21 days in Georgia Itinerary

21 days in Georgia Itinerary

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21 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Kaunas
car:  22​h 30​min
1
Ellijay
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helen
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Folkston
— 1 day
Travel:  3​h
4
Cumberland Island
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 45​min
5
Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Tybee Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Savannah
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Kaunas

1
day
Ellijay

Ellijay ©
Ellijay is a city in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards, then relax in the rural setting at Mountain Valley Farm, then relax in the rural setting at Build an Ark Animal Rescue, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Tabor House and Civil War Museum.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ellijay itinerary planning app .

Kaunas, Lithuania to Ellijay is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kaunas to Ellijay, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Ellijay is somewhat warmer than Kaunas - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Helen.

Things to do in Ellijay

Museums

Side Trip

Mercier Orchards
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Build an Ark Animal Rescue ©
Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Mountain Valley Farm ©
Mountain Valley Farm
Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards

2
nights
Helen

Helen ©
A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Brasstown Bald Mountain, and then do a tasting at Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Horsetrough Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Tallulah Gorge State Park, and then look for gifts at Porters Coffee House.

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You can drive from Ellijay to Helen in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ellijay in December, you will find days in Helen are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Folkston.

Things to do in Helen

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards, Brasstown Bald, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Porters Coffee House
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Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Brasstown Bald ©
Brasstown Bald
Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Gorge State Park

1
day
Folkston

Folkston ©
Folkston is a city in and the county seat of Charlton County, Georgia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to Folkston Funnel Train Viewing Platform and then look for all kinds of wild species at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Folkston online route builder .

You can drive from Helen to Folkston in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Helen in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Folkston: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Cumberland Island.

Things to do in Folkston

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge ©

1
night
Cumberland Island

Cumberland Island
An unspoiled paradise of dense maritime forests, salt marshes, mudflats, tidal creeks, and wide sandy beaches, Cumberland Island is the largest barrier island off Georgia coast.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cumberland Island National Seashore.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cumberland Island trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Folkston to Cumberland Island with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in Cumberland Island are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Cumberland Island

Tours Historic Sites

2
nights
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Fort Frederica National Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church, and then identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at 4-H Tidelands Nature Center, then make a trip to Faith Chapel, then steep yourself in history at Horton House Ruins, and finally kick back and relax at Driftwood Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Jekyll Island travel planning website .

Explore your travel options from Cumberland Island to Jekyll Island with the Route module. When traveling from Cumberland Island in December, plan for little chillier days in Jekyll Island, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Saint Simons Island
Highlights from your plan
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
4-H Tidelands Nature Center ©
4-H Tidelands Nature Center
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

3
nights
Tybee Island

Tybee Island ©
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. We've included these beaches for you: Tybee Island Beach and Savannah River Beach. Step out of the city life by going to North Beach and Back River Beach. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, view the masterpieces at Fish Art Gallerie, visit a coastal fixture at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, and make a trip to Cockspur lighthouse.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tybee Island trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Tybee Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

5
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Step out of the city life by going to Compass Sailing, LLC and Skidaway Island State Park. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Oatland Island Wildlife Center.

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Savannah is very close to Tybee Island. In December, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Oatland Island Wildlife Center ©
Oatland Island Wildlife Center
Wormsloe Historic Site ©
Wormsloe Historic Site

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Visiting Stone Mountain Park and Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center will get you outdoors. Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park, get in on the family fun at SKYVIEW Atlanta, and examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlanta vacation builder site .

You can fly from Savannah to Atlanta in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Savannah in December; daily highs in Atlanta reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Stone Mountain Park, Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park

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