There is no shortage of family fun in Mount Pleasant this Summer. Be sure to check out these attractions whether you are visiting or local.
Kayak/Paddle Board Tours
For a fun excursion, get out on the water with a kayak or paddle board tour. Mount Pleasant’s Coastal Expeditions comes highly recommended with their knowledgeable and friendly guides. With a variety of tour options and packages, they are sure to have something perfect for your family’s outing. You can also rent kayaks and paddle boards to guide your own adventure through Shem Creek.
Shem Creek Park
Visit Mount Pleasant's iconic shrimping creek at the Shem Creek Park. The park’s pier provides incredible views of the harbor and fishing spots. The short trails are great for exercise with the family. While you're there, check out some of the creekside restaurants.
There is an abundance of family fun to be had at Patriots Point. Here are a list of activities:
The USS Yorktown is an aircraft carrier that served the United States Navy in World War II and Vietnam. There is so much exciting US history to be learned aboard this incredible ship. The ship offers multiple interactive exhibits for kids as well as spectacular views of the Charleston harbor.
Admission to Patriots Point also allows access to The Vietnam Experience Museum, Cold War Museum, Medal of Honor Museum and more.
For younger kids, check out the playground at Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park. The park has something for everyone, a beautiful pier, fishing, picnic tables and gift shop. While you're there, consider walking the bridge for great exercise and a breathtaking aerial view of the harbor. Check the park's website for fun events throughout the year, like Shaggin' on the Cooper and fishing tournaments.
Recognized as the #1 plantation in Charleston, Boone Hall is a beautiful piece of history with activities for the whole family. Choose from a wide variety of tours and experience life on a Lowcountry plantation. Also click here to check out some of their special events.
Pack the cooler, grab your bathing suit and plan a beach day at Sullivan's Island. Sullivan's is known for its quiet family beach and quaint 'island town' feel. After the beach, stop in for a burger at Poe's Tavern or ice cream with the kids at Beard Cat's Sweet Shop.
Fort Moultrie - For the history buffs, don't miss Fort Moultrie, a civil war landmark. The fort is home to the civil war’s battle of Sullivan's Island.
Mount Pleasant is a great area for families to live, with friendly neighborhoods, excellent schools and plenty of activities. If you are considering buying or selling in the Mount Pleasant area, let The Greater Charleston Properties Team help.
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