5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Greenville
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Columbia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

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Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the views from Liberty Bridge and then admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Greenville trip builder .

Philadelphia to Greenville is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. When traveling from Philadelphia in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Greenville, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Columbia.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Liberty Bridge ©
Liberty Bridge

1
night
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): savor the flavors at Cromer's Pnuts, stroll through Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Columbia vacation planner .

You can drive from Greenville to Columbia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Columbia are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Cromer's Pnuts ©
Cromer's Pnuts

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 23rd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, then don't miss a visit to Riley Waterfront Park, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Charleston trip planner .

Drive from Columbia to Charleston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Charleston are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Joe Riley Waterfront Park ©
Joe Riley Waterfront Park

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach, then have some family-friendly fun at Backstage Mirror Maze, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium, and finally catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach trip tool .

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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