8 days in Atlanta & Athens Itinerary

8 days in Atlanta & Athens Itinerary

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8 days in Atlanta & Athens Itinerary

Start: Saint Simons Island
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Atlanta
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Athens
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Saint Simons Island

5
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Starlight Six Drive-In, and other attractions. There's more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium and see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip planner .

Saint Simons Island to Atlanta is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Atlanta are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. You'll set off for Athens on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Emory University ©
Emory University

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
Athens is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes University of Georgia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Georgia.

To find photos and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Atlanta to Athens in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. On the 27th (Sat), you're off tohome.
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University of Georgia ©
University of Georgia

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