Top things to do in Mt Pleasant

Top Choice Microbrewery in Mt Pleasant

Two Blokes Brewing

Two blokes – an American-Australian duo – founded this great Mt Pleasant brewery, one of three (and counting) in town. The Aussie brewmaker steeps 6.5lb of chipotle peppers for the excellent and well-balanced Chipot…
Historic Building in Mt Pleasant

Boone Hall Plantation

Just 11 miles from downtown Charleston on Hwy 17N, Boone Hall Plantation is famous for its magical Avenue of Oaks, planted by Thomas Boone in 1743. Boone Hall is still a working plantation, though strawberries, toma…
Museum in Mt Pleasant

Patriot's Point Naval & Maritime Museum

This museum is home to the USS Yorktown, a giant aircraft carrier used extensively in WWII. You can tour the ship's flight deck, bridge and ready rooms and get a glimpse of what life was like for its sailors. Also o…
Market in Mt Pleasant

Mt Pleasant Farmers Market

Held in a spacious pavilion at Moultrie Middle School, this local food market gives a platform to 40 vendors and farmers (but no artisans, jewelers or anyone else non-food-related). The stalls are lined with fruits,…
Seafood in Mt Pleasant

Wreck of the Richard & Charlene

There are no signs, no split checks, no air-conditioning, no cell-phone use and no nonsense at Shem Creek's best seafood shack. Just heaping paper plates of shrimp, scallops, fish, oysters, deviled crab and stone cr…
Food & Drink in Mt Pleasant

Lowcountry Oyster Festival

Oyster lovers in Mt Pleasant feast on 80,000lb of the salty bivalves at this festival in January (oyster buckets are $12 to $14). There's also oyster shucking and eating contests, live music, local food and a whole …
Bar in Mt Pleasant

Red's Ice House

When the weather's cooperating, the patio at this easygoing seafood joint is the place to party on Shem Creek. The crow’s nest is a great spot to watch the boats go by blasting their country music.