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Planning a trip to Isle of Palms? Stay updated on the happenings of the Carolina Coast with our Isle of Palms News blogs. We provide updates on new airlines flying to the nearby Charleston airport, changes being made to the website, and news on local festivals and more! Check this blog for news and updates as you plan your Isle of Palms vacation!

Tourism numbers are in for 2019, and the news is good. The first week in May is National Travel and Tourism Week.  This year’s theme in the midst of COVID was “The Spirit of Travel.”  Although the pandemic has thrown a giant wrench into things,...

The Isle of Palms has finally opened the door once again to short term rentals on the island. As you are probably well aware, COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on businesses across the board, vacation homes included. The Isle of Palms City Council met once again...

Before we get to the latest IOP COVID-19 update, here’s some news about the rescheduled Cooper River Bridge Run, originally slated to take place this coming Saturday, April 4th. Of course COVID-19 changed all of that. Organizers officially postponed the Bridge Run until August 1st, 2020. ...

News updates on COVID-19 continue at a rapid pace. Reports and directives flow down the pike from above.  They come from global health entities (the WHO, aka World Health Organization), the federal or national level (the White House and President, the CDC), the state level...

Charleston is no stranger to “best of" lists, and once again it’s been named the #1 city in the latest poll. You can add it to the Holy City’s long list of accolades. The latest is from Southern Living, the arbiter of all things below...

January does indeed have an “r” in it, so get set for the largest oyster festival in the world. It’s the 37th annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival, a beloved local event.  It’s happening this Sunday  -  January 26th  -  in Mount Pleasant, just over the Connector...

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In a move that is testament to the health of the local economy, Charleston Airport is set to have yet another massive upgrade. Charleston Airport is already the busiest airport in the state of South Carolina.  It’s set to get even busier, and better. As...

New year, new laws… and 2020 ushers in a couple big changes, including a smoking ban on the beach itself. January 1 is often when new laws take effect, and this time around it’s especially true on the Isle of Palms. Hopefully these new regulations...

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