5 days in South Carolina & Dallas Itinerary

5 days in South Carolina & Dallas Itinerary

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Murrells Inlet
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Murrells Inlet — 1 day

Murrells Inlet is an unincorporated area and census-designated place straddling the line between Horry and Georgetown Counties in South Carolina, United States. On the 17th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens and then stop by Harrelson's Seafood Market.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Murrells Inlet day trip planner.

Dallas to Murrells Inlet is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Murrells Inlet due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Murrells Inlet can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Charleston.
Parks · Museums · Shopping
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Charleston — 3 nights

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, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Nathaniel Russell House, don't miss a visit to H.L. Hunley Submarine, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Charleston City Market.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip builder app.

Drive from Murrells Inlet to Charleston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in December, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Dallas.
Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Dallas — 1 night

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 21st (Mon), get outside with The Spirit of Dallas, then admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas driving holiday planner.

Getting from Charleston to Dallas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charleston to Dallas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Dallas when traveling from Charleston in December, with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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South Carolina travel guide

Dolphin & Whale Watching · Historic Sites · Gardens
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.