5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Newark

1
day
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 21st (Fri): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, and then see the interesting displays at Hollywood Wax Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach travel planning site .

Newark to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Myrtle Beach when traveling from Newark in September, with lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Tours Transportation
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Hollywood Wax Museum ©
Hollywood Wax Museum

2
nights
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, see the interesting displays at Coastal Discovery Museum, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Burkes Beach, take in the waterfront activity at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, then putt your heart out at Legendary Golf, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hilton Head itinerary maker site .

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Coastal Discovery Museum ©
Coastal Discovery Museum

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, relax in the rural setting at Charleston Tea Plantation, then pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie, and finally settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, get engrossed in the history at Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon, then contemplate the long history of Aiken-Rhett House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Principle Gallery Charleston.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Charleston tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Charleston Tea Plantation, Fort Moultrie
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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