25 days in Kansas City, Nashville & South Carolina Itinerary

25 days in Kansas City, Nashville & South Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kansas City
— 5 nights
2
Nashville
— 5 nights
3
Columbia
— 1 night
4
Hilton Head
— 4 nights
5
Mount Pleasant
— 2 nights
6
Myrtle Beach
— 5 nights

5
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Bring the kids along to Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead and Science City. Step off the beaten path and head to Kansas City Zoo and Worlds Of Fun Oceans of Fun. Get out of town with these interesting Kansas City side-trips: Topeka (Evel Knievel Museum & Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, contemplate the long history of Union Station, and explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kansas City tour itinerary site.

Sydney, Australia to Kansas City is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Kansas City is minus 16 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Kansas City reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Topeka, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Cathedral of Saint Peter, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Science City ©
Science City

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will thrill your kids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Diamond Caverns and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Bowling Green (Chaney's Dairy Barn, NCM Motorsports Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: get curious at Adventure Science Center, admire the landmark architecture of Mansion, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Downtown Presbyterian Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville travel planner.

You can fly from Kansas City to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Nashville sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bowling Green, Diamond Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Diamond Caverns ©
Diamond Caverns
Adventure Science Center ©
Adventure Science Center

1
night
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): gain insight at University of South Carolina and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden.

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Traveling by flight from Nashville to Columbia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Columbia, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden
University of South Carolina ©
University of South Carolina

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pirate's Island Adventure Golf and Folly Field Beach Park. Step out of Hilton Head to go to Beaufort and see Hunting Island State Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Columbia to Hilton Head in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mount Pleasant.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Hunting Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf ©
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is a large suburban town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. On the 5th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach and then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

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Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Mount Pleasant takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October in Mount Pleasant, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Mount Pleasant

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Folly Beach, Charleston, Angel Oak Tree
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree

5
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Bring the kids along to Litchfield Beach and Hollywood Wax Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Cherry Grove Beach. Take a break from Myrtle Beach with a short trip to Harrelson's Seafood Market in Murrells Inlet, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at The Pier at Garden City Beach, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get your game on at Backstage Mirror Maze, and get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach.

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Traveling by car from Mount Pleasant to Myrtle Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, Harrelson's Seafood Market, The Pier at Garden City Beach, Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cherry Grove Beach ©
Cherry Grove Beach
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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