31 days in Georgia Itinerary

31 days in Georgia Itinerary

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

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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 1st (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Cloudland Canyon State Park, get a dose of the wild on G3 Adventures, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock City Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, then take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield, then experience rural life at Enchanted Maize Maze, and finally get great views at Rock City.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lookout Mountain day trip website.

Orlando to Lookout Mountain is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Orlando in October, things will get slightly colder in Lookout Mountain: highs are around 76°F and lows about 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Lookout Mountain

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe, Rising Fawn
Highlights from your plan
Cloudland Canyon State Park ©
Cloudland Canyon State Park
Rock City ©
Rock City

3
nights
Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©
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).
Family-friendly places like Mercier Orchards and Meeks Park will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Blue Ridge side-trips: Dawsonville (Amicalola Falls State Park & Burt's Farm) and Build an Ark Animal Rescue (in Ellijay). There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Chattahoochee National Forest, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, hike along Aska Trails, and examine the collection at Expedition:BIGFOOT!.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Blue Ridge trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lookout Mountain to Blue Ridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lookout Mountain in October; daily highs in Blue Ridge reach 70°F and lows reach 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helen.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Ellijay, Dawsonville, Expedition:BIGFOOT!, Meeks Park, Appalachian Trail Rides
Highlights from your plan
Build an Ark Animal Rescue ©
Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Appalachian Trail Rides ©
Appalachian Trail Rides
Zipline

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Anna Ruby Falls and Brasstown Bald. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helen: Minnehaha Falls (in Lakemont), Bear Hollow Zoo (in Athens) and Clayton (Southeastern Expeditions & Bartram Trail). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Sunburst Adventures, get a taste of the local shopping with Skylake Galleries, trek along Hemlock Falls Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Bell Mountain.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Blue Ridge to Helen takes 1.5 hours. In October in Helen, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Helen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Clarkesville, Blairsville, Clayton, Dahlonega, Skylake Galleries
Highlights from your plan
Southeastern Expeditions ©
Southeastern Expeditions
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Sunburst Adventures ©
Sunburst Adventures

5
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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Bring the kids along to Georgia Aquarium and Booth Western Art Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlanta: Little Mulberry Park (in Dacula), Paranoia Quest Escape the room (in Buford) and Stone Mountain (Netherworld Haunted House & Stone Mountain Park). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Atlanta, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and explore the world behind art at National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Atlanta trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Helen to Atlanta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, Atlanta is a bit warmer than Helen - with highs of 76°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stone Mountain, Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center, Little Mulberry Park, High Falls State Park, Paranoia Quest Escape the room
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center and Biblical History Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: Hills & Dales Estate (in LaGrange), Fort Tyler (in West Point) and Pine Mountain (Wild Animal Safari & F. D. Roosevelt State Park). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Columbus Riverwalk, brush up on your military savvy at National Civil War Naval Museum, grab your bike and head to Columbus Fall Line Trace, and take in the pleasant sights at Columbus Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Columbus day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Columbus takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in Columbus sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

LaGrange, Pine Mountain, Fort Tyler, Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center ©
Hills & Dales Estate ©
Hills & Dales Estate
Wild Animal Safari ©
Wild Animal Safari

4
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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ghost & Vampire Tours and Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Savannah Historic District, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, hit the best photo ops around with Capturing Savannah - Photography Tours, and brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Savannah planner.

Traveling by car from Columbus to Savannah takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

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

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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. You'll get in some beach time at Tybee Island Beach and Mid Beach. Kids will enjoy Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Savannah River Beach, enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, and stop by Inferno.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tybee Island trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Savannah to Tybee Island in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Saint Simons Island.

Things to do in Tybee Island

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

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Saint Simons Island

Saint Simons Island ©
St. Attractions like Christ Church and Fort Frederica National Monument make great kid-friendly stops. When in Saint Simons Island, make a side trip to see Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum in St. Marys, approximately St. Marys away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at East Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wesley United Methodist Church, get engrossed in the history at Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum, and make a trip to Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Simons Island vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Tybee Island to Saint Simons Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Saint Simons Island

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Brunswick, Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum, Sea Island Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Temple Beth Tefilloh ©
Temple Beth Tefilloh
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation ©
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

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Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
We've included these beaches for you: Driftwood Beach and St Andrews Beach. Attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Jekyll Island Historic District make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Jekyll Island Trail System, tee off at Indian Mound, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faith Chapel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jekyll Island sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Saint Simons Island to Jekyll Island in an hour. October in Jekyll Island sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Jekyll Island Trail System ©
Jekyll Island Trail System

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