11 days in Georgia Itinerary

11 days in Georgia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Georgia itinerary builder
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Fly
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Tybee Island
— 1 night
Drive
3
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Columbus
— 2 nights
Drive to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Fly to Kalamazoo

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Atlanta — 2 nights

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Bring the kids along to Georgia Aquarium and Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center. Step out of Atlanta with an excursion to Southern Belle Farm in McDonough--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, play a few rounds at Top Golf, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Atlanta.

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Kalamazoo to Atlanta is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in May: high temperatures in Atlanta hover around 80°F and lows are around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to fly to Tybee Island.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums
Side Trips

Tybee Island — 1 night

Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. On the 27th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Tybee Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In May in Tybee Island, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Savannah.
Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Savannah — 3 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Savannah Historic District and Forsyth Park. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery.

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Savannah is just a short distance from Tybee Island. May in Savannah sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jekyll Island.
Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Parks

Jekyll Island — 2 nights

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
On the 31st (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then grab your bike and head to Jekyll Island Trail System. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Driftwood Beach, steep yourself in history at Horton House, and then head outdoors with Coastal Outdoor Adventures.

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Drive from Savannah to Jekyll Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Columbus.
Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Columbus — 2 nights

Columbus is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the county seat of Muscogee County, with which it is consolidated. On the 2nd (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Biblical History Center and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hills & Dales Estate. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Columbus Fall Line Trace, then learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

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Fly from Jekyll Island to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Columbus are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails
Side Trip

Georgia travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Aquariums · Parks
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.