15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Beaufort
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Hilton Head

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, and then take in the waterfront activity at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Coastal Discovery Museum, then let little ones run wild at Shelter Cove Towne Centre, then look for gifts at Coligny Plaza Shopping Center, and finally putt your heart out at Legendary Golf.

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

Manchester, UK to Hilton Head is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Hilton Head. Traveling from Manchester in October, expect Hilton Head to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Shelter Cove Towne Centre ©
Shelter Cove Towne Centre
St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church ©
Coastal Discovery Museum ©
Coastal Discovery Museum

4
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Popular historic sites such as Old Sheldon Church Ruins and The Church of the Cross are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hunting Island Lighthouse and Beaufort National Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beaufort: Bluffton (Pluff Mudd Art, Old Town Bluffton, & more). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Point, browse the eclectic array of goods at Port Royal Farmers Market, stop by Olive the Above, and take in the exciting artwork at Thibault Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Beaufort trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Beaufort takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bluffton, Old Sheldon Church Ruins, Port Royal Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
Old Sheldon Church Ruins ©
Old Sheldon Church Ruins
The Church of the Cross ©
The Church of the Cross
Hunting Island Lighthouse ©
Hunting Island Lighthouse

4
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hopsewee Plantation and St. Michael's Church. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Aiken-Rhett House. Change things up with a short trip to Hampton Plantation State Historic Site in Georgetown (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie, steep yourself in history at Boone Hall Plantation, don't miss a visit to Charleston City Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Charleston online tour planner .

Getting from Beaufort to Charleston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Charleston, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Georgetown, Fort Moultrie, Boone Hall Plantation, H. L. Hunley
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
Hopsewee Plantation ©
Hopsewee Plantation

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 discover tucked-away gems like The Market Common and Tanger Outlets Myrtle Beach Hwy 17. Get some cultural insight at Atalaya and Broadway at the Beach. Step out of Myrtle Beach with an excursion to Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Hollywood Wax Museum, stop by Gay Dolphin Gift Cove, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and brush up on your military savvy at Warbird Park.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach sightseeing tool .

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Brookgreen Gardens, Atalaya
Highlights from your plan
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Atalaya ©
Atalaya
Hollywood Wax Museum ©
Hollywood Wax Museum

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