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August 2020 Beach Day

Going to the beach is one of the most popular activities for locals in August.

By Michaela Satterfield

The waves crashing along the shores, the sand between your toes, the sun kissing your shoulders — it’s always a great place to enhance your mood and health. Here is your guide for August:

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Beach Destination

Sullivan’s Island

This island, located near the entrance of the Charleston Harbor, rang with gun shots in both the Revolutionary War and American Civil War. In 1989, Hurricane Hugo rocked the island by flipping the bridge that connects it to the mainland upside down. Today, it’s hard to believe the peaceful two-and-a-half-mile beach peppered with various public beach accesses once faced such difficulty. It’s the perfect destination for a hot, lazy dog day of summer.