20 days in Georgia Itinerary

20 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Savannah
— 4 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
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Columbus
— 4 nights
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Blairsville
— 4 nights
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Atlanta
— 4 nights
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Savannah — 4 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Bonaventure Cemetery. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, steep yourself in history at Olde Pink House, and learn about all things military at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip itinerary maker tool.

Doha, Qatar to Savannah is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Doha in December, expect Savannah to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jekyll Island.
Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trip

Jekyll Island — 2 nights

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then play a few rounds at Jekyll Island Golf Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Driftwood Beach and then grab your bike and head to Jekyll Island Trail System.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Jekyll Island day trip planning tool.

Getting from Savannah to Jekyll Island by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Columbus.
Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Golf

Columbus — 4 nights

Columbus is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the county seat of Muscogee County, with which it is consolidated. Bring the kids along to National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center and Hills & Dales Estate. Explore Columbus' surroundings by going to Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm (in Plains), Biblical History Center (in LaGrange) and Pine Mountain (Wild Animal Safari & F. D. Roosevelt State Park). The adventure continues: hike along Columbus Fall Line Trace, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Columbus Riverwalk.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Columbus online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Jekyll Island to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Jekyll Island in December since evenings lows in Columbus dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Blairsville.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
Side Trips

Blairsville — 4 nights

Blairsville is a city in Union County, Georgia, United States. Attractions like Anna Ruby Falls and Meeks Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Blairsville: Yonah Mountain Campground (in Helen), Build an Ark Animal Rescue (in Ellijay) and CeNita Vineyards and Winery (in Cleveland). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Helton Creek Falls, trek along Raven Cliff Falls, experience rural life at Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm, and take in the awesome beauty at Brasstown Bald.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Blairsville trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Columbus to Blairsville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. December in Blairsville sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Atlanta.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Side Trips

Atlanta — 4 nights

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Georgia Aquarium and Booth Western Art Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Little Mulberry Park (in Dacula), Suwanee Creek Greenway (in Suwanee) and Monastery of the Holy Spirit (in Conyers). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and sample some tasty brews at Red Hare Brewing Company.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Blairsville to Atlanta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Tours · Museums · Outdoors
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.