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
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Columbia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Beaufort
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Charleston
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Dallas

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 10th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Greenville trip planner .

Dallas to Greenville is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dallas to Greenville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Greenville is a bit cooler than Dallas - with highs of 75°F and lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Columbia.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Liberty Bridge ©
Liberty Bridge
Fluor Field at the WestEnd ©
Fluor Field at the WestEnd

1
night
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Catholic Church, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Lion Landing, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Columbia trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Greenville to Columbia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Columbia are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Columbia

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
St. Peter's Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Catholic Church

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 beaches, adventure, spas, trails, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Hilton Head online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Columbia to Hilton Head takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Columbia in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Hilton Head, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

1
night
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. On the 16th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Hunting Island State Park, then stop by The Chocolate Tree, and then stroll through Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Beaufort trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Beaufort takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park ©
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park
Hunting Island State Park ©
Hunting Island State Park
The Chocolate Tree ©
The Chocolate Tree

5
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, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Battery & White Point Gardens, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Riley Waterfront Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Charleston trip planner .

Traveling by car from Beaufort to Charleston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Myrtle Beach: Brookgreen Gardens (in Murrells Inlet) and Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions (in North Myrtle Beach). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach, stop by Gay Dolphin Gift Cove, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Myrtle Beach fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, Brookgreen Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

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