16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Columbia
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Macon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Lumpkin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Blowing Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Columbia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Savannah

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.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah trip planning site .

Columbia to Savannah is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. 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

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, The Church of the Cross, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©

2
nights
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, wander the streets of Jekyll Island Historic District, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Jekyll Island day trip app .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Jekyll Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Macon.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Saint Simons Island
Highlights from your plan
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Jekyll Island Historic District ©
Jekyll Island Historic District
Wesley United Methodist Church ©
Wesley United Methodist Church

2
nights
Macon

Macon ©
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. Head to The Big Peach Antiques Mall and The Shoppes at River Crossingfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park and Hay House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Macon: Milledgeville (St. Stephen's Episcopal Church & Memorial Hill Cemetery). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, examine the collection at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, do a tasting at GeorgiaBob's Cane River Vineyard, and contemplate the long history of Sidney Lanier Cottage.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Macon trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Jekyll Island to Macon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Jekyll Island in August, Macon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lumpkin.

Things to do in Macon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Byron, Milledgeville
Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph's Catholic Church ©
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
Sidney Lanier Cottage ©
Sidney Lanier Cottage

1
night
Lumpkin

Lumpkin
The city of Lumpkin is the county seat of Stewart County, Georgia, United States. To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lumpkin day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Macon to Lumpkin takes 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Macon to Lumpkin is minus 1 hour. In August in Lumpkin, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Lumpkin

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Richland Rum - Richland

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Silver Comet Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Swan House, then take a stroll through Virginia-Highland, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta online travel route planner .

Getting from Lumpkin to Atlanta by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Lumpkin in August, you will find days in Atlanta are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
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, explore the different monuments and memorials at McGavock Confederate Cemetery, then get engrossed 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. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and then get answers to all your questions at Stones River National Battlefield.

For more things to do and tourist information, use the Nashville itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Atlanta to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Franklin, Stones River National Battlefield, H Clark Distillery, President James K. Polk Home & Museum
Highlights from your plan
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 17th (Sat), take a stroll through Asheville Drum Circle, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Of All Souls, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Urban Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Asheville trip planning app .

You can drive from Nashville to Asheville in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Asheville is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nashville in August; daily highs in Asheville reach 32°C and lows reach 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

2
nights
Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock ©
Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Blowing Rock tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Asheville to Blowing Rock takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Asheville in August, with highs in Blowing Rock at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Columbia.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Rough Ridge Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park ©
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Flat Top Manor ©
Flat Top Manor

1
night
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): test your team's savvy at Escape Plan Columbia, learn about all things military at South Carolina Military Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation 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: learn about all things military at South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, then contemplate the long history of Robert Mills House & Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Columbia trip planner .

Traveling by car from Blowing Rock to Columbia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Blowing Rock in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Columbia: highs are around 38°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbia

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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 ©

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