15 days in South Carolina & Greenville Itinerary

15 days in South Carolina & Greenville Itinerary

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15 days in South Carolina & Greenville Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Greenville
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Columbia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Beaufort
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
Greenville
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
End: Detroit

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 20th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Episcopal Church, then take in the views from Liberty Bridge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Park on the Reedy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then stroll around Cleveland Park, and finally sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Greenville trip itinerary builder tool .

Detroit to Greenville is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Detroit in May, with highs in Greenville at 81°F and lows at 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Columbia.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Christ Episcopal Church ©
Christ Episcopal Church
Dark Corner Distillery ©
Dark Corner Distillery

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night
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Columbia online holiday builder .

Take a bus from Greenville to Columbia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Columbia, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Columbia

Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors Parks
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Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Room Escape Games

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.
Hilton Head is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, trails, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get a taste of the local shopping with Endangered Arts, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hilton Head travel planner .

You can drive from Columbia to Hilton Head in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. May in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church ©
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Old Sheldon Church Ruins, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross, then go for a walk through Charlesfort / Santa Elena Monument, and finally wander the streets of The Point. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Beaufort National Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at St. Helena's Anglican Church, then deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour, and finally stroll around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Beaufort tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Beaufort takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Old Sheldon Church Ruins, The Church of the Cross
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The Church of the Cross ©
The Church of the Cross
Old Sheldon Church Ruins ©
Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Beaufort National Cemetery ©
Beaufort National Cemetery

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Aiken-Rhett House. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Middleton Place.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Charleston vacation planner .

You can drive from Beaufort to Charleston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Charleston, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Boone Hall Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Middleton Place ©
Middleton Place

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. On the 1st (Sat), catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach, then stop by Pepper Palace, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Myrtle Beach trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Greenville.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Brookgreen Gardens
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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

1
day
Greenville

Greenville ©
Greenville is a city in Montcalm County of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Anderson & Girls Orchards Gifts, then stroll around Bertha Brock Park, and then explore and take pictures at Klackle Orchards.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Greenville trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Myrtle Beach to Greenville with the Route module. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in June, things will get slightly colder in Greenville: highs are around 77°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Bertha Brock Park, Anderson & Girls Orchards Gifts
Highlights from your plan
Klackle Orchards ©
Klackle Orchards
Bertha Brock Park ©
Bertha Brock Park
Anderson & Girls Orchards Gifts ©
Anderson & Girls Orchards Gifts

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