31 days in Coastal South Carolina Itinerary

31 days in Coastal South Carolina Itinerary

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31 days in Coastal South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Florianopolis
Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
1
North Myrtle Beach
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Pawleys Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Charleston
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Johns Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Beaufort
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Hilton Head
— 7 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Florianopolis

5
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 (Backstage Mirror Maze, Myrtle Beach, & more). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Cherry Grove Beach, identify plant and animal life at Alligator Adventure, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the North Myrtle Beach trip itinerary planning site .

Florianopolis, Brazil to North Myrtle Beach is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Florianopolis to North Myrtle Beach is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Florianopolis in September, things will get a bit warmer in North Myrtle Beach: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pawleys Island.

Things to do in North Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Pawleys Island

Pawleys Island ©
Pawleys Island is a town in Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States, and the Atlantic coast barrier island on which the town is located.Pawleys Island population was 103 at the 2010 census, down from 138 in 2000. Pawleys Island is known for golf, historic sites, wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Brookgreen Gardens, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take an in-depth tour of The South Carolina Maritime Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pawleys Island driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from North Myrtle Beach to Pawleys Island takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Pawleys Island can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Pawleys Island

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Georgetown, Murrells Inlet, Wild Water & Wheels, The Pier at Garden City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Huntington Beach State Park ©
Huntington Beach State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

7
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step out of Charleston to go to Awendaw and see The Center for Birds of Prey, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire all the interesting features of Middleton Place, steep yourself in history at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and immerse yourself in nature at Isle of Palms County Park.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Pawleys Island to Charleston in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Johns Island.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Isle of Palms County Park, The Center for Birds of Prey, Folly Beach Public Beach, H. L. Hunley
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach

2
nights
Johns Island

Johns Island, also spelled John's Island, is an island in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, and is the largest island in the state of South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Angel Oak Tree and then get outside with Trophy lakes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Eden Wind Farm, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Low Tide Brewing.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Johns Island travel route planning app .

Johns Island is just a short distance from Charleston. In September, daytime highs in Johns Island are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Beaufort.

Things to do in Johns Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Trophy lakes ©
Trophy lakes

5
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. The Point has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from Beaufort with a short trip to Palmetto Indoor Range in Hardeeville, about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Hunting Island State Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the landscape on two wheels at Spanish Moss Trail, and enjoy the sea views from Hunting Island Lighthouse.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Beaufort trip planner.

You can drive from Johns Island to Beaufort in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Beaufort

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palmetto Indoor Range, The Sands
Highlights from your plan
The Point ©
The Point
Hunting Island State Park ©
Hunting Island State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

7
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.
Hilton Head is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, trails, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head trip planner .

You can drive from Beaufort to Hilton Head in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

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