8 days in Mountains of South Carolina Itinerary

8 days in Mountains of South Carolina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mountains of South Carolina trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Greenville Spartanburg International Airport, Drive to Long Creek
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Long Creek
— 1 night
Drive
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Blacksburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Greenville
— 4 nights
Fly

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Long Creek

— 1 night
On the 2nd (Fri), get a dose of the wild on Chattooga Ridge Canopy Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Oconee State Park, then get engrossed in the history at Oconee History Museum, then steep yourself in history at Stumphouse Mountain Tunnel, and finally admire the sheer force of Issaqueena Falls.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Long Creek trip itinerary maker app.

New Orleans to Long Creek is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder evenings in Long Creek when traveling from New Orleans in April, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Blacksburg.

Things to do in Long Creek

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blacksburg

— 2 nights
Blacksburg is a small town in Cherokee County, South Carolina, United States. On the 4th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Mountain National Military Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Peachoid, then explore the striking landscape of Cowpens National Battlefield, and then revel in the low prices at Gaffney Outlet Marketplace.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Blacksburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Long Creek to Blacksburg takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Blacksburg

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Greenville

— 4 nights

Textile Center of the World

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Take a break from Greenville with a short trip to Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve in Spartanburg, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Falls Park on the Reedy, meet the residents at Greenville Zoo, sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery, and take an in-depth tour of Museum and Library of Confederate History.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Greenville attractions planner.

You can drive from Blacksburg to Greenville in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Greenville are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips