Things to do in the area

Mount Pleasant Activities

With so many things to do Mount Pleasant is a vibrant neighborhood in the Charleston area that offers relaxation and excitement. Mount Pleasant offers a variety of activities from outdoor adventures to culinary explorations.

Experience the Charleston lowcountry from kayaking through the marshes, to dining on a fresh catch of oysters. Mount Pleasant has a long history with the Gullah, and you can catch traditional basket-weaving at the downtown market. Mount Pleasant activities include a visit to Pitts Street Bridge, Partriots Point and Shem Creek. Shem Creek is a lively area with a variety of Mount Pleasant restaurants and bars. Charleston is known for its incredible beaches, and Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant is only five minutes from relaxing Sullivan's Island.

Explore downtown Charleston, only a bridge away, from Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant and experience the captivating atmosphere of the Holy City. The perfect family vacation or staycation in South Carolina.

Tours in Charleston + Mount Pleasant

With so many things to do between Charleston and Mount Pleasant, streamline the site-seeing with unique tours. See the city in a a new light with various tours offered throughout the city. Learn about Charleston's rich history ranging from its founding with pirates and plantations to the halls of mansions that populate the city.

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Beaches in Charleston + Mount Pleasant

From laid-back vibes to resort-style sunbathing, the Charleston area has several beaches to experience. Bring the family to Isle of Palms, or surf the waves at Folly Beach. If you're looking for seclusion check the shores of Bull's Island, an untouched natural habitat for sea shells or lounge on Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island's only public beach. Sullivan's Island Folly Beach Isle Palms.


History in Charleston + Mount Pleasant

Travel back in time by boat on a Fort Sumter Tour and experience the location of the Civil War, walk through the oldest preserved plantation house and nature trails at Drayton Hall or relish in the restored period designs and elaborate ornamentation at Nathaniel Russell House. Whatever you decide, you’ve come to the right place to brush up on your history.

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Art + Culture in Charleston + Mount Pleasant

With over 60 different art galleries in the area, Charleston hosts a variety of artists ranging from contemporary to Lowcountry. Galleries are often rotating and represent the finest artists both locally and nationally. For a more immersive experience, head to one of Charleston’s many music venues or theaters.


Universities + Colleges

Whether you are moving into college or returning to cheer on your alma mater, Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant offers special amenities to students, parents and alumnae alike. Parents visiting will find Hotel Indigo easily accessible to many of the area's colleges and universities, with most under a 10 minute drive. Guests returning for Citadel football or visiting for a College of Charleston alumnae weekend will find the unique amenities of Hotel Indigo welcoming. We often offer special discounts and rates to parents and alumnae of the major Charleston area universities.

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