8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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8 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
North Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Pittsburgh

2
nights
North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach ©
North Myrtle Beach is a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Myrtle Beach and Litchfield Beach. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Alligator Adventure. Step out of North Myrtle Beach to go to Murrells Inlet and see Harrelson's Seafood Market, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our North Myrtle Beach trip maker site .

Pittsburgh to North Myrtle Beach is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Pittsburgh in August, with highs in North Myrtle Beach at 86°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in North Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach, Litchfield Beach, Harrelson's Seafood Market
Highlights from your plan
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): kick back and relax at Burkes Beach, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head itinerary planner .

Getting from North Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. August in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get in touch with nature at Folly Beach Public Beach and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and steep yourself in history at Boone Hall Plantation.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Charleston online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Folly Beach, Boone Hall Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach

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