48 days in Georgia Itinerary

48 days in Georgia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Georgia trip planner
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Atlanta
— 5 nights
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Dahlonega
— 4 nights
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Blue Ridge
— 5 nights
Drive
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Clayton
— 5 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 5 nights
Drive
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Augusta
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tybee Island
— 4 nights
Drive
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Savannah
— 7 nights
Drive
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Valdosta
— 2 nights
Drive
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Columbus
— 5 nights
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Lookout Mountain
— 2 nights
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Atlanta — 5 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlanta: Monastery of the Holy Spirit (in Conyers), Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville) and Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain). Dedicate the 5th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, learn about all things military at Museum of Aviation, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta tour itinerary builder.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Atlanta. In August, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Dahlonega.
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Dahlonega — 4 nights

The city of Dahlonega is the county seat of Lumpkin County, Georgia, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Dahlonega side-trips: Helen (Chattahoochee River & Anna Ruby Falls) and Sautee Nacoochee (Hardman Farm, Nacoochee Crossing Wellness Center & Day Spa, &more). There's more to do: do a tasting at Accent Cellars.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dahlonega sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Dahlonega takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Dahlonega can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Blue Ridge.
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Blue Ridge — 5 nights

Historic High Country

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).
Get out of town with these interesting Blue Ridge side-trips: Crane Creek Vineyards (in Young Harris), Blairsville (Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm & Meeks Park) and Build an Ark Animal Rescue (in Ellijay). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, learn about winemaking at Fainting Goat Vineyards and Winery, indulge your taste buds at Drive for You Winery Tours, and relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Blue Ridge itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Dahlonega to Blue Ridge in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Dahlonega in August, Blue Ridge is little chillier at night with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Clayton.
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Side Trips

Clayton — 5 nights

Clayton is a city in Rabun County, Georgia, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Clayton side-trips: Aurora Falls Massage Studio (in Clarkesville) and Brasstown Bald (in Blairsville). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Stonewall Creek Vineyards, admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Falls, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Moonrise Distillery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Chattooga River.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Clayton trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Blue Ridge to Clayton takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Blue Ridge in August, Clayton is a bit warmer at night with lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.
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Wineries · Nature · Parks · Spas
Side Trips

Athens — 5 nights

Athens is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. state of Georgia, in the northeastern part of the state about an hour's drive from the global city of Atlanta, and comprising the former city of Athens proper and Clarke County. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Little Mulberry Park (in Dacula), Victoria Bryant Park (in Royston) and Chateau Elan Winery (in Braselton). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Heritage Hall, contemplate the waterfront views at Hartwell Dam, tee off at The Georgia Club, and indulge your taste buds at Terrapin Beer Company.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Athens online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Clayton to Athens in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Augusta.
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Augusta — 3 nights

Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia, and located on the Savannah River, at the head of its navigable portion. Change things up with a short trip to Wrightsboro Church in Thomson (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Augusta Museum of History, tee off at Gordon Lakes Golf Course, see the interesting displays at The Laurel and Hardy Museum of Harlem, Georgia, and stop by La Bonbonniere.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Augusta trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Athens to Augusta by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Augusta are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tybee Island.
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Museums · Golf · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trips

Tybee Island — 4 nights

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, wildlife, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Back River Beach, stroll through Savannah River Beach, and don't miss a visit to Cockspur lighthouse.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tybee Island trip planner.

Drive from Augusta to Tybee Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. August in Tybee Island sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Savannah.
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Savannah — 7 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Christ Church (in Saint Simons Island), Hilton Head (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Spas, &more) and Jekyll Island Trail System (in Jekyll Island). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, stroll around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Savannah journey planner.

Savannah is just a stone's throw from Tybee Island. September in Savannah sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Valdosta.
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Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Valdosta — 2 nights

Valdosta is a city in and the county seat of Lowndes County, located on the southern border of Georgia, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): experience rural life at The Market at Rutland Farms, then don't miss a visit to Turner Center for the Arts, and then tee off at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Thomasville's Historic Big Oak and then examine the collection at Jack Hadley Black History Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Valdosta trip planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Valdosta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Valdosta, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Columbus.
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Golf · Outdoors · Museums
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Columbus — 5 nights

Columbus is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the county seat of Muscogee County, with which it is consolidated. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: Richland Rum (in Richland), Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum (in Andersonville) and Omaha Brewing Company (in Omaha). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, do a tasting at Wolf Creek Plantation Winery, and contemplate the long history of Little White House.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Columbus tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Valdosta to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in September, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lookout Mountain.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries
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Lookout Mountain — 2 nights

Lookout Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and then take a memorable tour with G3 Adventures. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Rock City.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lookout Mountain tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Columbus to Lookout Mountain takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Georgia travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Aquariums
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.
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Rabun County travel guide

4.5
Geologic Formations · River Rafting & Tubing · Gift & Specialty Shops

Georgia Coast travel guide

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Nightlife · Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites