5 days in Charleston & Edisto Island Itinerary

5 days in Charleston & Edisto Island Itinerary

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Charleston
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Edisto Island
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 1 day
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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Charleston road trip planning site.

Las Vegas to Charleston is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Charleston due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Charleston hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Edisto Island.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Edisto Island

— 4 nights
Edisto Island is one of South Carolina's Sea Islands, the larger part of which lies in Charleston County, with its southern tip in Colleton County. Escape the urban bustle at Edisto Beach State Park and Botany Bay Ecotours. Venture out of the city with trips to Low Tide Brewing (in Johns Island) and Saint Helena Island (Brick Baptist Church & Saint Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area, look for gifts at The Edisto Bookstore, examine the collection at Edisto Island Museum, and tee off at The Plantation Course at Edisto.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Edisto Island trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Edisto Island takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Edisto Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Charleston

— 1 day
On the 20th (Tue), expand your understanding of the military at Fort Sumter National Monument, then go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Edisto Island to Charleston takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife