Foxbank: Area Attractions near 29461

After a busy move and the stress it can bring, take a time-out to enjoy the local attractions and activities near your new home.

More than just the Beach

When you think of Charleston, attractions like the beach, dolphin tours, and plantations will come to mind but there is more the Lowcountry than the usual tourist attractions. Buying a new home in Moncks Corner will give you the opportunity to explore all the places around the area that may not be as widely publicized and truly get to know the Palmetto State. From state parks to privately owned gardens, area attractions near 29461 have something to offer everyone in your group. You may want to explore the natural beauty of South Carolina while others want to experience the real life movie settings that they've watched time and time again, and visiting the areas in Moncks Corner can provide that and more. Educational opportunities can be found around every corner as this area is rich in history and culture.

One of the most popular attractions in the area is Cypress Gardens. This park was made famous in the movie, "Driving Miss Daisy" and "The Patriot" and if you are a movie buff, you will enjoy seeing the sites first hand from these two movies. The price of admission includes entrance into the gardens, flat bottom boat rides in the swamps, a freshwater aquarium, various wildlife exhibits, and walking paths throughout. Visitors can expect to spend anywhere from 3-4 hours at the gardens, depending on their pace as well as their desire to see everything that is offered. If you are new to the area, consider taking the time to really learn what is in the state of South Carolina. Many of these garden guides and park information officers will be able to enlighten you as to what wildlife should be avoided and what is safe. Who knows, you may encounter a reptile or an insect at your new home in Moncks Corner and you will know what it is thanks to the guides at Cypress Gardens. Pack a lunch and make it a fun family day out in the warm South Carolina sun.

Cypress Gardens
3030 Cypress Gardens Road
Moncks Corner, SC 29455

A Quiet Getaway

Most parks are quiet and peaceful but there is not one quite like Mepkin Abbey. Located on the Cooper River, this community of Roman Catholic monks allows visitors to visit their site and take time to meditate, study, or just enjoy the surroundings. It has become a hotspot for photographers, wedding planners, and even those who just want a quiet place away from their daily life. Visitors enjoy the site because it is educational as well as beautiful. Experience the untarnished beauty of the Lowcountry in this community as you walk through the natural gardens and feel a sense of peace and renewal.

Mepkin Abbey
1098 Mepkin Abbey Road
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
(843) 761-8509

History and Recreation all in Berkeley County

As a new homeowner with Crescent Homes in Moncks Corner, you may be searching for a place to go on a regular basis such as a park or outdoor recreational area. While there are a wide variety of places around Charleston, that drive can get long if you want to go during peak hours so why not visit a place close to home? The Old Santee Canal Park is a great option for those living in 29461 as it is open on a regular basis. From summer camps to a 3 mile paddle trail, residents are sure to find something new and exciting to do on any given day of the week. You may want to mark your calendar for some of the exciting events happening throughout the year such as Park Oyster Festival, The Park Bluegrass Festival, and the Annual 4th of July celebration. The park is more than just recreation as there is also a chance to learn about the history of the Lowcountry and interpretive center that chronicles the area history back for hundreds of years. Learning has never been so much fun!

Old Santee Canal State Park
900 Stony Landing Road
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

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Foxbank Plantation
200 Foxbank Plantation Blvd.
Moncks Corner, SC 29461