16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
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Macon
— 2 nights
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Lumpkin
— 1 night
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Atlanta
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 1 night
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Blowing Rock
— 2 nights
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Columbia
— 1 night

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 5th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah trip planning site.

Columbia to Savannah is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Colonial Park Cemetery ©
Colonial Park Cemetery
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

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Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Driftwood Beach, then take a stroll through Jekyll Island Historic District, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Jekyll Island route planning site.

Drive from Savannah to Jekyll Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Jekyll Island are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Macon.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Jekyll Island Historic District ©
Jekyll Island Historic District

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Macon

Macon ©
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hay House and Sidney Lanier Cottage. For shopping fun, head to The Shoppes at River Crossing or The Big Peach Antiques Mall. Change things up with these side-trips from Macon: Milledgeville (St. Stephen's Episcopal Church & Memorial Hill Cemetery). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside Cemetery, examine the collection at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, and do a tasting at GeorgiaBob's Cane River Vineyard.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Macon road trip app.

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Macon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Jekyll Island in August, Macon is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lumpkin.

Things to do in Macon

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hay House ©
Hay House
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park ©
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

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Lumpkin

Lumpkin ©
The city of Lumpkin is the county seat of Stewart County, Georgia, United States. To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lumpkin trip itinerary website.

Drive from Macon to Lumpkin in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Macon to Lumpkin is minus 1 hour. August in Lumpkin sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Lumpkin

Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Richland Rum ©
Richland Rum

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 14th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Silver Comet Trail, then take an in-depth tour of Swan House, then wander the streets of Virginia-Highland, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta.

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Drive from Lumpkin to Atlanta in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lumpkin to Atlanta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lumpkin in August, plan for little chillier days in Atlanta, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta ©
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta
Swan House ©
Swan House
Virginia-Highland ©
Virginia-Highland

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at President James K. Polk Home & Museum, sample the fine beverages at H Clark Distillery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at McGavock Confederate Cemetery, then take in the history at Lotz House Museum, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and then witness the site of a historic battle at Stones River National Battlefield.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nashville holiday planner.

You can drive from Atlanta to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Nashville sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Nashville

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): wander the streets of Asheville Drum Circle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Of All Souls, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Urban Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Asheville online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Asheville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in August, things will get a bit cooler in Asheville: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Of All Souls ©
Cathedral Of All Souls
Urban Trail ©
Urban Trail

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Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock ©
Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Blowing Rock day trip app.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Blowing Rock takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Asheville in August: high temperatures in Blowing Rock hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Columbia.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park ©
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Flat Top Manor ©
Flat Top Manor
Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen ©
Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen

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Columbia

Columbia ©

Capital of Southern Hospitality

A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get your game on at Escape Plan Columbia, learn about all things military at South Carolina Military Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, then look for gifts at Mast General Store, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, then steep yourself in history at Robert Mills House & Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Columbia trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Blowing Rock to Columbia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Blowing Rock in August, expect Columbia to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Columbia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Robert Mills House & Gardens ©
Robert Mills House & Gardens
St. Peter's Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Catholic Church
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church ©
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

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