Georgia Coast Road Trip

Visit Georgia beaches from Savannah to Jekyll Island

Drive from Atlanta to Savannah or the Florida/Georgia border to start

At just under 4 hours, the drive from Atlanta to Savannah is a road trip itself.

First Georgia road trip stop: Savannah

Savannah is historic and very walkable. Perfect way to begin a trip on the Georgia coast.

Most beautiful cemetery in the South: Bonaventure of Savannah

Visit Tybee Island to climb the octagonal lighthouse and enjoy Savannah's beach

Best Georgia Road Trip stop: Wormsloe Historic Site

history and the most beautiful 1.5 mile live oak tree tunnel

Small towns like Brunswick make a Georgia Coast road trip extra enjoyable

Relatively passed by, Brunswick is one of the most beautiful small towns in the South.

Lighthouses overlook several Georgia beaches and make great road trip stops

The St Simons Island lighthouse in the Golden Isles, southern Georgia coast

Visit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island

A great road trip stop with kids, it's one part turtle hospital and one part education center

Bonus Georgia Coast road trip plan: visit Cumberland Island National Seashore

Wild horses, live oaks and historic ruins make this one of the best Georgia beaches

You can do a Georgia Coast road trip in four days or more

Coastal Georgia is hot in the summer with frequent afternoon rain. Visit in spring for the best weather.

Check out the full article for a complete Georgia Coast road trip plan with best stops to make along the way