10 days in Blue Ridge, Lake Lure & Tybee Island Itinerary

10 days in Blue Ridge, Lake Lure & Tybee Island Itinerary

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Blue Ridge
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Lake Lure
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Tybee Island
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Blue Ridge

— 3 nights

Historic High Country

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).
Change things up with these side-trips from Blue Ridge: Anna Ruby Falls (in Helen) and Brasstown Bald (in Blairsville). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Mercier Orchards, trek along Aska Trails, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and look for gifts at Humble Pie Boutique.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Blue Ridge sightseeing planner.

Chattanooga to Blue Ridge is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Chattanooga in May, Blue Ridge is slightly colder at night with lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Lure.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Lake Lure

— 3 nights
Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake Lure: Marion (Sweet Betsy Farm & Linville Caverns), Linville Gorge (in Linville Falls) and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Uptown Funk Spruce Pine, and examine the collection at The Right Track Toy Train Museum.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake Lure journey planner.

Traveling by car from Blue Ridge to Lake Lure takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Lake Lure

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Tybee Island

— 3 nights
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Light Station And Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Savannah River Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then stop by Inferno, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cockspur lighthouse.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tybee Island route planner.

Getting from Lake Lure to Tybee Island by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Lake Lure in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Tybee Island, with lows around 66°F. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Tybee Island

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches