19 days in Savannah, Richmond & Columbus Itinerary

19 days in Savannah, Richmond & Columbus Itinerary

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19 days in Savannah, Richmond & Columbus Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Savannah
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Richmond
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
3
Columbus
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

7
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, Pirate's Island Adventure Golf, & more), Beaufort (Hunting Island State Park & Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park) and Tybee Island (Tybee Island Beach & Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, stroll through Forsyth Park, contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah trip itinerary maker website .

Fort Lauderdale to Savannah is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus, tram, and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in June, plan for little chillier nights in Savannah, with lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island, Beaufort
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

7
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Richmond: Williamsburg (Governor's Palace, Colonial Williamsburg, & more) and Charlottesville (Thomas Jefferson's Monticello & Wine Tours & Tastings). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, contemplate the waterfront views at Belle Isle, steep yourself in history at Meadow Farm Museum, and find something for the whole family at Kings Dominion.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Richmond using our trip planner.

You can fly from Savannah to Richmond in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in June, plan for little chillier nights in Richmond, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Richmond

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Charlottesville, Kings Dominion
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

4
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is an unincorporated community located within Mansfield Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). And it doesn't end there: try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, make a trip to The Smithville Mansion, admire all the interesting features of Princeton University, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Grounds For Sculpture.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Columbus travel itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Richmond to Columbus. July in Columbus sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park, The Smithville Mansion, Harrah's Philadelphia
Highlights from your plan
Columbus Farmers Market ©
Columbus Farmers Market
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Harrah's Philadelphia ©
Harrah's Philadelphia

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