6 days in Hilton Head & Long Beach Itinerary

6 days in Hilton Head & Long Beach Itinerary

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6 days in Hilton Head & Long Beach Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  13​h
1
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
2
Long Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

2
nights
Hilton Head

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.
You'll explore and learn at Coastal Discovery Museum and Endangered Arts. Explore hidden gems such as Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge and Hilton Head Distillery. There's still lots to do: stroll through Folly Field Beach Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, enjoy some diversion at Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground, and putt your heart out at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head day trip planning tool .

Honolulu to Hilton Head is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly. Traveling from Honolulu to Hilton Head, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in November: highs in Hilton Head hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Folly Field Beach Park ©
Folly Field Beach Park
Coastal Discovery Museum ©
Coastal Discovery Museum

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
On the 20th (Tue), take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Victoria Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bluff Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Long Beach online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Hilton Head to Long Beach takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Hilton Head in November, you will find days in Long Beach are a bit warmer (75°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Victoria Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach

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