- The list below includes 99 free or cheap things to do in or near St. Helena Island, South Carolina, including 69 different types of inexpensive activities like Kayaking, Art Gallery, History Museums and Historic Sites.
- From Hunting Island Nature Center & Fishing Pier to Chapel of Ease, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in St. Helena Island and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Beaufort, Hilton Head Island, Edisto Island and Hilton Head.
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2809 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, SC 29920 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy hiking trails, fishing, and a natural beach at Hunting Island Nature Center & Fishing Pier. Hunting Island also features a lighthouse and variety of local wildlife and marine life.
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.
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.
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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.