6 days in Charleston, Hilton Head & Savannah Itinerary

6 days in Charleston, Hilton Head & Savannah Itinerary

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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Hilton Head
— 1 night
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 14th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, then contemplate the long history of Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3, and then kick back and relax at Isle of Palms Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Heyward-Washington House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, then contemplate the long history of The Charleston Museum, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Des Moines to Charleston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Charleston when traveling from Des Moines in July, with lows around 75°F. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head

— 1 night
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 16th (Fri): kick back and relax at Folly Field Beach Park.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hilton Head online trip planner.

Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Telfair Academy, examine the collection at American Prohibition Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, then learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah online trip planner.

Drive from Hilton Head to Savannah in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Savannah sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip