- TripBuzz found 154 things to do with kids in or near Charleston, South Carolina, including 131 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Folly Beach and Johns Island.
- From Charleston Pirate Tours to South Carolina Aquarium, the Charleston area offers 64 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Theaters, Colleges & Universities and Gardens.
- Charleston is the oldest settlement in South Carolina and the second-largest city in the state. The location of the city marks the midpoint of the state's coastline near the confluence of the Cooper River and the Ashley River. In addition to its well-preserved historical sites, Charleston features live theater, music venues, restaurants, and multiple festivals throughout the year.
O'Hara & Flynn Charleston MoreLess Info
Restaurant serves Mediterranean-influenced dishes, charchuterie, and tapas-style appetizers in a sophisticated and dimly lit interior
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3550 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414 MoreLess Info
Charleston, South Carolina is home to the Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. The huge plantation features the city's largest formal garden. The house is also available for docent-guided tours. It is a particularly important attraction for Civil War buffs.
Home to one of the finest furniture craftsman of the 18th century, the Thomas Elfe House is filled with beautiful furniture and decorations. The house remains almost entirely in its original state and is equipped with authentic tools and accents.
Patriots Point is a naval and maritime museum that consists of an aircraft carrier with 29 aircraft on display from WWII to the present, a destroyer and submarine. Helicopter tours are available and last 5 to 20 minutes.
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40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 MoreLess Info
The most famous exhibit at the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum is the USS Yorktown, an American aircraft carrier used during the Second World War. The museum also contains smaller vessels, weapons, uniforms, historic maps, documents and other ephemera.
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Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 MoreLess Info
An afternoon on the water of Charleston Harbor is the primary service offered by Classic Charleston Sailing. The company has its own 42 foot classic ocean-going sailing vessel and can be booked for a variety of private sailing charter packages.
Take a tour of the Cold War memorial, Vietnam memorial, and exhibits in the Patriots Point Cold War Submarine Memorial. Learn about the different submarines, aircrafts, and the Medal of Honor museum. Educational programs are available as well as overnight camping.
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One Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 MoreLess Info
Feel the stress of a busy week melt away on the lush and perfectly-manicured Patriots Point Links on Charleston Harbor. Conveniently located adjacent to the Harbor, Patriots Point Links is one of South Carolina's most atmospheric golf courses.
The Denmark Vesey Monument in Hampton Park commemorates the abolitionist Denmark Vesey, who purchased his own freedom and fought slavery until his execution for insurrection. The monument is a life sized sculpture.
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Harry M. Hallman Jr. Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC MoreLess Info
One of Mount Pleasant's most popular areas is the Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park. Patrons enjoy strolling, biking, picnicking, peoplewatching and relaxing by the water. The park is open throughout the year, but has only limited shelter in case of poor weather.