37 days in Georgia Itinerary

37 days in Georgia Itinerary

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37 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  27​h
1
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Jekyll Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Saint Simons Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Tybee Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Savannah
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
6
Macon
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Columbus
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Helen
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Ellijay
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  29​h
End: Boracay

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Change things up with these side-trips from Atlanta: Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (in Fort Oglethorpe), Little Mulberry Park (in Dacula) and Euharlee Covered Bridge (in Euharlee). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, explore the world behind art at Booth Western Art Museum, steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park, and listen to music at Fox Theatre.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Atlanta holiday planning website .

Boracay, Philippines to Atlanta is an approximately 27-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Boracay to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Boracay in October, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Atlanta: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Booth Western Art Museum, Euharlee Covered Bridge, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Little Mulberry Park
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Food Tours

3
nights
Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Go for a jaunt from Jekyll Island to Brunswick to see Blythe Island Regional Park about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, head outdoors with Georgia Adventure Sports, stroll through Driftwood Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jekyll Island holiday planner.

You can fly from Atlanta to Jekyll Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Jekyll Island when traveling from Atlanta in October, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Saint Simons Island.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Blythe Island Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Jekyll Island Trail System ©
Jekyll Island Trail System

4
nights
Saint Simons Island

Saint Simons Island ©
St. Explore Saint Simons Island's surroundings by going to Hog Hammock (in Sapelo Island) and St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church (in Darien). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church, make a trip to Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island, contemplate the long history of Temple Beth Tefilloh, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wesley United Methodist Church.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saint Simons Island driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Saint Simons Island in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Saint Simons Island are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Saint Simons Island

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Brunswick, Hog Hammock, Sea Island Golf Club, St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church
Highlights from your plan
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum ©
Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum

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. Tybee Island is known for historic sites, beaches, wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, visit a coastal fixture at Cockspur lighthouse, stroll through Back River Beach, and look for gifts at Inferno.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Tybee Island trip itinerary website .

Drive from Saint Simons Island to Tybee Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

4
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, nightlife, parks, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to River Street Savannah, and stroll around Forsyth Park.

Plan a Savannah trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Tybee Island to Savannah by car takes about an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Macon.

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 ©

3
nights
Macon

Macon ©
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Macon: Memorial Hill Cemetery (in Milledgeville), Watermelon Capital Speedway (in Cordele) and Go Fish Education Center (in Perry). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Aviation, walk around Amerson River Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Toccoa River, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Macon holiday planner.

Take a bus from Savannah to Macon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Macon when traveling from Savannah in November, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Macon

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Toccoa River, Go Fish Education Center, Museum of Aviation, Watermelon Capital Speedway, Memorial Hill Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Amerson River Park ©
Amerson River Park
Museum of Aviation
Museum of Aviation
St. Joseph's Catholic Church ©
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

3
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Columbus side-trips: Jimmy Carter National Historic Site (in Plains), Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum (in Andersonville) and Richland Rum - Richland (in Richland). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, take an in-depth tour of Biblical History Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Columbus Botanical Garden, and hike along Columbus Fall Line Trace.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Columbus online journey planner .

Drive from Macon to Columbus in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Columbus are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helen.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

LaGrange, Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum, Richland Rum - Richland, Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helen side-trips: Minnehaha Falls (in Lakemont), Crane Creek Vineyards (in Young Harris) and Blairsville (Meeks Park & Brasstown Bald). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, get your game on at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf, look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Mountain Falconry, and take a peaceful walk through Chattahoochee National Forest.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helen online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Columbus to Helen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Columbus in November: highs in Helen hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Ellijay.

Things to do in Helen

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Blairsville, Hemlock Falls Trail, Minnehaha Falls, Oakwood Bait & Tackle, Crane Creek Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Brasstown Bald ©
Brasstown Bald

6
nights
Ellijay

Ellijay ©
Ellijay is a city in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Ellijay side-trips: Emery Creek Trail (in Chatsworth), Dawsonville (West Ridge Spring Trail & Amicalola Falls State Park) and Dalton Distillery (in Dalton). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Build an Ark Animal Rescue, explore the different attractions at Southern Estates Alpacas, stroll through Base of the Falls Trail, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ellijay travel route planning site .

You can drive from Helen to Ellijay in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Ellijay when traveling from Helen in November, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ellijay

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Dawsonville, Blue Ridge, Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery, Rome-Floyd E.C.O. Center, The Garden
Highlights from your plan
Build an Ark Animal Rescue ©
Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards
Mountain Valley Farm ©
Mountain Valley Farm

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