13 days in Cincinnati, Charleston & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

13 days in Cincinnati, Charleston & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

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Cincinnati
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 5 nights
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Cincinnati

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Museum-lovers will appreciate American Sign Museum and The Wright Cycle Company Complex. Your inner history buff will appreciate Carillon Historical Park and Mount Adams. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, steep yourself in history at William Howard Taft National Historic Site, examine the collection at Lucky Cat Museum, and take an in-depth tour of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cincinnati day trip planner.

Philadelphia to Cincinnati is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. You'll set off for Charleston on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

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Charleston

Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as West Virginia State Museum and West Virginia State Capitol. Appreciate the collections at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum and Mothman Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charleston: Point Pleasant River Museum (in Point Pleasant), Whipple Company Store and Museum (in Scarbro) and Raleigh county veterans museum (in Beckley). There's much more to do: get curious at Clay Center, identify plant and animal life at Wallace Hartman Nature Preserve, browse the eclectic array of goods at Capitol Market, and stroll the grounds of Spring Hill Cemetery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Charleston trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hopsewee Plantation and Litchfield Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cherry Grove Beach and Windy Hill Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Myrtle Beach: Trinity United Methodist Church (in Southport), Atalaya (in Pawleys Island) and Kure Beach (Fort Fisher State Historic Site & Fort Fisher State Recreation Area). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Warbird Park, contemplate the long history of Hampton Plantation State Historic Site, and get a dose of the wild on Black River Outdoors Center.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charleston in June, Myrtle Beach is a bit warmer at night with lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips