10 days in South Carolina Itinerary

10 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Fly
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Greenville
— 1 day
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive
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Beaufort
— 1 night
Drive
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Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
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Greenville

Textile Center of the World

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): catch a live event at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy, then pause for some photo ops at Joel Roberts Poinsett Statue, then look for gifts at M.Judson Booksellers & Storytellers, and finally sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Greenville route planner.

Dallas to Greenville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Greenville can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Greenville

Shopping · Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Tanger Outlets Hilton Head and Harbour Town Lighthouse & Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Coligny Beach. There's lots more to do: trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, buy something for everyone on your list at Village at Wexford, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross, and sample the fine beverages at Hilton Head Distillery.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head online tour planner.

You can drive from Greenville to Hilton Head in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Greenville in December, things will get a bit warmer in Hilton Head: highs are around 64°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Shopping · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

1
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Beaufort

Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Tabernacle Baptist Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Beaufort driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Beaufort in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. December in Beaufort sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

3
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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get outdoors at Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Sullivan's Island Beach. Do your shopping at Charleston City Market and Principle Gallery Charleston. There's much more to do: expand your understanding of the military at Fort Sumter National Monument, take an in-depth tour of Nathaniel Russell House, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Charleston Distilling Company, and view the masterpieces at One Of A Kind.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip builder.

Traveling by car from Beaufort to Charleston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Charleston are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

2
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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 2nd (Sat), kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach, experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and then take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at SC-CARES - SC Coastal Animal Rescue & Educational Sanctuary, explore the different monuments and memorials at Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church, then kick back and relax at Litchfield Beach, and finally look for gifts at Harrelson's Seafood Market.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

South Carolina travel guide

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Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.