7 days in Alabama, Georgia & East Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Alabama, Georgia & East Tennessee Itinerary

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Orange Beach
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Jekyll Island
— 1 night
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Columbus
— 1 night
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Chattanooga
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Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Orange Beach online route planner.

Fargo to Orange Beach is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. When traveling from Fargo in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Orange Beach, with highs around 79°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Gulf State Park
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Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Parasailing & Paragliding

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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, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jekyll Island trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Orange Beach to Jekyll Island by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horton House ©
Horton House
Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, immerse yourself in nature at Wormsloe Historic Site, then admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of City Market.

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

Traveling by car from Jekyll Island to Savannah takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Savannah are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
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Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters
National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force ©
Wormsloe Historic Site ©
Wormsloe Historic Site

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Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stroll through Columbus Fall Line Trace, get engrossed in the history at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, then learn about all things military at National Civil War Naval Museum, and finally stroll through Columbus Riverwalk.

Before you visit Columbus, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Columbus takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Columbus are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Museums · Nature
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Columbus Riverwalk ©
Columbus Riverwalk
National Civil War Naval Museum ©
National Civil War Naval Museum
National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center ©

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 19th (Sat), witness the site of a historic battle at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, then take in the history at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Raccoon Mountain Caverns.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chattanooga trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Columbus to Chattanooga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in October, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
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Raccoon Mountain Caverns ©
Raccoon Mountain Caverns
Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields ©
Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields

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