5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

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5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  9​h
1
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 22nd (Fri), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, brush up on your military savvy at Old Fort Jackson, look for gifts at Savannah's Candy Kitchen, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, then stop by Savannah Bee Company, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Savannah visit planning website .

Los Angeles to Savannah is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Savannah due to the time zone difference. In June, Savannah is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 89°F and lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Savannah Bee Company ©
Savannah Bee Company

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, then examine the collection at Edmondston-Alston House, then take an in-depth tour of Old Slave Mart Museum, and finally hunt for treasures at Market Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Lowcountry Walking Tours, then pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie, then stroll the grounds of Magnolia Cemetery, and finally stop by The Hidden Countship.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston attractions planning tool .

Getting from Savannah to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 73°F. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Fort Moultrie
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Magnolia Cemetery ©
Magnolia Cemetery
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

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