8 days in Sanibel Island & Charleston Itinerary

8 days in Sanibel Island & Charleston Itinerary

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Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 5 nights

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Sanibel Island

Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Sanibel Community Playground. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bowman's Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Captiva Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get lost in a book at Sanibel Public Library.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island attractions planning app.

Charlotte to Sanibel Island is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sanibel Island when traveling from Charlotte in June, with lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach

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Charleston

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Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Attractions like Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Folly Beach Public Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at South Carolina Aquarium, and admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Charleston day trip planning tool.

Getting from Sanibel Island to Charleston by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Charleston

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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
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Folly Beach Public Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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