21 days in Durham & Savannah Itinerary

21 days in Durham & Savannah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Durham
— 10 nights
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Savannah
— 10 nights
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Durham

— 10 nights

Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Airborne and Special Operations Museum and The Carolina Basketball Museum. Get some historical perspective at Patrick Henry's Red Hill and The Chapel of the Cross. Change things up with these side-trips from Durham: Petty Museum (in Randleman), N.C. Aviation Museum (in Asheboro) and Greensboro (Greensboro Science Center, Greensboro History Museum, &more). The adventure continues: get curious at Museum of Life + Science, view the masterpieces at Uwharrie Crystalline, take an in-depth tour of Museum & Archives of Rockingham County, and examine the collection at South Hill Model Train Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Durham road trip planning site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Durham. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Savannah.

Things to do in Durham

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Savannah

— 10 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Coligny Beach and Tybee Island Beach. Appreciate the collections at Pin Point Heritage Museum and Tybee Island Light Station And Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Jekyll Island (Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm, Driftwood Beach, &more), Hilton Head (Art League of Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more) and Beaufort (Santa Elena History Center, Pat Conroy Literary Center, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, see the interesting displays at Fort McAllister State Park, contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House, and walk around Forsyth Park.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, read our Savannah travel planning site.

Fly from Durham to Savannah in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips