Fripp Island Fun
Places to Go...Things to Do

Come for the nature, the quiet and the stunning beaches; it's the perfect way to unwind, relax and soak in the sun.  There are so many great things to do and see while on your island vacation.  Here are some of our favorites.

Head to the Beach.

Fripp Island has 3 1/2 miles of beaches characterized by white sand, tide pools and beautiful sand dunes.  As the tides rise and fall, the beach constantly evolves creating fun shelling, relaxing walks and afternoons playing in the waves.

Walk, ride or bike to any of the 32 beach access points located conveniently from the northeast end to the southern tip of Fripp. 15 Rock Beauty Road300Handicap Access #15Handicap access is available at Access #15 on Rock Beauty Road.  

If you're bringing your furbabies, be sure and know the Dog on the Fripp Island beachDogs on the Beachleash rules that vary by season.

Go for a bike ride.

See the island on bike to discover the amazing wildlife and enjoy the warm coastal weather.  Ride over to Wardles Landing and look for dolphins.  Stop by the Marina store for a quick snack and a cold drink.  Discover hidden paths and build new memories.  

Tour the island by Golf Cart.

Toodle around the island in your Event Cover – Golf Cart BingoToodle Around Frippgolf cart and enjoy all the deer-kt-600White Tail Deernature and wildlife .  Fripp is home to hundreds of bird species as well as deer, alligators, dolphin and more.

Visit Island Parks.

The whole family will enjoy the island's parks. 

Davis Love Park has something for everyone.  You'll find climbing structures, a pirate ship for adventure, a fun new tower,  sand volleyball, playground equipment, picnic spots & a basketball court.  Find Davis Love Park just around the corner from the Ocean Creek golf club on Ocean Creek Boulevard.

Hannah's Park has a playground and casual spots to sit and enjoy the nature of the island.  It is located just inside the Fiddlers Ridge area.  Bring your camera for wildlife spottings! 

Go Shopping on the island

There are a few great Springtide Market Fripp IslandFripp Shopping shops on Fripp , including Mangos, featuring coastal home décor and gifts, the Fripp Ship, with logo apparel and Springtide Market with everything from boogie boards to sunscreen and lunch.  You'll also find some fun logo clothing at the Marina Store which has a deli and boating supplies.

Enjoy a Beautiful Sunset. 

Sunsets on Fripp are truly amazing.  Two great spots, although there are many, include the south end of Tarpon Drive overlooking Skull Inlet and Wardles Landing pier.  Bring your camera!

Go Fishing! 

Grab your gear and head over to the Bonito Drive bridge.  Wet your line and bring home dinner; and, depending on the time of year, land sea trout, cobia, sheepshead, flounder and more.  You can get fishing tackle and bait at the Marina store or at Tightlinez on Harbor Island.

If you're looking for a little more adventure, check out the fishing600Fishing Chartersfishing charters at the Marina as well as outfitters near Fripp. 

Go horseback riding. 

Take off for a few hours and adventure down the trails of St. Helena Island with horsetrail2-600Camelot FarmsCamelot Farms Equestrian .  Trot down roads and paths past beautiful old live oak trees and island palms.   If you've always wanted to ride on the beach, Camelot offers the Coastline Ride to St. Helena Sound and horse1-600Donna Heist RideDonna Heist Horseback Riding offers St. Helena Beach excursions as well as Hunting Island trips during December and January.

Stroll through Beaufort. 

Spend the day meandering along the waterfront in Beaufort and visit the many Lulu Burgess Beaufort SCShops on Bay St.shops on Bay Street.   And be sure and visit the candy-bybeaufortcandyshoppe-600Beaufort Candy ShoppeBeaufort Candy Shoppe or the other sweet spots.  From upscale apparel to surfside beach gear, you'll find something for everyone on your day into town.  Beaufort also hosts a variety events throughout the cooler months.  Check the Events calendar.

Explore the history of the Lowcountry.

Beaufort and the surrounding Sea Islands have a cultured past dating back to the 16th century when Spaniards arrived at Port Royal. By 1711 the English had a stronghold and Beaufort was founded.  Visit the Beaufort SC Cemetery by hcraft88-600Beaufort CemeteryBeaufort Cemetery or Beaufort History Museum and learn about the rich heritage of the area.  An afternoon at the cc-PennCenter1b-TimBrownArchitecturePenn CenterPenn Center is a great adventure for the whole family and check out the Beaufort SC Carriage TourGuided Toursguided tours by carriage or golf cart to see even more. 

Take the kids for a day of local fun

Stop by Kazoobie Kazoo, a unique kazoo factory where they can make their own masterpiece or shop for a take home favorite.  Next stop, head over for a couple rounds of putt putt at Glow Country Golf.  These kazoobiekazoo-2Kazoobie Kazooactivities for kids are perfect, rain or shine!

Go Bird Watching

Fripp Island is a designated wildlife sanctuary and is named an kelly-whitebird-ktFripp BirdingImportant Bird Area by the National Audubon Society.  Grab your camera and head out to your deck, over to the beach or toodle around the island to see how many amazing seabirds and shore birds you can find.

Spend the day at "home"!

Last but not least, enjoy a relaxing day at your Fripp Island vacation rental.  The villas and homes on the island create the perfect island sanctuary where you and your family and friends can gather, relax and enjoy creating new memories.  Plan a wonderful meal with many dine-in-seafood600Dining InDining-In options, including fresh shrimp and seafood.   If you're feeling creative and looking for fun, how about booking a paint-600-1paint party ?  Or maybe you're ready for a little pampering; treat the whole gang to a personal massage with Girl Friday Wellness The possibilities are endless!