8 days in Charleston & West Coast Itinerary

8 days in Charleston & West Coast Itinerary

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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Cambria
— 1 night
4
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step out of the city life by going to Angel Oak Tree and The Center for Birds of Prey. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Photography Tours. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, sample the tasty concoctions at Westbrook Brewing Co, and contemplate the long history of McLeod Plantation Historic Site.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Charleston journey planner.

New York City to Charleston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New York City in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Charleston: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Angel Oak Tree
4.7

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 18th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Carmel trip planner.

You can fly from Charleston to Carmel in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Charleston to Carmel, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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State Park
Point Lobos
4.9

1
night
Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): kick back and relax at Piedras Blancas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moonstone Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambria trip planner.

Drive from Carmel to Cambria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Carmel in November, expect little chillier with lows of 40°F in Cambria. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and finally make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park journey planning website.

You can drive from Cambria to Death Valley National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. In November, daytime highs in Death Valley National Park are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Must see
Artists Dr
4.6
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Lookout
Dante's View
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Devil's Golf Course
4.3

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