9 days in South Carolina Itinerary

9 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Fly:  3 h
1
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Greenville
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Let the collections at Brookgreen Gardens and Warbird Park capture your imagination. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Litchfield Beach and Myrtle Beach. Take a break from Myrtle Beach with a short trip to Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church in Georgetown, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach vacation builder.

Washington DC to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Washington DC in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Myrtle Beach: highs are around 63°F and lows about 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church, Litchfield Beach, Brookgreen Gardens
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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Fort Sumter National Monument and Nathaniel Russell House will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Folly Beach Public Beach and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Go for a jaunt from Charleston to Awendaw to see The Center for Birds of Prey about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Charleston City Market, make a trip to Ann Caldwell & the Magnolia Singers, contemplate the long history of Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Charleston vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in March, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Center for Birds of Prey, Boone Hall Plantation, Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach

2
nights
Hilton Head

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 20th (Fri): trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, get to know the fascinating history of The Point, thenexamine the collection at Pat Conroy Literary Center, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with McIntosh Book Shoppe.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head trip tool.

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Beaufort
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

1
night
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lake Conestee Nature Park, pause for some photo ops at Joel Roberts Poinsett Statue, thenstroll around Falls Park on the Reedy, and finally stop by West End.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Greenville trip tool.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Greenville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Hilton Head in March, Greenville is a bit cooler at night with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Conestee Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Lake Conestee Nature Park ©
Lake Conestee Nature Park
West End ©
West End

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