9 days in Georgia Itinerary

9 days in Georgia Itinerary

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9 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Helen
— 1 night
+2
bus + subway + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Jekyll Island
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Cairo

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 2nd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Suwanee Creek Greenway, immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park, and then take in the views from Jackson Street Bridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta online trip itinerary planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Atlanta is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Cairo to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in June: highs in Atlanta hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Helen.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center, Suwanee Creek Greenway, Stone Mountain Park
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Jackson Street Bridge ©
Jackson Street Bridge

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf, trek along Hemlock Falls Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls, and finally stroll through Raven Cliff Falls.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helen travel planner.

Drive from Atlanta to Helen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Atlanta in June since evenings lows in Helen dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Helen

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Hemlock Falls Trail
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Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf

1
day
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): wander the streets of Jekyll Island Historic District, identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, and then kick back and relax at Driftwood Beach.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jekyll Island trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Helen to Jekyll Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Helen in June since evenings lows in Jekyll Island dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks Beaches Wildlife
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Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Jekyll Island Historic District ©
Jekyll Island Historic District

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get in touch with nature at Tybee Island Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Savannah Historic District and Bonaventure Cemetery. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and walk around Forsyth Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah trip planning app .

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Savannah in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Tybee Island
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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