60 days in South Carolina Itinerary

60 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Myrtle Beach
— 7 nights
2
Pawleys Island
— 4 nights
3
Charleston
— 14 nights
4
Hilton Head
— 8 nights
5
Beaufort
— 7 nights
6
Aiken
— 4 nights
7
Columbia
— 7 nights
8
Greenville
— 8 nights

7
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 find plenty of places to visit near Myrtle Beach: North Myrtle Beach (Bookends Used Bookstore, Aloha Watersports, &more). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, admire the majestic nature at Myrtle Beach State Park, wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach trip planning website.

Thomaston to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Pawleys Island.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, La Belle Amie Vineyard, Wild Water & Wheels, The Pier at Garden City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum ©
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

4
nights
Pawleys Island

Pawleys Island ©
Pawleys Island is a town in Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States, and the Atlantic coast barrier island on which the town is located.Pawleys Island population was 103 at the 2010 census, down from 138 in 2000. Change things up with a short trip to Hopsewee Plantation in Georgetown (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Brookgreen Gardens, take in the waterfront at Georgetown Harborwalk, play a few rounds at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pawleys Island online road trip planner.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Pawleys Island in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Pawleys Island

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

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

14
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Center for Birds of Prey (in Awendaw) and Whirlin' Waters Adventure Park (in North Charleston). There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Joe Riley Waterfront Park, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Pawleys Island to Charleston in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Pleasant, Folly Beach, North Charleston, Isle of Palms, Sullivan's Island Beach
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

8
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.
Hilton Head is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Alder Lane Beach Access, see the interesting displays at Coastal Discovery Museum, and hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Hilton Head trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

7
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Beaufort side-trips: Carolina Cider Company (in Yemassee), South Carolina Artisans Center (in Walterboro) and Palmetto Indoor Range (in Hardeeville). The adventure continues: walk around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, immerse yourself in nature at Hunting Island State Park, see the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Beaufort trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Beaufort in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Aiken.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Yemassee, South Carolina Artisans Center, Palmetto Indoor Range, Cypress Wetlands
Highlights from your plan
Pat Conroy Literary Center ©
Pat Conroy Literary Center
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park ©
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park
Hunting Island State Park ©
Hunting Island State Park

4
nights
Aiken

Aiken ©
Founded in 1835, the city of Aiken was named after William Aiken, the president of the South Carolina Railroad. Get out of town with these interesting Aiken side-trips: Saluda County Museum (in Saluda), Edgefield (Carolina Moon Distillery & Old Edgefield District Genealogy Society) and Ninety Six National Historic Site (in Ninety Six). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Hopelands Gardens, examine the collection at Dupont Planetarium- Aiken South Carolina, stop by Cyndi's Sweet Shoppe, and make a trip to Aiken Center for the Arts.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Aiken sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Beaufort to Aiken takes 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Beaufort in August since evenings lows in Aiken dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Columbia.

Things to do in Aiken

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Edgefield, Saluda County Museum, Ninety Six National Historic Site, Redcliffe Plantation State
Highlights from your plan
Ninety Six National Historic Site ©
Ninety Six National Historic Site
Hopelands Gardens ©
Hopelands Gardens
Hitchcock Woods ©
Hitchcock Woods

7
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbia: Congaree National Park (in Hopkins), Mcleod Farms Roadside Market and Pumpkin Patch (in McBee) and Hartsville Museum (in Hartsville). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at The Final Door Escape Room Columbia, delve into the lush surroundings at Harbison State Forest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cayce Riverwalk, and ponder the world of politics at South Carolina State House.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Columbia online trip maker.

Drive from Aiken to Columbia in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bishopville, Congaree National Park, PuckerButt Pepper Company, Cayce Riverwalk, Lake Murray
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
Saluda Shoals Park ©
Saluda Shoals Park

8
nights
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Greenville: Devil's Fork State Park (in Salem), Sugar Tit Moonshine Distillery (in Reidville) and Twin Falls/Eastatoe Falls (in Sunset). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Park on the Reedy, immerse yourself in nature at Caesars Head State Park, explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of the Upstate, and head outdoors with Mice on Main.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Greenville trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Columbia to Greenville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Greenville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cowpens National Battlefield, Devil's Fork State Park, Abbott Farms, Oconee State Park, Chattooga Belle Farm
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville
Liberty Bridge ©
Liberty Bridge

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