8 days in Savannah, Hilton Head & Charleston Itinerary

8 days in Savannah, Hilton Head & Charleston Itinerary

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8 days in Savannah, Hilton Head & Charleston Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  6​h
1
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Denver

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stroll through Forsyth Park. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Savannah planning site .

Denver to Savannah is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Denver in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Savannah, with lows of 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Hunting Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hunting Island State Park ©
Hunting Island State Park
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District

3
nights
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. There's still lots to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the waterfront activity at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hilton Head trip builder tool .

Getting from Savannah to Hilton Head by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Charleston City Hall, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Angel Oak Tree. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square, then go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Charleston day trip site .

Getting from Hilton Head to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Folly Beach, Angel Oak Tree
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach

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