10 days in Savannah & Banner Elk Itinerary

10 days in Savannah & Banner Elk Itinerary

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10 days in Savannah & Banner Elk Itinerary

Start: Orlando
car:  5​h
1
Savannah
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Banner Elk
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Orlando

5
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Bring the kids along to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Tybee Island Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Driftwood Beach (in Jekyll Island), Hilton Head (Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Coligny Beach, & more) and McIntosh Sugarworks - Tabby Ruins (in St. Marys). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah journey planner .

Orlando to Savannah is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect Savannah to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Banner Elk.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Driftwood Beach, Tybee Island Beach, McIntosh Sugarworks - Tabby Ruins, Pinball Palace
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

4
nights
Banner Elk

Banner Elk is a town in Avery County, North Carolina, United States. Attractions like Zipline and Foggy Mountain Gem Mine make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park (in Bluff City), Caldwell Heritage Museum (in Lenoir) and Thermal Valley (in Morganton). There's much more to do: cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy, look for gifts at Apple Hill Farm, browse the collection at The Blowing Rock Community Library, and admire the sheer force of Bobby McLean Memorial Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Banner Elk road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Savannah to Banner Elk takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in December, expect Banner Elk to be slightly colder, temps between 48°F and 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Banner Elk

Outdoors Scenic Drive Theme Parks

Side Trips

Blowing Rock, Kingsport Carousel & Park, Play It Again Retro Arcade, Foggy Mountain Gem Mine, Bobby McLean Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Kingsport Carousel & Park ©
Kingsport Carousel & Park
Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park ©
Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park

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