31 days in South Carolina Itinerary

31 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
nights
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Falls Park on the Reedy and Bob Campbell Geology Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Children's Museum of the Upstate and Upcountry History Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Greenville side-trips: King Creek Falls (in Mountain Rest), Anderson County Museum (in Anderson) and Oconee History Museum (in Walhalla). The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at Museum and Library of Confederate History, contemplate the long history of Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site, and see the interesting displays at BMW Zentrum.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Greenville travel planner.

Charlotte to Greenville is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In July in Greenville, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Columbia.

Things to do in Greenville

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Spartanburg, Bob Campbell Geology Museum, World of Energy, Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site, King Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Lake Conestee Nature Park ©
Lake Conestee Nature Park
King Creek Falls ©
King Creek Falls

4
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden and South Carolina State Museum. Let the collections at Saluda County Museum and Elloree Heritage Museum & Cultural Center capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbia: I.P. Stanback Museum & Planetarium (in Orangeburg), Rock Hill (Rock Hill Fire Station Museum & Museum of York County) and Tearificteapot Museum (in Elloree). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Chester County Historical Museum and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Cocky Statue.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Columbia day trip app.

Getting from Greenville to Columbia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Columbia sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Columbia

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Rock Hill, Elloree, I.P. Stanback Museum & Planetarium, Chester County Historical Museum, Saluda County Museum
Highlights from your plan
Elloree Heritage Museum & Cultural Center ©
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden
Museum of York County ©
Museum of York County

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and Coligny Beach. There's much more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at Driessen Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hilton Head trip simple and quick.

Drive from Columbia to Hilton Head in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hilton Head are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Bring the kids along to Maye River Gallery and The Sands. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore Beaufort's surroundings by going to Bluffton (Spas, Old Town Bluffton, &more), Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage (in Ridgeland) and Walterboro (South Carolina Artisans Center & Colleton Museum and Farmers Market). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Pat Conroy Literary Center, stroll around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier on Bay, and stop by Olive the Above.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Beaufort trip planner.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Beaufort in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Beaufort, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Bluffton, Walterboro, Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, The Sands
Highlights from your plan
Pat Conroy Literary Center ©
Pat Conroy Literary Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fort Sumter National Monument and Patriots Point. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Step out of Charleston with an excursion to The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Folly Beach Public Beach, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and view the masterpieces at Meyer Vogl Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Charleston travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Beaufort to Charleston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Folly Beach, Isle of Palms, Patriots Point, The Center for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Center for Birds of Prey ©
The Center for Birds of Prey

6
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Appreciate the collections at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum and Brookgreen Gardens. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Broadway at the Beach and Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Myrtle Beach: Murrells Inlet (MISC - Everything Murrells Inlet & Lee's Farmer's Market), Cherry Grove Beach (in North Myrtle Beach) and Litchfield Beach (in Litchfield Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach, examine the collection at Warbird Park, tee off at Captain Hook's Adventure Golf, and meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach trip planner.

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, North Myrtle Beach, Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

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