13 days in Coastal South Carolina Itinerary

13 days in Coastal South Carolina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Coastal South Carolina tour itinerary planner

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Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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Bluffton
— 2 nights
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Myrtle Beach

— 3 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. When in Myrtle Beach, make a side trip to see Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, approximately Murrells Inlet away. There's lots more to do: experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, take in the waterfront at Second Avenue Pier, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, and see the interesting displays at Hollywood Wax Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach travel route planner.

Fresno to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Fresno to Myrtle Beach due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Fresno in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Myrtle Beach: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Charleston

— 5 nights
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, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, browse the exhibits of Fort Sumter National Monument, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Charleston trip app.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church and then stroll through Coligny Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hilton Head visit app.

Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in March, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Bluffton.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Bluffton

— 2 nights
Bluffton is a Lowcountry town in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. On the 24th (Thu), stroll around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park and then see the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross and then take a tour by water with May River Excursions.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bluffton day trip tool.

Bluffton is just a short distance from Hilton Head. In March, daytime highs in Bluffton are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Bluffton

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens · Beaches