13 days in South Carolina Itinerary

13 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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13 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hilton Head
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Columbia
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Greenville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. You'll explore and learn at Brookgreen Gardens and Warbird Park. Family-friendly places like Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach and Litchfield Beach will thrill your kids. Explore Myrtle Beach's surroundings by going to North Myrtle Beach (Cherry Grove Beach & Waterskiing & Jetskiing). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Windy Hill Beach, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Risen Christ Lutheran Church and School.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in August; daily highs in Myrtle Beach reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, Litchfield Beach, Brookgreen Gardens
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Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Folly Beach Public Beach and Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve. Visit Fort Sumter National Monument and Nathaniel Russell House for their historical value. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the majestic nature at Isle of Palms County Park, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Charleston online vacation planner .

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Folly Beach, Isle of Palms County Park
Highlights from your plan
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Coligny Beach and Alder Lane Beach Access. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. And it doesn't end there: trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, kick back and relax at Burkes Beach, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Endangered Arts.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hilton Head tour itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Columbia.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at South Carolina Military Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then get to know the resident critters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden.

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Drive from Hilton Head to Columbia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Columbia are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Greenville.

Things to do in Columbia

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
South Carolina Military Museum
South Carolina Military Museum

1
night
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Model Trains Station, take in the views from Liberty Bridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Park on the Reedy, and finally sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Greenville road trip site .

Traveling by bus from Columbia to Greenville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Model Trains Station
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Room Escape Games
Model Trains Station ©
Model Trains Station

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