11 days in South Carolina Itinerary

11 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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11 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Greenville
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Newark

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. Explore Myrtle Beach's surroundings by going to Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church (in Georgetown) and Brookgreen Gardens (in Murrells Inlet). There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach, and take in the waterfront at Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary maker .

Newark to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in November, with highs in Myrtle Beach at 66°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Brookgreen Gardens, Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church
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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

4
nights
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, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, get interesting insight from Tours, admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens, and make a trip to H. L. Hunley.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip planner .

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

H. L. Hunley
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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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 21st (Thu): hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, then see the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and finally sample the fine beverages at Hilton Head Distillery.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Beaufort
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Pat Conroy Literary Center ©
Pat Conroy Literary Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

2
nights
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
On the 23rd (Sat), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville, pause for some photo ops at Joel Roberts Poinsett Statue, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Corner Distillery, and finally stroll around Falls Park on the Reedy. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Southern Hills Lavender, admire the majestic nature at Jones Gap State Park, and then snap pictures at Liberty Bridge.

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

Getting from Hilton Head to Greenville by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hilton Head in November: high temperatures in Greenville hover around 63°F and lows are around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Southern Hills Lavender, Jones Gap State Park
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville
Dark Corner Distillery ©
Dark Corner Distillery

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