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Cincinnati to Folly Beach drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Cincinnati to Folly Beach road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Cincinnati
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:35 am  Lexington
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:35 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:03 pm  London
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:03 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:21 pm  Caryville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:21 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

6:37 pm  Gatlinburg
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Gatlinburg
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:35 am  Asheville
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 12:35 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:43 pm  Greenville (South Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:43 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:16 pm  Columbia
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:16 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

6:49 pm  Summerville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:49 pm
drive for about 50 minutes

8:39 pm  arrive in Folly Beach
stay at Vendue Inn

day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Lexington  (28 answers)
    questions about Lexington:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Lexington?
        Best place to stay in Lexington while attending the Rolex 3 day event?
        stays overnight, Lexington, Ky. near highway



Gatlinburg  (32 answers)
    Great Smoky Mountain National Park  (8 mentions)
    Great Smoky Mountains  (2 mentions)

Asheville  (83 answers)
    Biltmore Estate  (13 mentions)
    Wicked Weed Brewing  (6 mentions)
    Highland Brewing Company  (4 mentions)
    Wedge Brewing Company  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Asheville:
        Tupelo Honey Cafe
        Wedge Brewing Co
        French Broad Chocolate Lounge
        Asheville Brewing Company
    questions about Asheville:
        Short weekend in Asheville
        Dining and lodging on a budget?
        Bachelorette Party
        Where to stay and what to do in Asheville N. Carolina?
        Things to do and places to eat/drink during girls weekend?

Greenville (South Carolina)  (17 answers)
    Falls Park on the Reedy  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Greenville (South Carolina):
        Coffee Underground
    questions about Greenville (South Carolina):
        Any good studying coffeeshops around Greenville?
        Best free things to do in Greenville?

Columbia  (15 answers)
    Riverbanks Zoo and Garden  (2 mentions)

Summerville  (4 answers)

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)

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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 Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati to Folly Beach. Or get a full Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Cincinnati!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 642 miles
driving time of 10 hours, 23 minutes
Folly Beach is the same time as Cincinnati
35 Cincinnati travel answers
28 Lexington travel answers
1 London travel answer
32 Gatlinburg travel answers
83 Asheville travel answers
17 Greenville (South Carolina) travel answers
15 Columbia travel answers
4 Summerville travel answers
10 Folly Beach travel answers


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