15 days in Georgia Itinerary

15 days in Georgia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Georgia travel route planner
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 3 nights
Fly
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Columbus
— 2 nights
Fly
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Helen
— 3 nights
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Atlanta
— 4 nights
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Savannah — 2 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tybee Island Beach, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to Historic River Street.

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Chicago to Savannah is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to Savannah, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect Savannah to be somewhat warmer, temps between 89°F and 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jekyll Island.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trip

Jekyll Island — 3 nights

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Coastal Expeditions. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Driftwood Beach and Jekyll Island Historic District. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint Simons Island (St. Simons Island & Fort Frederica National Monument). There's lots more to do: cool off at Summer Waves Water Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fishing Pier, and stroll through Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jekyll Island vacation planning app.

You can drive from Savannah to Jekyll Island in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In June in Jekyll Island, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Columbus.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks
Side Trip

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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Exodus Escape GamesColumbus. On the 11th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Columbus Riverwalk, test your team's savvy at Exodus Escape GamesColumbus, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Animal Safari. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Columbus Fall Line Trace, and then explore the stunning scenery at Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Columbus online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Jekyll Island to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Columbus, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can fly to Helen.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Helen — 3 nights

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.
You've now added Cool River Tubing to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf and Brasstown Bald. Explore Helen's surroundings by going to Build an Ark Animal Rescue (in Ellijay), Tallulah Gorge State Park (in Tallulah Falls) and Humble Pie Boutique (in Blue Ridge). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, shop like a local with Skylake Galleries, and immerse yourself in nature at Amicalola Falls State Park.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helen road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Columbus to Helen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Columbus in June, with highs in Helen at 84°F and lows at 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Atlanta.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure
Side Trips

Atlanta — 4 nights

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You've now added Paranoia Quest Escape the room to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlanta: Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain), Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center (in Locust Grove) and Southern Belle Farm (in McDonough). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing, meet the residents at Zoo Atlanta, immerse yourself in nature at Chastain Park, and get in on the family fun at SKYVIEW Atlanta.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta road trip planning tool.

Drive from Helen to Atlanta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Atlanta when traveling from Helen in June, with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Fun & Games
Side Trips

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.