17 days in Georgia Itinerary

17 days in Georgia Itinerary

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17 days in Georgia Itinerary

Cardiff
Fly:  17​h 30​min
Tybee Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Helen
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
Cardiff

2
days
Tybee Island

Tybee Island ©
Tybee Island is an island and city in Chatham County, Georgia, near the city of Savannah in the southeastern United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Fish Art Gallerie, then enjoy the sand and surf at Savannah River Beach, and then kick back and relax at Tybee Island Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then visit a coastal fixture at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, and then kick back and relax at North Beach.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tybee Island trip itinerary planning app .

Cardiff, UK to Tybee Island is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Cardiff to Tybee Island. In July, Tybee Island is somewhat warmer than Cardiff - with highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Tybee Island

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

5
days
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, parks, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and identify plant and animal life at Oatland Island Wildlife Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Savannah trip maker app .

Savannah is just a stone's throw from Tybee Island. In July, daytime highs in Savannah are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Tours
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Compass Sailing, LLC ©
Compass Sailing, LLC
Oatland Island Wildlife Center ©
Oatland Island Wildlife Center

1
day
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center and then stroll through Driftwood Beach.

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Traveling by car from Savannah to Jekyll Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Jekyll Island are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

#Parks, #Beaches, #Wildlife
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Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach

5
days
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Bring the kids along to Georgia Aquarium and SKYVIEW Atlanta. Change things up with a short trip to Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain (about 36 minutes away). Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, meet the residents at Zoo Atlanta, find something for the whole family at Six Flags Over Georgia, and admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Jekyll Island to Atlanta in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Jekyll Island in August since evenings lows in Atlanta dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helen.

Things to do in Atlanta

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Stone Mountain Park, Six Flags Over Georgia
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Six Flags Over Georgia ©
Six Flags Over Georgia

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, then admire the majestic nature at Vogel State Park, and then look for gifts at Alexander's. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brasstown Bald Mountain and then go for a stroll along the water at Boundary Waters Resort & Marina.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helen online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Helen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Atlanta in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Helen, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helen

#Parks, #Nature, #Tours

Side Trips

Blairsville, Boundary Waters Resort & Marina
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Boundary Waters Resort & Marina ©
Boundary Waters Resort & Marina
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Brasstown Bald Mountain ©
Brasstown Bald Mountain

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