12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Aldie
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Columbia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Greenville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
North Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Mount Pleasant
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Isle of Palms
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
7
North Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Hilton Head
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
10
Daufuskie Island
— 1 night
ferry, drive:  8​h
End: Aldie

1
night
Columbia

Columbia
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes South Carolina Military Museum as well as South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. On the 15th (Wed), admire the striking features of South Carolina State House, examine the collection at South Carolina State Museum, walk around Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park, then get to know the resident critters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, and finally deepen your understanding at University of South Carolina.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Columbia trip itinerary maker app .

Aldie to Columbia is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Aldie in July, things will get a bit warmer in Columbia: highs are around 93°F and lows about 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Greenville.

Things to do in Columbia

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
South Carolina State Museum
South Carolina State Museum
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
South Carolina State House ©
South Carolina State House

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fluor Field at the WestEnd as well as The Peace Center. On the 16th (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Corner Distillery, explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of the Upstate, admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy, then take in the views from Liberty Bridge, then explore the landscape on two wheels at GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, and finally catch a live performance at The Peace Center.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Greenville trip site .

Take a bus from Columbia to Greenville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Greenville are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to North Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Greenville

Nightlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Dark Corner Distillery ©
Dark Corner Distillery
Liberty Bridge ©
Liberty Bridge

1
night
North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach ©
North Myrtle Beach is a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Myrtle Beach Sling Shot, Crescent Beach and Ocean Drive Beach. On the 17th (Fri), kick back and relax at Cherry Grove Beach and then don't miss a visit to Cherry Grove Pier.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read North Myrtle Beach route builder site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Greenville to North Myrtle Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July in North Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in North Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alligator Adventure ©
Alligator Adventure
Barefoot Landing ©
Barefoot Landing
T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station ©
T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Second Avenue Pier and GTS Theatre. On the 18th (Sat), catch a live performance at GTS Theatre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Myrtle Beach journey planner.

Myrtle Beach is just a stone's throw from North Myrtle Beach. In July in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mount Pleasant.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
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

2
nights
Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant ©
Mount Pleasant is a large suburban town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County Park, Boone Hall Plantation and Shem Creek Park. On the 19th (Sun), walk around Pitt Street Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mount Pleasant trip builder tool .

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Mount Pleasant in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Mount Pleasant can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Isle of Palms.

Things to do in Mount Pleasant

Theme Parks Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Splash Island Waterpark ©
Splash Island Waterpark
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Boone Hall Plantation ©
Boone Hall Plantation

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hours
Isle of Palms

Isle of Palms ©
Isle of Palms is a city in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Dewees Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Isle of Palms Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Isle of Palms County Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Isle of Palms road trip planner .

Isle of Palms is just a short distance from Mount Pleasant. In July, daily temperatures in Isle of Palms can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to North Charleston.

Things to do in Isle of Palms

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Isle of Palms County Park ©
Isle of Palms County Park
Dewees Island ©
Dewees Island

1
night
North Charleston

North Charleston ©
North Charleston is the third-largest city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charleston Area Convention Center as well as North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center. On the 21st (Tue), cool off at Whirlin' Waters Adventure Park, get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets, see the interesting displays at North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center, then sample the tasty concoctions at Holy City Brewing, and finally see a show at North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the North Charleston online road trip planner .

North Charleston is very close to Isle of Palms. July in North Charleston sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Charleston.

Things to do in North Charleston

Theme Parks Nightlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Frankie's Fun Park ©
Frankie's Fun Park
H. L. Hunley ©
H. L. Hunley
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charleston Visitor Center, Nathaniel Russell House and McLeod Plantation Historic Site. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): walk around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, then take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, then explore the galleries of Fort Sumter National Monument, and finally admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Charleston online day trip planner .

Charleston is very close to North Charleston. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Middleton Place ©
Middleton Place

1
night
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.
You've now added Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and then identify plant and animal life at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hilton Head using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Daufuskie Island.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

1
night
Daufuskie Island

Daufuskie Island ©
You've now added Daufuski Discoveries Day Tours to your itinerary.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hilton Head to Daufuskie Island. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Daufuskie Island

Outdoors Golf Tours
Highlights from your plan
Melrose Golf Club ©
Melrose Golf Club
The Iron Fish Gallery ©
The Iron Fish Gallery

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