5 days in Dayton & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

5 days in Dayton & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

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5 days in Dayton & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

Start: Fort Wayne
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Dayton
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Fort Wayne

2
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Visit Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Carillon Historical Park for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Dayton side-trips: Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House (in Springfield) and Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (in Cincinnati). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, get to know the fascinating history of Aullwood Garden MetroPark, get your game on at Great Escape Game, and buy something for everyone on your list at Dayton Mall.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dayton road trip planning site .

Fort Wayne to Dayton is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dayton are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House, Great Escape Game, Aullwood Garden MetroPark
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Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Myrtle Beach, and then wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Litchfield Beach, don't miss a visit to Barefoot Landing, and then meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach road trip planner .

Getting from Dayton to Myrtle Beach by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dayton in July, with highs in Myrtle Beach at 88°F and lows at 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Litchfield Beach, Barefoot Landing
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Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

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