We are Glenn and Jan Pearson from just outside Boulder, Colorado.

We first began coming to Kiawah and Seabrook Islands back in the mid-1980's. Our daughter was 1 year old when we made our first trip, at which time she fell in love with these islands. We also have a son in college. We finally decided to get our own place on the islands about 6 years ago, and love getting away to the beach for a week or two whenever we can.

Kiawah Island is the perfect getaway for us here in Colorado, and the two places offer a stark contrast with each other. We have plenty of mountains here, but water is a bit scarce. You would be hard-pressed to find anything resembling a hill, let alone a mountain, in the Lowcountry, but water is plentiful.

Pearson family at Freshfields

We also have vacation homes in Keystone, Colorado, and Seabrook Island.

Our personal Kiawah favorites

Informal restaurant on KiawahShrimper's, especially seated on the upper balcony on a pleasant summer evening

Formal restaurant on/near KiawahHege's, at Freshfields

Quick informal brealfastThe Market at Town Center, East Beach Village

Bicycle rentalAlligator Bike Rentals

Place to have a late afternoon drink — The Lobby Lounge in the Sanctuary

Place to dine or enjoy a drink with an ocean view — Ocean Course Clubhouse

Where to lose golf balls — Ocean Course on a breezy day

Place to get coffeeJava Java in Freshfields

Best place to stay in South Carolina — 5560 Turtle Cove