With gorgeous Old South architecture, military bases, and cobblestone streets, history lives in Charleston and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. With a diverse history spanning over 80 years, Toyota’s cars, trucks, and SUVs are a great match for the area. We’ve matched up several of Toyota’s most popular vehicles with some of both cities’ richest historical locations to show why they’re the best cars to get around Charleston and Mount Pleasant.
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4 Places to Visit in Charleston and Mount Pleasant, SC in Your Toyota Car
1. Take Your Toyota Tacoma to Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum
Celebrate the heroes of America’s Navy at Patriots Point Naval Museum. This Mount Pleasant museum is home to World War II watercraft like submarines, destroyers, and the massive USS Yorktown aircraft carrier. Guests can even step aboard to get an up-close snapshot of the experience of living on these ships.
Although not as powerful as the Yorktown, the 2018 Toyota Tacoma has more than enough work power. With up to 6,400 lb. of towing capacity, this pickup can carry your own small watercraft. More of a landlubber? The Tacoma also offers up a capable off-road drive.
2. Visit Boone Hall Plantation in Your Toyota Camry
Boone Hall is America’s most photographed plantation, and as soon as you step foot on the grounds, you’ll see why. With rows of oaks, colonial-style columns, 18th-century decor, and gorgeous gardens, there’s no shortage of breathtaking views on this farm.
Want an eye-catching Toyota to take to Mount Pleasant’s most famous plantation? The 2018 Toyota Camry midsize sedan was just redesigned for 2018 and features an aggressive silhouette, bold lines, and a lowered stance.
3. Drive Your Toyota Corolla Around Charleston
The entire city is a must-see for any history enthusiastic. From the colorful 17th century homes of Rainbow Row to iron gates and Revolutionary War locations like the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, you can get lost for hours wandering the streets.
The 2018 Toyota Corolla is a great choice for driving around Charleston. Its maneuverable size makes it easy to grab a quick parking spot for a closer look at the many historic buildings. It also offers up to 35 city mpg, making even the longest drives around Charleston affordable.
4. Go to Fort Sumter National Monument in Your Toyota RAV4
Visit the location where the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Ft. Sumter. This maritime fort has been preserved as a museum where you can learn about the events leading up the fateful battle, its impact, and the lives of the people involved.
For a ride as secure as a fortress, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 is a great pick. This crossover comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ P active safety features like lane departure alert and dynamic radar cruise control.
Enjoy Charleston and Mount Pleasant’s rich histories in a new car from your local Toyota dealership. Find the right model for you at Fred Anderson Toyota of Charleston. Contact us at (843) 203-9006 to learn more about our diverse lineup.