9 days in South Carolina & Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in South Carolina & Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Myrtle Beach
— 1 day
Drive
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Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive
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Greenville
— 1 night
Fly
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly

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Myrtle Beach

— 1 day
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, and then take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach tour itinerary tool.

Durham to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or fly. Traveling from Durham in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Myrtle Beach, with lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Family-friendly places like Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Photography Tours will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, don't miss a visit to Ann Caldwell & the Magnolia Singers, get engrossed in the history at Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Charleston City Market.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip builder.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Charleston sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head

— 1 night
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and finally look for gifts at Chocolates by the Sea.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hilton Head trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Hilton Head are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Greenville

— 1 night

Textile Center of the World

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Southern Hills Lavender, then grab your bike and head to GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, then walk around Falls Park on the Reedy, and finally take in the views from Liberty Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Greenville trip tool.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Greenville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Hilton Head in March since evenings lows in Greenville dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Longwood Gardens and Philadelphia Museum of Art. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kelly Drive, browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and steep yourself in history at Independence Hall.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia vacation website.

You can fly from Greenville to Philadelphia in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Greenville in March, with highs in Philadelphia at 50°F and lows at 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Casinos · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.