4 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

4 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

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4 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Raleigh

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip itinerary planner .

Raleigh to Savannah is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Raleigh in May, Savannah is a bit warmer at night with lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 26th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Patriots Point, then steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and then take in the exciting artwork at Principle Gallery Charleston. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House and then stroll through Folly Beach Public Beach.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston road trip planning website .

Getting from Savannah to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. May in Charleston sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Patriots Point, Folly Beach Public Beach
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Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

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