10 days in Savannah, Birmingham & New Orleans Itinerary

10 days in Savannah, Birmingham & New Orleans Itinerary

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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Green-Meldrim House, see the interesting displays at Georgia State Railroad Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Telfair Academy, then immerse yourself in nature at Wormsloe Historic Site, and then get engrossed in the history at Old Fort Jackson.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip itinerary planning app.

Phoenix to Savannah is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Savannah. In December in Savannah, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Birmingham

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 28th (Mon), examine the collection at Alabama Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Avondale Brewing Company, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Good People Brewing Company. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Ruffner Mountain, see the interesting displays at Southern Museum of Flight, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham trip planner.

Fly from Savannah to Birmingham in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Savannah to Birmingham. Traveling from Savannah in December, expect Birmingham to be a bit cooler, temps between 59°F and 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Birmingham

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Visit Houmas House Plantation and Gardens and Immaculate Conception Church for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Whitney Plantation and Faubourg Marigny. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Jamie Hayes Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Drive from Birmingham to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Birmingham in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips