8 days in Atlanta & Brunswick Itinerary

8 days in Atlanta & Brunswick Itinerary

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8 days in Atlanta & Brunswick Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Drive:  11​h
1
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Brunswick
— 3 nights
Drive:  23​h 30​min
End: Chicago

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Centennial Olympic Park and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Kids will enjoy Stone Mountain Park and Georgia Aquarium. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoo Atlanta, admire the masterpieces at Center for Civil and Human Rights, and see the interesting displays at Fire Station No. 6.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta journey builder app .

Chicago to Atlanta is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Atlanta. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in March: high temperatures in Atlanta hover around 65°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brunswick.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Zoo Atlanta ©
Zoo Atlanta

3
nights
Brunswick

Brunswick ©
Brunswick is a city in and the county seat of Glynn County, Georgia, United States. Kids will enjoy Driftwood Beach and Georgia Sea Turtle Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jekyll Island Historic District and Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at St. Simons Lighthouse Museum, pause for some photo ops at Fort Frederica National Monument, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Faith Chapel.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Brunswick day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Atlanta to Brunswick with the Route module. Traveling from Atlanta in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Brunswick, with lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brunswick

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Jekyll Island, Saint Simons Island
Highlights from your plan
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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