8 days in Georgia Itinerary

8 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Savannah
— 3 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 2 nights

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Popular historic sites such as Savannah Historic District and Bonaventure Cemetery are in your itinerary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Coligny Beach and Folly Field Beach Park. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island) and Hilton Head (ZipLine Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, get engrossed in the history at Old Fort Jackson, stroll around Forsyth Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah planner.

Kalamazoo to Savannah is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Kalamazoo in January; daily highs in Savannah reach 61°F and lows reach 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.5

2
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Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Faith Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Jekyll Island Trail System. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Clam Creek Picnic Area, kick back and relax at Driftwood Beach, then paddle through the water with 4-H Tidelands Nature Center, and finally get a dose of the wild on Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jekyll Island trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Jekyll Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January in Jekyll Island, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Driftwood Beach
4.7

2
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Atlanta

Atlanta ©

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola and then stroll through Stone Mountain Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to National Center for Civil and Human Rights, then identify plant and animal life at Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Reynolds Nature Preserve.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta online road trip planner.

Getting from Jekyll Island to Atlanta by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jekyll Island in January, with highs in Atlanta at 53°F and lows at 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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State Park
Stone Mountain Park
4.2
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Specialty Museum
World of Coca-Cola
3.9

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