30 days in Georgia Itinerary

30 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Savannah
— 4 nights
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Tybee Island
— 2 nights
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Saint Simons Island
— 3 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 5 nights
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Columbus
— 3 nights
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Helen
— 4 nights
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Blue Ridge
— 4 nights
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Lookout Mountain
— 2 nights

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, steep yourself in history at Olde Pink House, make a trip to Historic River Street, and brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum.

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Philadelphia to Savannah is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in December: high temperatures in Savannah hover around 66°F and lows are around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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Ghost / Vampire Tour
Ghost & Vampire Tours
4.0

2
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Tybee Island

Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll through Tybee Island Beach, then look for gifts at Inferno, then relax and rejuvenate at Tybee Beach Massage, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Tybee. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Pulaski National Monument, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stroll through North Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tybee Island online journey planner.

Tybee Island is just a stone's throw from Savannah. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in December, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Saint Simons Island.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.7
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Room Escape Game
Escape Tybee
5.0

3
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Saint Simons Island

Saint Simons Island ©
St. Change things up with a short trip to St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church in Darien (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church, indulge in some personalized pampering at Misty's Element Massage, make a trip to Get Your Muse On!, and contemplate the long history of Temple Beth Tefilloh.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saint Simons Island trip maker site.

Drive from Tybee Island to Saint Simons Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daytime highs in Saint Simons Island are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Saint Simons Island

Historic Sites · Tours · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Christ Church
4.8

2
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Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Jekyll Island Trail System and then enjoy the sand and surf at Driftwood Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get a dose of the wild on Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm, then visit Jekyll Island Historic District, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Faith Chapel.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Jekyll Island online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Saint Simons Island to Jekyll Island takes an hour. In December in Jekyll Island, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

5
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Atlanta

Atlanta ©

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlanta: Macon (Sidney Lanier Cottage, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, &more), Cartersville (Booth Western Art Museum & Tellus Science Museum) and Paranoia Quest Escape the room (in Buford). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stroll around Piedmont Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Jackson Street Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip builder app.

Getting from Jekyll Island to Atlanta by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jekyll Island in December, with highs in Atlanta at 59°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Must see
Georgia Aquarium
4.4
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Specialty Museum
World of Coca-Cola
3.9

3
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Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: LaGrange (Biblical History Center & Hills & Dales Estate), Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum (in Andersonville) and Little White House (in Warm Springs). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, admire the natural beauty at Callaway Resort & Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Lunch Box Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Columbus Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbus trip planner.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Columbus takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in December, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helen.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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4
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Helen

Helen ©

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helen: Minnehaha Falls (in Lakemont), Kinsey Family Farm (in Gainesville) and Blairsville (Brasstown Bald & Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, get a taste of the local shopping with Skylake Galleries, indulge in some personalized pampering at Aurora Falls Massage Studio, and don't miss a visit to BabyLand General Hospital.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helen trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Columbus to Helen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In December in Helen, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Helen

Nature · Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

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Waterfall
Anna Ruby Falls
4.9
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Off-Road Tour
Nacoochee Adventures
4.8

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Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©

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).
Venture out of the city with trips to Meeks Park (in Blairsville), Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery (in Talking Rock) and Ellijay (Reel 'Em In Guide Service, Build an Ark Animal Rescue, &more). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards, trot along with a tour on horseback, take an unforgettable tour with Blue Ridge Helicopters - Tours, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape Blue Ridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Blue Ridge online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Helen to Blue Ridge takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lookout Mountain.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Park
Meeks Park
4.8

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Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Cloudland Canyon State Park, then get interesting insight from G3 Adventures, and then steep yourself in history at Gordon-Lee Mansion. Keep things going the next day: take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield, take in nature's colorful creations at Rock City Gardens, and then get great views at Rock City.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lookout Mountain trip website.

You can drive from Blue Ridge to Lookout Mountain in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Blue Ridge in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Lookout Mountain: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lookout Mountain

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Lookout
Rock City
4.6

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