8 days in South Carolina & Savannah Itinerary

8 days in South Carolina & Savannah Itinerary

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8 days in South Carolina & Savannah Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): deepen your understanding at Alligator Adventure and then kick back and relax at Litchfield Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Myrtle Beach State Park, contemplate the long history of Atalaya, and then admire the majestic nature at Huntington Beach State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Myrtle Beach trip itinerary planner .

Newark to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in March: high temperatures in Myrtle Beach hover around 63°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Atalaya, Huntington Beach State Park, Alligator Adventure, Litchfield Beach
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Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Huntington Beach State Park ©
Huntington Beach State Park
Alligator Adventure ©
Alligator Adventure

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Second African Baptist Church, and finally don't miss a visit to City Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, then contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, and finally stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah attractions planner.

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Savannah in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Myrtle Beach in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Savannah, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hilton Head Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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

You can drive from Savannah to Hilton Head in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 30th (Sat), experience rural life at Charleston Tea Plantation, then explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree, and then admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House and then kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Charleston are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Folly Beach Public Beach, Angel Oak Tree, Charleston Tea Plantation
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Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

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