5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

5 days in Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, then look for gifts at Savannah's Candy Kitchen, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally look for gifts at Savannah Bee Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, then look for gifts at The Witches Brew & Perfume Bar, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church.

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Sarasota to Savannah is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. September in Savannah sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Charleston

— 2 nights
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 21st (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, see the interesting displays at Edmondston-Alston House, and then get engrossed in the history at Old Slave Mart Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Lowcountry Walking Tours, then steep yourself in history at Fort Moultrie, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Magnolia Cemetery, and finally look for gifts at The Hidden Countship.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Charleston journey tool.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip