8 days in Atlanta & San Diego Itinerary

8 days in Atlanta & San Diego Itinerary

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Atlanta

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta. Popular historic sites such as Oakland Cemetery and Centennial Olympic Park are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Atlanta to Cartersville to see Booth Western Art Museum about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, stroll around Piedmont Park, see the interesting displays at College Football Hall of Fame, and get engrossed in the history at Jimmy Carter Library & Museum.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta holiday planner.

Savannah to Atlanta is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You'll get in some beach time at Coronado Beach and Windansea Beach. Get outdoors at Pacific Beach and Boat Tours & Water Sports. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, appreciate the history behind The Unconditional Surrender, head off the coast to Coronado Island, and pause for some serene contemplation at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the San Diego online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to San Diego takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in September: highs in San Diego hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 68°F. On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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