8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Rochester
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mount Pleasant
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 30​min
End: Rochester

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Coligny Plaza Shopping Center. There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hilton Head trip planning website .

Rochester to Hilton Head is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Rochester to Hilton Head, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Hilton Head is somewhat warmer than Rochester - with highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Mount Pleasant.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant ©
Mount Pleasant is a large suburban town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. On the 16th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Confederate Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Boone Hall Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Pleasant online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Mount Pleasant takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Mount Pleasant sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Mount Pleasant

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Charleston
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Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Confederate Museum ©
Confederate Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach, then do a tasting at Boardwalk Winery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Backstage Mirror Maze. Keep things going the next day: deepen your understanding at Alligator Adventure, catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mount Pleasant to Myrtle Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brookgreen Gardens, Alligator Adventure
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Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Alligator Adventure ©
Alligator Adventure
Boardwalk Winery ©
Boardwalk Winery

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