8 days in Georgia Itinerary

8 days in Georgia Itinerary

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8 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Jekyll Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Sea Turtle Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Driftwood Beach, then steep yourself in history at Faith Chapel, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jekyll Island journey planner.

San Francisco to Jekyll Island is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Jekyll Island due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Jekyll Island reach 88°F and lows reach 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Saint Simons Island
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Tybee Island Beach. Get some cultural insight at Savannah Historic District and Webb Military Museum. Take a break from Savannah with a short trip to Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum in Tybee Island, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, immerse yourself in nature at Wormsloe Historic Site, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, and contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Savannah travel planner.

Getting from Jekyll Island to Savannah by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savannah are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola and then admire the majestic nature at Stone Mountain Park. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Pine Mountain Recreation Area and then look for all kinds of wild species at Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta trip planning website .

Fly from Savannah to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center, Stone Mountain Park, Pine Mountain Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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