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Southern Charms - 8 Days

Southern Charms

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November 3, 2018 - November 10, 2018 $889
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Visit Charleston, SC & Savannah, GA – the two Grand Ladies of the South! Experience the antebellum south in these two historic cities as you visit stately homes, plantations and gardens.  Enjoy a guided Trolley Tour of Savannah with all-day hop on/off access, a relaxing Harbor Cruise, guided tour of St. Simons Island, and a tram tour of Jekyll Island.

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Highlights Include:

  • Visit to Historic Charleston
  • Guided Trolley tour of Savannah
  • Hop on/off tour
  • Relaxing Harbor Cruise
  • Guided tour of St. Simons Island
  • Tram tour of Jekyll Island
  • Tour of Rosehill Mansion
  • Horse Drawn Carriage Ride

Day 1
Saturday, November 3

Depart in a spacious, video and restroom equipped Motor coach and set off for beautiful Savannah, GA. This evening you will stay at a an en route hotel.

Day 2
Sunday, November 4

Enjoy a Continental Breakfast. Today you will continue your journey, then enjoy a leisurely Dinner and check into a Savannah area hotel for a four night stay.

Day 3
Monday, November 5

After a Continental Breakfast you will start your journey with a GUIDED TROLLEY TOUR OF SAVANNAH, the “Belle of Georgia.” You’ll see extraordinary architectural marvels, beautiful oak-lined streets and lovely “town squares.” You will then have Hop-On/Hop-Off Privileges on the TROLLEY for the rest of the day. Enjoy free time on historic River Street, featuring unique 18th century “ballast stone” streets and 19th century cotton warehouses that are now home to fine eateries, unusual shops and antique galleries. Tonight, you’ll enjoy Dinner with Entertainment before returning to your hotel for the evening.

Day 4
Tuesday, November 6

After enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you will depart for a GUIDED TOUR OF ST. SIMONS ISLAND. Take a stroll among moss-draped oaks or shop at the interesting boutiques and specialty shops in the historic area. Later, you’ll take a GUIDED TRAM TOUR OF JEKYLL ISLAND. See how the nation’s wealthiest citizens like J.P. Morgan and William Rockefeller lived and played – including a stop at what was once the exclusive “Millionaires Club.” After dinner, you’ll return to your hotel to rest for the next fun-filled day.

Day 5
Wednesday, November 7

After enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you will depart for a tour & lunch at Rosehill Mansion in Bluffton, SC. Rose Hill Plantation House is an historic Carpenter Gothic house located on US 278 in Bluffton, South Carolina. It was begun in 1858 for Dr. John Kirk and Caroline Kerk, his wife, but construction was interrupted by the Civil War and not resumed until after World War II when it was renovated and finished by architect Willis Irvin for John Sturgeon and Florence Sturgeon, his wife. On May 19, 1983, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. According to tradition, the house was spared ordered destruction during the Civil War after a Union soldier declared "this house is too beautiful to be burned". Afterwards, head towards Beaufort, SC. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a Horse Carriage Ride. Next, you will enjoy dinner on your own. Tonight, you will return to your hotel for a good night's rest.

Day 6
Thursday, November 8

Today, after a Continental Breakfast, you will enjoy a visit to historic CHARLESTON, SC - “America’s Favorite City.” Charleston’s history dates as far back as the 1600’s. Next, you will take a cruise and enjoy the beauty of the Charleston Harbor. During this scenic and relaxing HARBOR CRUISE, you will see over 75 landmarks and points of interest! Tonight, enjoy Dinner before returning to your hotel for the evening.

Day 7
Friday, November 9

Enjoy a continental breakfast at your hotel before leaving for the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia, SC. This evening, relax at your en route hotel.

Day 8
Saturday, November 10

Today, after enjoying a continental breakfast, depart for home...a perfect time to chat with your new friends about all the fun things you’ve done, the great sights you’ve seen, and where your next group trip will take you!

Trip Facts

  • November 3-10, 2018
  • $889
  • $1,149
  • $869
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