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Buffalo to Folly Beach drive

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 Findley Lake
 Adventures on the Gorge
 Blue Ridge Parkway
   Folly Beach 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Buffalo to Folly Beach road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Buffalo to Folly Beach. If you're planning a road trip to Folly Beach, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Buffalo and Folly Beach. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Buffalo and Folly Beach. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Buffalo
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:30 am  Findley Lake
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:30 am
drive for about 2.5 hours

1:58 pm  Pittsburgh
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:58 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:23 pm  Morgantown
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:23 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

7:57 pm  stay at Adventures on the Gorge
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 8 hours

 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Adventures on the Gorge
drive for about 2 hours

11:10 am  Blue Ridge Parkway
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:10 pm
drive for about 2 hours

2:12 pm  Charlotte
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:12 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:47 pm  Columbia
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:47 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:53 pm  arrive in Folly Beach
eat at Husk
stay at Vendue Inn

day 2 driving ≈ 8 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Buffalo, New York.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Findley Lake

Pittsburgh  (31 answers)
    Andy Warhol Museum  (9 mentions)
    Carnegie Museum of Natural History  (8 mentions)
    National Aviary  (6 mentions)
    Carnegie Museum of Art  (6 mentions)
    Phipps Conservatory  (5 mentions)
    restaurants around Pittsburgh:
        Primanti Brothers
        Primanti Bros.
    questions about Pittsburgh:
        First timer to Pittsburgh, what should I explore?
        First time to Pittsburgh, what are things a first time visitor has to do?
        Parking spots for a 45' motorcoach in or near downtown Pittsburgh
        Pittsburgh on a budget?
        Trendy neighborhoods in Pittsburgh?

Morgantown  (8 answers)
    questions about Morgantown:
        What's the best neighborhood in Morgantown (West Virginia) for a first time visitor?

Adventures on the Gorge

Blue Ridge Parkway  (6 mentions)
    questions about Blue Ridge Parkway:
        Where do we stay overnight

Charlotte  (28 answers)
    Halcyon Flavors From the Earth  (4 mentions)
    EpiCentre  (2 mentions)
    7th Street Public Market  (2 mentions)
    Mint Museum UPTOWN  (2 mentions)
    Discovery Place  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Charlotte:
        Amelie's French Bakery
        Birdsong Brewing Co.
        Rooster's Southpark
        Cabo Fish Taco
        Georges Brasserie
    questions about Charlotte:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Charlotte?
        What's the best neighborhood in Charlotte for a first time visitor?
        Nice suburbs to stay just outside Charlotte
        What to do in Charlotte while celebrating a 60th Birthday?
        Farm to Table Dining in Charlotte

Columbia  (9 answers)
    Riverbanks Zoo and Garden  (2 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Folly Beach, South Carolina.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to stay in Folly Beach?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Folly Beach.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Vendue Inn, which was mentioned 8 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Charleston Place Hotel  (7 mentions)
The Mills House Hotel  (4 mentions)
French Quarter Inn  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Folly Beach? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Folly Beach?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Husk, which was mentioned 17 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Poogan's Porch  (6 mentions)
McCrady's  (5 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Folly Beach? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Folly Beach?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

The Battery  (6 mentions)
Folly Beach  (5 mentions)
Waterfront Park  (5 mentions)
The Gin Joint  (5 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Folly Beach. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Andrea M from Augusta asked:
Can you recommend any restaurants in Folly Beach, SC?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Folly Beach.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Folly Beach to Buffalo drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Buffalo to Folly Beach. Or get a full Buffalo to Folly Beach flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Buffalo well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Buffalo!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 873 miles
driving time of 13 hours, 14 minutes
Folly Beach is the same time as Buffalo
22 Buffalo travel answers
31 Pittsburgh travel answers
8 Morgantown travel answers
28 Charlotte travel answers
9 Columbia travel answers
10 Folly Beach travel answers


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