30 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

30 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Savannah
— 18 nights
2
Charleston
— 11 nights

18
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Escape the urban bustle at Wormsloe Historic Site and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace and Hunting Island Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Explore Savannah's surroundings by going to Temple Beth Tefilloh (in Brunswick), Beaufort (Tabernacle Baptist Church, Pat Conroy Literary Center, &more) and Jekyll Island (Jekyll Island Historic District & Faith Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through North Beach, make a trip to Cockspur lighthouse, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip itinerary planning tool.

Birmingham to Savannah is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Birmingham to Savannah, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Beaufort, Tybee Island, Bluffton, Jekyll Island
Highlights from your plan
Wormsloe Historic Site ©
Wormsloe Historic Site
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Old Sheldon Church Ruins ©
Old Sheldon Church Ruins

11
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Charleston Museum and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Discover out-of-the-way places like Folly Beach Public Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Charleston: Edisto Island (Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area, Edisto Beach State Park, &more), The Center for Birds of Prey (in Awendaw) and Kiawah Island (The Ocean Course, Kiawah Beachwalker Park, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Heyward-Washington House, don't miss a visit to McLeod Plantation Historic Site, immerse yourself in nature at Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site, and stroll the grounds of Magnolia Cemetery.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Edisto Island, Kiawah Island, Sullivan's Island, Mount Pleasant, Isle of Palms Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Center for Birds of Prey ©
The Center for Birds of Prey

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