- Our list of the best things to do in St. Helena Island, South Carolina, features the top 143 nearby activities — including 87 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- St. Helena Island, SC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Tours, Water Activities, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 13 things to do within the city of St. Helena Island, SC , followed by 110 popular activities in nearby cities, including Beaufort, Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head, Edisto Island, Yemassee, Daufuskie Island, Port Royal, Columbia, Fripp Island and Parris Island
The Penn Center is located on the campus of the historic Penn School campus – one of the first schools in the American South to provide formal education for freed slaves. The site now houses a museum detailing the history of the Gullah Geechee people.
Built in the 1740's, St. Helena's Chapel of Ease was designed to accommodate the plantation workers who couldn't travel to the local parish church. The enchanting site was destroyed by fire in 1886, but the ruins were added to the National Register of Historic Places.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, St. Helena Island, SC 29920 MoreLess Info
The York W. Bailey Museum was established in 1971. It is one of the first schools in the US created for freed slaves. The museum has one permanent exhibition. Other exhibits and displays are changed every six to eight weeks.
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The Kayak Farm
St. Helena Island, St. Helena Island, SC 29920 MoreLess Info
Located on St. Helena Island, The Kayak Farm offers rentals of kayaks and rafts for boat trips and fishing trips. Guided trips are available by request, led by knowledgeable guides.
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1152 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, SC 29920 MoreLess Info
Beaufort Lands End Tours & Kayak Rentals is a tour company that offers excursions to local residents and visitors. The company has kayaks that can be picked up at the headquarters or delivered directly to a boat or house.
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870 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, SC 29920 MoreLess Info
Red Piano Too Art Gallery offers a collection that represents the work of over 150 artists including folk, fine and past and present craft. They also carry a number of books and other materials relating to the Gullah culture.