21 days in Durham & Savannah Itinerary

21 days in Durham & Savannah Itinerary

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Durham
— 10 nights
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Savannah
— 10 nights
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Durham — 10 nights

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Museum-lovers will get to explore International Civil Rights Center & Museum and The Carolina Basketball Museum. Get some historical perspective at Patrick Henry's Red Hill and Eno Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Durham: Greensboro (Greensboro Science Center, Greensboro History Museum, &more), N.C. Aviation Museum (in Asheboro) and Petty Museum (in Randleman). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Airborne and Special Operations Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Cedar Creek Gallery & Pottery, get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and take an in-depth tour of Museum & Archives of Rockingham County.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Durham road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Durham. August in Durham sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Savannah.
Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

Savannah — 10 nights

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 Hilton Head (Art League of Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more), Jekyll Island (Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm, Driftwood Beach, &more) and Beaufort (Santa Elena History Center, Pat Conroy Literary Center, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, and steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Savannah road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Durham to Savannah takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Savannah sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trips