8 days in Atlanta, Savannah & Jacksonville Itinerary

8 days in Atlanta, Savannah & Jacksonville Itinerary

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8 days in Atlanta, Savannah & Jacksonville Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Jacksonville
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
New York City

2
days
Atlanta

Atlanta
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Arabia Mountain. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola and then identify plant and animal life at Stone Mountain Park.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta trip planning website .

New York City to Atlanta is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, things will get a bit warmer in Atlanta: highs are around 81°F and lows about 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Stone Mountain Park, Arabia Mountain
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Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain Park
World of Coca-Cola
World of Coca-Cola
Arabia Mountain ©
Arabia Mountain

2
days
Savannah

Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take a stroll through Savannah Historic District. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to River street Savannah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, and finally kick back and relax at Coligny Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Savannah day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Savannah takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District

2
days
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at First Colony, then identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Vino Del Grotto Winery, then pause for some photo ops at Castillo de San Marcos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jacksonville planner .

You can drive from Savannah to Jacksonville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Savannah in May, Jacksonville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Augustine, St. Augustine Beach
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