Kevin Kempf's Blog

May 30, 2010

Edisto Island 2010

Filed under: Vacation — kkempf @ 6:25 am


We’re heading back to Edisto this summer, we picked a place on the Wyndham this year.  Obviously we’re really happy with Edisto; it hits the quiet spot between isolated nature preserve and over-populated (Hilton Head!)

We’ve stayed at the Wyndham before (perfect little cabin!), on a long weekend, and this year it fits our needs perfectly.

Last summer, the extended family stayed across from the beach at this rental.

One drawback with the rental this summer is that it’s not oceanfront, but our small kids prefer the pool (there’s several within a short walk), plus there’s a playground, miniature golf, and a shuttle to the beach.

767 Summerwind Circle map

Map

http://www.atwoodvacations.com/map.htm

Emergency Numbers

Dr. Rebecca Borders, Island Family Medicine 843-869-3111
Dr. Karen Yeargin, Dentist 843-869-1294
Edisto Dental Associates 843-869-3368
All other emergencies: 911

General Sites

http://www.edistobeach.com
http://www.edistochamber.com
http://www.sciway.net/city/edistoisland.html
http://www.edistorealty.com/area/
http://www.goedisto.com

Food

Piggly Wiggly 102 Jungle Rd 843-869-0010 (HOURS: 7:00AM-9:00PM, Sun.-Thur.; 7:00AM-10:00PM, Fri.-Sat.)  (Best grocery store in the area, has little selection but everything you need)

Sea Spirits Liquor 104 Jungle Rd 843-869-1822
http://www.theseacoweatery.com/ 145 Jungle Rd 843-869-3222  (We had a great lunch here our first time out)
Po Pigs BBQ 2410 Highway 174 843-869-9003 (About a 20 min drive from the island, good BBQ but no better or worse than what’s available elsewhere in SC)
http://www.buckspizza.com/ 114 Jungle Road 843-869-5000
Island Video and Ice Cream  114 Jungle Rd 843-869-3134
http://www.edistopavilion.com/ 101 Palmetto Blvd 843-869-4474 (We had lunch here last year, it was fine but the service wasn’t great)
http://www.theoldpostofficerestaurant.com/ 1442 Highway 174 843-869-2339 (This is on our list, we keep hearing good things)
http://www.goedisto.com/restaurants/mcconkeysjungleshack.html 108 Jungle Rd
http://www.edistowaterfrontrestaurant.com/ 136 Jungle Rd 843-869-1400 (Had a great breakfast here last year)
Plantation Grille 21 Fairway Drive 843-869-2561
Bell Buoy Seafood 3706 Docksite Rd 843-869-2222       (Appears that this is gone as of 2009, which is sad)
Bailey’s Sweet Shop 1467 Highway 174 843-869-9008
King’s Farm Market 2559 Highway 174 (843) 869-3600 (On your way onto the Island – Wonderful pies!)

Rental Agencies

Atwood

VRBO

Kapplyons

Edisto Realty

Things to Do

http://www.islandbikesandoutfitters.com/ 140 Jungle Rd  (The family rented several bikes from here last year, no problems at all)
http://www.edistowatersports.net/ 3731 Docksite Road
http://www.edistoessentials.com/ 436 Hwy 174
http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/park-finder/state-park/1298.aspx (We’ve visited here before, nice beach, nice amenities, but I wouldn’t pay to go here if I was already staying on the island)
http://www.edistomuseum.org/topic.asp?pid=1
http://www.edistobookstore.com/
http://www.acebasintours.com/
http://www.edistoserpentarium.com/ 1374 Highway 174   (Our 3 year old can’t stop talking about how he wants to go back here – surprisingly excellent!)
http://www.trinityedisto.com/ 1589 Highway 174
http://www.draytonhall.org/
http://www.theplantationcourseatedisto.com (golf) 19 Fairway Dr

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