6 days in Savannah & Jekyll Island Itinerary

6 days in Savannah & Jekyll Island Itinerary

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6 days in Savannah & Jekyll Island Itinerary

Start: Savannah
1
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Jekyll Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Savannah

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Visit Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Savannah Historic District and Wormsloe Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Hilton Head (Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, & more). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, shop like a local with Liquid Sands Glass Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Savannah trip builder site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Savannah. July in Savannah sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve

3
nights
Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Brewery Ruins Horton-duBignon House duBignon Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Faith Chapel, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at St Andrews Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church, and then stroll through East Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Jekyll Island online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Jekyll Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Jekyll Island, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Saint Simons Island
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach

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