7 days in Savannah, Beaufort & Charleston Itinerary

7 days in Savannah, Beaufort & Charleston Itinerary

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7 days in Savannah, Beaufort & Charleston Itinerary

Start: The Villages
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Beaufort
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: The Villages

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pin Point Heritage Museum and Webb Military Museum. Appreciate the collections at American Prohibition Museum and Parris Island Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Cockspur lighthouse (in Tybee Island) and The Church of the Cross (in Bluffton). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, don't miss a visit to Lafayette Square, steep yourself in history at Andrew Low House, and stop by Aleksandra's Gift Shop.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Savannah trip itinerary app .

The Villages to Savannah is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cockspur lighthouse, The Church of the Cross
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Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Pin Point Heritage Museum ©
Pin Point Heritage Museum
The Church of the Cross ©
The Church of the Cross

2
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the striking features of Sams Plantation Complex Tabby Ruins.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Beaufort travel planner.

Getting from Savannah to Beaufort by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Walterboro, Carolina Cider Company
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Tuskegee Airmen Memorial ©
Tuskegee Airmen Memorial
Colleton  Museum and Farmers Market ©
Sams Plantation Complex Tabby Ruins ©

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 16th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fort Moultrie and then learn more about the world around you at The Charleston Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, see the interesting displays at Edmondston-Alston House, stroll the grounds of Magnolia Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at City Gallery at Waterfront Park, and finally admire the local landmark of Pineapple Fountain.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston online trip maker .

Getting from Beaufort to Charleston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Charleston, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fort Moultrie
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The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie

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