24 days in Georgia Itinerary

24 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Jekyll Island
— 1 night
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Saint Simons Island
— 3 nights
3
Tybee Island
— 2 nights
4
Savannah
— 4 nights
5
Columbus
— 2 nights
6
Atlanta
— 4 nights
7
Helen
— 3 nights
8
Blue Ridge
— 3 nights
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Lookout Mountain
— 1 night

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night
Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): grab your bike and head to Jekyll Island Trail System and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Driftwood Beach. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Faith Chapel, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, and finally stop by Jekyll Island Historic District.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jekyll Island journey planner.

Orlando to Jekyll Island is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Jekyll Island can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint Simons Island.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jekyll Island Trail System ©
Jekyll Island Trail System
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach

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Saint Simons Island

Saint Simons Island ©
St. Step out of Saint Simons Island with an excursion to St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church in Darien--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church, delve into the mystery of Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island, relax and rejuvenate at Misty's Element Massage, and browse the collection at Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Saint Simons Island road trip site.

Traveling by car from Jekyll Island to Saint Simons Island takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Saint Simons Island

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, Temple Beth Tefilloh
Highlights from your plan
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum ©
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum

2
nights
Tybee Island

Tybee Island ©
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. On the 6th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Fort Pulaski National Monument, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then look for gifts at Inferno, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tybee Island Museum - Battery Garland, test your team's savvy at Escape Tybee, and then see the interesting displays at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tybee Island trip builder site.

Getting from Saint Simons Island to Tybee Island by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach

4
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Savannah Historic District, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Savannah tour planner.

You can drive from Tybee Island to Savannah in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Savannah are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. On the 12th (Sat), go for a walk through Columbus Botanical Garden, admire the natural beauty at Hills & Dales Estate, and then relax and float downstream with Whitewater Express. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, then brush up on your military savvy at National Civil War Naval Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Columbus Riverwalk.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Columbus road trip planner.

Drive from Savannah to Columbus in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in September, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Hills & Dales Estate
Highlights from your plan
National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center ©
Hills & Dales Estate ©
Hills & Dales Estate
National Civil War Naval Museum ©
National Civil War Naval Museum

4
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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlanta: Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain), Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville) and Paranoia Quest Escape the room (in Buford). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Jackson Street Bridge, contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and ponder the design of Fountain of Rings.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Atlanta online trip maker.

Drive from Columbus to Atlanta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helen.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Abernathy Greenway Park, Stone Mountain Park, Booth Western Art Museum, Paranoia Quest Escape the room
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Booth Western Art Museum ©
Booth Western Art Museum

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Helen

Helen ©
A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Venture out of the city with trips to Minnehaha Falls (in Lakemont), Brasstown Bald (in Blairsville) and Boundary Waters Resort & Marina (in Hiawassee). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at VIP Southern Tours, see the interesting displays at Charlemagne's Kingdom, admire the majestic nature at Unicoi State Park, and trot along with Sunburst Adventures.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helen trip maker website.

Getting from Atlanta to Helen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Atlanta in September, things will get little chillier in Helen: highs are around 78°F and lows about 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Helen

Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Sunburst Adventures, Minnehaha Falls, VIP Southern Tours, Brasstown Bald, Boundary Waters Resort & Marina
Highlights from your plan
VIP Southern Tours ©
VIP Southern Tours
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Boundary Waters Resort & Marina ©
Boundary Waters Resort & Marina

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Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©
A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Explore Blue Ridge's surroundings by going to Dawsonville (Burt's Farm & Amicalola Falls State Park), Crane Creek Vineyards (in Young Harris) and Ellijay (Mountain Valley Farm & Engelheim Vineyard). There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Grumpy Old Men Brewing, walk around Meeks Park, relax and float downstream with Rolling Thunder River Company, and look for gifts at Humble Pie Boutique.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Blue Ridge online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Helen to Blue Ridge takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Blue Ridge are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Lookout Mountain.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Parks · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Dawsonville, Ellijay, Crane Creek Vineyards, Rolling Thunder River Company, Meeks Park
Highlights from your plan
Rolling Thunder River Company ©
Rolling Thunder River Company
Grumpy Old Men Brewing ©
Grumpy Old Men Brewing
Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards

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Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get great views at Rock City, then get a dose of the wild on G3 Adventures, and then stroll through Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Lookout Mountain day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Blue Ridge to Lookout Mountain takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Blue Ridge in September, expect Lookout Mountain to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lookout Mountain

Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, G3 Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Rock City ©
Rock City

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