15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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

2
nights
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 9th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Joel Roberts Poinsett Statue and then sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery. On the next day, relax in the rural setting at Southern Hills Lavender, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then get your game on at Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville, then stop by M.Judson Booksellers & Storytellers, and finally admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Greenville trip itinerary planner.

Dallas to Greenville is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Greenville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Greenville, with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Columbia.

Things to do in Greenville

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Southern Hills Lavender, Jones Gap State Park
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville
Dark Corner Distillery ©
Dark Corner Distillery

2
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cayce Riverwalk, then get to know the resident critters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Final Door Escape Room Columbia. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve, then hike along Timmerman Trail, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Lion Landing, and finally stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Columbia trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a bus from Greenville to Columbia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in November, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Cayce
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The Final Door Escape Room Columbia ©
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Elmwood Cemetery ©
Elmwood Cemetery

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hilton Head: Beaufort (Pat Conroy Literary Center & Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Cross.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head road trip app .

Drive from Columbia to Hilton Head in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Columbia in November since evenings lows in Hilton Head dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Beaufort, The Church of the Cross
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

4
nights
Charleston

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, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old St. Andrew's Parish Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Charleston City Market, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

H. L. Hunley
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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. Change things up with a short trip to Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach, and stop by Harrelson's Seafood Market.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach trip planner .

Drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Myrtle Beach are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, Barefoot Landing
Highlights from your plan
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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