Things to Do With Kids in Charleston

It may be no coincidence that "children" and "Charleston" share many of the same letters of the alphabet: The two of them seem to go hand in hand. Three big water parks at county parks across the region and four major beaches top outdoor activity, particularly in the summer. Indoor possibilities, meanwhile, include a museum designed especially for the younger set and an aquarium that boasts a dozen exhibits, many animals and amphibians, and a 4-D Theater.

Add go-kart and mini-golf ops, World War II era ships in the harbor and 19th-century plantation-life re-enactors to the mix, you may think that keeping a kid happy in the Lowcountry is easy.

Here are 11 things to do that we think children, particularly, will enjoy: