8 days in Charleston & Boston Itinerary

8 days in Charleston & Boston Itinerary

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8 days in Charleston & Boston Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Boston
— 4 nights
End: Boston

3
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Postal Museum and Candlefish. Change things up with a short trip to Charleston Tea Plantation in Wadmalaw Island (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston travel website .

Boston to Charleston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in August, with highs in Charleston at 88°F and lows at 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Charleston Tea Plantation, Angel Oak Tree
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Postal Museum ©
Postal Museum
Candlefish ©
Candlefish

4
nights
Boston

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Ogunquit (Perkins Cove & Ogunquit Beach) and Provincetown (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Race Point Beach, & more). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Boston travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Boston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Charleston in August: high temperatures in Boston hover around 81°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Ogunquit
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Commercial Street ©
Commercial Street
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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