12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
1
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Pawleys Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Houston

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Jazz Corner as well as Gullah Heritage Trail Tours. On the 12th (Sat), examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, look for gifts at Harbour Town Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and finally enjoy some music at The Jazz Corner. Keep things going the next day: deepen your understanding of the past and present with Gullah Heritage Trail Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head vacation trip planner.

Houston to Hilton Head is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Hilton Head is 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in August, you will find days in Hilton Head are little chillier (88°F), and nights are about the same (75°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
The Jazz Corner ©
The Jazz Corner
Coastal Discovery Museum ©
Coastal Discovery Museum

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Savannah Historic District and Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force and Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. Take a break from Savannah with a short trip to Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum in Tybee Island, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple, stroll around Forsyth Park, and make a trip to River Street Savannah.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Savannah tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Hilton Head to Savannah by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

4
nights
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 Hobcaw Barony, Cap'n Rod's Lowcountry Tours, Georgetown County Museum, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stop by Moonpie General Store, and kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip builder.

Drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pawleys Island.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Georgetown, Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Georgetown County Museum ©
Georgetown County Museum

3
nights
Pawleys Island

Pawleys Island ©
Pawleys Island is a town in Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States, and the Atlantic coast barrier island on which the town is located.Pawleys Island population was 103 at the 2010 census, down from 138 in 2000. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Atalaya, Hopsewee Plantation and Gullah O'oman Museum. On the 21st (Mon), stop by The Hammock Shops Village, steep yourself in history at Atalaya, and then explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Hopsewee Plantation and then kick back and relax at Litchfield Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pawleys Island trip generator.

You can drive from Charleston to Pawleys Island in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pawleys Island can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pawleys Island

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brookgreen Gardens, Hopsewee Plantation, Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Hopsewee Plantation ©
Hopsewee Plantation
Atalaya ©
Atalaya

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