Why April is the Best Time for a Trip to Fripp Island

Summer is just around the corner and things are heating up already on Fripp Island in April! For most people, summer is the best time to plan a family vacation. Summer is also the busiest time to vacation. Why not save a little cash, miss out on the hustle and bustle, and start your summer early with a trip to our island? You can’t go wrong against the backdrop of Beaufort, SC! 

When you’re ready to begin planning your getaway, don’t forget to download our free vacation guide! It’s a wonderful way to plan an itinerary and see all the location has to offer. 

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The Best Reasons to Come to Fripp Island in Spring 

You may be wondering why come to the island before summer. For starters, the weather is phenomenal. In April, Fripp Island sees average highs around 77 degrees and lows hovering around 56 degrees. It’s the perfect balance of warm and cool! The best part? It only rains on average 5 days in April. Besides the gorgeous weather, we have compiled some other activities and events to take in during April on Fripp Island. 

Off-season Activities 

Marsh Kayaking occurs on Mondays in April. These two-hour excursions are fun for everyone. You can enjoy the calm and peaceful marsh for yourself! 

Golf on Fripp Island hosts two of the best courses in SC. Either one you choose to play, you will be delighted with your time on the links. Ocean Point Golf Links was dreamt up by George Cobb, the famed designer of Augusta Nationals’ Par 3 Course. Ocean Creek was designed by Davis Love III of PGA Tour fame. The course plays right alongside The Great Salt Marsh. 

Birding is fun for the whole family and expert birders. Fripp Island is a Certified Wildlife Habitat, and these guided tours to find the various birds living around the marshes, golf courses, and woodland areas. They can be spotted everywhere! 

Popular Events 

Turtles of Tarpon Scavenger Hunt is one of the coolest things to do around Fripp Island! All April long, you can make it your mission to find all 11 Turtles of Tarpon. You can get clue cards from the Activity Center or download the card from us! 

Junior Naturalist is an event held throughout April. Each event has its own theme, and if your kids complete all the nature themes, they will receive a Junior Naturalist certificate! 

Arts and Crafts happen by schedule at the Activity Center. Each day they schedule arts and crafts, they do a whole new activity!  

During Your Spring Stay, Make the Fripp Island Resort Your Destination


Now that you know of all the experiences you can have on Fripp Island in April, it’s time to book the best stay! At the Fripp Island Resort, we

 offer a range of properties to choose from, including beachside rentals and pet-friendly rentals. While you’re here, ask us about 8 of our favorite things to do in Beaufort, SC, or our guide to the best Fripp Island spas!  

Take a look at our properties and plan your perfect getaway today!