31 days in South Carolina Itinerary

31 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Greenville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Columbia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Hilton Head
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Beaufort
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Charleston
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Georgetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
North Myrtle Beach
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Atlanta

3
nights
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Attractions like Falls Park on the Reedy and Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Greenville: Devil's Fork State Park (in Salem) and Twin Falls/Eastatoe Falls (in Sunset). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jocassee, appreciate the history behind Joel Roberts Poinsett Statue, sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery, and get outside with Mice on Main.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Greenville trip planner.

Atlanta to Greenville is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Greenville are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Columbia.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lake Conestee Nature Park, Devil's Fork State Park, Lake Jocassee, Twin Falls/Eastatoe Falls
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville
 Devil's Fork State Park ©
Devil's Fork State Park

4
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Attractions like The Final Door Escape Room Columbia and Craft Axe Throwing- Columbia make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Columbia with a short trip to Congaree National Park in Hopkins, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, delve into the lush surroundings at Harbison State Forest, and stroll through Timmerman Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Columbia trip simple and quick.

Getting from Greenville to Columbia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Columbia are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cayce, Congaree National Park
Highlights from your plan
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden
The Final Door Escape Room Columbia ©
The Final Door Escape Room Columbia
Craft Axe Throwing- Columbia ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Columbia

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Pirate's Island Adventure Golf. There's still lots to do: hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, stroll through Alder Lane Beach Access, kick back and relax at Driessen Beach Park, and stroll around Folly Field Beach Park.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head vacation maker app.

Getting from Columbia to Hilton Head by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

The Church of the Cross
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

4
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cypress Wetlands and The Sands. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beaufort: Palmetto Indoor Range (in Hardeeville) and Fripp Island Actvity Center (in Fripp Island). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Hunting Island State Park, stroll around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and stop by Monkey's Uncle.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Beaufort trip planner.

Drive from Hilton Head to Beaufort in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Beaufort are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Royal, Palmetto Indoor Range, Fripp Island Actvity Center, Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Pat Conroy Literary Center ©
Pat Conroy Literary Center
Hunting Island State Park ©
Hunting Island State Park
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

6
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. When in Charleston, make a side trip to see The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw, approximately Awendaw away. And it doesn't end there: settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, have some family-friendly fun at Pounce Cat Cafe, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston road trip planning app.

You can drive from Beaufort to Charleston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Charleston sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Georgetown.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Isle of Palms County Park, The Center for Birds of Prey, Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, Patriots Point, Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Center for Birds of Prey ©
The Center for Birds of Prey

2
nights
Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Georgetown is the third oldest city in the U.S. On the 24th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Brookgreen Gardens, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Litchfield Beach, and then look for gifts at Harrelson's Seafood Market. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the fresh offerings at Lee's Farmer's Market, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Huntington Beach State Park, thensee what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally stroll the grounds of Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Georgetown trip planner.

Getting from Charleston to Georgetown by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Georgetown can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to North Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Georgetown

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Huntington Beach State Park ©
Huntington Beach State Park

6
nights
North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach ©
North Myrtle Beach is a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. Family-friendly places like Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach and Broadway at the Beach will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Wild Water & Wheels (in Surfside Beach) and Myrtle Beach (Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade, Nightmare Haunted House, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Bookends Used Bookstore, and don't miss a visit to Barefoot Landing.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our North Myrtle Beach day trip planner.

Drive from Georgetown to North Myrtle Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in North Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach, Wild Water & Wheels
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum ©
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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