- Our list of the best things to do in St. Helena Island, South Carolina, features the top 143 nearby activities — including 87 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- St. Helena Island, SC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Tours, Water Activities, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 13 things to do within the city of St. Helena Island, SC , followed by 110 popular activities in nearby cities, including Beaufort, Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head, Edisto Island, Yemassee, Daufuskie Island, Port Royal, Columbia, Fripp Island and Parris Island
Visitors and Charleston Residents enjoy spending the day with Adventure Harbor Tours, a charter company that offers a variety of tours for all budgets and schedules. Its most popular offerings include the ecological conservation tour, lighthouse tour and the sunset dolphin cruise.
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.
100% 29 votes
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.
98% 48 votes
24 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 MoreLess Info
Both sailing charters and sailing instruction can be arranged through the OnDeck Charleston Ocean Sailing Academy. The yachts in their fleet range from 26 to 47 feet in size, and the boats can be rented for private charters for two to six individuals.
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.
81% 118 votes
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.