8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Carolina trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive

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Myrtle Beach

— 2 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Get outdoors at Myrtle Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Broadway at the Beach and Brookgreen Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Myrtle Beach, make a side trip to see Litchfield Beach in Litchfield Beach, approximately Litchfield Beach away. There's more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach and brush up on your military savvy at Warbird Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach online holiday planner.

Orlando to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Orlando in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Myrtle Beach: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Take a break from the city and head to Folly Beach Public Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Confederate Museum. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Charleston attractions planning website.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Charleston, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
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 (Sun), stroll through Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Hilton Head road trip site.

Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

South Carolina travel guide

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Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.