8 days in Savannah & Richmond Itinerary

8 days in Savannah & Richmond Itinerary

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Savannah
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Savannah

— 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kids will enjoy Savannah Historic District and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Go for a jaunt from Savannah to Hilton Head to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, and make a trip to Historic River Street.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Savannah planning website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Savannah is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Savannah due to the time zone difference. In January, Savannah is cooler than Sao Paulo - with highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Richmond.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Richmond

— 2 nights

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Virginia Capitol Building, then explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Maymont. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Agecroft Hall & Gardens and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Richmond planning website.

You can fly from Savannah to Richmond in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Savannah in January: high temperatures in Richmond hover around 9°C and lows are around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums