31 days in Georgia Itinerary

31 days in Georgia Itinerary

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31 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h
1
Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Saint Simons Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tybee Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Savannah
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Warner Robins
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Columbus
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Lookout Mountain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Ellijay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Helen
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Atlanta
— 5 nights
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Georgia Sea Turtle Center and Dolphin & Whale Watching. When in Jekyll Island, make a side trip to see Crooked River State Park in St. Marys, approximately 1 hour away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Jekyll Island Historic District, walk around Great Dunes Park, grab your bike and head to Jekyll Island Trail System, and make a splash at Summer Waves Water Park.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jekyll Island travel route builder site .

Atlanta to Jekyll Island is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, daytime highs in Jekyll Island are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Saint Simons Island.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Crooked River State Park
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Summer Waves Water Park ©
Summer Waves Water Park

3
nights
Saint Simons Island

St. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Fort Frederica National Monument. Go for a jaunt from Saint Simons Island to Darien to see Fort King George Historic Site about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at St. Simons Lighthouse Museum, get engrossed in the history at World War II Home Front Museum, step off the mainland to explore St. Simons Island, and steep yourself in history at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saint Simons Island holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Jekyll Island to Saint Simons Island takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Saint Simons Island are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Saint Simons Island

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Brunswick, Fort King George Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum ©
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum
St. Simons Island ©
St. Simons Island

3
nights
Tybee Island

Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Tybee Island Marine Science Center. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach, don't miss a visit to Gallery By The Sea, enjoy the sea views from Cockspur lighthouse, and stroll through Savannah River Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tybee Island travel planning website .

Traveling by car from Saint Simons Island to Tybee Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

5
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore hidden gems such as Webb Military Museum and National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Savannah Historic District, make a trip to River Street Savannah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and stroll around Forsyth Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Savannah day trip tool .

Savannah is very close to Tybee Island. June in Savannah sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Warner Robins.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

2
nights
Warner Robins

Warner Robins ©
Warner Robins is a city in the US state of Georgia, located in Houston County in the central part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore and take pictures at Lane Southern Orchards, steep yourself in history at Hay House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, then see the interesting displays at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, then learn about all things military at Museum of Aviation, and finally do a tasting at GeorgiaBob's Cane River Vineyard. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Toccoa River, then steep yourself in history at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, then admire all the interesting features of Luther Williams Ball Park, and finally snap pictures at Auchumpkee Creek Covered Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Warner Robins online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Warner Robins takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Warner Robins can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Warner Robins

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Macon, GeorgiaBob's Cane River Vineyard, Lane Southern Orchards, Auchumpkee Creek Covered Bridge, Toccoa River
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Aviation ©
Museum of Aviation
Lane Southern Orchards ©
Lane Southern Orchards

3
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center and Little White House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbus: Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area (in Lumpkin), Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum (in Andersonville) and F. D. Roosevelt State Park (in Warm Springs). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Columbus Riverwalk, look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Animal Safari, take in nature's colorful creations at Hills & Dales Estate, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Maranatha Baptist Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Columbus trip planning tool .

You can drive from Warner Robins to Columbus in 2 hours. In June in Columbus, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lookout Mountain.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Plains, Warm Springs, Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area, Hills & Dales Estate, Wild Animal Safari
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Rock City Gardens, get great views at Rock City, then explore and take pictures at Enchanted Maize Maze, and finally trek along Lula Lake & Land Trust.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lookout Mountain tour builder site .

You can fly from Columbus to Lookout Mountain in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Lookout Mountain, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ellijay.

Things to do in Lookout Mountain

Parks Wildlife Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rock City Gardens ©
Rock City Gardens
Lula Lake & Land Trust ©
Lula Lake & Land Trust

2
nights
Ellijay

Ellijay ©
Ellijay is a city in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. On the 27th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Gibbs Gardens, admire the sheer force of Amicalola Falls State Park, learn about winemaking at Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery, then explore and take pictures at Build an Ark Animal Rescue, and finally admire all the interesting features of Mercier Orchards. Keep things going the next day: hike along Aska Trails, stroll through Long Creek Falls, then engage your brain at Tellus Science Museum, and finally explore and take pictures at Mountain Valley Farm.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ellijay travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lookout Mountain to Ellijay takes 2 hours. When traveling from Lookout Mountain in June, plan for slightly colder days in Ellijay, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helen.

Things to do in Ellijay

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Ridge, Tellus Science Museum, Gibbs Gardens, Amicalola Falls State Park, Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Build an Ark Animal Rescue ©
Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards
Amicalola Falls State Park ©
Amicalola Falls State Park

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Brasstown Bald Mountain and Consolidated Gold Mine. Change things up with these side-trips from Helen: Crisson Gold Mine (in Dahlonega), Crane Creek Vineyards (in Young Harris) and Blairsville (Vogel State Park & Horseback Riding Tours). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Chattahoochee River, examine the collection at Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, hike along Dukes Creek Falls Trail, and admire the majestic nature at Unicoi State Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helen day trip planning site .

Getting from Ellijay to Helen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Helen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blairsville, Dahlonega, Hickory Flat Pottery, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Crane Creek Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf
Brasstown Bald Mountain ©
Brasstown Bald Mountain
Consolidated Gold Mine ©
Consolidated Gold Mine

5
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore hidden gems such as Turner Field and Historic Downtown Senoia. Venture out of the city with trips to Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain) and Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center (in Locust Grove). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, explore the world behind art at Center for Civil and Human Rights, and admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlanta online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Helen to Atlanta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Helen in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Atlanta, with lows of 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center, Stone Mountain Park, Historic Downtown Senoia
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Food Tours

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