10 days in South Carolina Itinerary

10 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Murrells Inlet
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Beaufort
— 1 night
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Hilton Head
— 4 nights
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Murrells Inlet

— 1 night
Murrells Inlet is an unincorporated area and census-designated place straddling the line between Horry and Georgetown Counties in South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): look for gifts at Lazy Gator.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Murrells Inlet trip maker app.

Denver to Murrells Inlet is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to Murrells Inlet. Traveling from Denver in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 75°F in Murrells Inlet. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Murrells Inlet

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get in touch with nature at Folly Beach Public Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Aiken-Rhett House are in your itinerary. Step out of Charleston to go to Wadmalaw Island and see Charleston Tea Garden, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square, make a trip to Pineapple Fountain, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

Plan trip to Charleston with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Murrells Inlet to Charleston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Charleston are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaufort

— 1 night
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Hunting Island Lighthouse and then contemplate the long history of Old Sheldon Church Ruins.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Beaufort day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Beaufort takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Beaufort are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hilton Head

— 4 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. Take a break from the city and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Sea Pines Forest Preserve. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Folly Field Beach Park, examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hilton Head Distillery, and go for a stroll along the water at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head travel planner.

Drive from Beaufort to Hilton Head in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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.