13 Awesome Day Trips from Savannah (2.5-hour Drive or Less)

All of these day trips from Savannah are within about a 2.5-hour drive of central Savannah, Georgia (give or take, depending on traffic).

Savannah is rich in history, dining, and activities, while the surrounding Southeast offers incredible historic sites, islands, beaches, and cities.

Just a short drive from downtown Savannah, the park offers a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Skidaway Island State Park

There’s free parking nearby and some fun shopping as well. The iconic Harbour Town Lighthouse is also a popular stop.

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 

Charleston abounds with historic sites, stunning architecture, Waterfront Park's Pineapple Fountain, the Battery, the Historic Market, and delectable cuisine.

Charleston, South Carolina

Enjoy a picturesque River Walk stroll along the St. Johns River, try the St. Johns River Taxi, or check out some of their 22-miles of beaches.

Jacksonville, Florida 

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