Best Places To Visit In Sullivan’s Island

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Sullivan’s Island is one of the must have experiences for any Oyster Park Mount Pleasant Apartments resident. As we head into Spring and the weather changes this Island will only continue to grow more popular as a destination for events and activities for locals and travelers alike.

Nestled at the mouth of the Charleston Harbor and neighbor to the Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island is an inviting mix of wide beaches and watersports, history and folklore, local restaurants and shops, peace and perfect – just minutes from one of the country’s most beloved cities, Charleston, South Carolina.

For Oyster Park Apartments residents, Sullivan’s Island represents a perfect “staycation” destination. Just a short, walk, bike or drive and you arrive in an idyllic scene complete with everything the people travel thousands of miles for. The island has great beaches and plenty of area to enjoy sailing, fishing and watersports. If you truly want to getaway without going away you couldn’t ask for a better location. The pristine scenery provide amazing views and visuals for those with a photographer’s eye or simply those wanting to breathe and take a break from the grind.

Children are sure to have a great time exploring the Island and getting into any number of activities in this family friendly oasis. Many people who visit say that Sullivan’s Island is their favorite beach town in South Carolina and we would tend to agree. From the large stretches of beach to the diverse array activities and inviting atmosphere the Island’s reputation as a gem in the south is well earned. There just aren’t many places that you can go kiteboarding, sailing, fishing and then turn right around and explore war history at a Fort then end the evening with a nice dinner at any one of the great Sullivan’s Island eateries.

Once you become an Oyster Park Apartment resident be sure to make plans to visit and enjoy all that this community treasure has to offer. We are sure that you won’t be disappointed. Sullivan’s Island is just one of the many perk of living the Oyster Park lifestyle.

Check out our guides below for the best activities and places in Sullivan’s Island!

Top 10 Restaurants in Sullivan’s Island

Sullivan’s Restaurant

Quaint eatery where generous portions of seafood & other casual fare come in a bustling setting.

High Thyme Cuisine

Cool restaurant offering American grub & drinks plus weekend brunch & live music in a comfy setting.

  • Address: 2213 Middle St C, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
  • Phone Number: (843) 883-3536
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The Obstinate Daughter

Eclectic New American fare, plus a raw bar, pizza & pasta served in an elegant, country-style space.

Long Island Cafe

Quaint bistro with full bar has a seafood-centric menu plus beef, chicken & handmade pasta options.

  • Address: 1515 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
  • Phone Number: (843) 886-8809
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Poe’s Tavern

Relaxed watering hole with a menu of America grub & decor devoted to author Edgar Allan Poe.

  • Address: 2210 Middle St, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
  • Phone Number: (843) 883-0083
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Page’s Okra Grill

Generous portions of casual Southern-focused home cooking are served all day at this lively eatery.

  • Address: 302 Coleman Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
  • Phone Number: (843) 881-3333
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Mex 1 Coastal Cantina

A full-circle experience that promotes daily balance, flavorful food, freshly squeezed drinks and an atmosphere that you want greeting you after a day on the waves.

Acme Lowcountry Kitchen

Southern coastal cuisine is prepared at this bustling, no-frills beach grill with a full bar & deck.

The Pickled Palate

Quaint cafe offering panini & salads, plus craft beer, wine & a spacious garden patio.

  • Address: 411 Hibben St, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
  • Phone Number: (843) 388-7813
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Dunleavy’s Pub

Set in a cabin-like building, this Irish bar stages weekly live folk, country & acoustic music.

  • Address: 2213 Middle St # B, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
  • Phone Number: (843) 883-9646
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Top 4 Parks in Sullivan’s Island

Isle of Palms County Park

  • Address: 1 14th Ave, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
  • Phone Number: (843)-795-4386
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Thompson Park

  • Address: 3217 Middle St, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

Pickett Park

  • Address: 998 Pitt St, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
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Sullivan’s Island Nature Trail

  • Address: Sullivan’s, Station 16 St S, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
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Top 11 Historical Sites and Landmarks in Sullivan’s Island

Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse

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  • Address: 1815 Ion Ave, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
  • Phone Number: (843) 883-3123
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African American Cemetery

  • Address: 400-498 Station 22 1/2 St, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

Fort Moultrie

  • Address: Fort Moultrie, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

Fort Sumter National Monument

  • Address: Fort Sumter, South Carolina 29412
  • Phone Number: (843) 883-3123

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

  • Address: 1254 Long Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
  • Phone Number: (843) 881-5516
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Ben Sawyer Bridge

  • Address: SC-703, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
  • Phone Number: 843-883-3581

Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church

  • Address: 1204 Middle St, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
  • Phone Number: (843) 883-3108
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Battery Jasper

  • Address: Fort Moultrie, Station 14 St, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

Battery Bingham

  • Address: Fort Moultrie, Middle St, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

Battery Logan

  • Address: Fort Moultrie, Poe Ave, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

Patriot’s Point

  • Address: Patriots Point, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464