38 days in Myrtle Beach & Gatlinburg Itinerary

38 days in Myrtle Beach & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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38 days in Myrtle Beach & Gatlinburg Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 18 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4​h 30​min
2
Gatlinburg
— 19 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  5​h
End: New York City

18
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Visiting Litchfield Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Myrtle Beach and Broadway at the Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Myrtle Beach: Wilmington (Sea Turtle Camp & Historic District), Carolina Beach (Carolina Beach & Carolina Beach Fishing Pier) and North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher (in Kure Beach). There's lots more to do: experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, kick back and relax at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Myrtle Beach State Park.

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New York City to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 4-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. August in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, Florence, Wrightsville Beach, Calabash, Little River
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Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach

19
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park and River Rafting & Tubing for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Roaring Fork and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Gatlinburg side-trips: Clay's Corner (in Brasstown), Mason's Ruby & Sapphire Mine (in Franklin) and Deckers Flea Market (in Murphy). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome, and contemplate the waterfront views at 5 Rivers Adventures.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Myrtle Beach to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Myrtle Beach in August since evenings lows in Gatlinburg dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville, Asheville, Highlands
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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