10 days in South Carolina Itinerary

10 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Greenville
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: New York City

3
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach and Broadway at the Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Myrtle Beach: Murrells Inlet (Brookgreen Gardens & Harrelson's Seafood Market) and Litchfield Beach (in Litchfield Beach). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, don't miss a visit to Barefoot Landing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Myrtle Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach trip planner.

New York City to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, Barefoot Landing, Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Bring the kids along to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Charleston City Market. Step out of Charleston to go to Awendaw and see The Center for Birds of Prey, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, get engrossed in the history at Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, and take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Charleston online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, The Center for Birds of Prey, Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Center for Birds of Prey ©
The Center for Birds of Prey
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach

2
nights
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): putt your heart out at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, thenkick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and then kick back and relax at Alder Lane Beach Access.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head day trip planning tool.

Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Greenville.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

1
night
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, thenadmire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy, thensample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Greenville trip maker site.

Getting from Hilton Head to Greenville by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. In August, daily temperatures in Greenville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville
GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail ©
GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail

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