14 days in Georgia Itinerary

14 days in Georgia Itinerary

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14 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h
1
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Plains
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Helen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ellijay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Atlanta
— 4 nights
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, nightlife, parks, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and make a trip to River Street Savannah.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Savannah trip itinerary planning app .

Atlanta to Savannah is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Atlanta in January: high temperatures in Savannah hover around 61°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Plains.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Ghost & Vampire Tours

3
nights
Plains

Plains ©
Plains is a town in Sumter County, Georgia, United States. Explore Plains' surroundings by going to Columbus (Columbus Botanical Garden, Columbus Fall Line Trace, & more), Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum (in Andersonville) and Watermelon Capital Speedway (in Cordele). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maranatha Baptist Church, browse for treasures at Plains Historic Inn & Antique Mall, contemplate the long history of Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm, and see the interesting displays at Global Village and Discovery Center.

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Traveling by car from Savannah to Plains takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. January in Plains sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Helen.

Things to do in Plains

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Columbus, Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum, Watermelon Capital Speedway, Global Village and Discovery Center, Richland Rum - Richland
Highlights from your plan

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 7th (Tue): get your game on at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf, admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, then hike along Appalachian Trail, and finally look for gifts at Gold City Growlers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Skylake Galleries, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brasstown Bald, then trek along Hemlock Falls Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bartram Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helen driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Plains to Helen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Plains in January: high temperatures in Helen hover around 47°F and lows are around 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ellijay.

Things to do in Helen

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Gold City Growlers, Hemlock Falls Trail, Skylake Galleries, Brasstown Bald, Bartram Trail
Highlights from your plan
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Brasstown Bald ©
Brasstown Bald

2
nights
Ellijay

Ellijay ©
Ellijay is a city in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): let the kids burn off some steam at Vets Memorial Park, then experience rural life at Build an Ark Animal Rescue, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Grumpy Old Men Brewing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): hike along West Ridge Spring Trail, then trek along Burnt Mountain Preserve Trail, then relax in the rural setting at Mountain Valley Farm, and finally learn about winemaking at Engelheim Vineyard.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ellijay trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Helen to Ellijay in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ellijay can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Ellijay

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Grumpy Old Men Brewing, West Ridge Spring Trail, Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery, Burnt Mountain Preserve Trail
Highlights from your plan
Build an Ark Animal Rescue ©
Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Grumpy Old Men Brewing ©
Grumpy Old Men Brewing

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Venture out of the city with trips to Berry College Campus (in Rome) and Monastery of the Holy Spirit (in Conyers). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, admire the landmark architecture of Fox Theatre, and take in the exciting artwork at Center for Civil and Human Rights.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Atlanta day trip tool .

You can drive from Ellijay to Atlanta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in January, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Berry College Campus
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Food Tours

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