Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Sarasota to Charleston. If you're planning a road trip to Charleston, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Sarasota and Charleston. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is Sarasota, Florida.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
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.
Tampa (55 answers)
International Plaza and Bay Street (6 mentions)
Busch Gardens Tampa (5 mentions)
Bayshore Blvd (4 mentions)
Tampa Riverwalk (4 mentions)
South Howard Ave (3 mentions)
restaurants around Tampa:
Piquant Hyde Park
Bern's Steak House
questions about Tampa:
Best new restaurants in Tampa?
Popular areas in Tampa for shopping?
Beaches around Tampa
Best free things to do in Tampa?
Weekend ideas for a first timer in Tampa
Van Fleet Trail
Ocala (4 answers)
Brunswick (6 answers)
questions about Brunswick:
What's the best neighborhood in Brunswick for a first time visitor?
Savannah (93 answers)
Forsyth Park (9 mentions)
Bonaventure Cemetery (5 mentions)
Savannah's Historic District (3 mentions)
The Pirates House Savannah GA (3 mentions)
River Street (3 mentions)
restaurants around Savannah:
Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room
Crystal Beer Parlor
The Olde Pink House
Gryphon Tea Room
questions about Savannah:
What is your favorite under rated attraction in Savannah?
Leisurely trip to Savannah
What are fun things to do in Savannah on a budget?
Little Ones in Savannah
Great restaurants in Savannah
Beaufort (15 answers)
Your final destination is Charleston, South Carolina.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
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 Charleston.
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:
Want to research more popular hotels in Charleston? Click the blue button below.
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:
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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:
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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!
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 Sarasota well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Sarasota!