14 days in Washington DC & South Carolina's Coast Region Itinerary

14 days in Washington DC & South Carolina's Coast Region Itinerary

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Train to Edinburgh Gateway, Fly to Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
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Bluffton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
Drive to Charleston International Airport, Fly to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Washington DC

— 4 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Step out of Washington DC to go to Gettysburg and see Gettysburg National Military Park, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Washington DC online holiday planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. While traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can fly to Bluffton.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bluffton

— 2 nights
Bluffton is a Lowcountry town in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. On the 6th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center and then walk around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross and then see majestic marine mammals with May River Excursions.

Before you visit Bluffton, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Bluffton takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bluffton are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Bluffton

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Charleston

— 3 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: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take an in-depth tour of Nathaniel Russell House, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Charleston online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bluffton to Charleston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Charleston, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Myrtle Beach

— 4 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Myrtle Beach is known for nightlife, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, make a trip to Barefoot Landing, and kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach.

Before you visit Myrtle Beach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip