5 days in Georgia Itinerary

5 days in Georgia Itinerary

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5 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  5​h
1
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Saint Simons Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tybee Island
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force and then shop like a local with Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): learn about all things military at Old Fort Jackson, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple, then contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and finally stop by Savannah Bee Company.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Savannah online trip itinerary maker .

New York City to Savannah is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. July in Savannah sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint Simons Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
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2
nights
Saint Simons Island

Saint Simons Island ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at St. Simons Lighthouse Museum, wander the streets of Jekyll Island Historic District, then identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, and finally stop by Golden Isles Olive Oil & Wine Bar. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Simons Island holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Savannah to Saint Simons Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Saint Simons Island

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Jekyll Island
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Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum ©
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum

1
night
Tybee Island

Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. On the 12th (Fri), kick back and relax at North Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tybee Island trip builder .

You can drive from Saint Simons Island to Tybee Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Outdoors Tours Beaches
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

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