Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions


Childrens activities off the Island

Things you can do with your kids in the greater Charleston area: indoor arcades, water parks, arts and crafts activities, museums, fountains that invite play,

Discover Charleston

Make sure to make time to head inland to one of the coolest cities in the United States! Downtown Charleston is full of history, art, great food, and even more!

Discover Dewees

Being a nature island, there are many activities that are done, especially during summer! Below are listed all the different programs happening throughout the summer. Follow us on Facebook to know which activities are happening that week!


Charleston, SC, and the surrounding area are rich in history and culture, and there are wonderful things to do both outside and inside to explore our rich colonial and civil war history.


This is a list of things you can do to be out in nature in the greater Charleston area-- within an hour or two of the Dewees Island Ferry on the IOP side. Check them out if you have tired of our engaging nature center and pristine beaches where you can explore beachcombing all by yourself.


Check out the many different restaurants and cuisines while youre visiting Charleston.