11 days in Atlanta, Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

11 days in Atlanta, Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

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11 days in Atlanta, Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Savannah
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Appreciate the collections at Carter Center and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Etowah Indian Mounds State Park and Rhodes Memorial Hall. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Scad Fash, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, have some family-friendly fun at Bad Axe Throwing, and ponder the world of politics at Georgia State Capitol.

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New York City to Atlanta is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. August in Atlanta sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Etowah Indian Mounds State Park
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Wren's Nest ©
Wren's Nest
Etowah Indian Mounds State Park ©
Etowah Indian Mounds State Park
Carter Center ©
Carter Center

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Let the collections at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim and The Charleston Museum capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Center for Birds of Prey and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, contemplate the long history of McLeod Plantation Historic Site, explore the world behind art at Gibbes Museum of Art, and take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Charleston trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Charleston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

The Center for Birds of Prey, Fort Moultrie, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie

4
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Webb Military Museum and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace. Museum-lovers will get to explore Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters and American Prohibition Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: The Church of the Cross (in Bluffton), Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island) and Speed Boats Tours (in Hilton Head). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, contemplate the long history of Andrew Low House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, and get to know the fascinating history of Compline at Christ Church Anglican.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah journey site .

Drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Tybee Island, The Church of the Cross, Speed Boats Tours
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Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum

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