9 days in Georgia Itinerary

9 days in Georgia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Georgia trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Savannah

— 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Family-friendly places like Savannah Historic District and Forsyth Park will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Tybee Island Beach in Tybee Island (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Columbia Square, and stop by The Witches Brew & Perfume Bar.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Savannah trip tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Savannah is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in July; daily highs in Savannah reach 38°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Jekyll Island

— 2 nights
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): head outdoors with Georgia Adventure Sports, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then steep yourself in history at Horton House, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Driftwood Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Jekyll Island Trail System, then stroll through Georgia Sea Turtle Center, and then get outside with Coastal Outdoor Adventures.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Jekyll Island road trip planning app.

You can drive from Savannah to Jekyll Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Atlanta.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Atlanta

— 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 24th (Sat), examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Over Georgia, then immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park, and then get to know the resident critters at Zoo Atlanta.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta day trip app.

Getting from Jekyll Island to Atlanta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Atlanta sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Georgia travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Aquariums · Parks
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.