One of the oldest summer resorts on the East Coast and known as ‘arrogantly shabby,’ Pawleys Island exudes a carefree, laid-back lifestyle that attracts the rich and famous from afar to come and relax. The island’s historic district is home to 12 residences dating back to the late 1700s, while the coastline offers beautiful beaches, undulating sand dunes, and little creeks for crabbing and fishing.
Pawley's Island is well known for being a popular tourist attraction and offers a variety of activities to enjoy. Fishing is one of the biggest attractions on the island with fishing charters, inshore fishing, and surf fishing being some of the options on hand. Other tours relating to aquatic life are also available, such as the Blue Waves Adventure Dolphin Tour, while historical tours include the Hocobaw Barony, which explores a 16,000 acre historic home featuring an array of endangered species and wildlife and beautiful scenery.
Culture buffs will delight in the great variety of shows available on the island, ranging from shows at the Alabama Theatre, the House of Blues and the Crossroads Restaurant. Shoppers can enjoy excellent shopping at the large outdoor shopping and entertainment center of Barefoot Landing, which also hosts concerts, festivals, shows, restaurants, and cafés.
Address: 506 Myrtle Avenue, Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585, Phone: 843-325-7522 Romantic Getaways in SC: The Pelican Inn on Pawleys Island - Photo: The Pelican Inn
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