60 days in Georgia Itinerary

60 days in Georgia Itinerary

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60 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Helen
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Blue Ridge
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Atlanta
— 8 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
4
Columbus
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Plains
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Brunswick
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Savannah
— 8 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Tybee Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Saint Simons Island
— 7 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Jekyll Island
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Atlanta

5
nights
Helen

Helen ©
A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Explore hidden gems such as Brasstown Bald Mountain and Tallulah Gorge State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Helen side-trips: Vogel State Park (in Blairsville), Hiawassee (Deb Collins Gallery & Hightower Creek Vineyards) and Consolidated Gold Mine (in Dahlonega). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls, view the masterpieces at Mark of the Potter, hike along Dukes Creek Falls Trail, and have some family-friendly fun at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helen trip itinerary planning tool .

Atlanta to Helen is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Helen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hiawassee, Sautee Nacoochee, Blairsville, Consolidated Gold Mine, BabyLand General Hospital
Highlights from your plan
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf
Brasstown Bald Mountain ©
Brasstown Bald Mountain
Dukes Creek Falls Trail ©
Dukes Creek Falls Trail

7
nights
Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©
A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mercier Orchards and Tank Town USA. Explore Blue Ridge's surroundings by going to Crane Creek Vineyards (in Young Harris), Ellijay (Vets Memorial Park, Build an Ark Animal Rescue, & more) and Amicalola Falls State Park (in Dawsonville). There's much more to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, admire the sheer force of Sea Creek Falls, make a trip to Fannin County Veterans Memorial Park, and choose your vessel at Nottely Boat Club & Marina.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Blue Ridge attractions website .

You can drive from Helen to Blue Ridge in 1.5 hours. In December in Blue Ridge, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Ellijay, Blairsville, Crane Creek Vineyards, Sea Creek Falls, Amicalola Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Build an Ark Animal Rescue ©
Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards
Amicalola Falls State Park ©
Amicalola Falls State Park

8
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piedmont Park and High Museum of Art. Get out of town with these interesting Atlanta side-trips: Monastery of the Holy Spirit (in Conyers), Atlanta Range and Ordnance (in Newnan) and Little Mulberry Park (in Dacula). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing, take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Center for Civil and Human Rights.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Blue Ridge to Atlanta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. December in Atlanta sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Columbus.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Little Mulberry Park, Atlanta Range and Ordnance
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Food Tours

3
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center and Columbus Riverwalk. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: Wild Animal Safari (in Pine Mountain), Warm Springs (F. D. Roosevelt State Park & Little White House) and Hills & Dales Estate (in LaGrange). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Naval Museum and examine the collection at Lunch Box Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbus trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Atlanta to Columbus by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in January, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Plains.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Warm Springs, Hills & Dales Estate, Wild Animal Safari
Highlights from your plan
F. D. Roosevelt State Park ©
F. D. Roosevelt State Park
Little White House ©
Little White House

4
nights
Plains

Plains ©
Plains is a town in Sumter County, Georgia, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum and Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area. Get out of town with these interesting Plains side-trips: Georgia Rural Telephone Museum (in Leslie), The Drummer Boy Civil War Museum (in Andersonville) and Pasaquan (in Buena Vista). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Maranatha Baptist Church, get engrossed in the history at The Plains School, see the interesting displays at Billy Carter Gas Station Museum, and browse for treasures at Plains Historic Inn & Antique Mall.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Plains trip planner.

You can drive from Columbus to Plains in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Brunswick.

Things to do in Plains

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Andersonville, Richland Rum - Richland, Pasaquan, Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area, Georgia Rural Telephone Museum
Highlights from your plan

5
nights
Brunswick

Brunswick ©
Brunswick is a city in and the county seat of Glynn County, Georgia, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation and Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve. Explore Brunswick's surroundings by going to Hog Hammock (in Sapelo Island), Darien (Sugar Marsh Cottage & St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church) and Folkston (Chesser Island Homestead/Boardwalk & Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge). The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Sea Island Shooting School, admire the majestic nature at Crooked River State Park, view the masterpieces at Art Downtown SoGlo Gallery and Brunswick Actors' Theatre, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth Tefilloh.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brunswick trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Plains to Brunswick in 4 hours. Traveling from Plains in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Brunswick, with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Brunswick

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Darien, Folkston, Sapelo Island, St. Marys, Sea Island Shooting School
Highlights from your plan
Hog Hammock ©
Hog Hammock
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge ©
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation ©
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

8
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Colonial Park Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District, contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, admire the striking features of Historic Savannah Theatre, and make a trip to City Market.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Savannah holiday planning app .

You can drive from Brunswick to Savannah in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
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

5
nights
Tybee Island

Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Inferno. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tybee Island Museum - Battery Garland, visit a coastal fixture at Cockspur lighthouse, cast your line with a fishing tour, and kick back and relax at Tybee Island Beach.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tybee Island road trip tool .

Tybee Island is just a short distance from Savannah. In January, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Saint Simons Island.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

7
nights
Saint Simons Island

Saint Simons Island ©
St. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fort Frederica National Monument and Fishing Pier. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at St. Simons Lighthouse Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wesley United Methodist Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church, and don't miss a visit to Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Saint Simons Island planning website .

Traveling by car from Tybee Island to Saint Simons Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daytime highs in Saint Simons Island are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Saint Simons Island

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Neptune Park, Sea Island Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Cannon's Point Preserve ©
Cannon's Point Preserve
St. Simons Island ©
St. Simons Island
Fort Frederica National Monument ©

7
nights
Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Explore hidden gems such as Georgia Sea Turtle Center and Horton House Ruins. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Jekyll Island Historic District, head outdoors with Georgia Adventure Sports, explore the landscape on two wheels at Jekyll Island Trail System, and see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Jekyll Island trip planning app .

You can drive from Saint Simons Island to Jekyll Island in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Jekyll Island can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Horton House Ruins ©
Horton House Ruins

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