10 days in Savannah, Charleston & Chicago Itinerary

10 days in Savannah, Charleston & Chicago Itinerary

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Savannah
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters and Colonial Park Cemetery. Take a break from the city and head to Sea Pines Forest Preserve and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island) and Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge (in Hilton Head). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, appreciate the extensive heritage of City Market, and admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip planner.

Aberdeen, UK to Savannah is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Aberdeen to Savannah. Traveling from Aberdeen in September, expect Savannah to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Angel Oak Tree and St. Michael's Church. Get a sense of the local culture at Morris Island Lighthouse and The Charleston Museum. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, contemplate the long history of Fort Moultrie, get engrossed in the history at Nathaniel Russell House, and don't miss a visit to McLeod Plantation Historic Site.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip planner.

Drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, then stroll through Millennium Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Name Cathedral. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then admire the landmark architecture of Baha'i House of Worship, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Charleston in September; daily highs in Chicago reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip