Visiting Mount Pleasant
Whether you're in town for a wedding or here for family fun, Mount Pleasant has plenty to offer! Here are a few of our favorite things to do and see along with some pro tips for planning your trip. If you have any questions or want help coordinating, get in touch with our concierge service.
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Things To Do
Old Village District
Known for its stately live oaks and historic houses, the roots of the Old Village of Mount Pleasant stretch back to the 18th century. Today, the charming neighborhood and small-town main street is a center for local events and home to vibrant independent businesses that provide a welcome alternative to the monotony of 21st-century chains and big-box shopping.
Find your sea legs at Patriots Point. Tour National Historic Landmark ships including the USS Yorktown, hear the stories of the country’s bravest men and women at the Medal of Honor Museum and visit the only replica Vietnam Naval Support Base Camp in the U.S.
Feeling super adventurous? The USS Yorktown also offers overnight experiences.
A popular event venue for weddings and more, Alhambra Hall overlooks the spectacular Charleston Harbor.
This former Ferry Terminal is a popular spot for events and outdoor activities.
Enjoy a stroll on the grounds or, across the street, you will find a large playground and a restroom building.
Explore Southern heritage in guided tours and travel through 300 years of history at the former cotton plantation.
An admission pass grants you access to the Avenue of Oaks, Plantation House Tour, Black History in America Exhibit, Plantation Coach Tour (weather permitting), the Gullah Culture live theatrical presentation, Butterfly Pavilion (late April thru September) and more!
Flowing through the heart of Mount Pleasant, Shem Creek is known for it's waterfront view, bars, restaurants and intercostal adventures such as fishing, boating, paddle boarding, kayaking and more.
Enjoy a brew while watching the boats go by - who knows, you may even spot a pod of dolphins!
Come on out and join the locals for fresh fare!
Every Tuesday (3:30PM to 7PM) from April to September, enjoy locally sourced SC Certified fruits and veggies, yummy baked goods, gifts and trinkets, live music, free children’s activities and more.
Where To Dine
Explore, Shop & Play
Charleston Fun Park (kiddo friendly)
Sky Zone (kiddo friendly)
Coastal Expeditions (family friendly)
Nature Adventures (family friendly)
Splash Island (kiddo friendly)
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