5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Indianapolis

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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 10th (Mon): take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach and then tour the water at your own pace with Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach road trip planning website .

Indianapolis to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Myrtle Beach, with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions
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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

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nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. Get in touch with nature at Folly Beach Public Beach and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
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Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hilton Head road trip site .

Getting from Charleston to Hilton Head by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

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