8 days in Georgia Itinerary

8 days in Georgia Itinerary

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8 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
LaGrange
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Stone Mountain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Helen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Blue Ridge
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + shuttle + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Tampa

1
night
LaGrange

LaGrange ©
LaGrange is a city and the county seat of Troup County, Georgia, United States. You've now added Great Wolf Lodge to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): cool off at Great Wolf Lodge.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read LaGrange trip planner .

Tampa to LaGrange is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Tampa in July, LaGrange is slightly colder at night with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Stone Mountain.

Things to do in LaGrange

Theme Parks
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Great Wolf Lodge ©
Great Wolf Lodge

1
night
Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain ©
Stone Mountain is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. Miller's Land of Waterfall Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Mon), surround yourself with nature on Miller's Land of Waterfall Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stone Mountain Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Stone Mountain trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from LaGrange to Stone Mountain by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Helen.

Things to do in Stone Mountain

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Miller's Land of Waterfall Tours
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Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Miller's Land of Waterfall Tours ©
Miller's Land of Waterfall Tours

1
night
Helen

Helen ©
A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Smoky Mountain Kayaking. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): glide peacefully along the water with Smoky Mountain Kayaking, see the interesting displays at Charlemagne's Kingdom, then view the masterpieces at Mark of the Potter, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our Helen day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Stone Mountain to Helen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Stone Mountain in July, expect nights in Helen to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 84°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Atlanta.

Things to do in Helen

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Smoky Mountain Kayaking, Mark of the Potter
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Smoky Mountain Kayaking ©
Smoky Mountain Kayaking
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Mark of the Potter ©
Mark of the Potter

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 16th (Tue), see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta online tour planner .

You can drive from Helen to Atlanta in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Atlanta when traveling from Helen in July, with lows around 72°F. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

3
nights
Blue Ridge

A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Lilly Pad Village. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stop by Fly Shop Company, contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc., and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Expedition:BIGFOOT!, then look for all kinds of wild species at Morganton Point Recreation Area, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Blue Ridge trip app .

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Blue Ridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Atlanta in July, with highs in Blue Ridge at 84°F and lows at 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Ocoee, Horseback Riding Tours, Expedition:BIGFOOT!
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River Rafting & Tubing
Expedition:BIGFOOT! ©
Expedition:BIGFOOT!
Horseback Riding Tours

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