24 days in South Carolina Itinerary

24 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Carolina tour planner
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Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 6 nights
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Beaufort
— 4 nights
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Hilton Head
— 5 nights
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Greenville
— 4 nights
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Myrtle Beach — 4 nights

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 Brookgreen Gardens, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach, examine the collection at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach trip planner.

Orlando to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in November, things will get slightly colder in Myrtle Beach: highs are around 66°F and lows about 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Charleston.
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Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife
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Charleston — 6 nights

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, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Fort Sumter National Monument, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Charleston tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in December, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Beaufort.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums
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Beaufort — 4 nights

Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Beaufort is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, stroll the grounds of Beaufort National Cemetery, take a stroll through McIntosh Book Shoppe, and admire the majestic nature at Hunting Island State Park.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Beaufort holiday planner.

Getting from Charleston to Beaufort by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Beaufort, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.
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Hilton Head — 5 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Cross, sample the fine beverages at Hilton Head Distillery, and trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head trip planner.

Getting from Beaufort to Hilton Head by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Greenville.
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Greenville — 4 nights

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Greenville: Table Rock State Park (in Pickens), Jones Gap State Park (in Marietta) and Southern Hills Lavender (in Greer). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Park on the Reedy, take in the exciting artwork at The Millstone Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Chattooga Ridge Canopy Tours, and sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Greenville trip maker.

You can fly from Hilton Head to Greenville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hilton Head in December, things will get slightly colder in Greenville: highs are around 57°F and lows about 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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South Carolina travel guide

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Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens · Beaches
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.
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