9 days in Coastal South Carolina Itinerary

9 days in Coastal South Carolina Itinerary

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Beaufort
— 1 night
2
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
3
Charleston
— 3 nights
4
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights

1
night
Beaufort

Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. On the 22nd (Tue), stroll through Spanish Moss Trail, stop by Monkey's Uncle, thengo for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Point.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Beaufort itinerary planner.

Paducah to Beaufort is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paducah in December, with highs in Beaufort at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Beaufort

Outdoors Trails Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Spanish Moss Trail ©
Spanish Moss Trail
The Point ©
The Point

2
nights
Hilton Head

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): view the masterpieces at The Silver Garden Gallery, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, thenhike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, thensample the fine beverages at Hilton Head Distillery, and finally don't miss a visit to Fort Mitchel. On the next day, enjoy some diversion at Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground, enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally visit Old Town Bluffton.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hilton Head online road trip planner.

You can drive from Beaufort to Hilton Head in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. December in Hilton Head sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Take a break from the city and head to Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Angel Oak Tree. Patriots Point and Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Charleston to go to Awendaw and see The Center for Birds of Prey, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Sullivan's Island Beach, sample the tasty concoctions at Westbrook Brewing Co, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll through Laurel Hill County Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planner.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Charleston, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mount Pleasant, The Center for Birds of Prey, Angel Oak Tree, Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, Sullivan's Island Beach
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Myrtle Beach, thentake a stroll through Broadway at the Beach, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Pee Dee Bicycle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): stop by Harrelson's Seafood Market and then admire the natural beauty at Brookgreen Gardens.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach travel route site.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Myrtle Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Murrells Inlet
Highlights from your plan
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

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