6 days in Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

6 days in Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

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6 days in Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  5​h
1
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
End: New York City

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Angel Oak Tree and The Hidden Countship. Go for a jaunt from Charleston to Wadmalaw Island to see Charleston Tea Plantation about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, don't miss a visit to Riley Waterfront Park, shop like a local with One Of A Kind, and learn about all things military at Patriots Point.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Charleston online road trip planner .

New York City to Charleston is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Charleston to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Patriots Point, Angel Oak Tree, Charleston Tea Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Joe Riley Waterfront Park ©
Joe Riley Waterfront Park
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Charleston Tea Plantation ©
Charleston Tea Plantation

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sea Pines Forest Preserve and Colonial Park Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island) and Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, Coligny Beach, & more). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, make a trip to River Street Savannah, and delve into the mystery of Olde Pink House.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Savannah trip planner .

Getting from Charleston to Savannah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Savannah, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Forsyth Park ©
Forsyth Park
Colonial Park Cemetery ©
Colonial Park Cemetery
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve

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