8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Huntsville

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cherry Grove Beach. Head to Broadway at the Beach and Tanger Outlets Myrtle Beach Hwy 17for plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Myrtle Beach side-trips: Litchfield Beach (in Litchfield Beach) and Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church (in Georgetown). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Duplin Winery.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach trip itinerary planner.

Huntsville to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Huntsville to Myrtle Beach is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, Litchfield Beach, Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church
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Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Duplin Winery ©
Duplin Winery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Fort Moultrie, get engrossed in the history at The Charleston Museum, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Charleston tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Charleston sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Moultrie, Folly Beach Public Beach
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Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum

3
nights
Hilton Head

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.
Get outdoors at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pluff Mudd Art and The Silver Garden Silversmiths and Art Gallery. There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hilton Head Distillery.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hilton Head holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Pluff Mudd Art
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve

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