5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

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5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Houston

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then stroll around Forsyth Park, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Savannah online vacation planner .

Houston to Savannah is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Savannah, with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hilton Head Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 9th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and then steep yourself in history at Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3. On the next day, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally browse the exhibits of Fort Sumter National Monument.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, use the Charleston trip planner .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Charleston are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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