Alistair Nicol
By Tracey Minkin

Bulls Island, a barrier island just 24 miles from Charleston and set among the marshy shorelines and waterways of the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge teems with life, including sea turtles, alligators, and 293 species of birds. But the island's most stunning asset lies on the aptly named Boneyard Beach: a ghostly cadre of trees overtaken by shifting shorelines and scoured smooth by sea-borne salt.

Get Here: Coastal Expeditions runs a variety of eco-tours to Bulls Island, including a sunrise photography trip to Boneyard Beach.

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