Things to do in MOUNT PLEASANT with kids

BBQs, beaches (over 200 miles!), and that sweet tea southern hospitality…South Carolina has fun, charm, wildlife, history and culture. Mix that with great places to go with kids and you get some pretty amazing family days out!

Want to delve straight into the charming culture of this peach loving state? Get out with the attractions like Classic Carriage Tours that will really give you an insight into the history of stunning Charleston.

Rich history oozes from the state, so transport kids back in time with places like the Revolutionary War Site, the spoooooky Old Exchange and Provost Dungon and the Civil War’s Fort Sumter National Monument.

Did we mention the amazing wildlife? Kids will love seeing those true southern snappy beasts at Alligator Adventure, or they can get out to spot some amazing wildlife like dolphins with Barrier Island Ecotours. There are even safaris! (Check out Hollywild Animal Park!)

There are plenty of state parks with adventurous activities like hiking and kayaking to be enjoyed, super splash-tastic water parks to cool down in and theme parks to get those THRILLS! 

Get ready to be welcomed with open arms!

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  • Splash Island Waterpark

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    (2 miles) Mount Pleasant

    A family water park hidden within the tropical vegetation of a county park, Splash Island is COOL for kids!

  • Charleston Fun Park

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    (4 miles) Mount Pleasant

    Indoor and outdoor fun for the family in Charleston with paintball, climbing walls, go-karts, mini golf, a jump house AND and arcade!

  • Barrier Island Ecotours

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    (4 miles) Isle of Palms

    Spend your South Carolina day out with amazing wildlife, with tours to take you fishing, dolphin watching, and onto the shores!

  • Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum

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    (5 miles) Mount Pleasant

    Patriots Point would become one of the largest museums of its kind in the world with the addition of other ships such as the destroyer USS Laffey, known as The Ship That Would Not Die. The Treasury ...

  • Fort Sumter National Monument

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    (6 miles) Charleston

    A historic day out at this South Carolina Civil War battle site, with indoor and outdoor activities.

  • South Carolina Aquarium

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    (6 miles) Charleston

    You'll find the aquatic habitats of the state from rushing mountain streams through rivers, lakes and the saltmarsh, to the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Along the way, encounters with river otters, ...

  • Old South Carriage Company

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    (7 miles) Charleston

    One hour fully narrated tours of the Historic District. City's only licensed guides in the Confederate uniform. Tours depart every 20 min. from our Barn. Clean restrooms and video entertainment while ...

  • Classic Carriage Tours

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    (7 miles) Charleston

    Historic, fun and educational carriage tours around the stunning Charleston, South Carolina. A great way to spend the day with the family!

  • Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon

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    (7 miles) Charleston

    A fascinatingly historic day out with children, with the beautifully resorted Old Exchange building once danced in by George Washington, then a spooky dungeon below!

  • Childrens Museum of the Lowcountry

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    (7 miles) Charleston

    Nine interactive exhibits, including a two-story Medieval Castle, a pirate ship and a dedicated Art Room, allow your children to explore the arts, sciences and humanities through their own hands-on ...

  • The Center for Birds of Prey

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    (9 miles) Awendaw

    Offering a unique insight into the lives and spectacular abilities of more than 40 species of birds of prey, including eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, kites, and vultures. One of the many fun family ...

  • Wild Blue Ropes

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    (10 miles) Charleston

    Feel like Tarzan with this South Carolina ropes challenge course, at 35ft off the ground! Great active fun for kids over 4 years.

  • Splash Zone Waterpark

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    (12 miles) Charleston

    Enjoy the taste of the Caribbean at this family water park in South Carolina, with slides, play structures, and more!

  • Monkey Joes

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    (12 miles) Charleston

    Wall to wall inflatables, obstacle courses, and other great activities for active kids under 12 in this South Carolina indoor play center!

  • Carolina Ice Palace

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    (15 miles) Charleston

    South Carolina's Ultimate Family Entertainment Complex, the Carolina Ice Palace was designed to be a year-round family playground for recreational skating, league hockey, figure skating, extreme ...

  • Whirlin Waters Adventure Waterpark

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    (17 miles) North Charleston

    A fun water park in North Charleston set over 15 acres, with kiddie areas, slides, wave pools and much more!

  • Frankie's Fun Park

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    (17 miles) South Charleston

    Great fun for those active kids in Charleston with mini golf, arcades, rides, bumper boats, racing tracks and so much more!

  • Music In Motion Family Fun Center

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    (22 miles) Summerville

    Family roller skating rink playing classic and contemporary pop music, with video game arcade including air hockey and pool tables also available.

  • Edisto Island Serpentarium

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    (32 miles) Edisto Island

    You can view beautiful reptiles in both the indoor and outdoor facilities. Alligators and turtles swim and play in large outdoor ponds in the outdoor gardens, while other reptiles bask in the large ...

  • Georgetown Loop Railway

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    (49 miles) Georgetown

    The Georgetown Loop Railroad was one of Colorado's first visitor attractions. Completed in 1884, this spectacular stretch of three-foot narrow gauge railroad was considered an engineering marvel for ...

  • Adventure Cove Family Fun Center

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    (67 miles) Hilton Head Island

    Come and test your skills at Adventure Cove, the island's largest arcade. Adventure Cove offers a variety of games from the classics to the most interactive on the market. There is something for the ...

  • Coastal Discovery Museum

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    (68 miles) Hilton Head Island

    With indoor and outdoor exhibits, activity centers in the Sea Island Classroom, the History Time-line Exhibit, and Museum Store on-site, plus 11 different tours and cruises around the island, the ...

  • Wild Water and Wheels

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    (72 miles) Surfside Beach

    So much more than a water park in Surfside Beach, with karting, kiddie rides, and mini golf - to name a few!

  • Waccatee Zoo

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    (73 miles) Myrtle Beach

    located within 500 acres of private, carefully preserved, wooded property. Along winding trails, beneath shady trees you'll find over 100 species of animals, all treated like family. This zoo ...

  • Fun Warehouse

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    (75 miles) Myrtle Beach

    Fun activities for active kids of all ages including laser tag, soft play, inflatables, roller skating and arcade!

  • PirateLand Family Camping

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    (76 miles) Myrtle Beach

    Great RV park with amenities for kids of all ages, including a brilliant 510ft lazy river, and swimming pool!

  • Family Kingdom

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    (80 miles) Myrtle Beach

    More than 35 rides await in this family friendly, old-time amusement park right by the sea!

  • Barefoot Landing

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    (80 miles) North Myrtle Beach

    Live shows, big name entertainment and great attractions, including one of the largest reptile parks in the world, a carousel and 7D cinema! An entertaining experience at Myrtle Beach for kids!

  • Adventure Falls Golf

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    (81 miles) Myrtle Beach

    Two great miniature golf courses with cascading waterfalls, trees, a castle and caverns to play up, over and down, there is plenty of opportunity to get in trouble and to have some laughs at the same ...

  • Pavilion Nostalgia Park

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    (81 miles) Myrtle Beach

    A collection of classic rides from the Pavilion Amusement Park, like the famous Herschell-Spillman Carousel, Wave Rider, adult and kiddie Pirate Rides, and the Caterpillar, Dune Buggy, Boat and ...

  • Ripleys Haunted Adventure

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    (81 miles) Myrtle Beach

    10,000 sq ft of Haunted Adventure in Myrtle Beach, where you can scream as loud as you can...but you might not be heard! Great fun for over 6s at Ripleys

  • NASCAR SpeedPark

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    (81 miles) Myrtle Beach

    7 Exciting tracks - 2 NASCAR Themed Miniature Golf Courses - NASCAR Silicon Motor Speedway - Kiddie Rides - Speed Bumper Boats

  • Myrtle Waves Water Park

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    (81 miles) Myrtle Beach

    Experience one of South Carolina's largest water parks, with 20 acres of swerves, curves, waves and chutes and more than one million gallons of water!

  • Outbreak!

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    (82 miles) Myrtle Beach

    "Dread The Undead!" at this exciting zombie filled experience where you have to rid the world of the Alpha Strain!

  • Hollywood Wax Museum Myrtle Beach

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    (82 miles) Myrtle Beach

    Rub shoulders with your favorite stars at this iconic Hollywood Wax Museum....from Robert DeNiro to Julia Roberts! Hollywood is calling!