Mount Pleasant Magazine Jan/Feb 2022

104 2022 WWW. BESTOFMP.COM www. Bes tOfMP. com | www. Bes tOfMP. Vi deo | www. Bes tOfMPpodcas t . com rental, Isle of Palms Marina has you covered. Their fully stocked marina market offers supplies for every boating endeavor, making it the Best place for sailors of all kinds. Other Nominees: Shem Creek Marina / Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina BEST NEIGHBORHOOD FOR FAMILIES Mount Pleasant is one of the fastest growing places in South Carolina, so it’s no surprise that an influx of families is a part of that growth. Park West offers luxury homes in the heart of the town and amenities that can’t be beat such as pools, marshes and community clubhouses. Other Nominees: Carolina Park / Old Village BEST NEIGHBORHOOD FOR RETIREES Nestled between the Charleston Peninsula and Mount Pleasant, Daniel Island houses a quiet community perfect for the golden population of the Lowcountry. With beautiful golf courses, views of the Charleston waterways and a bevy of tantalizing local restaurants, it’s a hidden gem along the coast. Other Nominees: Carolina Park / Park West / Charleston National / Franke at Seaside / I’on / Rivertowne / Dunes West BEST PLACE FOR SINGLES TO MEET Red’s Ice House isn’t just a place for icy beer and tasty seafood. It’s also considered the best place in Mount Pleasant to meet other singles. Check their calendar for opportunities. Other Nominees: Saltwater Cowboys / Tru Blues House of Wings / Brown Fox Coffee / The Shelter Kitchen + Bar BEST PLACE TO ENJOY A CUP OF COFFEE The ambience of a coffee shop is just as important as its quality coffee. If you have a refined palate, check out Brown Fox Coffee, which combines rustic elegance and foxy lattes. Other Nominees: Vintage Coffee Cafe / Metto Coffee & Tea BEST PLACE TO FISH It’s no wonder folks are hooked on Shem Creek. Whether you paddle up the creek to find the perfect spot or throw your line from the dock, there are plenty of opportunities to go fish. Other Nominees: Pitt Street Bridge / Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park Pier BEST PLACE TO GO FOR A RUN In 2005, the Ravenel Bridge transformed the Lowcountry exercise experience. Not only can runners race in the annual Cooper River Bridge Run, they are able to run on the beautiful landmark any day they like. Other Nominees: Pitt Street Bridge in Old Village / Laurel Hill County Park BEST PLACE TO PADDLEBOARD/KAYAK It’s no surprise that Shem Creek is a favorite place to kayak and paddle. Even dolphins enjoy lolling by the lush marsh — they’ve even been known to cruise the strip and thrill East Cooper residents. Other Nominees: Palmetto Islands County Park / Sullivan’s Island