60 days in South Carolina Itinerary

60 days in South Carolina Itinerary

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Hilton Head
— 14 nights
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Beaufort
— 8 nights
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Edisto Island
— 3 nights
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Kiawah Island
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 16 nights
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Pawleys Island
— 6 nights
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Myrtle Beach
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Hilton Head — 14 nights

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Folly Field Beach Park and Coligny Beach. St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church and The Church of the Cross will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Hilton Head side-trips: Parris Island Museum (in Parris Island) and Saint Helena Island (Penn Center & Red Piano Too Gallery). There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tee off at Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines, examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Alder Lane Beach Access.

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Atlanta to Hilton Head is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Beaufort.
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Beaufort — 8 nights

Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Blue Heron Nature Center. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pat Conroy Literary Center and John Mark Verdier House. Get out of town with these interesting Beaufort side-trips: September Oaks Winery (in Ridgeland), Spas (in Bluffton) and Walterboro (Tuskegee Airmen Memorial, South Carolina Artisans Center, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Hunting Island Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Bay Street, explore the different monuments and memorials at Beaufort National Cemetery, and stroll around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Beaufort trip planner.

Drive from Hilton Head to Beaufort in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Beaufort sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Edisto Island.
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Edisto Island — 3 nights

Edisto Island is one of South Carolina's Sea Islands, the larger part of which lies in Charleston County, with its southern tip in Colleton County. Get outdoors at Edisto Beach State Park and Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area. Step off the beaten path and head to Botany Bay Ecotours and Edisto Island Serpentarium. Get out of town with these interesting Edisto Island side-trips: Johns Island (Low Tide Brewing & Trophy Lakes). There's more to do: play a few rounds at The Plantation Course at Edisto and look for gifts at With These Hands Gallery.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Edisto Island trip planner.

Getting from Beaufort to Edisto Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Edisto Island are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Kiawah Island.
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Kiawah Island — 3 nights

Kiawah is a sea island, or barrier island, on the Atlantic coast of the United States. Get in touch with nature at Kiawah Beachwalker Park and Sonny Boy Charters. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Ocean Course and Turtle Point Golf Course. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Kiawah Island, stop by Palmetto Scent Studio, buy something for everyone on your list at Freshfields Village, and tee off at Osprey Point Golf Course.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kiawah Island online holiday planner.

Traveling by journey from Edisto Island to Kiawah Island takes 1.5 hours. In August in Kiawah Island, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Charleston.
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Charleston — 16 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step off the beaten path and head to Folly Beach Public Beach and Isle of Palms Beach. Visit Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Heyward-Washington House for their historical value. Take a break from Charleston with a short trip to The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw, about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get engrossed in the history at H.L. Hunley Submarine, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the majestic nature at Isle of Palms County Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Charleston day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kiawah Island to Charleston takes an hour. In August in Charleston, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pawleys Island.
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Pawleys Island — 6 nights

Pawleys Island is a town in Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States, and the Atlantic coast barrier island on which the town is located.Pawleys Island population was 103 at the 2010 census, down from 138 in 2000. Get in touch with nature at Litchfield Beach and Litchfield Country Club. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Atalaya. Explore Pawleys Island's surroundings by going to Georgetown (Hopsewee Plantation & Hampton Plantation State Historic Site). The adventure continues: tee off at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church, contemplate the long history of Kaminski House Museum, and stop by Sweeties Original Low Country Pralines and Chocolates.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pawleys Island travel planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Pawleys Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Pawleys Island can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Myrtle Beach.
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Myrtle Beach — 9 nights

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cherry Grove Beach and Windy Hill Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Mt. Atlanticus and Coastal Scuba. Step out of Myrtle Beach with an excursion to Off-Road Tours in North Myrtle Beach--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ocean Drive Beach, indulge your taste buds at La Belle Amie Vineyard, sample the tasty concoctions at New South Brewing, and examine the collection at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Pawleys Island to Myrtle Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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South Carolina travel guide

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The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.
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