9 days in St. Augustine, Jekyll Island & Savannah Itinerary

9 days in St. Augustine, Jekyll Island & Savannah Itinerary

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9 days in St. Augustine, Jekyll Island & Savannah Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Jekyll Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ormond Beach and Anastasia State Park. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Matanzas National Monument and Vilano Beach. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old City.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine day trip planning app .

Minneapolis to St. Augustine is an approximately 7-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to St. Augustine is 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in March, with highs in St. Augustine at 71°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ormond Beach
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Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach

3
nights
Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Georgia Sea Turtle Center and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Visiting Jekyll Island Trail System and Coastal Outdoor Adventures will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Jekyll Island Historic District, contemplate the long history of Horton House Ruins, make a trip to Faith Chapel, and head outdoors with Georgia Adventure Sports.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jekyll Island online visit planner .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Jekyll Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Jekyll Island are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jekyll Island Historic District ©
Jekyll Island Historic District
Jekyll Island Trail System ©
Jekyll Island Trail System

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Coastal Discovery Museum, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, make a trip to Chippewa Square, then contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah trip planner .

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Savannah in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in April, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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