8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Fly:  3 h
1
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Greenville
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
End: Washington DC

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. On the 25th (Sat), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, thensee the interesting displays at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum, and finally catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach planning website.

Washington DC to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. July in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Neighborhoods Adventure Transportation
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Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum ©
Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

3
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, have some family-friendly fun at Pounce Cat Cafe, hunt for treasures at Charleston City Market, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston day trip tool.

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Charleston are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

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.
On the 30th (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, see the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center, thenlook for gifts at Chocolates by the Sea, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

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You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Greenville.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Beaufort
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

1
night
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): stroll around Falls Park on the Reedy, take in the views from Liberty Bridge, thenget your game on at Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville, thenstop by M.Judson Booksellers & Storytellers, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Corner Distillery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Greenville vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Greenville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. In July in Greenville, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville
Liberty Bridge ©
Liberty Bridge

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