8 days in Charleston & Isle of Palms Itinerary

8 days in Charleston & Isle of Palms Itinerary

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8 days in Charleston & Isle of Palms Itinerary

Start: Charleston
1
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Isle of Palms
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Charleston

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Harborview Charters, Battery & White Point Gardens, Joe Riley Waterfront Park, and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Boone Hall Plantation. Popular historic sites such as Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3 and Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church are in your itinerary. Take a break from Charleston with a short trip to Litchfield Beach in Litchfield Beach, about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and admire the natural beauty at Washington Square.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Charleston. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Palms.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church, Boone Hall Plantation, Litchfield Beach
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Boone Hall Plantation ©
Boone Hall Plantation
Palmetto Carriage Works ©
Palmetto Carriage Works

3
nights
Isle of Palms

Isle of Palms ©
Isle of Palms is a city in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. You've now added Isle of Palms Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fort Moultrie, then contemplate the long history of Hopsewee Plantation, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Center for Birds of Prey. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Boone Hall Plantation and then admire the majestic nature at Isle of Palms County Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Palms trip planner .

Isle of Palms is just a stone's throw from Charleston. September in Isle of Palms sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Isle of Palms

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hopsewee Plantation, The Center for Birds of Prey, Boone Hall Plantation, Fort Moultrie
Highlights from your plan
The Center for Birds of Prey ©
The Center for Birds of Prey
Boone Hall Plantation ©
Boone Hall Plantation
Isle of Palms County Park ©
Isle of Palms County Park

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