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Richmond to Myrtle Beach drive

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 Roanoke Rapids
 The Highway Diner
 Smithfield (North Carolina)
 Fayetteville (North Carolina)
 Lumberton (North Carolina)
 Little River
   Myrtle Beach 
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


Richmond to Myrtle Beach road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Richmond to Myrtle Beach. If you're planning a road trip to Myrtle Beach, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Richmond and Myrtle Beach. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Richmond and Myrtle 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

11:00 am  start in Richmond
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:31 pm  Roanoke Rapids
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:31 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

2:20 pm  eat at The Highway Diner
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:20 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:21 pm  Smithfield (North Carolina)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Smithfield (North Carolina)
drive for about 44 minutes

10:44 am  Fayetteville (North Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:44 am
drive for about 39 minutes

12:23 pm  Lumberton (North Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:23 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:38 pm  Little River
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:38 pm
drive for about 27 minutes

4:05 pm  arrive in Myrtle Beach

day 2 driving ≈ 3 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Roanoke Rapids

The Highway Diner

Smithfield (North Carolina)
    questions about Smithfield (North Carolina):

Fayetteville (North Carolina)  (6 answers)

Lumberton (North Carolina)  (2 answers)

Little River  (3 answers)
    House of Blues Myrtle Beach  (2 mentions)

What are some things to do in Myrtle 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:

Broadway At the Beach  (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!

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

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Myrtle Beach?  (6 answers)

profile  marisa from Minnesota asked:
Things to do, see, and eat in Myrtle Beach  (4 answers)

profile  Bianca from Miami asked:
Romantic beach-front hotel  (2 answers)

profile  Cathy from Plymouth (Massachusetts) asked:
Looking for nice place to stay oceanfront w/ lazy river & on site cooking  (2 answers)

profile  Nicholas from Columbus asked:
I only have 4 days -- what should I do?  (2 answers)

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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 Myrtle Beach to Richmond drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Richmond? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Richmond.

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

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 329 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 4 minutes
13 Richmond travel answers
1 Smithfield (North Carolina) travel answer
6 Fayetteville (North Carolina) travel answers
2 Lumberton (North Carolina) travel answers
3 Little River travel answers
48 Myrtle Beach travel answers


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