Kiawah Island Resort – Unplugged Luxury at its Best

The goal of Kids Unplugged is to feature the best in off-the-grid family destinations–destinations that entice us to abandon our electronic devices, keep our heads up, and truly connect with one another and the world around us.  I recently visited a spot that fits that description perfectly–and luxuriously.  The Kiawah Island Golf Resort near Charleston, South Carolina. Families for whom golf is not a defining, or even a partial factor in deciding upon a vacation spot, are probably unfamiliar with {Read More}

Going Native – Kiawah Island’s Junior Naturalist Program

During our recent stay on Kiawah Island, my girls spent an engaging couple of hours at the Night Heron Nature Center participating in one of their Junior Naturalist classes.  Kids ages 7 through 12 who are visiting the island can participate in any of the center’s five classes on an individual basis. Those who complete all of them earn the title of Kiawah Island Nature Program Jr. Naturalist. Either way, the classes are a great way for kids to immerse {Read More}

Up to Our Knees in Pluff Mud! A Paddling Adventure at Kiawah Island Resort

“Look! I’m stuck! I need to be rescued!” called my 8-year old daughter from where she was standing in a nearby tide pool. With a net in her hand and a grin on her face, she tried to pull her feet free from where they’d been sucked into the glue-like mud that lived below the surface. She was very pleased with herself. It was August and we were taking a road trip to Florida to visit my maternal grandmother, who {Read More}