9 days in Bryson City, Myrtle Beach & Sumter Itinerary

9 days in Bryson City, Myrtle Beach & Sumter Itinerary

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9 days in Bryson City, Myrtle Beach & Sumter Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Bryson City
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Sumter
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
End: New York City

3
nights
Bryson City

Bryson City ©
The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 9th (Mon), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Nantahala Brewing Company, stop by Bryson City Outdoors, then view the masterpieces at Elizabeth Ellison Gallery, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Pincu Pottery, get engrossed in the history at The Storytelling Center of the Southern Appalachians at Bryson City, then see the interesting displays at Smoky Mountain Trains Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Swain County Heritage Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mountain Layers Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bryson City trip planner .

New York City to Bryson City is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from New York City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bryson City, with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Myrtle Beach.

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3
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Myrtle Beach is known for nightlife, fun & games, zoos & aquariums, beaches, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the waterfront at Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach planner .

Getting from Bryson City to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Bryson City in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Myrtle Beach, with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sumter.

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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

1
night
Sumter

Sumter ©
Sumter is the county seat of Sumter County, South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): make a trip to Thomas Sumter Memorial Park, make a trip to Battle of Dingle Mill Marker, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Swan Lake Iris Gardens.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sumter tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Sumter in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Swan Lake Iris Gardens ©
Swan Lake Iris Gardens
Thomas Sumter Memorial Park ©
Thomas Sumter Memorial Park

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