8 days in Norfolk, Southport & Savannah Itinerary

8 days in Norfolk, Southport & Savannah Itinerary

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8 days in Norfolk, Southport & Savannah Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Norfolk
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Southport
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Norfolk

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Visit Virginia Beach and Sandbridge Beach for some beach relaxation. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colonial Williamsburg and St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Norfolk side-trips: Jamestown Settlement (in Williamsburg) and Tarnished Truth Distilling Company (in Virginia Beach). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Norfolk trip planner .

New York City to Norfolk is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Southport.

Things to do in Norfolk

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

2
nights
Southport

Southport ©
Southport is a city in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. On the 12th (Wed), stop by Haag and Sons Seafood, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oak Island Beach, and then kick back and relax at Holden Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, then visit Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry, then contemplate the long history of Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bald Head Island Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Southport vacation maker site .

Getting from Norfolk to Southport by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Southport are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Southport

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Oak Island, Bald Head Island Beach, Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, Holden Beach
Highlights from your plan
Holden Beach ©
Holden Beach
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area ©
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Haag and Sons Seafood ©
Haag and Sons Seafood

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Relax by the water at Coligny Beach and Tybee Island Beach. Visit Savannah Historic District and Colonial Park Cemetery for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Hilton Head (Speed Boats Tours, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Savannah tour planning site .

Getting from Southport to Savannah by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island Beach
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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