8 days in Tampa & South Carolina Itinerary

8 days in Tampa & South Carolina Itinerary

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8 days in Tampa & South Carolina Itinerary

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  10​h 45​min
Tampa
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
San Juan, Puerto Rico

1
day
Tampa

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 3rd (Fri), stop by John's Pass Village and Boardwalk, stroll through Saint Pete Beach, and then take in the views from Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampa custom trip planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Tampa is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Juan to Tampa. Traveling from San Juan in November, things will get little chillier in Tampa: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. You will leave for Hilton Head on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Tampa

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Saint Pete Beach, John's Pass Village and Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Sunshine Skyway Bridge
Saint Pete Beach
John's Pass Village and Boardwalk

2
days
Hilton Head

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and then stop by Mingles. On the next day, stop by The Oilerie Hilton Head Island, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hilton Head itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Tampa to Hilton Head takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tampa in November: high temperatures in Hilton Head hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

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

2
days
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to Riley Waterfront Park, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally make a trip to Charleston City Market. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Hidden Countship, then take an in-depth tour of Fort Sumter National Monument, and then see the interesting displays at Patriots Point.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Sightseeing Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Patriots Point
Highlights from your plan
Riley Waterfront Park
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge
Patriots Point

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