13 days in New Orleans, Coastal South Carolina & Nashville Itinerary

13 days in New Orleans, Coastal South Carolina & Nashville Itinerary

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13 days in New Orleans, Coastal South Carolina & Nashville Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h
1
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Beaufort
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
5
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, and find your balance on the water with NOLA Paddleboards.

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New York City to New Orleans is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©

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nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. When in Myrtle Beach, make a side trip to see Cherry Grove Beach in North Myrtle Beach, approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions, admire the majestic nature at Myrtle Beach State Park, kick back and relax at Grand Strand, and stroll through Myrtle Beach.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from New Orleans to Myrtle Beach in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Myrtle Beach, with lows of 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

North Myrtle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach State Park ©
Myrtle Beach State Park
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
I Love Sugar ©
I Love Sugar

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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.
On the 7th (Tue), kick back and relax at Folly Field Beach Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and then look for gifts at Coligny Plaza Shopping Center. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Mitchelville Beach Park and then kick back and relax at Driessen Beach Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head holiday planning app .

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. In June in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Folly Field Beach Park ©
Folly Field Beach Park
Coligny Plaza Shopping Center ©
Coligny Plaza Shopping Center

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nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): look for gifts at Olive the Above, then look for gifts at Monkey's Uncle, then grab your bike and head to Spanish Moss Trail, and finally kick back and relax at The Sands. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Hunting Island State Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Beaufort trip planner.

Drive from Hilton Head to Beaufort in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Beaufort

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

The Sands
Highlights from your plan
The Sands ©
The Sands
Hunting Island State Park ©
Hunting Island State Park
Spanish Moss Trail ©
Spanish Moss Trail

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), make a splash at Wave Country, look for all kinds of wild species at Radnor Lake State Park, and walk around Centennial Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Beaufort to Nashville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Beaufort to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Beaufort in June since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park

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