15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Greenville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Beaufort
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Newark

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. Get outdoors at Litchfield Beach and Windy Hill Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Brookgreen Gardens and Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Myrtle Beach: North Myrtle Beach (Cherry Grove Beach & Waterskiing & Jetskiing). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Risen Christ Lutheran Church and School, stop by The Olive Shoppe, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

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Newark to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Greenville.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum ©
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Greenville

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cowpens National Battlefield and Stumphouse Mountain Tunnel. Get outdoors at Zipline and Twin Falls/Eastatoe Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Greenville: Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of SC (in Pickens) and King Creek Falls (in Mountain Rest). There's still lots to do: stroll around Falls Park on the Reedy, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Corner Distillery, and take in the views from Liberty Bridge.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Greenville trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Myrtle Beach to Greenville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August in Greenville, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zipline, Cowpens National Battlefield, Twin Falls/Eastatoe Falls, King Creek Falls, Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of SC
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Cowpens National Battlefield ©
Cowpens National Battlefield

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Coligny Beach and Alder Lane Beach Access. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours. The adventure continues: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Burkes Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head road trip site .

Drive from Greenville to Hilton Head in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

2
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. On the 1st (Sun), take a stroll through The Point, examine the collection at Pat Conroy Literary Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Sheldon Church Ruins. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Beaufort National Cemetery, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then stroll through The Sands.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Beaufort trip maker website .

You can drive from Hilton Head to Beaufort in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Beaufort can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

The Church of the Cross, The Sands, Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Highlights from your plan
The Church of the Cross ©
The Church of the Cross
Old Sheldon Church Ruins ©
Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Beaufort National Cemetery ©
Beaufort National Cemetery

3
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Sumter National Monument and Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3. Get outdoors at Folly Beach Public Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Charleston to go to Awendaw and see The Center for Birds of Prey, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Charleston trip planner .

You can drive from Beaufort to Charleston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Folly Beach, The Center for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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