6 days in Raleigh & Georgia Itinerary

6 days in Raleigh & Georgia Itinerary

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6 days in Raleigh & Georgia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  4​h
1
Raleigh
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Tybee Island
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Jekyll Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Newark

1
night
Raleigh

Raleigh
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 11th (Fri), get curious at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and then admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Raleigh trip planner .

Newark to Raleigh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Newark in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Raleigh: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums Childrens Museums
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North Carolina Museum of Art ©
North Carolina Museum of Art

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nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and then shop like a local with Savannah Historic District.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Savannah online journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Raleigh to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Raleigh in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Savannah, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Shopping
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

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hours
Tybee Island

Tybee Island ©
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Fort Pulaski National Monument and then kick back and relax at Tybee Island Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Tybee Island online holiday planner .

Tybee Island is very close to Savannah. In May, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

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Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Horton House Ruins and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Driftwood Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jekyll Island tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Tybee Island to Jekyll Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Jekyll Island, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Horton House Ruins ©
Horton House Ruins

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 16th (Wed), meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, then see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, and then get in on the family fun at SKYVIEW Atlanta.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta online journey planner .

Getting from Jekyll Island to Atlanta by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Jekyll Island in May since evenings lows in Atlanta dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
SKYVIEW Atlanta ©
SKYVIEW Atlanta

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