8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Augusta
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Summerville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Cartersville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Dawsonville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Helen
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Tallulah Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Mountain City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Blairsville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Augusta

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Summerville

Summerville ©
Summerville is a city in Chattooga County, Georgia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Desoto Falls and then admire the majestic nature at Cloudland Canyon State Park. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding at Rome-Floyd E.C.O. Center, examine the collection at Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at Little River Canyon National Preserve.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Summerville trip planner .

Augusta to Summerville is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Summerville when traveling from Augusta in October, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cartersville.

Things to do in Summerville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rome, Desoto Falls, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Cloudland Canyon State Park
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Cloudland Canyon State Park ©
Cloudland Canyon State Park
Desoto Falls ©
Desoto Falls

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Cartersville

Cartersville
Cartersville is a city in Bartow County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Red Top Mountain State Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cartersville trip planner.

You can drive from Summerville to Cartersville in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Cartersville are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Dawsonville.

Things to do in Cartersville

Parks Nature
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Red Top Mountain State Park
Red Top Mountain State Park

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Dawsonville

Dawsonville ©
Dawsonville is a city in Dawson County, Georgia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): head outdoors with Atlanta Motorsports Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dawsonville itinerary planner .

Drive from Cartersville to Dawsonville in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Helen.

Things to do in Dawsonville

Outdoors

Side Trip

1875 Diving Bell
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Atlanta Motorsports Park ©
Atlanta Motorsports Park
1875 Diving Bell ©
1875 Diving Bell

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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.
On the 21st (Mon), hike along Hemlock Falls Trail and then do a tasting at Habersham Vineyards & Winery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helen tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dawsonville to Helen in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Helen can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Tallulah Falls.

Things to do in Helen

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Hemlock Falls Trail
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Habersham Vineyards & Winery ©
Habersham Vineyards & Winery

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Tallulah Falls

Tallulah Falls
Tallulah Falls is a town in Habersham and Rabun counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Falls and then identify plant and animal life at Panther Creek Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): look for gifts at Tallulah Point Overlook and then explore the striking landscape at Tallulah Gorge State Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tallulah Falls travel planner.

Traveling by car from Helen to Tallulah Falls takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mountain City.

Things to do in Tallulah Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Minnehaha Falls
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Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Gorge State Park
Minnehaha Falls ©
Minnehaha Falls
Tallulah Point Overlook ©
Tallulah Point Overlook

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Mountain City

Mountain City
Mountain City is an incorporated town in Rabun County, Georgia, United States. To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mountain City journey planning app .

Mountain City is just a short distance from Tallulah Falls. Expect little chillier evenings in Mountain City when traveling from Tallulah Falls in October, with lows around 44°F. You'll set off for Blairsville on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Mountain City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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Blairsville

Blairsville ©
Blairsville is a city in Union County, Georgia, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Clay's Corner, learn more about the world around you at Old Jail Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Brasstown Bald.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Blairsville online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Mountain City to Blairsville takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Blairsville can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Blairsville

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Clay's Corner, Old Jail Museum, Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino
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Brasstown Bald ©
Brasstown Bald
Vogel State Park
Vogel State Park
Black & White Market ©
Black & White Market