The United States has a lot to offer tourists, whether it be the incredible coastline of Oregon, the sunny warmth of Florida, or the sheer natural beauty of protected wilderness areas. It also has many small getaway places that few tourists visit, and these can be perfect for anyone that wants to escape the stresses of everyday life and simply wants to relax. Sullivan's Island is one such place, and is located in South Carolina. There are no hotels here, and instead, a holiday rental house in Sullivan's Island is the best place to stay. It has all the comforts of home, including a full kitchen, making it the perfect place to spend some time away from it all.
The emphasis on a holiday in Sullivan's island is very much on relaxing and taking it easy - watching the world go by is a pastime in itself here! There are, however, a few leisure activities that can be tried by those people that would like to do them. Anyone interested in fishing will be able to take their choice from deep sea fishing, fly fishing and bay fishing, whilst those that prefer a nice game of golf will find many courses within a short distance. Other suggestion of things to do include swimming, surfing, jet skiing and wind surfing.
There are many places of interest that can be visited in the area surrounding the self catering accommodation in Sullivan's Island. One of these, is Fort Moultrie, which was the scene of an important battle during the American Revolutionary War in 1776. The fort held out under intense bombardment by British troops, and although it later fell in 1780, it remained an important coastal defence over the years until 1960. Now it is fascinating place to visit, depicting the sites development over the centuries. Another day trip could be taken into the city of Charleston itself, where there are many fine historic buildings and museums, such as the Old Slave Mart Museum.
With mild winters and warm summers, most people choose to stay in self catering accommodation in Sullivan's Island from the mid spring through to the mid autumn. The warmest months are between June and September, when the daily average highs are 30 degrees. The coldest months are December through to February when the daily average lows are 4 degrees. Rainfall can be quite heavy during the summer with nearly 170mm of rain falling in a month, compared to February, when 75mm of rain falls.
The closest airport to the holiday rental house in Sullivan's Island is Charleston International Airport (CHS). Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to the UK, and so holidaymakers will need to make a connection somewhere. Many choose to first fly into New York City (JFK), and then catch an onwards flight with Delta Connection to Charleston.