7 days in South Carolina Itinerary

7 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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7 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Savannah
Drive:  1​h
1
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Savannah

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Endangered Arts. Keep things going the next day: try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, race across the water with a speed boat tour, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally sample the fine beverages at Hilton Head Distillery.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hilton Head attractions site .

Savannah to Hilton Head is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Hilton Head Distillery ©
Hilton Head Distillery

3
nights
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: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Charleston tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Hilton Head to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

2
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 9th (Fri): look for gifts at Palmetto Distillery, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach, and finally catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Litchfield Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach trip maker tool .

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach

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