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Local Lineup: Top 10 Can’t-Miss Charleston, SC Events, Fall Festivals & Autumn Activities

Ever ponder the questions: What's going on in Charleston this weekend? Anything new and exciting? Can locals revel and relax at Wild Dunes?

If so, you've come to the right place. To the last question, we exclaim, "yes!" Consider Charleston's Island Resort, Your Island Resort and come on over for one of our exciting special events or a round of award-winning golf on the Links or Harbor Course. As for the other questions, hit pause on the pondering and fuel the fun! Read on for the top ten things to do in Charleston, SC this fall.

Autumn means adventure. We'll see you out there!    

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Introducing Weekends on the Plaza: Your All-in-One Destination for Fun this Fall in Charleston, SC

Whether you stop by for a drink or unwind and stay a while, Weekends on the Plaza take over the Village Plaza at Wild Dunes this fall as the place to be during the weekend in Charleston, SC! From college football game day drinnk specials to s'mores roasting by the fire pit, we invite you, friends and family to come hang out by the beach. Read on to see all that's happening over select weekends this fall at Wild Dunes Resortbest weekend getaways, charleston, sc

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Travel Tuesday Treat: jetBlue Sale with Fares as low as $69 to Charleston + Hotel Special Offer!

TODAY is the perfect time to book your Charleston, SC Fall Getaway! Make it a win with jetBlue's limited-time two-day sale fares as low as $69 from New York City JFK and $99 from Boston Logan to Charleston. The savings don't stop there. Score savings on your hotel accommodations with our Come One, Come Fall Special Offer available for stays September 1 – December 31, 2014. What are you waiting for? It's time to take off to vacation!

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What's New in Charleston & Around the Resort: Fall/Holiday 2014 Vacation Planner

September brings a fresh start and autumn beckons adventure!

Charleston, SC Activities by the Beach | What's New in #Charleston and Around The Resort | Wild Dunes Resort www.wilddunes.com/blog/whats-new-in-charleston-around-the-resort-fallholiday-2014-vacation-planner/?m=0Set your sights on a fall weekend getaway or holiday vacation in Charleston, South Carolina with our all-new Fall/Holiday Vacation Planner. This edition is loaded with an extensive set of new activities and offerings at the Resort and around the barrier islands and downtown Charleston. So don’t pack away those flip flops just yet…

Read on to explore what’s new and noteworthy and see all the possibilities and offerings in our complete online edition of the Charleston Fall/Holiday 2014 Vacation Planner.

Book your activities online through ourOnline Conciergeor contact Wild Dunes Pre-Arrival Concierge team at 843-886-2218 or byemailfor questions or reservations. 

Connect with us…on and off the Resort! Find us on Facebook,Twitter,Instagram,YouTube,PinterestandGoogle +. Don’t forget to tag your vacation memories with #wilddunes and share with us @wilddunesresort for your chance to be featured on our social media channels!

New Golf Offerings & Experiences

Birdies & Brews
Reservations: 843-886-2218
What’s better than golf with your favorite foursome? That’s simple. Just add beer...as downing a good, satisfying beer after the round has always been par for the course. That is golf with your buddies. We’ve come up with a concept that might sound a bit crazy – a golf-and-brewery tour. Play nine holes on one of our award-winning courses and quench your thirst this fall with a guided tour of a local Charleston brewery.

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Vote for your Favorite Charleston, SC Summer Photo to be the #SeasTheSummer Grand Prize Winner!

You all showed us how to #SeasTheSummer! It's down to the final three finalist photos -- selected by the contest panel from June, July and August -- and now it's up to you, our guests, friends, fans & followers, to help choose the grand prize winner of the Charleston, SC three-night beach getaway.

vote for charleston getaway winner

Will it be the “Fabulous & 50” Girls Jumping for Joy on their Girls Getaway? The Upside Down Gymnast Beach Bliss? Or the Harbor Course Palm Tree Sunset Silhouette? 

Read on to cast your vote with a "like" on your favorite photo.

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Friends that Golf Together: An Invitation for Charleston Locals to Join Wild Dunes Resort's Golf Friends Program

Calling all Charleston Golfers! With fall just around the corner bringing a relief from Charleston humidity and heat, it's a great time to think about getting out on the green. Whether you golf every weekend or want to get into the game for the first time, we invite you to become a Golf Friend here at Wild Dunes.

charleston residents golf rates

By joining Charleston Golf Friends Program - designed for local residents of the Charleston Tri-County area - you'll enjoy discounted locals golf rates on the Harbor Course with an annual renewal period, plus exclusive Golf Friends-Only monthly specials offering even more benefits when you come out and play. Registration is easy and we'll get you out on the course in no time. Read on for details on how to become a Wild Dunes Golf Friend today!

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Meet in the Wild: Wild Dunes Resort Honored 2014 Greens of Distinction Award from Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine

Hot off the press! We're pleased to share that Wild Dunes Resort has been honored as a Distinction Winner in Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine's 2014 Greens of Distinction Awards for demonstrated hospitality excellence in designing and maintaining golf facilities and programs that meeting and golf group planners can count on. Read on for more details on this exciting meetings industry award.  

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All-New Happy Hour Spa Services Now Available at Sand & Sea Salon and Spa | Isle of Palms, SC

Cheers to cocktails - spa style! Introducing new happy hour spa services in Charleston, SC at Sand & Sea Salon and Spa, daily from 5 - 8 p.m. Unwind and save with one of our new “spiked” signature spa treatments! Enjoy $10 off a Deluxe Pedicure or $20 off a Body Scrub & Massage Package – infused with cocktail-themed scrubs, lotions and masques. Read on to browse our stocked beauty bar of spa cocktail mixes to choose from! 

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#SeasTheSummer Photo Submission: Loving the Wild Dunes beach!

5 Years after her parents married at the Grand Pavilion, my granddaughter Sophie loves coming from Houston to enjoy the beach at Wild Dunes!

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Charleston Restaurant Week 2014 at the Sea Island Grill, Isle of Palms, SC

Join us for a taste of Charleston's renowned culinary scene during Charleston Restaurant Week at the Sea Island Grill - September 3 - 14, 2014. Read on to see the menu!


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Wedding Wednesday: Behind-the-Scenes of Charleston Weddings Magazine's Destination Wedding Summer Bridal Fashion Shoot at Wild Dunes Resort

You may have seen the gorgeous wedding gowns gracing the pages of Charleston Weddings magazine's Summer 2014 issue, but now it's time to take a peek behind the scenes of the Charleston, SC beach fashion shoot.

We had a blast working with the talented crew on this summer bridal fashion feature - Destination: Wedding captured by Corbin Gurkin Photography - and all of this beach bridal goodness will continue to inspire Charleston and Wild Dunes brides-to-be long after summer ends. With so many sweet and stylish looks from the wedding world's top designers, we're still undecided on our favorite gown. Go ahead, find your fancy!

Click the image below to see all the editorial photos, behind-the-scenes extras, plus an exclusive behind-the-scenes video (click the link & scroll down the page). Enjoy!

Editorial Photos by Corbin Gurkin Photography
Behind-the-scenes video by Ruta Elvikyte

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Tale of the Fish Event will be Off the Hook at Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston, SC

Hoist the anchor and begin your voyage to the Italian coast and discover the rich culinary history of the Mediterranean and Adriatic coasts. Wild Dunes Resort is thrilled to host the first-ever “Tale of the Fish” culinary event October 19, 2014.

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Charleston, SC Labor Day Activities by the Beach at Wild Dunes Resort

End of Summer blues? Not here at Charleston’s Island Resort. Join us for fun in the late summer sun! Read on to explore the line-up of special events, activities, and new summer 2014 offerings for the last week of August and Labor Day Weekend at the beach.

Book your activities online through our Online Concierge or contact our Pre-Arrival Concierge team at 843.886.2218 or by email for questions or reservations. 

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An intimate island hotel with a relaxed, private feel. Downstairs, enjoy The Sea Island Grill and Lounge and sparkling pool. Choose from guestrooms, suites, junior and presidential suite. Views vary.

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