15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Make it your trip
— 4 nights
Edisto Island
— 1 night
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Kiawah Island
— 1 night
Myrtle Beach
— 5 nights


Charleston — 4 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get outdoors at Folly Beach Fishing Pier and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Do your shopping at Charleston City Market and Candlefish. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Sullivan's Island Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston visit planner.

Berlin, Germany to Charleston is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Edisto Island.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Side Trips

Edisto Island — 1 night

Edisto Island is one of South Carolina's Sea Islands, the larger part of which lies in Charleston County, with its southern tip in Colleton County. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve/ Wildlife Management Area, then look for gifts at The Edisto Bookstore, then kick back and relax at Edisto Beach State Park, and finally tour in harmony with nature at Botany Bay Ecotours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Edisto Island travel planning site.

You can drive from Charleston to Edisto Island in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

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.
Coastal Discovery Museum and The Silver Garden Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Sea Pines Forest Preserve and The Golf Courses of Palmetto Dunes. Get out of town with these interesting Hilton Head side-trips: Hunting Island Lighthouse (in Beaufort) and Penn Center (in Saint Helena Island). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Field Beach Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Edisto Island to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. April in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kiawah Island.
Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips

Kiawah Island — 1 night

Kiawah is a sea island, or barrier island, on the Atlantic coast of the United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): head off the coast to Kiawah Island, tee off at The Ocean Course, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kiawah Beachwalker Park, and finally look for gifts at Palmetto Scent Studio.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kiawah Island trip itinerary maker.

Travel from Hilton Head to Kiawah Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can travel. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.
Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Nature

Myrtle Beach — 5 nights

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Visiting Cherry Grove Beach and Litchfield Beach will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Broadway at the Beach and Tanger Outlets Myrtle Beach Hwy 17. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Myrtle Beach: Hopsewee Plantation (in Georgetown) and Pawleys Island (Atalaya & Fishing Charters & Tours). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, tee off at Mt. Atlanticus, stop by Harrelson's Seafood Market, and examine the collection at Hollywood Wax Museum.

Start your trip to Myrtle Beach by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Kiawah Island to Myrtle Beach in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trips

South Carolina travel guide

Dolphin & Whale Watching · Historic Sites · Gardens
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.