9 days in Charleston, North Charleston & Isle of Palms Itinerary

9 days in Charleston, North Charleston & Isle of Palms Itinerary

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9 days in Charleston, North Charleston & Isle of Palms Itinerary

Start: Charleston
1
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
North Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Isle of Palms
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Charleston

3
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Charleston trip planning site .

May in Charleston sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Folly Beach, Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area
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2
nights
North Charleston

North Charleston ©
North Charleston is the third-largest city in the U.S. Whirlin' Waters Adventure Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a splash at Whirlin' Waters Adventure Park and then learn about all things military at Patriots Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mepkin Abbey, identify plant and animal life at Caw Caw Interpretive Center, and then examine the collection at North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our North Charleston day trip site .

North Charleston is very close to Charleston. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in May, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Isle of Palms.

Things to do in North Charleston

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Mepkin Abbey, Caw Caw Interpretive Center, Patriots Point
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3
nights
Isle of Palms

Isle of Palms ©
Isle of Palms is a city in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. You've now added Isle of Palms Beach to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Boneyard Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wambaw Creek Wilderness Canoe Trail. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sewee Visitor & Environmental Education Center.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Isle of Palms visit planner.

Drive from Charleston to Isle of Palms in an hour. May in Isle of Palms sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Palms

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Awendaw, Boneyard Beach, Wambaw Creek Wilderness Canoe Trail
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Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge ©

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