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Southern Charms – Charleston & Savannah

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November 5, 2022 - November 12, 2022 $1,829
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Southern Charms – Charleston & Savannah
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Sweet tea and the sea.  Magnolias and Muscadine.  Fresh, ripe peaches and inviting pillared porches.  Follow the oak-lined streets to the endless delights awaiting in the genteel South.  Discover the Low Country with a trip to Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC.

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Highlights & Inclusions:

  • Trolley Tour of Savannah
  • Savannah Riverboat Dinner Cruise
  • Jekyll Island
  • Lady Jane Shrimping Boat Excursion
  • St. Simons Island
  • Beaufort, SC
  • Charleston Tour
  • Charleston Tea Garden
  • Wolfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre
  • Free Time to Explore
  • Visit The Citadel
  • Battery Park
  • 12 Included Meals
  • 7-Night Hotel Accommodations
  • Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation
  • Professional Tour Leader

Day 1
November 5, 2022

7:30 AM Depart for Beckley, WV. Independent Lunch en route. This evening enjoy a stop for dinner at Tamarack Marketplace. For 25 years, Tamarack Marketplace has been an iconic road stop for all who travel I-77 through Beckley, West Virginia. The products of more than 2,800 artists and artisans from all fifty-five counties are sold at this regional showcase. Check into a Local Hotel for 1 Night.

Day 2
November 6, 2022

Depart for Savannah, GA with an independent lunch en route. Savannah, Georgia is a charming Southern escape where art, period architecture, trendy boutiques and ghost stories are all set under a veil of Spanish moss. Savannah is a place where cuisine comes straight from the coast and cocktails are served at every meal. Dinner is included tonight at a Local Res-taurant. Check into the Best Western Savannah Historic District for 3 Nights. (B/D)

Day 3
November 7, 2022

This morning, enjoy a Trolley Tour of Savannah Historic District. This is the best way to see all of the sights in the city. Highlights include stops at Madison Square, Forsyth Park, Massie Heritage Center, Cathedral of St. John, City Market, Columbia Square, The Pirates House, Ships of the Sea Museum, Ellis Square, and more! Enjoy an independent lunch while you are out and about in the city. You are free to explore the city on your own this afternoon. History buffs can take in the rich, significant sites like Old Fort Jackson, Fort Pulaski National Monument and Bonaventure Cemetery. Fashionistas can comb Broughton Street for high-end designs. Art lovers can enjoy the renowned Telfair Academy and the SCAD Museum of Art. Your trolley pass is good for all day and stops at all of the highlights in the city This evening, set sail on a Savannah Dinner River-boat Cruise that'll give you a unique—and unforgettable—view of the city. Overnight in Savannah, GA. (B/D)

Day 4
November 8, 2022

The first part of today will be spent at Jekyll Island. From the moment you see the turtle crossing signs, you’ll know you’ve arrived somewhere special. A canopy of live oaks will draw you in. The Jekyll Island Mosaic Museum guides you through the island's rich cultural and natural history. In-depth and interactive exhibits draw you in, while stunning visuals and audio tell the tale of this magical island. Lunch is included at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel. Enjoy a guided trolley tour of the 240-acre historic district, which includes entry into Indian Mound Cottage and admission into the Mosaic Gallery and Faith Chapel at your leisure. This afternoon, take a Shrimping Boat Excursion about the Lady Jane. She has been painstakingly refurbished for the purpose of eco-tourism, education, and conservation. The Lady Jane provides an enclosed cabin, restroom, and a covered deck with ample seating. Spend a relaxing evening on St. Simon’s Island. After a brief sightseeing tour, you are free to enjoy dinner on your own at Pier Village—the island's center for food, fun and family. Overnight in Savannah, GA. (B/L)

Day 5
November 9, 2022

Depart for Beaufort, SC. Experience Beaufort‘s rich history and unique charm on a 50-minute, fully narrated, horse drawn carriage tour. You’ll slip back into Beaufort’s elegant past as your carriage meanders under the moss covered Live Oaks, past breathtaking Antebellum homes, historic churches, movie sites and more. Explore Downtown Beaufort on your own with an independent lunch. This afternoon, we will make our way to Charleston, SC and check into the Hampton Inn Historic District for 2 nights. Dinner is included tonight at a Local Restaurant. Overnight in Charleston, SC. (B/D)

Day 6
November 10, 2022

Enjoy a locally guided sightseeing tour of Charleston this morning. Visit The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. The Citadel was established in 1842 and is home to 24 major buildings and over 3,400 men and women. Another highlight of our morning tour is a visit to Battery Park. The Battery is a landmark defensive seawall and promenade in Charleston, South Carolina, famous for its stately antebellum homes. Enjoy an independent lunch at the Historic City Market. This afternoon, visit the Charleston Tea Garden. The experience is not only educational but more importantly one-of-a-kind. You will learn first-hand how tea is made during an informative Factory Tour. You can also take an enjoyable Trolley Ride through the tea fields, which makes a stop at the state of the art greenhouse. Tonight you are free to enjoy dinner at one of the many local restaurants in Charleston. Overnight in Charleston, SC. (B)

Day 7
November 11, 2022

Checkout and depart for Wytheville, VA. Tonight enjoy dinner & live entertainment at the Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre, a German-themed dinner theatre nestled in the beautiful Appalachian mountains. Overnight at a local hotel in Wytheville, VA. (B/D)

Day 8
November 12, 2022

Depart for home. (B)

Trip Facts

  • November 5-12, 2022
  • $1829
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