17 days in South Carolina, Georgia & Tennessee Itinerary

17 days in South Carolina, Georgia & Tennessee Itinerary

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17 days in South Carolina, Georgia & Tennessee Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5​h 45​min
5
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach tour itinerary builder website .

London, UK to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Myrtle Beach is minus 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in Myrtle Beach reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kids will enjoy Folly Beach Public Beach and The Center for Birds of Prey. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Old St. Andrew's Parish Church. Take a break from Charleston with a short trip to Caw Caw Interpretive Center in Ravenel, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

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You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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 31st (Fri): race across the water with a speed boat tour, tour the water at your own pace with Commander Zodiac, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hilton Head Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Alder Lane Beach Access, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Endangered Arts.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head road trip site .

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Commander Zodiac ©
Commander Zodiac
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 2nd (Sun), go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, then stroll through Forsyth Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Historic Savannah Theatre, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah route builder website .

You can drive from Hilton Head to Savannah in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savannah are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Attractions like Roaring Fork and Dollywood make great kid-friendly stops. Do some cultural sightseeing at Titanic Museum Attraction and Tennessee Homemade Wines. Explore Gatlinburg's surroundings by going to Sevier Distilling Company (in Sevierville) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, look for all kinds of wild species at Quiet Walkways, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Savannah to Gatlinburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Gatlinburg, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevier Distilling Company, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, and then see a show at Grand Ole Opry. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville route maker app .

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gatlinburg to Nashville due to the time zone difference. June in Nashville sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Nightlife

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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