kids playing together.

Summertime is approaching and you know what that means…time to get out with the family and enjoy all of the sights and sounds of our area. What better place to enjoy your time with family than in Mt. Pleasant? Mt. Pleasant is home to many activities, learning experiences, nature parks and so much more, making it a fantastic place for the entire family. From nearby festivals to museums, outdoor activities to historic sites, Mt. Pleasant should be on your list when it comes to family time this summer. Here are some of the top things to do with kids and teens you won’t want to miss!

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

When the USS Yorktown made its way into Charleston Harbor, it became the first ship dedicated to the museum, most fittingly on the 200th birthday of the United States Navy. Now, the museum is ranked #1 for the top family activities in Mt. Pleasant! Perfect for kids, teens and adults, visitors have the chance to tour the facility and learn about the history of the area’s naval activity.

North Charleston Arts Fest: May 1st – 5th

Go on a journey of the arts, highlighting more than 100 regional and local artists in nearby Charleston. This five-day event showcases performers in areas, such as:

  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Music
  • Crafts
  • Photography
  • Media arts
  • Literature

This event has become one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in the state, making it perfect for all ages to appreciate and experience the various talented artists who come to participate in this spectacular festival.

Palmetto Islands County Park

With playgrounds, hiking trails, scenic views and more, this park makes it easy for families to get out, experience nature and have fun! A water park with slides and a lazy river hits is perfect on a hot summer day, and you can even bring your furry companion with you to play in the dog park. Summertime is about enjoying nature and each other, and with all of the various activities offered at this scenic park, all members of the family will find something fun to do, guaranteed!

Charleston Greek Festival: May 10th – 12th

Bring the whole family to learn about and embrace Greek culture! This particular Greek Festival is the oldest in Charleston and is also the third largest festival in the area, attracting over 25,000 visitors over the course of this three-day event. Enjoy traditional Greek cuisine, tours of the venue and more! Proceeds from this event will benefit local organizations and charities.

Spending Time Together in Mt. Pleasant, SC

Can you tell Mt. Pleasant has a lot going on? We can! The various activities to choose from in the area range from educational to downright fun for the whole family. Kids of all ages and parents can enjoy the vast selection of local festivals, and nearby parks can supply a much-needed place to let off some steam from the school year. So, grab the kids, jump in the car and explore Mt. Pleasant this summer!

Charleston Orthodontic Specialists is proud to be a part of the Mt. Pleasant community. Call (843) 4-BRACES to learn more about us.