8 days in Springfield & Coastal South Carolina Itinerary

8 days in Springfield & Coastal South Carolina Itinerary

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Springfield
— 1 night
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Hilton Head
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
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Springfield

Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Fantastic Caverns, then explore the galleries of History Museum on the Square, then examine the collection at NRA National Sporting Arms Museum, and finally stop by Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Sequiota Park, then grab your bike and head to Galloway Creek Greenway, and then identify plant and animal life at Springfield Conservation Nature Center.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Springfield journey builder site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Springfield. May in Springfield sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Trails

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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 31st (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and finally let little ones run wild at Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Springfield to Hilton Head by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Springfield in May since evenings lows in Hilton Head dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

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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: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, explore the galleries of Nathaniel Russell House, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

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

Drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Charleston are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 5th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach, and then catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Myrtle Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Coastal South Carolina travel guide

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Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Beaches