7 days in South Carolina Itinerary

7 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Huntsville
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 30 min
1
Greenville
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Columbia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Huntsville

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Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
On the 19th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Joel Roberts Poinsett Statue and then take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Park on the Reedy.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Greenville trip builder app.

Huntsville to Greenville is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In July in Greenville, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Columbia.

Things to do in Greenville

Nature Parks
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy

1
night
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, get your game on at The Final Door Escape Room Columbia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cayce Riverwalk.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Columbia trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Greenville to Columbia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Columbia, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails

Side Trip

Cayce Riverwalk
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The Final Door Escape Room Columbia ©
The Final Door Escape Room Columbia
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden

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.
On the 21st (Tue), trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stroll through Coligny Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Columbia to Hilton Head by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 22nd (Wed), expand your understanding of the military at Fort Sumter National Monument, then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Nathaniel Russell House and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Folly Beach Public Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Charleston trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Charleston sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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 24th (Fri): make a trip to Barefoot Landing, then get your game on at Backstage Mirror Maze, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Pee Dee Bicycle, then kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach, and then catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach tour planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Myrtle Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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