16 days in Athens & Augusta Itinerary

16 days in Athens & Augusta Itinerary

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Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Drive to Athens
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Athens
— 8 nights
Drive
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Augusta
— 6 nights
Fly

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Athens

— 8 nights
Athens is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. Let the collections at Hay House and Georgia Museum of Art capture your imagination. Head to Mark of the Potter and Nora Mill Granaryfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain), Hickory Flat Pottery (in Clarkesville) and Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia (in Sautee Nacoochee). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at 12 Spies Vineyards and Farm, examine the collection at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, wander the streets of Downtown Athens, and steep yourself in history at Rogers House and Rose Cottage.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Athens is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Stockholm to Athens, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Athens are much warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit warmer (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Augusta

— 6 nights
Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. Do your shopping at Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art and La Bonbonniere. Appreciate the collections at Augusta Canal Discovery Center and Augusta Museum of History. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Augusta: Aiken County Historical Museum (in Aiken), Ninety Six National Historic Site (in Ninety Six) and Old Edgefield District Genealogy Society (in Edgefield). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Riverwalk, explore the world behind art at Morris Museum of Art, steep yourself in history at Sacred Heart Cultural Center, and see the interesting displays at The Laurel and Hardy Museum of Harlem, Georgia.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Augusta travel route planner.

Drive from Athens to Augusta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Augusta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Augusta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips