Whether you were born and raised in Mount Pleasant or just moved into town, you’ve certainly noticed it is a happening place. No matter how you enjoy spending your free time, this small coastal town has plenty to keep you entertained. Having been located in Mount Pleasant for almost a decade, the Runey & Associates team has compiled a list of our top 30 things to do in Mount Pleasant to help you discover the most unique, beautiful, and delicious scenes Mount Pleasant has to offer.

Runey & Associates at Habitat for Humanity

1. Lend a helping hand with East Cooper Habitat for Humanity.

2. Get a flavor of Mount Pleasant’s Old Village while dining at the Post House

3. Explore your wild side with a Coastal Expeditions excursion.

4. Get on board the 27,000+ ton USS Yorktown for a World War II history lesson like no other.

The Village Bookseller is located at 761 Coleman Blvd. in Mt. Pleasant

5. Enjoy a cold brew while you browse for books at The Village Bookseller.

6. Watch dolphins splash in Shem Creek while sipping a Black & Blue Mule at Tavern & Table.

7. Get your family fun on with an assortment of activities and games at Charleston Fun Park.

8. Find yourself drawn to a variety of artists work at the Charleston Artist Collective.

9. Hook up with Charleston Fishing Adventures to land redfish, speckled seatrout and flounder (among others).

Runey & Associates making donations to ECCO

10. Step back in time with a stroll through The Old Village.

11. Impact the lives of your neighbors in need by donating your time and treasure with East Cooper Community Outreach.

12. “Hop” around some of the best breweries including Hobcaw Brewing Company & Westbrook Brewing Company.

13. Soak in the views of the Charleston Harbor and expansiveness of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge on Mount Pleasant Pier.

14. Cheer on the Charleston Battery soccer team at Patriots Point Soccer Complex.

15. Deliver happiness to your neighbors with East Cooper Meals on Wheels.

16. Keep your cool on the hot summer days at Splash Island Waterpark.

Pitt Street Bridge

17. Run, walk, or bike along the former bridge to the Sullivan’s Island beach, Pitt Street Bridge.

18. Pick your own produce at Boone Hall Farms.

19. Taste the Lowcountry cuisine at Page’s Okra Grill.

20. “Get over it” with tens of thousands of others at the Cooper River Bridge Run.

21. Become part of the fitness family at FitLife Charleston.

22. Visit the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market for live music, fresh produce, and prime people watching.

Cooper River Bridge (Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge)

23. Sample your way through your favorite wines at Ardoa Wine Bar.

24. Check out the 2,200-foot-long Shem Creek boardwalk featuring an abundance of aquatic critters.

25. Dance the night away overlooking the harbor on one of several ‘Dancing on the Cooper’ nights on Mount Pleasant Pier.

Shem Creek

26. Grab a bite and a beer at Red Drum Restaurant, “the islander’s hangout”.

27. Take care of Charleston’s wild places with the Coastal Expeditions Foundation.

28. Stay cool and comfortable in Free Fly Apparel, purchased at Half-Moon Outfitters.

29. Get your weekend par-tee started with a round of golf at Patriots Point Links.

30. Paint a picture of your retirement and then make it a reality at Runey & Associates Wealth Management.

We hope you have fun exploring Runey & Associates Wealth Management’s top 30 things to do in Mount Pleasant. Looking for a local financial advisor? Schedule a no-cost consultation with our team to see how we can help you.

Free Fly Apparel

Who is Runey & Associates?

Runey & Associates Wealth Management is a local business that has been proudly serving Mount Pleasant for close to a decade. At Runey & Associates, building a quality relationship with you is just as important as helping you reach your financial goals through proper retirement planning. As a client you benefit from exceptional, personalized service, unlimited accessibility to our expert team, as well as the individual attention that lets you know you are important. This distinction, above all, is the reason many clients introduce us to their friends and family, a trust we hold in high esteem. Feel free to Google us to see dozens of helpful reviews from satisfied families whom we have helped through retirement.

Meet Our Team:

James (Jamie) B. Runey III, CFA®, MBA is the Founder and CEO of Runey & Associates Wealth Management. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation, a globally recognized and respected appointment in the investment industry. Before coming back to his hometown and founding Runey & Associates, Jamie worked as an investment banker in New York City and then ran a private equity firm in China and Singapore.

Linda Engblom Runey, MBA is the Chief Operating Officer, COO, at Runey & Associates Wealth Management. Before joining Runey & Associates, Linda was the CFO of Sivantos (formerly Siemens Hearing Instruments), an organization with 550 employees generating $250M in annual revenues. Linda is originally from Sweden and is married to Jamie Runey. They live in Mount Pleasant with their daughter, Gabriella, and son, James.

Tyler Peterson, CPA, MBA is a Financial Advisor at Runey & Associates Wealth Management. He holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation, which distinguishes licensed accounting professionals committed to protecting the public interest. Tyler is a CFP® Candidate, has passed the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) exam, and is working on fulfilling his 6,000 hours of financial planning work experience to earn his CFP® designation. He moved to Charleston in 2021 with his girlfriend, Julia, and golden retriever, Vegas.

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