountry. Then, of course, there are the incredible restaurants (Link to Dining Page). One of the hardest things about having all of these options is deciding where to begin! Let us help you with our curated list of the best Charleston area attractions. Our premium Kiawah Island vacation rentals are convenient to all of the activities on the island, and we’re just a 30-minute ride from downtown Charleston.

Art Galleries & Museums

Boat Tours

Carriage Tours



View our Dining page for recommendations in Charleston, Kiawah, and more!


Food and Drink Tours







Whether you want to window shop or are on a mission to buy, King Street in downtown Charleston is a sought-after destination. Explore the King Street Fashion District as well as the King Street Antiques District. Be sure to stop for a bite to eat to refuel along the way. You can also visit a few of the city’s top shops.

Shopping on Kiawah Island is an experience, too! Whether you left home without a few essentials from your wardrobe, or you’re just in the mood for a little retail therapy, Freshfields Village has everything you need. Options range from fine jewelry and clothing to toys and unique finds. Browse the Freshfields Village Shopping Directory for a full list of shops.

Walking Tours

Charleston Area Events & Entertainment

Ongoing Events









July 4th Celebrations

Rockville Regatta at Bohicket Marina



MOJA Arts Festival




Kiawah Island Events & Entertainment

In addition to the following events and festivals, there are a number of performances that come to local venues on and off the island. See comedians, concerts, musicals, ballets and more throughout the year. Visit the Town of Kiawah Island’s website for up-to-date information. You can also check the Freshfields Village Events Calendar for seasonal entertainment.







Fall Festival at Freshfields Village

Holiday Festival at Freshfields Village



Kiawah Island Marathon and Half Marathon