15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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15 days in South Carolina Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Greenville
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Columbia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Charleston
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Manchester

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 7th (Mon): stop by Bijuju and then take in the waterfront at Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then stroll through Myrtle Beach, and then experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach trip planning site .

Manchester, UK to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Myrtle Beach. Traveling from Manchester in October, expect Myrtle Beach to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Greenville.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Murrells Inlet
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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

2
nights
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 10th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the views from Liberty Bridge, and finally admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Jones Gap State Park, explore and take pictures at Memorial Stadium, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Corner Distillery.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Greenville online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Myrtle Beach to Greenville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Greenville, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Columbia.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Memorial Stadium, Jones Gap State Park
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Memorial Stadium ©
Memorial Stadium
Dark Corner Distillery ©
Dark Corner Distillery

2
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): hike along Cayce Riverwalk, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Lion Landing, then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Plan Columbia, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Congaree National Park and then learn about all things military at Fort Jackson Museum (not open to All public).

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Columbia trip planner .

You can take a bus from Greenville to Columbia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Columbia sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cayce Riverwalk, Congaree National Park
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Escape Plan Columbia ©
Escape Plan Columbia
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Congaree National Park ©
Congaree National Park

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort (about 58 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the exciting artwork at The Silver Garden Silversmiths and Art Gallery, hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hilton Head trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Columbia to Hilton Head in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Columbia in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Hilton Head, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

4
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, walk around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and hunt for treasures at Charleston City Market.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Charleston holiday planning website .

Getting from Hilton Head to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Charleston are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Fort Moultrie, Boone Hall Plantation
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Walking tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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