8 days in Atlanta, Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

8 days in Atlanta, Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

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8 days in Atlanta, Savannah & Charleston Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

1
night
Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip itinerary builder site .

London, UK to Atlanta is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. In September, Atlanta is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Atlanta

Tours Museums Shopping
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Food Tours
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights
Jackson Street Bridge ©
Jackson Street Bridge

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally steep yourself in history at Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park, then take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Savannah, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Savannah takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tybee Island Beach, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Visit Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Patriots Point and Nathaniel Russell House. Take a break from Charleston with a short trip to Boneyard Beach in Moores Landing, about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and do sightseeing your way with Charleston History Tours.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Charleston attractions planner .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Charleston, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Folly Beach Public Beach, Boneyard Beach, Patriots Point
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Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point

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