9 days in Atlanta, South Carolina & Savannah Itinerary

9 days in Atlanta, South Carolina & Savannah Itinerary

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9 days in Atlanta, South Carolina & Savannah Itinerary

Start: Miami, Florida
Fly:  4​h
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Miami, Florida

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 5th (Mon), take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, and then immerse yourself in nature at Chastain Park.

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Miami to Atlanta is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Miami in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 71°F in Atlanta. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Atlanta

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

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stop by Palmetto Distillery, then shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, and finally experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

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Getting from Atlanta to Myrtle Beach by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

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Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and then snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

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You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Charleston sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: try for a hole-in-one at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

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Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to River Street Savannah, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then stroll around Forsyth Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Historic Savannah Theatre, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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You can drive from Hilton Head to Savannah in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

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Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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