13 days in Coastal South Carolina, Charlotte & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

13 days in Coastal South Carolina, Charlotte & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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Fly
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Charlotte
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
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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. Gator Bait Adventure Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Gator Bait Adventure Tours, and then experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Brookgreen Gardens, grab your bike and head to Pee Dee Bicycle, and then take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Myrtle Beach trip itinerary planning tool.

Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in March: high temperatures in Myrtle Beach hover around 63°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, admire the natural beauty at Middleton Place, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Charleston trip planner.

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in March, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Charlotte.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

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Charlotte

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 23rd (Mon), browse the collection at Billy Graham Library.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Charlotte online travel route builder.

You can drive from Charleston to Charlotte in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Charleston in March, Charlotte is slightly colder at night with lows of 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pigeon Forge.
Highlights from your trip

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Pigeon Forge

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pigeon Forge: Asheville (Asheville Gallery of Art, Asheville Bee Charmer, &more). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, take a leisurely stroll along The Island in Pigeon Forge, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte.

To find out how to plan a trip to Pigeon Forge, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Charlotte to Pigeon Forge takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In March, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Coastal South Carolina travel guide

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Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Beaches