John's Island, also a suburb of Charleston, SC is the inter-median between downtown Charleston, Kiawah, and Seabrook Islands. Now, the expansion of Highway 526 will make it easier for locals and tourists to explore more of one of Charleston, South Carolina's most beautiful Islands.
Keeping the rural feel John's Island has been a challenge for residential real estate companies but they seem to be heading in the right direction. Look to full fill all of your dining and nightlife needs with out all the "hustle" and "bustle" of a metropolitan Charleston, SC. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner dining options will be taken care of by the area's restaurants and bars in this hospitable gorgeous community of John's Island, SC.
The most famous attraction on john's Island is the amazing Angel Oak. This magnificent live oak tree is thought to be approximately 1,400 years old, making it reportedly the oldest living thing east of the Rocky Mountains. Angel Oak is over 65 feet high, nearly 25 feet in circumference and covers 17,100 square feet of ground. The tree was heavily damaged during hurricane Hugo in 1989, but has made a fine recovery during the past 20 years. Angel Oak is currently involved in a debate between developers who want to build near the tree and preservationists trying to protect it for future generations.
While driving down Maybank Highway through John's Island, South Carolina, stop at a casual or fine dining restaurant, pizza place, Cuban restaurant, Greek restaurant, Mexican restaurant, or bar for a pleasant dose of low country cuisine or a quick cocktail. Let your worries be swept away by the hospitable restaurants and bars on Johns Island, SC!