15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Carolina trip builder

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Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Beaufort
— 2 nights
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Hilton Head
— 3 nights
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Greenville
— 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. Step out of Myrtle Beach to go to Murrells Inlet and see Brookgreen Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach, and experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Myrtle Beach is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in May, expect Myrtle Beach to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Charleston

— 4 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: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, make a trip to Joe Riley Waterfront Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Charleston City Market, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Charleston sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Beaufort

— 2 nights
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. On the 29th (Sun), walk around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, examine the collection at Pat Conroy Literary Center, and then go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Beaufort History Museum, then stroll the grounds of Beaufort National Cemetery, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Point.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Beaufort journey planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Beaufort in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Hilton Head

— 3 nights
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, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stop by Old Town Bluffton, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get engrossed in the history at Heyward House Museum & Welcome Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Beaufort to Hilton Head takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Greenville.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Greenville

— 2 nights

Textile Center of the World

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 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Artisphere, snap pictures at Liberty Bridge, and then admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Greenville route builder website.

You can fly from Hilton Head to Greenville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks · Nature

South Carolina travel guide

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Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens · Beaches
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.