Mount Pleasant South Carolina Attractions - Nearby SC Beaches, Family Vacation Spots and Other Places of Interest

Mount Pleasant is just over the bridge from Charleston SC. It also a few minutes away from the beaches. You can shop at boutique and antique shops.

Visit historic sites. The USS Yorktown carrier, a submarine and destroyer are all docked at Patriotís point here. Other nearby historic sites include: The Congressional Medal of honor museum, the Boone Hall Plantation, Charles Pinckney National Historic Site and the departure point for Fort Sumter National Monument.

The closest beaches are on Sullivan's Island and the Isle of Palms. These beaches are within a few minutes away. You have to cross the Isle of Palms connector bridge from Mt. Pleasant.

There are also festivals held throughout the year. In September, the Scottish Games and Highland Gathering is held here.

Mt. Pleasant is known for itís shrimp fleet. You can go fishing and golfing here. Thereís a sailing school, old plantations, shops, ferry services, sea kayaking and more. You can go deep sea fishing, kayaking, boating, crabbing, play tennis or golf. Go hiking or biking on the nature trails around here. There is a fishing pier too.

The nearby water park is located in the Palmetto Islands Country Park. It has a 200 ft slide and lots more.