Tours & Attractions in Charleston, SC in Mt. Pleasant

Looking for things to do in Charleston? Why not stand on the site of the first shot in the Civil War? Come face to face with a giant sea turtle. Take a tour of an antebellum mansion. Climb aboard a WWII aircraft carrier. There are so many blossoming gardens, so many photo opportunities and so many reasons to come back to see us again. Please look for those tour companies that are members of the Palmetto Guild Association to ensure you are exploring with a certified tour guide.

Nature Adventures, LLC

The history, nature and water of Charleston all in one! Kayak & paddleboard tours, rentals & lessons. Great for first timers and serious paddlers alike. Reservations required.

Exclusively Charleston

The best private tours custom tailored to meet your individual or group's needs. Plantations, historic city, culinary, Civil War - we will design to meet your expectations!

AquaSafaris, Inc. Worldwide Charter Yachts

Largest capacity catamaran north of Ft. Lauderdale! Explore uninhabited barrier islands. Learn about dolphin, turtles, shorebirds & the natural history of our rich estuaries.

Bulls Island Ferry

Explore a wildlife refuge just north of Charleston on a boat ecotour & island adventure! Dolphins, alligators, sea turtles, hiking, shelling & pristine beach. Don't miss this!

Center for Birds of Prey

Educational programs and flight demonstrations, followed by virtual guided walking tours. Programs offered Thursday and Saturdays at 10:30am. 16 miles from downtown.

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

A plantation relic once owned by a Founding Father is a National Park Service site with grounds, historic house, exhibits, film, museum shop, and programs. Free. Open Wed-Sun.

Coastal Expeditions

Experience Charleston by kayak, SUP or boat to explore estuaries, rice fields, blackwater & remote islands. Dolphins, wildlife, history-for all ages. Voted Charleston's best!

Medal of Honor Museum

The Medal of Honor Museum tells the stories of brave Americans who displayed remarkable courage. Detailing 8 eras of Medal of Honor history.

Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park

Located at the foot of the Ravenel Bridge & Mt. Pleasant Pier. Offering a visitor center/reception facility, Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion, war memorial & playground.

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

Walk in the steps of heroes at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, home of the USS YORKTOWN. See three vessels, twenty-eight aircraft, the Vietnam Experience and more!

Shem Creek Park

In Mt. Pleasant on Shem Creek. A float dock is available for mooring day trippers or board a water taxi. Take a leisurely stroll & view shrimp Trawlers along the boardwalk.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

Founded in 1835. After the War Between the States, it reopened in 1866 and was the only current open place of public. Services- Sun. 9am 10:45am Wed. 6:30pm.

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