7 days in South Carolina Itinerary

7 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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7 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Murrells Inlet
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Beaufort
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

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Murrells Inlet

Murrells Inlet ©
Murrells Inlet is an unincorporated area and census-designated place straddling the line between Horry and Georgetown Counties in South Carolina, United States. On the 1st (Mon), take a leisurely stroll along MarshWalk and then stroll through Litchfield Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Murrells Inlet trip planner.

Atlanta to Murrells Inlet is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Murrells Inlet can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Murrells Inlet

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Litchfield Beach
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Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach

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nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Old Slave Mart Museum. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, steep yourself in history at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Riley Waterfront Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston online trip builder .

Drive from Murrells Inlet to Charleston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Charleston sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Aiken-Rhett House ©
Aiken-Rhett House
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

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night
Beaufort

Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Sheldon Church Ruins, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Beaufort travel planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Beaufort takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in October, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Beaufort

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Old Sheldon Church Ruins
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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Old Sheldon Church Ruins ©
Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park ©

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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.
On the 7th (Sun), get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then try for a hole-in-one at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf, then try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

Before you visit Hilton Head, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Beaufort to Hilton Head in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Fun & Games
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Speed Boats Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf ©
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf

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