If you're heading north on Highway 17 in Charleston County, South Carolina - you'll come across a large, metal swallow-tail kite on your right a few miles after you leave Mt. Pleasant which means at the next right (and 0.2 miles down Seewee Road) more.
Occasionally I do detour off of Highway 17 - and one worthy reason to do so is to visit Hunting Island State Park, which is part of the Ace Basin area. Hunting Island is a 5,000 acre barrier island that has been classified as a state park since 1935. more.
The beach at Botany Bay Plantation is, quite simply, a magical place - with shells tucked into the crevices of the cabbage palmetto bark and the over-turned bones of long-gone live oaks. more.