August 1, 2021

Keep Cool: 17 Must-Do Freshfields Activities

As we enter the final stretch of summer, it’s time to get out there and make the most of the remaining warm weather and sunny days. Luckily, we’ve curated a complete list of summer must-do activities to keep you cool!

Whether you’re a local who’s looking to explore the island or a visitor currently planning their trip, this summer checklist is full of activities for you to squeeze every last bit of fun out of the season.

1 – Grab a new swimsuit at Las Olas–both women’s and men’s available!

2 – Pick up a new beach read at Indigo Books. (Perfect for National Book Lovers Day on August 9th!)

3 – Stroll into Kiawah Nail Studio and select your perfect summer color!

4 – Enjoy our weekly Shag Night on the Dock at the Village, hosted by Doin’ the Charleston.

5 – Book a staycation at the Andell Inn–hello, waterfront pool views!

6 – Jam out to local music talent every Thursday at our weekly Acoustic Nights on the Green.

7 – Don’t forget the most important meal of the day (breakfast!) from Java Java, while visiting our monthly Cars & Coffee event on August 21st from 9-11 am!

8 – Take in the beauty of the island from bike, kayak or paddleboard (rentals available from SeaCoast Sports and Outfitters) – maybe you’ll get lucky and get a glimpse of our local wildlife.

9 – Nothing says Back-to-School like a new look! Start the school year with cool new clothes from one of our many shops at the Village.

10 – Dive into a glass of bold and full or crisp and buttery wine from FortyEight – Wine Bar & Kitchen while enjoying their outdoor patio.

11 – The Village Green is the perfect spot to do just about anything–relax, yoga, enjoy a coffee; the possibilities are endless!

12 – Find all of our photo op selfie stations (Hint, hint: the Instagram-worthy spots don’t stop at the Village Green)

13 – Catch a sunset on our lakeside deck.

14 – Grab a quick bite from Jersey Mike’s Subs before heading to the beach to hit the waves.

15 – Head to the Village each Monday this August to experience the best local farmers at the last of our summer Farmers Markets!

16 – Enjoy some French fare while dining al fresco at Hege’s.

17 – Pick up a summer souvenir at Islands Mercantile.

There’s no shortage of things to do on the island. Don’t forget to share your fun with us by tagging us on social media