Isle of Palms is a city in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 2,893 at the 2010 census. Isle of Palms is a barrier island on the South Carolina coast. The city is included in the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan statistical area.The Isle of Palms is located along the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. The city is situated on a 28-mile (45 km) long island of the same name. The island is connected to the mainland by the Isle of Palms Connector, a two-lane road that crosses the Intracoastal Waterway.The Isle of Palms is a popular vacation destination. The city's beaches are frequented by visitors from across the United States. The city is also home to the Isle of Palms County Park, which offers a variety of recreational activities, including a waterpark, tennis courts, and a playground.Downtown Isle of Palms is home to a variety of shops and restaurants. Parking in downtown Isle of Palms is limited, but there are several public parking lots located throughout the city.