7 days in Myrtle Beach & Charleston Itinerary

7 days in Myrtle Beach & Charleston Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Coastal South Carolina trip planner

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Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Myrtle Beach

— 3 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. You've now added Family Kingdom Amusement Park to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, identify plant and animal life at Alligator Adventure, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach road trip planner.

New York City to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in Myrtle Beach hover around 72°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Charleston

— 3 nights
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 to go to Awendaw and see The Center for Birds of Prey, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, don't miss a visit to Ann Caldwell & the Magnolia Singers, steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip