10 days in Atlanta, New Orleans & Savannah Itinerary

10 days in Atlanta, New Orleans & Savannah Itinerary

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10 days in Atlanta, New Orleans & Savannah Itinerary

Start: Durham
Drive:  6​h
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
drive:  9​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Drive:  11​h
3
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Durham

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Agatha's Mystery Theater as well as Center for Puppetry Arts. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): catch a live performance at Center for Puppetry Arts and then enjoy the dining and entertainment at Agatha's Mystery Theater.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta vacation maker tool .

Durham to Atlanta is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in October, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Nightlife Museums
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Center for Puppetry Arts ©
Center for Puppetry Arts

6
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Two Chicks Walking Tours, Audubon Park, Happiness Bayou Tours, and other attractions you added. Do your shopping at Royal Street and Faulkner House Books. Your inner history buff will appreciate Garden District and St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Crosby Arboretum (in Picayune) and Tammany Trace (in Covington). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, explore the striking landscape of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, and examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Atlanta to New Orleans takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Atlanta in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 66°F, while days are slightly colder, around 66°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for Savannah.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Tammany Trace, Crosby Arboretum
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, then contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah itinerary builder website .

Getting from New Orleans to Savannah by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Savannah due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Savannah to be slightly colder, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum

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