9 days in South Carolina Itinerary

9 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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9 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
1
Greenville
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Salt Lake City

1
day
Greenville

Greenville ©
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 13th (Sat): stop by Carolina Honey Bee Company, sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery, then admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy, and finally grab your bike and head to GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Greenville road trip website .

Salt Lake City to Greenville is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City in April, expect Greenville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 74°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Carolina Honey Bee Company
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Carolina Honey Bee Company ©
Carolina Honey Bee Company

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hilton Head trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Greenville to Hilton Head in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Greenville in April since evenings lows in Hilton Head dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Nathaniel Russell House. Visiting Folly Beach Public Beach and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the natural beauty at Washington Square, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Charleston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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. On the 19th (Fri), kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach, experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Beach Beads & Glass Studio, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Litchfield Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach online road trip planner .

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Beach Beads & Glass Studio, Litchfield Beach
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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach

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