60 days in South Carolina Itinerary

60 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Myrtle Beach
— 6 nights
2
Pawleys Island
— 3 nights
3
Edisto Island
— 3 nights
4
Charleston
— 16 nights
5
Hilton Head
— 7 nights
6
Beaufort
— 6 nights
7
Aiken
— 4 nights
8
Columbia
— 6 nights
9
Spartanburg
— 4 nights
10
Pickens
— 4 nights

6
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Myrtle Beach is known for nightlife, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum, and experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach online route planner.

New York City to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pawleys Island.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

North Myrtle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum ©
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

3
nights
Pawleys Island

Pawleys Island ©
Pawleys Island is a town in Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States, and the Atlantic coast barrier island on which the town is located.Pawleys Island population was 103 at the 2010 census, down from 138 in 2000. Step out of Pawleys Island to go to Georgetown and see Hopsewee Plantation, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens, steep yourself in history at Atalaya, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Catholic Church, and take in the waterfront at MarshWalk.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pawleys Island trip planner.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Pawleys Island in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Edisto Island.

Things to do in Pawleys Island

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Georgetown, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hopsewee Plantation ©
Hopsewee Plantation
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach

3
nights
Edisto Island

Edisto Island
Edisto Island is one of South Carolina's Sea Islands, the larger part of which lies in Charleston County, with its southern tip in Colleton County. Edisto Island is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Edisto Island Serpentarium, play a few rounds at The Plantation Course at Edisto, identify plant and animal life at Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area, and kick back and relax at Edisto Beach State Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Edisto Island day trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Pawleys Island to Edisto Island with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Edisto Island are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Edisto Island

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Edisto Island Serpentarium ©
Edisto Island Serpentarium
Kings Farm Market ©
Kings Farm Market

16
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step out of Charleston with an excursion to The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Folly Beach Public Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Charleston City Market, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston journey planner.

Getting from Edisto Island to Charleston by journey takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Charleston are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Sealand Adventure Sports, Folly Beach Public Beach, Angel Oak Tree
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

7
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.
Hilton Head is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: race across the water with a speed boat tour, hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, and walk around Driessen Beach Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hilton Head attractions planning site.

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Bluffton
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

6
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beaufort: Parris Island Museum (in Parris Island) and Carolina Cider Company (in Yemassee). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, make a trip to Bay Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Point, and visit a coastal fixture at Hunting Island Lighthouse.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Beaufort tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Beaufort in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Beaufort can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Aiken.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Port Royal, Yemassee, Parris Island Museum
Highlights from your plan
Pat Conroy Literary Center ©
Pat Conroy Literary Center
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park ©
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park
Hunting Island State Park ©
Hunting Island State Park

4
nights
Aiken

Aiken ©
Founded in 1835, the city of Aiken was named after William Aiken, the president of the South Carolina Railroad. Venture out of the city with trips to Ninety Six (Lake Greenwood State Park & Ninety Six National Historic Site), God's Acre Healing Springs (in Blackville) and Edgefield (National Wild Turkey Federation Wild Turkey Center & Carolina Moon Distillery). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Hopelands Gardens, delve into the lush surroundings at Hitchcock Woods, tee off at Aiken Golf Club, and walk around Aiken State Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Aiken trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Beaufort to Aiken in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Beaufort in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 69°F in Aiken. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Columbia.

Things to do in Aiken

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ninety Six, Edgefield, Redcliffe Plantation State, God's Acre Healing Springs
Highlights from your plan
Ninety Six National Historic Site ©
Ninety Six National Historic Site
Hopelands Gardens ©
Hopelands Gardens
Hitchcock Woods ©
Hitchcock Woods

6
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Columbia is known for fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, walk around Seven Oaks Park, get a sense of history and politics at South Carolina State House, and contemplate the long history of Governor's Mansion.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Columbia trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Aiken to Columbia in an hour. In August in Columbia, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Spartanburg.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden
Saluda Shoals Park ©
Saluda Shoals Park
Food Tours

4
nights
Spartanburg

Spartanburg is the largest city in and the county seat of Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States, and the 12th-largest city by population in the state. Explore Spartanburg's surroundings by going to Mount Mitchell State Park (in Burnsville), Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock) and Lake Lure (Lake Lure Flowering Bridge & Zipline). There's much more to do: have fun and explore at The Children's Museum of the Upstate - Spartanburg, see the interesting displays at BMW Zentrum, take in nature's colorful creations at Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve, and sample the tasty concoctions at RJ Rockers Taproom and The Silo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Spartanburg road trip app.

You can drive from Columbia to Spartanburg in 2 hours. Traveling from Columbia in September, expect nights in Spartanburg to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 82°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pickens.

Things to do in Spartanburg

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Lake Lure, Mount Mitchell State Park, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, Pearson's Falls and Glen
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park ©
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge ©
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

4
nights
Pickens

Pickens ©
Pickens, formerly called Pickens Courthouse, is a city in Pickens County, South Carolina, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pickens: Highlands (Sunset Rock and Ravenel Park, Dry Falls, &more), Toccoa Falls (in Toccoa) and Tallulah Gorge State Park (in Tallulah Falls). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Silver Run Falls, immerse yourself in nature at Oconee State Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Goats on the Roof, and take in the awesome beauty at Bald Rock Heritage Preserve.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Pickens trip simple and quick.

Getting from Spartanburg to Pickens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Pickens, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pickens

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlands, Cleveland, Sapphire, Goats on the Roof, Chattooga Belle Farm
Highlights from your plan
Whitewater Falls ©
Whitewater Falls
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls
Silver Run Falls ©
Silver Run Falls

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