11 days in Georgia Itinerary

11 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amarillo
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Jekyll Island
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
3
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Helen
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Columbus
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Amarillo

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Step out of Savannah to go to Tybee Island and see Tybee Island Beach, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

Make your Savannah itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Amarillo to Savannah is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Savannah. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Savannah when traveling from Amarillo in June, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Ghost & Vampire Tours

1
night
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 4th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Jekyll Island Trail System, then kick back and relax at Driftwood Beach, and then make a trip to Faith Chapel.

To find out how to plan a trip to Jekyll Island, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Savannah to Jekyll Island by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Jekyll Island Trail System ©
Jekyll Island Trail System
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Faith Chapel ©
Faith Chapel

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Georgia Aquarium and Stone Mountain Park. Explore Atlanta's surroundings by going to Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center (in Locust Grove) and Cartersville (Red Top Mountain State Park, Booth Western Art Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Atlanta, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and get in on the family fun at SKYVIEW Atlanta.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta vacation planning website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Jekyll Island to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helen.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Cartersville, Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center, Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Zoo Atlanta ©
Zoo Atlanta

1
night
Helen

Helen ©
A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to BabyLand General Hospital, then admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, then enjoy some diversion at Outpost Gold and Gem, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helen trip planning website.

You can drive from Atlanta to Helen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in July; daily highs in Helen reach 84°F and lows reach 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Helen

Nature Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

BabyLand General Hospital
Highlights from your plan
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf
BabyLand General Hospital ©
BabyLand General Hospital
Outpost Gold and Gem ©
Outpost Gold and Gem

1
night
Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take a tour of National Civil War Naval Museum, then learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, and then admire the masterpieces at Columbus Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Columbus itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helen to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Helen in July; daily highs in Columbus reach 92°F and lows reach 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center ©
National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center
Columbus Museum ©
Columbus Museum
National Civil War Naval Museum ©
National Civil War Naval Museum

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