9 days in South Carolina Itinerary

9 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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9 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  16​h
1
Columbia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  19​h 30​min
End: Kansas City

3
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Congaree National Park and then deepen your understanding at University of South Carolina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at South Carolina State House, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Columbia online itinerary planner .

Kansas City to Columbia is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Columbia is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in April; daily highs in Columbia reach 77°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Congaree National Park
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Congaree National Park ©
Congaree National Park
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
South Carolina State House ©
South Carolina State House

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step out of Charleston to go to Awendaw and see The Center for Birds of Prey, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Charleston online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Columbia to Charleston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Charleston are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

The Center for Birds of Prey
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): learn about all things military at Warbird Park, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach, and finally enjoy some diversion at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

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