9 days in North Carolina & South Carolina Itinerary

9 days in North Carolina & South Carolina Itinerary

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Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Kill Devil Hills

— 2 nights
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then examine the collection at Whalehead Club, and finally get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and then visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kill Devil Hills tour app.

Dallas to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Dallas to Kill Devil Hills, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Kill Devil Hills is little chillier than Dallas - with highs of 83°F and lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach

— 3 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Visit Myrtle Beach and Litchfield Beach for some beach relaxation. Let the collections at Brookgreen Gardens and Kaminski House Museum capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Myrtle Beach to North Myrtle Beach to see Waterskiing & Jetskiing about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach, catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, and see the interesting displays at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Myrtle Beach day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kill Devil Hills to Myrtle Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. In June in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Sumter National Monument and Grace Church Cathedral. We've included these beaches for you: Folly Beach Public Beach and Sullivan's Island Beach. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point, contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, and settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Charleston trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.