28 days in South Carolina Itinerary

28 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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28 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Bus:  1 h 45 min
1
Greenville
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Columbia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Hilton Head
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Beaufort
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Charleston
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Georgetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
North Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Charlotte

3
nights
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Greenville: Jones Gap State Park (in Marietta), Twin Falls/Eastatoe Falls (in Sunset) and Twin Lakes Park (in Seneca). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Park on the Reedy, pause for some photo ops at Joel Roberts Poinsett Statue, relax in the rural setting at Southern Hills Lavender, and have some family-friendly fun at The Blue Ox Hatchet House.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Greenville online trip maker.

Charlotte to Greenville is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Greenville can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Columbia.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jones Gap State Park, Twin Lakes Park, Southern Hills Lavender, The Blue Ox Hatchet House, Twin Falls/Eastatoe Falls
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Dark Corner Distillery ©
Dark Corner Distillery
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville

4
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Explore Columbia's surroundings by going to Hitchcock Woods (in Aiken), Williamson Park (in Darlington) and Florence (War Between the States Museum & Florence National Cemetery). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at The Final Door Escape Room Columbia, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Lion Landing, get a sense of history and politics at South Carolina State House, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbia trip builder website.

Getting from Greenville to Columbia by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. March in Columbia sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Florence, Cayce, Williamson Park, Hitchcock Woods
Highlights from your plan
The Final Door Escape Room Columbia ©
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Hitchcock Woods ©
Hitchcock Woods

4
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.
Hilton Head is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, sample the fine beverages at Hilton Head Distillery, stroll through Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Cross.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hilton Head trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Columbia to Hilton Head takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Columbia in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 50°F in Hilton Head. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Explore Beaufort's surroundings by going to South Carolina Artisans Center (in Walterboro), Eden Wind Farm (in Johns Island) and Fripp Island Actvity Center (in Fripp Island). There's lots more to do: walk around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, contemplate the long history of St. Helena's Anglican Church, visit a coastal fixture at Hunting Island Lighthouse, and admire the majestic nature at Hunting Island State Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Beaufort trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hilton Head to Beaufort by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In March in Beaufort, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fripp Island Actvity Center, Eden Wind Farm, South Carolina Artisans Center
Highlights from your plan
Pat Conroy Literary Center ©
Pat Conroy Literary Center
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park ©
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park

6
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, contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, and get interesting insight from Tours.

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You can drive from Beaufort to Charleston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Georgetown.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Patriots Point
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Middleton Place ©
Middleton Place
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

3
nights
Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Georgetown is the third oldest city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Georgetown: Murrells Inlet (Harrelson's Seafood Market & Huntington Beach State Park). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens, see the interesting displays at The South Carolina Maritime Museum, stroll the grounds of Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Georgetown trip planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Georgetown in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Georgetown when traveling from Charleston in March, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to North Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Georgetown

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, Fishing Charters & Tours, Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Huntington Beach State Park ©
Huntington Beach State Park
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach

3
nights
North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach ©
North Myrtle Beach is a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Myrtle Beach (Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade, Pee Dee Bicycle, &more). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, make a trip to Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the North Myrtle Beach trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Georgetown to North Myrtle Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In March in North Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in North Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Myrtle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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