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
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Beaufort
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Columbia
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Greenville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Get a sense of the local culture at Brookgreen Gardens and Warbird Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Myrtle Beach and Litchfield Beach. When in Myrtle Beach, make a side trip to see Cherry Grove Beach in North Myrtle Beach, approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach online tour 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. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in August, with highs in Myrtle Beach at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brookgreen Gardens, Litchfield Beach, Cherry Grove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Popular historic sites such as Fort Sumter National Monument and Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3 are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aiken-Rhett House and Nathaniel Russell House. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach, cast your line with a fishing tour, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

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
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

1
night
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. On the 10th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Old Sheldon Church Ruins, see the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter's Catholic Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Point.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Beaufort trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Charleston to Beaufort in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Pat Conroy Literary Center ©
Pat Conroy Literary Center
The Point ©
The Point
Old Sheldon Church Ruins ©
Old Sheldon Church Ruins

3
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.
Visit Coligny Beach and Alder Lane Beach Access for some beach relaxation. Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours. The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at Burkes Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head trip builder .

You can drive from Beaufort to Hilton Head in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Columbia.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): learn about all things military at South Carolina Military Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Cayce Historical Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Columbia vacation planning app .

You can drive from Hilton Head to Columbia in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Greenville.

Things to do in Columbia

Museums

Side Trip

Cayce Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Model Trains Station, then take in the views from Liberty Bridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Park on the Reedy, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Corner Distillery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Greenville trip planner.

Getting from Columbia to Greenville by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to 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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