13 days in Charleston, Savannah & Hilton Head Itinerary

13 days in Charleston, Savannah & Hilton Head Itinerary

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13 days in Charleston, Savannah & Hilton Head Itinerary

Start: Hilton Head
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Hilton Head
— 9 nights
End: Hilton Head

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Aiken-Rhett House and then admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary maker site .

Hilton Head to Charleston is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in April, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Patriots Point
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Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Battery & White Point Gardens ©
Battery & White Point Gardens
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 10th (Sun), stroll around Forsyth Park, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, learn about all things military at Old Fort Jackson, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at Milan Day Spa on Broughton, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then stop by Nourish, and finally make a trip to River Street Savannah.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Savannah online trip builder .

Getting from Charleston to Savannah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Forsyth Park ©
Forsyth Park

9
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.
Explore Hilton Head's surroundings by going to Beaufort (Hunting Island Lighthouse, Hunting Island State Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, relax and rejuvenate at Back In Balance Wellness Spa, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, and stay fit while traveling at The Art of Massage and Yoga Therapy.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hilton Head trip planning tool .

You can drive from Savannah to Hilton Head in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Outdoors Spas

Side Trip

Beaufort
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Hunting Island State Park ©
Hunting Island State Park
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Seeds of Calm Spa ©
Seeds of Calm Spa

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