18 days in South Carolina & Tallulah Falls Itinerary

18 days in South Carolina & Tallulah Falls Itinerary

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Greenville
— 1 night
2
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
3
Charleston
— 3 nights
4
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
5
Tallulah Falls
— 3 nights
6
Pickens
— 2 nights
7
Georgetown
— 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 9th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy, explore the landscape on two wheels at GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, thenvisit Greenville Zoo, and finally sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Greenville trip itinerary maker.

Sacramento to Greenville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sacramento to Greenville due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sacramento in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Greenville: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail ©
GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail
Dark Corner Distillery ©
Dark Corner Distillery

2
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.
On the 10th (Sat), hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of McIntosh Book Shoppe, see the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center, thendeepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour, and finally stroll around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.

For more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Greenville to Hilton Head takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Greenville in October, Hilton Head is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Beaufort
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

3
nights
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: steep yourself in history at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, make a trip to Charleston City Market, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and stroll through Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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. Step out of Myrtle Beach to go to Murrells Inlet and see Harrelson's Seafood Market, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, make a trip to Barefoot Landing, examine the collection at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Catholic Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach day trip site.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Tallulah Falls.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, Barefoot Landing
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum ©
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

3
nights
Tallulah Falls

Tallulah Falls ©
Tallulah Falls is a town in Habersham and Rabun counties in the U.S. You've now added Tallulah Gorge State Park to your itinerary. On the 18th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Panther Creek Recreation Area, trek along Shortline Trail (Tallulah Falls Rail-Trail), thentake in the dramatic natural features at Tallulah Gorge State Park, and finally look for gifts at Tallulah Point Overlook. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tallulah Falls trip maker.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Tallulah Falls in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Myrtle Beach in October since evenings lows in Tallulah Falls dip to °F. On the 20th (Tue), you're off to Pickens.

Things to do in Tallulah Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tallulah Gorge State Park ©
Tallulah Gorge State Park
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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nights
Pickens

Pickens ©
Pickens, formerly called Pickens Courthouse, is a city in Pickens County, South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): hike along Devil's Courthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Hagood Mill Historic Site, thentake in the awesome beauty at Bald Rock Heritage Preserve, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Caesars Head State Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at Table Rock State Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Pickens trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Tallulah Falls to Pickens in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pickens can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Georgetown.

Things to do in Pickens

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sapphire, Cleveland, Twin Falls/Eastatoe Falls, Devil's Courthouse
Highlights from your plan
Table Rock State Park ©
Table Rock State Park
Whitewater Falls ©
Whitewater Falls
Devil's Courthouse ©
Devil's Courthouse

3
nights
Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Georgetown is the third oldest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Hobcaw Barony, thencontemplate the long history of Hampton Plantation State Historic Site, and then steep yourself in history at Hopsewee Plantation. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Kaminski House Museum, take an in-depth tour of The South Carolina Maritime Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Rice Museum, thentake in the waterfront at Georgetown Harborwalk, and finally look for gifts at Sweeties Original Low Country Pralines and Chocolates.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Georgetown day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Pickens to Georgetown takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Pickens in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Georgetown, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Georgetown

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hopsewee Plantation ©
Hopsewee Plantation
Rice Museum ©
Rice Museum
Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church ©
Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church

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