What is the best route to Myrtle Beach from NY?
I live in Ithaca, NY and I want to travel to Myrtle Beach this summer for vacation without getting on a plane. What is the best driving route between these two places?
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The best route to Myrtle Beach from Ithaca, NY still requires 12 hours behind the wheel. If you still want to drive instead of taking a plane, the fastest way to get there is as follows:
- Take NY-13 S out of the city
- When you reach it, follow the signs for I-86 W
- Exit onto US-15 S. You’ll be on this highway for quite a while, so get comfortable!
- Exit onto I-81 S, then continue onto PA-581 E to get back onto US-15 S as you enter Maryland
- Follow the signs to I-270 S
- Merge onto I-495 S
- Follow the signs for I-95 S. You’ll be on this road for close to 250 miles
- Exit onto US-74 E
- At this point, you’ll begin to see signs for Myrtle Beach! Follow these signs to arrive at your destination
Even with these directions in hand, it’s also a good idea to check a GPS app for traffic updates as you drive, since this can help you to reduce unnecessary delays and arrive more quickly than you might otherwise.
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