11 days in South Carolina Itinerary

11 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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11 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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

3
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Broadway at the Beach and Gay Dolphin Gift Cove. You'll get in some beach time at Myrtle Beach and Litchfield Beach. Step out of Myrtle Beach to go to North Myrtle Beach and see Cherry Grove Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, have some family-friendly fun at Backstage Mirror Maze, catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at New South Brewing.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach holiday website .

Rochester to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rochester in June, with highs in Myrtle Beach at 86°F and lows at 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, Litchfield Beach
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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Folly Beach Public Beach and Boneyard Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours. Step out of Charleston with an excursion to The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, stop by MoonPie General Store, and take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Charleston online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Charleston sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Boneyard Beach, The Center for Birds of Prey, Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
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.
Relax by the water at Coligny Beach and Alder Lane Beach Access. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, enjoy the sand and surf at Burkes Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hilton Head trip planner .

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
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 10th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stop by Carolina Honey Bee Company, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copperhead Mountain Distillery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Corner Distillery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Greenville route builder .

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Greenville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Greenville are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Travelers Rest
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Carolina Honey Bee Company ©
Carolina Honey Bee Company
Copperhead Mountain Distillery ©
Copperhead Mountain Distillery

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