9 days in Charleston, Savannah & Hilton Head Itinerary

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Charleston
— 1 day
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Savannah
— 1 night
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Hilton Head
— 7 nights

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Charleston — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Pink House Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Patriots Point, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument.

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Hilton Head to Charleston is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. October in Charleston sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Savannah.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Savannah — 1 night

The Hostess City of the South

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Wormsloe Historic Site, then take an in-depth tour of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and then wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

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You can take a train from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October in Savannah, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Hilton Head — 7 nights

Stand and Paddle has been added to your itinerary. Visiting Coligny Beach and Folly Field Beach Park will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church and Hunting Island Lighthouse. Change things up with a short trip to Hunting Island State Park in Beaufort (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, enjoy the sea views from Harbour Town Lighthouse and Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Driessen Beach Park, and identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve.

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Traveling by car from Savannah to Hilton Head takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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