6 days in Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

6 days in Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

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6 days in Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

Start: Apex
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Apex

2
nights
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 26th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Battery & White Point Gardens and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and then snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston trip planner.

Apex to Charleston is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Apex in December, expect Charleston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 63°F and 46°F. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Walking tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, parks, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Savannah route builder .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Savannah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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