The greater Charleston area claims some of the most beautiful coastline in the eastern United States, including Kiawah Island, a 10,000-acre private community just 21 miles west of downtown. Visitors can explore its marshy tributaries by kayak, golf at the five championship courses, or attempt to spot some of the island’s many bird species up close. Kiawah’s renowned reputation can come at a price; more affordable options include the Andell Inn or the family-friendly condos on the island. Island Rentals has a collection of more than 350 properties on Charleston’s various islands and beaches. From the historic district to the islands and beaches nearby, the 12 itineraries designed by the AFAR Travel Advisory Council cover the best of Charleston. Check them out at AFAR Journeys.
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