7 days in Charleston & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

7 days in Charleston & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

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7 days in Charleston & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

Start: Charleston
1
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Charleston

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.
Charleston is known for historic sites, parks, nightlife, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Riley Waterfront Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Charleston online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Charleston. In September, daytime highs in Charleston are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Patriots Point
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

3
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach, stop by Bijuju, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then enjoy breathtaking views from Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and finally take in the waterfront at Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at MISC - Everything Murrells Inlet, and finally examine the collection at Warbird Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach trip website .

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Murrells Inlet
Highlights from your plan
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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