7 days in Charleston & Edisto Island Itinerary

7 days in Charleston & Edisto Island Itinerary

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7 days in Charleston & Edisto Island Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Edisto Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Buffalo

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, steep yourself in history at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and don't miss a visit to H. L. Hunley.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Charleston trip planner .

Buffalo to Charleston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Buffalo in September, things will get a bit warmer in Charleston: highs are around 84°F and lows about 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Edisto Island.

Things to do in Charleston

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Side Trip

H. L. Hunley
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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. You've now added Edisto Beach State Park to your itinerary. On the 21st (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area, then immerse yourself in nature at Edisto Beach State Park, and then see the interesting displays at Edisto Island Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Edisto Island online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Edisto Island takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edisto Island

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