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Hilton Head Island to Charlotte drive

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Hilton Head Island to Charlotte road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Hilton Head Island to Charlotte. If you're planning a road trip to Charlotte, 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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9:00 am  start in Hilton Head Island
drive for about 44 minutes

9:44 am  Beaufort
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:44 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:01 pm  Saint George (South Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:01 pm
drive for about 39 minutes

1:39 pm  Orangeburg (South Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:39 pm
drive for about 50 minutes

3:29 pm  Columbia
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:29 pm
drive for about 1 hour

5:38 pm  Fort Mill
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:38 pm
drive for about 25 minutes

7:03 pm  arrive in Charlotte
eat at Amelie's French Bakery

driving ≈ 5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Beaufort  (15 answers)

Saint George (South Carolina)

Orangeburg (South Carolina)  (2 answers)
    questions about Orangeburg (South Carolina):
        Orangeburg outdoor activities

Columbia  (18 answers)
    Riverbanks Zoo and Garden  (2 mentions)

Fort Mill
    Freedom Park  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Fort Mill:
        Rooster's Southpark
        Georges Brasserie

Where's the best place to eat in Charlotte?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Amelie's French Bakery, which was mentioned 4 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Birdsong Brewing Co.  (2 mentions)
Rooster's Southpark  (2 mentions)
Cabo Fish Taco  (2 mentions)
Georges Brasserie  (2 mentions)

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

What are some things to do in Charlotte?

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:

EpiCentre  (2 mentions)
Mint Museum UPTOWN  (2 mentions)
Discovery Place  (2 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!

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

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 Charlotte to Hilton Head Island drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Hilton Head Island? Try searching for places within 4 hours of Hilton Head Island.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Hilton Head Island to Charlotte. Or get a full Hilton Head Island to Charlotte 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 Hilton Head Island well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Hilton Head Island!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 247 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 48 minutes
30 Hilton Head Island travel answers
15 Beaufort travel answers
1 Saint George (South Carolina) travel answer
2 Orangeburg (South Carolina) travel answers
18 Columbia travel answers
1 Fort Mill travel answer
42 Charlotte travel answers


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