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South Carolina to Michigan drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

South Carolina to Michigan road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from South Carolina to Michigan. If you're planning a road trip to Michigan, 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 at South Carolina
drive for about 2 hours

11:53 am  Charlotte
eat at Amelie's French Bakery
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 1:23 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:22 pm  Blue Ridge Parkway
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:22 pm
drive for about 2 hours

6:11 pm  Beckley
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 Beckley
drive for about 3.5 hours

12:32 pm  Zanesville (Ohio)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:32 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

4:54 pm  Toledo (Ohio)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:54 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

8:19 pm  arrive at Michigan

day 2 driving ≈ 9.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Charlotte  (65 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's the best neighborhood in Charlotte for a first time visitor?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Charlotte?
        Nice suburbs to stay just outside Charlotte
        Farm to Table Dining in Charlotte
        What to do in Charlotte while celebrating a 60th Birthday?

Blue Ridge Parkway  (11 mentions)
    questions about Blue Ridge Parkway:
        What’s a good route and places to stop
        Where do we stay overnight

Beckley  (8 answers)
    questions about Beckley:
        Want pet friendly hotel

Zanesville (Ohio)  (2 answers)

Toledo (Ohio)  (14 answers)
    Toledo Zoo  (2 mentions)
    questions about Toledo (Ohio):
        Where's a fun place for breakfast in Toledo Ohio?

What are some things to do in Michigan?

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

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 Michigan. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Dina from Dallas asked:
What are the best beach towns in Michigan?  (3 answers)

profile  Marina from Toronto asked:
Where are the best areas to camp in Michigan?  (2 answers)

profile  Sierra from Madisonville asked:
Fall road trip  (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 Michigan to South Carolina 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 South Carolina to Michigan. Or get a full South Carolina to Michigan 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 South Carolina well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about South Carolina!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 834 miles
driving time of 12 hours, 55 minutes
Michigan is the same time as South Carolina
24 South Carolina travel answers
65 Charlotte travel answers
8 Beckley travel answers
2 Zanesville (Ohio) travel answers
14 Toledo (Ohio) travel answers
27 Michigan travel answers


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