8 days in Charleston & Hilton Head Itinerary

8 days in Charleston & Hilton Head Itinerary

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8 days in Charleston & Hilton Head Itinerary

Start: Charleston
1
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hilton Head
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Charleston

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Explore hidden gems such as Litchfield Beach and Firefly Distillery. Go for a jaunt from Charleston to Kiawah Island to see Kiawah Island about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the exciting artwork at Meyer Vogl Gallery, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Charleston. In June in Charleston, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Firefly Distillery, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Litchfield Beach, Kiawah Island
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Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Kiawah Island ©
Kiawah Island
Firefly Distillery ©
Firefly Distillery

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Sea Pines Forest Preserve. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Field Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, and take in the waterfront activity at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head online route planner .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Field Beach Park ©
Folly Field Beach Park
Hilton Head Distillery ©
Hilton Head Distillery

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