9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Boone Hall Plantation, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, Charleston City Market, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Charleston City Market, and then go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Boone Hall Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, and then identify plant and animal life at Audubon Swamp Garden.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Charleston day trip planner.

San Francisco to Charleston is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Charleston is 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Charleston at 74°F and lows at 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Boone Hall Plantation, Angel Oak Tree
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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site ©
Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
Audubon Swamp Garden ©
Audubon Swamp Garden

1
night
Hilton Head

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 13th (Tue): stroll through Burkes Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Driessen Beach Park.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head online day trip planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Driessen Beach Park ©
Driessen Beach Park
Burkes Beach ©
Burkes Beach

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Your list of things to see and do now includes City Market, Forsyth Park, Historic River Street, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, walk around Forsyth Park, and then don't miss a visit to Historic River Street. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Wormsloe Historic Site, enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of City Market.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Savannah itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Savannah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Savannah are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, North Beach
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge ©
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
North Beach
North Beach

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Villa Zorayda Museum, look for gifts at So Mermazing, see the interesting displays at The Ximenez-Fatio House, contemplate the long history of Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, then steep yourself in history at Fort Mose Historic State Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Old Florida Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Savannah to St. Augustine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in St. Augustine, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 62°F at night. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Villa Zorayda Museum ©
Villa Zorayda Museum
The Ximenez-Fatio House ©
The Ximenez-Fatio House
Old Florida Museum ©
Old Florida Museum

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