12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Thomaston
Drive:  1​h
1
Macon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Marietta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ellijay
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Blue Ridge
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Blairsville
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
Helen
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Dahlonega
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Athens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Thomaston

1
night
Macon

Macon
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. On the 1st (Fri), do a tasting at GeorgiaBob's Cane River Vineyard, learn about all things military at Museum of Aviation, then see the interesting displays at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Fort Hawkins, learn more about the world around you at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Hay House, and finally immerse yourself in nature at High Falls State Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Macon online trip itinerary planner .

Thomaston to Macon is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In November, daytime highs in Macon are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Macon

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Museum of Aviation, GeorgiaBob's Cane River Vineyard, High Falls State Park
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Museum of Aviation
Museum of Aviation
St. Joseph's Catholic Church ©
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

2
nights
Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium and then admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Atlanta travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Macon to Atlanta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Marietta.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Room Escape Games
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

1
night
Marietta

Marietta
Marietta is located in central Cobb County, Georgia, United States, and is the county's seat and largest city.As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 56,579. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): trek along McFarlane Nature Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Marietta online travel route planner .

Marietta is just a stone's throw from Atlanta. In November, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ellijay.

Things to do in Marietta

Museums Fun & Games Trails

Side Trips

Wildman's Civil War Surplus, Booth Western Art Museum
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Booth Western Art Museum
Booth Western Art Museum
Marietta Square
Marietta Square
Room Escape Games

1
night
Ellijay

Ellijay ©
Ellijay is a city in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. On the 6th (Wed), relax in the rural setting at Mountain Valley Farm and then experience rural life at Panorama Orchards & Farm Market.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ellijay travel route planning app .

Drive from Marietta to Ellijay in 1.5 hours. In November in Ellijay, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Blue Ridge.
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Panorama Orchards & Farm Market ©
Panorama Orchards & Farm Market
Mountain Valley Farm ©
Mountain Valley Farm

1
night
Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©
A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for gifts at Fly Shop Company.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Blue Ridge online route planner .

Blue Ridge is just a short distance from Ellijay. In November in Blue Ridge, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Blairsville.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Adventures Unlimited
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Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards
Fly Shop Company ©
Fly Shop Company

1
night
Blairsville

Blairsville ©
Blairsville is a city in Union County, Georgia, United States. On the 8th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Vogel State Park and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brasstown Bald.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Blairsville trip itinerary builder website .

Blairsville is just a short distance from Blue Ridge. In November in Blairsville, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helen.

Things to do in Blairsville

Nature Parks
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Brasstown Bald ©
Brasstown Bald
Vogel State Park
Vogel State Park

2
nights
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 8th (Fri): do a tasting at Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Hansel and Gretel Candy Kitchen, have some family-friendly fun at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf, admire the majestic nature at Unicoi State Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls, and finally see the interesting displays at Charlemagne's Kingdom.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helen online vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Blairsville to Helen takes an hour. November in Helen sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dahlonega.

Things to do in Helen

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Tallulah Gorge State Park, Hemlock Falls Trail, Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Gorge State Park

1
night
Dahlonega

Dahlonega ©
The city of Dahlonega is the county seat of Lumpkin County, Georgia, United States. On the 10th (Sun), make a trip to 1875 Diving Bell.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dahlonega road trip site .

Drive from Helen to Dahlonega in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Dahlonega are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Dahlonega

Museums Wineries
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Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery ©
Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery
1875 Diving Bell ©
1875 Diving Bell

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
Athens is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the views from Elder Mill Covered Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens travel planner .

Drive from Dahlonega to Athens in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Elder Mill Covered Bridge
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State Botanical Garden of Georgia ©
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Sanford Stadium ©
Sanford Stadium
Elder Mill Covered Bridge ©
Elder Mill Covered Bridge

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