The closest major airport to Isle of Palms for those travelling by air is CHS, Charleston International Airport. Due to the island's "under the radar" status, many visitors will be Charleston urbanites traveling the 30-minutes by car or bus via Mt. Pleasant.
Isle of Palms summers are hot and typically humid, while the cold winters are intensified by the winds. Generally, the weather is warm and temperate with signficant rainfall throughout the year. Visit during the late spring and early fall for weather that's ideal for outdoor activities. If you visit between June and September you can expect rainier weather.
Isle of Palms is best known for its long stretches of pristine beaches, renowned spas, and local restaurants. It's best for travelers looking for a quiet, coastal getaway because there arent many large attractions. A relaxing day at the beach or a day of watersports will be the biggest lures for those visiting Isle of Palms.