8 days in Tampa, Georgia & Charlotte Itinerary

8 days in Tampa, Georgia & Charlotte Itinerary

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8 days in Tampa, Georgia & Charlotte Itinerary

San Francisco
Fly:  9​h
Tampa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Savannah
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
Charlotte
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h
San Francisco

4
days
Tampa

Tampa
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Bok Tower Gardens and Chihuly Collection. Visiting Treasure Island Beach and Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampa: Pass-a-Grille (in St. Pete Beach), Top Drawer Antiques (in Dade City), John's Pass Village and Boardwalk (in Madeira Beach) and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs).

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampa online itinerary creator.

San Francisco to Tampa is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: high temperatures in Tampa hover around 77°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

John's Pass Village and Boardwalk, Bok Tower Gardens, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Treasure Island Beach, Top Drawer Antiques
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Bok Tower Gardens
Bok Tower Gardens
Chihuly Collection ©
Chihuly Collection
John's Pass Village and Boardwalk ©
John's Pass Village and Boardwalk

3
days
Savannah

Savannah ©
Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S.
For shopping fun, head to River Street Sweets or Savannah Rae's Gourmet Popcorn. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and City Market.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Savannah holiday planner.

You can fly from Tampa to Savannah in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tampa in March, things will get little chillier in Savannah: highs are around 70°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tybee Island, Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
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Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
The Olde Pink House ©
The Olde Pink House

1
day
Charlotte

Charlotte
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 18th (Sat), see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then examine the collection at Billy Graham Library, and then examine the collection at Mint Museum UPTOWN.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Savannah to Charlotte takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Savannah in March, with highs in Charlotte at 65°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums
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Billy Graham Library
Billy Graham Library
NASCAR Hall of Fame
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Mint Museum UPTOWN ©
Mint Museum UPTOWN

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