All posts tagged: Fripp Island SC

My Trip to Fripp – A Family Adventure

Our friends have been telling us for years we should head to Fripp Island off the coast of South Carolina for our family vacation. These friends own a home on the small, gated island that measures no more than a mile wide and three miles long. They were right. It was truly one of the most relaxing and magical places we’ve ever visited. Not a flashy, commercial kind of vacation spot, Fripp Island lends itself to a slower pace with ocean breezes and tons of wildlife and water sports. The mode of transportation on the island is golf cart, almost exclusively. We fished, crabbed, played tennis, golfed, kayaked, shelled, beached and pooled. There are several tiny, nearly deserted islands all around, connected by the canals that run through the marshy waterways. The beach side is Atlantic Ocean. The whole area is a wildlife refuge where deer, birds of every sort, and dolphin appear everywhere you look. We heard tales of the infamous Monkey Island nearby, where the Rhesus Monkeys are kept isolated on a small federally …