The deep freeze will soon set in, and winter will arrive with all its blustery bravado. Leaving the house takes an extra half hour as you squeeze into your multiple layers of wool and down. Just walking to the car becomes an adventure in self-preservation to prevent an unplanned pirouette on the ice. It doesn’t have to be this way! Unfurl your wings and join the other snowbirds flocking southward this very minute. Make your way to a beautiful island with three and a half miles of sandy beaches, lush green golf courses, and plenty of water. Where is this paradise, you ask? Why, it’s all waiting for you on Fripp Island Resort, of course! Here’s everything you need to know about the perfect snowbird vacation to Fripp Island.
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Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Snowbird Vacation to Fripp Island
Hit the Water
Winter is the perfect time to plan your escape to Fripp. Seasoned snowbirds know that the big, unruly crowds are huddled together around their fireplaces and electric heaters in the northern climes. Meanwhile, our island awaits with its mild, semi-tropical climate with average temperatures in the low 60’s. Love the water? Now is the perfect time to charter yourself a boat at the Fripp Island Marina and enjoy a day of fishing. You may even find yourself sitting on the beach or with a good book! What could be more relaxing this winter?
A Little Something for History Buffs Too
If you enjoy a bit of learning with your relaxation, venture on over to Beaufort and its National Historic Landmark District. You’ll feel transported back in time when you witness Beaufort’s historical Colonial and Antebellum architecture dating back to the 1700s, the giant oak trees draped in picturesque Spanish Moss, and the impressive natural vistas offering fantastic views.
Plus, Beaufort has a variety of impressive museums, fine dining venues, and shops. It’s also home to the famous Hunting Island Lighthouse, which is truly a can’t-miss attraction.
Every Golfer’s Paradise
Fripp Island Resort is close to some of South Carolina’s finest world-class golf courses. Whether you opt for the spectacular Ocean Point, which offers terrific views from every hole, or Ocean Creek, which will challenge your skills and delight your senses, you’ll feel like a PGA star playing these magnificent courses.
See What You Can See
We have you covered if you’re interested in touring the island by foot or even by golf cart to catch great views of the local deer and other wildlife. Additionally, bird-fancying travelers will delight in getting out their Big Book of Birds and viewing our fantastic range of wild bird visitors up close. You never know what sights you might find when exploring Fripp.
Hang by the Beach All Month Long at Fripp Island Resort
There are so many things to do and see on Fripp Island; one visit won’t be enough! Regardless of how you choose to spend your time on Fripp Island, you’ll enjoy every minute of your time as you shed the winter cold and soak up the sun! We offer great monthly rates from January through March, so you can stay all winter long. Find out for yourself why Fripp Island is the perfect landing spot for all snowbirds! Browse our monthly rentals to select your home for the winter season. We can’t wait to host your stay on island time!