17 days in South Carolina Itinerary

17 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Greenville
— 1 night
2
Columbia
— 2 nights
3
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
4
Beaufort
— 2 nights
5
Charleston
— 5 nights
6
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights

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 8th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery, stop by M.Judson Booksellers & Storytellers, and then have some family-friendly fun at Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Southern Hills Lavender, grab your bike and head to GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, thenadmire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy, and finally snap pictures at Liberty Bridge.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Greenville trip planning app.

Philadelphia to Greenville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in April, things will get a bit warmer in Greenville: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Columbia.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Southern Hills Lavender
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville
Liberty Bridge ©
Liberty Bridge

2
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, have some family-friendly fun at The Final Door Escape Room Columbia, and then have some family-friendly fun at Craft Axe Throwing- Columbia. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Lion Landing, thenlet your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally admire the striking features of South Carolina State House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Columbia route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Greenville to Columbia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Columbia sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden
The Final Door Escape Room Columbia ©
The Final Door Escape Room Columbia
South Carolina State House ©
South Carolina State House

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 wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and kick back and relax at Coligny Beach.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Hilton Head online vacation builder.

Drive from Columbia to Hilton Head in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. April in Hilton Head sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

The Church of the Cross
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

2
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of The Point, thendon't miss a visit to Charles Street Gallery, thenwalk around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, and finally deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours, thensee the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center, and then immerse yourself in nature at Hunting Island State Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Beaufort trip planner.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Beaufort in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Beaufort sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Pat Conroy Literary Center ©
Pat Conroy Literary Center
Hunting Island State Park ©
Hunting Island State Park
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park ©
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park

5
nights
Charleston

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, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, explore the galleries of Nathaniel Russell House, and get engrossed in the history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Charleston sightseeing planning app.

Drive from Beaufort to Charleston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Patriots Point
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Middleton Place ©
Middleton Place
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

3
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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. When in Myrtle Beach, make a side trip to see Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, approximately Murrells Inlet away. And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach, wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Pee Dee Bicycle.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach online trip builder.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

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

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