15 days in Georgia Itinerary

15 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Diego
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ellijay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Columbus
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Tybee Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Saint Simons Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: San Diego

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Atlanta is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, put a fun spin on your tour with The Escape Game Atlanta, contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park, and explore the world behind art at National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip itinerary tool.

San Diego to Atlanta is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In April in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Ellijay.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Food Tours

2
nights
Ellijay

Ellijay ©
Ellijay is a city in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. On the 28th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Amicalola Falls State Park, thenhike along Burnt Mountain Preserve Trail, and then do a tasting at Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Mountain Valley Farm, experience rural life at Build an Ark Animal Rescue, thenlearn about winemaking at Engelheim Vineyard, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Grumpy Old Men Brewing.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ellijay road trip planning site.

Drive from Atlanta to Ellijay in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ellijay, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Ellijay

Parks Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Burnt Mountain Preserve Trail, Amicalola Falls State Park, Grumpy Old Men Brewing, Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Amicalola Falls State Park ©
Amicalola Falls State Park
Build an Ark Animal Rescue ©
Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Mountain Valley Farm ©
Mountain Valley Farm

2
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of National Civil War Naval Museum, learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of Columbus Riverwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Animal Safari, steep yourself in history at Hills & Dales Estate, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Columbus Fall Line Trace.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Columbus trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Ellijay to Columbus in 3 hours. In April, Columbus is somewhat warmer than Ellijay - with highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hills & Dales Estate, Wild Animal Safari
Highlights from your plan
National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center ©
Hills & Dales Estate ©
Hills & Dales Estate
Columbus Riverwalk ©
Columbus Riverwalk

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Columbus to Savannah by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Savannah are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Museums

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 ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Ghost & Vampire Tours

2
nights
Tybee Island

Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): look for gifts at Inferno, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, thenappreciate the history behind Fort Pulaski National Monument, and finally kick back and relax at Savannah River Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Tybee Island Beach, and then browse the exhibits of Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tybee Island trip itinerary maker tool.

Tybee Island is very close to Savannah. 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 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Saint Simons Island.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

2
nights
Saint Simons Island

Saint Simons Island ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for gifts at Gogo Jewelry, kick back and relax at Driftwood Beach, thenidentify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Cassina Garden Club tabby cabins, grab your bike and head to Jekyll Island Trail System, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Wesley Memorial & Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saint Simons Island trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tybee Island to Saint Simons Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Simons Island

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Jekyll Island
Highlights from your plan
Jekyll Island Trail System ©
Jekyll Island Trail System
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

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