5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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5 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + Bus:  5​h
1
Beaufort
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Murrells Inlet
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Beaufort holiday app .

Chicago to Beaufort is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Beaufort is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in April, with highs in Beaufort at 75°F and lows at 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Sheldon Church Ruins
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Old Sheldon Church Ruins ©
Old Sheldon Church Ruins

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Moultrie and St. Michael's Church. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Magnolia Cemetery are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Grace Church Cathedral, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and contemplate the long history of Aiken-Rhett House.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Charleston tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Beaufort to Charleston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in April, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Murrells Inlet.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Folly Beach Public Beach, Fort Moultrie
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Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

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night
Murrells Inlet

Murrells Inlet ©
Murrells Inlet is an unincorporated area and census-designated place straddling the line between Horry and Georgetown Counties in South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Brookgreen Gardens and then enjoy the sand and surf at Litchfield Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Murrells Inlet trip planner .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Murrells Inlet takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April in Murrells Inlet, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Murrells Inlet

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Litchfield Beach
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Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens

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