12 days in South Carolina Itinerary

12 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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12 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Geneva
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Geneva

3
days
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Visit Myrtle Beach and Litchfield Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach, don't miss a visit to Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, take in the waterfront at Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade, and look for gifts at Gay Dolphin Gift Cove.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach day trip planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Geneva in August: high temperatures in Myrtle Beach hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Barefoot Landing, Brookgreen Gardens, Litchfield Beach
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Ripley's Aquarium ©
Ripley's Aquarium
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Barefoot Landing ©
Barefoot Landing

5
days
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Folly Beach Public Beach, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Riley Waterfront Park, and steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Charleston, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
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Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Walking tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

2
days
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.
On the 7th (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Singleton Beach and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head online journey planner .

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Spas & Wellness
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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