3 days in South Carolina & North Carolina Itinerary

3 days in South Carolina & North Carolina Itinerary

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3 days in South Carolina & North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  3​h
1
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Corolla
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach and then experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach road trip planning website .

Washington DC to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Washington DC in May since evenings lows in Myrtle Beach dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Corolla.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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night
Corolla

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
On the 24th (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, then see Off-Road Tours, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Corolla trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Myrtle Beach to Corolla in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. In May in Corolla, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corolla

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Parasailing & Paragliding
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Off-Road Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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