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Things to do in Sullivan's Island

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
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“Located off the beach on Sullivan’s Island. Awesome food and unique drinks. Take a beach day and be sure to stop in! ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Park
“As a kide this is where id go fishing before I had a boat. :) Still good fishing. And the wife loves the whole long walk on the beach feel.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“just off the beach of Sullivan's Island, overlooking Cooper River & Fort Sumpter”
  • 8 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“A great place to see and it is beautiful. Charleston Light on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, which is the northern entrance to Charleston Harbor, was built to replace the defunct Morris Island Light on Morris Island”
  • 5 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Fan of Edgar Allen Poe? He was stationed at Fort Moultrie. Go have a burger with the name of one of his poems! ”
  • 99 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Menu Favorites: smoked chicken wings, brisket nachos, fried mac-n-cheese bites, and frozen game changers!”
  • 63 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great IOP seafood restaurant with beautiful views of the intracoastal. Nice upstairs bar for drinks, too.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Revolutionary War fort and other side of the harbor from Ft Sumter. Worth a visit then head to one of the great beach bars on Sullivan’s Island ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“About 15 miles from property. A bit more secluded beach. Lots of great places to eat and historical places to see. Nice walking path to beach.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Just one bridge over, this place offers a great menu selection to meet anybody's taste. Parking can be difficult, but if you can find a spot nearby, don't pass it up.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Mexican/SoCal, very laid back with great bartenders (Tell Jerrah and Shannon that Jeremy sent you). Margaritas and tacos. Post-beach favorite.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Playground
“Just a short drive or bike ride away is Sullivan's Island. This is the closest beach and is a great beach to visit. You can park on the street in designated areas. There are also several great restaurants there as well.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Nature
“One of the most picturesque places in Charleston. A short but breathtaking walk. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Classic Irish pub where locals frequent. Open late and often has live music.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“Another great restaurant on Sullivan's Island. This locals' favorite has some of the best she crab soup I have ever had. If you've never tried she crab soup, then this will be a treat!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Beardcat's has this terrific breakfast sandwich and the baristas know how to make a great cappuccino.”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Located off the beach on Sullivan’s Island. Awesome food and unique drinks. Take a beach day and be sure to stop in! ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“Fan of Edgar Allen Poe? He was stationed at Fort Moultrie. Go have a burger with the name of one of his poems! ”
  • 99 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Menu Favorites: smoked chicken wings, brisket nachos, fried mac-n-cheese bites, and frozen game changers!”
  • 63 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great IOP seafood restaurant with beautiful views of the intracoastal. Nice upstairs bar for drinks, too.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Just one bridge over, this place offers a great menu selection to meet anybody's taste. Parking can be difficult, but if you can find a spot nearby, don't pass it up.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Classic Irish pub where locals frequent. Open late and often has live music.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Another great restaurant on Sullivan's Island. This locals' favorite has some of the best she crab soup I have ever had. If you've never tried she crab soup, then this will be a treat!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Awesome drinks and good fusion style tacos. Great prices. Favorite local place and super family friendly. Average meal is $8.99.”
  • 8 locals recommend

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