23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Barnesville
— 2 nights
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Drive to Philadelphia International Airport, Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Drive to Macon
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Macon
— 1 night
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Helen
— 6 nights
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Blue Ridge
— 2 nights
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Ellijay
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 1 night
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Savannah
— 3 nights
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Tybee Island
— 3 nights
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Barnesville

— 2 nights
The unincorporated Pennsylvania community of Barnesville is an neighborhood, part roadside village & part hidden connected side streets where there was buildable land along a transportation corridor typical of much of rural Pennsylvania's small communities. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): play a few rounds at Mountain Valley Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary and then get in on the family fun at Knoebels Amusement Resort.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Barnesville online trip itinerary builder.

New York City to Barnesville is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Barnesville, with lows of 67°F. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to Macon.

Things to do in Barnesville

Theme Parks · Golf · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Macon

— 1 night
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): make a trip to Fort Hawkins, see the interesting displays at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Macon online trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Barnesville to Macon. When traveling from Barnesville in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Macon, with highs around 93°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Helen.

Things to do in Macon

Museums · Historic Sites

Helen

— 6 nights

Georgia's Alpine Village

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helen side-trips: Museum of the Cherokee Indian (in Cherokee), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove, Clingmans Dome, &more) and Alexander's Store (in Blairsville). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Chattahoochee River.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helen trip builder app.

You can drive from Macon to Helen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Macon in July; daily highs in Helen reach 84°F and lows reach 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Helen

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Ridge

— 2 nights

Historic High Country

A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Explore Blue Ridge's surroundings by going to Ocoee (Adventures Unlimited, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Bald River Falls (in Tellico Plains). There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards, get your game on at The Lilly Pad Village, and stop by Out of the Blue.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Blue Ridge day trip tool.

Drive from Helen to Blue Ridge in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Blue Ridge are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ellijay.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Adventure · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Ellijay

— 2 nights
Ellijay is a city in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for gifts at Green Willow Soap, then don't miss a visit to Pig Hill of Fame, then relax in the rural setting at Mountain Valley Farm, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at JD'S Gem Mining & Antiques.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ellijay online visit planner.

Ellijay is very close to Blue Ridge. In August, daytime highs in Ellijay are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Ellijay

Shopping

Side Trip

Atlanta

— 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Atlanta is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park, and walk around Piedmont Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Atlanta trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ellijay to Atlanta takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

Jekyll Island

— 1 night
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
On the 12th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center and then stroll through Driftwood Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jekyll Island tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Jekyll Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Jekyll Island sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Savannah

— 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Hilton Head (Coligny Beach & Hilton Head Island Bike Trails). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stroll around Forsyth Park, and see a show at Historic Savannah Theatre.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Savannah travel tool.

Getting from Jekyll Island to Savannah by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Tybee Island

— 3 nights
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Tybee Island is known for historic sites, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Tybee Island Beach, stop by Tybee Island Bait & Tackle, enjoy the sea views from Cockspur lighthouse, and get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tybee Island trip maker.

Tybee Island is very close to Savannah. In August, daily temperatures in Tybee Island can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.