6 days in Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

6 days in Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

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6 days in Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Cleveland

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Washington Square, admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip itinerary planner .

Cleveland to Charleston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cleveland in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Charleston: highs are around 78°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

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

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Hilton Head (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, & more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, have some family-friendly fun at Pounce Cat Cafe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Savannah road trip planning app .

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hilton Head
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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