7 days in East Tennessee, Georgia & Alabama Itinerary

7 days in East Tennessee, Georgia & Alabama Itinerary

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

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©

Dynamo of Dixie

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 14th (Mon), take in the views from Walnut Street Bridge, then take in the history at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, then witness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Raccoon Mountain Caverns.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Chattanooga tour planning tool.

Fargo to Chattanooga is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fargo to Chattanooga. In October, Chattanooga is a bit warmer than Fargo - with highs of 76°F and lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Raccoon Mountain Caverns ©
Raccoon Mountain Caverns
Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields ©

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of City Market, then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Wormsloe Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savannah trip builder website.

You can fly from Chattanooga to Savannah in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chattanooga in October, Savannah is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Wormsloe Historic Site ©
Wormsloe Historic Site
Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace ©
Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace

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Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
On the 17th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Horton House, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jekyll Island trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Jekyll Island in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Jekyll Island can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): kick back and relax at Gulf State Park and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Orange Beach travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Jekyll Island to Orange Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Jekyll Island to Orange Beach is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jekyll Island in October, expect little chillier with lows of 59°F in Orange Beach. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

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Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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