4 days in The Midlands Region of South Carolina Itinerary

4 days in The Midlands Region of South Carolina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Midlands Region of South Carolina attractions planner

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Clinton
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Aiken
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Columbia
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Clinton

— 1 night
Clinton is a city in Laurens County, South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Musgrove Mill State Historic and then steep yourself in history at Rose Hill Plantation Historic. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Old Courthouse, explore the striking landscape of Ninety Six National Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Lander University.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Clinton online road trip planner.

Charlotte to Clinton is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Aiken.

Things to do in Clinton

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Aiken

— 1 night
Founded in 1835, the city of Aiken was named after William Aiken, the president of the South Carolina Railroad. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Hopelands Gardens, then delve into the lush surroundings at Hitchcock Woods, and then contemplate the long history of Redcliffe Plantation State.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Aiken tour builder website.

Drive from Clinton to Aiken in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Aiken can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Columbia.

Things to do in Aiken

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Columbia

— 1 night

Capital of Southern Hospitality

A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Catholic Church.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Columbia online trip builder.

Getting from Aiken to Columbia by car takes about an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Columbia

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites