10 days in Georgia Itinerary

10 days in Georgia Itinerary

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10 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  11​h
1
Cumberland Island
— 1 day
Travel:  2​h 45​min
2
Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Pine Mountain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Calgary

1
day
Cumberland Island

Cumberland Island ©
On the 18th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Cumberland Island National Seashore.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cumberland Island holiday planner .

Calgary, Canada to Cumberland Island is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in January; daily highs in Cumberland Island reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Cumberland Island

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Cumberland Island National Seashore ©

2
nights
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Clam Creek Picnic Area and then kick back and relax at Driftwood Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at 4-H Tidelands Nature Center, then take a stroll through Jekyll Island Historic District, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faith Chapel, and finally identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jekyll Island online trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Cumberland Island to Jekyll Island with the Route module. In January, daily temperatures in Jekyll Island can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
4-H Tidelands Nature Center ©
4-H Tidelands Nature Center

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 21st (Mon), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Forsyth Park, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of City Market.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jekyll Island to Savannah takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Pine Mountain.

Things to do in Savannah

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Oatland Island Wildlife Center ©
Oatland Island Wildlife Center

2
nights
Pine Mountain

Pine Mountain ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Callaway Gardens and then tee off at Callaway Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wild Animal Safari, learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, and then grab your bike and head to Columbus Fall Line Trace.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pine Mountain trip builder tool .

You can drive from Savannah to Pine Mountain in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pine Mountain when traveling from Savannah in January, with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Atlanta.

Things to do in Pine Mountain

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Columbus
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Wild Animal Safari ©
Wild Animal Safari
Callaway Gardens ©
Callaway Gardens

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, get in on the family fun at SKYVIEW Atlanta, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Six Flags Over Georgia.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta day trip site .

Drive from Pine Mountain to Atlanta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. January in Atlanta sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Six Flags Over Georgia
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Six Flags Over Georgia ©
Six Flags Over Georgia
SKYVIEW Atlanta ©
SKYVIEW Atlanta

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