9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll explore and learn at Fort Sumter National Monument and Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, admire the masterpieces at City Gallery at Waterfront Park, and admire the natural beauty at Washington Square.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Charleston attractions planner.

San Francisco to Charleston is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Charleston: highs are around 74°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 14th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, then view the masterpieces at The Silver Garden Gallery, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hilton Head trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church ©
St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 15th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, examine the collection at American Prohibition Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tybee Island Beach, and finally enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Savannah trip website.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Savannah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in April, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Tybee Island, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force ©

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read St. Augustine trip planner.

You can drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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