5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

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5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  2​h
1
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Charleston
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
End: Philadelphia

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and The Church of the Cross (in Bluffton). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Savannah Historic District, stroll around Forsyth Park, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Historic Savannah Theatre.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Savannah day trip planning website .

Philadelphia to Savannah is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, things will get a bit warmer in Savannah: highs are around 79°F and lows about 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, The Church of the Cross
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

1
night
Charleston

Charleston
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Charleston vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Tours Parks

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