SOUTHERN CHARM 7 DAYS • 9 MEALS $ FROM 1999
land only, per person, double occupancy
CULTURAL EXPERIENCES • Explore the 19th-century Andrew Low House and Gardens. • Spend time at quaint St. Simons Island with a 106’ tall lighthouse. • Visit Charleston City Market, one of the oldest public markets in America
MUST-SEE INCLUSIONS • Get to know Charleston’s cobblestone streets, historic homes and restored buildings. • Enjoy a trolley tour of Savannah’s sprawling Historic District. • Step back in time at the luxurious Jekyll Island Club.
IT’S YOUR CHOICE! (Be sure to arrange before trip departure)
Day 6 | Choose to explore Boone Hall Plantation, one of America’s oldest working plantations or explore Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum.
Embrace the leisurely pace and charming allure of America’s southeast as you explore cobblestone streets, historic homes and unspoiled coastline. START E ARLY Jacksonville: Start your tour early with an extra day in Jacksonville.
CALL FOR DETAILS.
• 6 breakfasts • 3 dinners • Enjoy a cooking demonstration and dinner of regional specialties in Savannah.
ACCOMMODATIONS Day 1
Omni Jacksonville Hotel, Jacksonville, FL
Jekyll Island Club, Jekyll Island, GA
Day 3, 4
Doubletree Historic District, Savannah, GA
Days 5, 6
Hyatt Place Historic District, Charleston, SC
On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL
See page 103 for details.
3 4 5
Day 1: Jacksonville, Florida - Tour Begins Experience warm southern hospitality in America’s southeast. Come to know its rich history and deep traditions on this tour highlighted by stays in Jekyll Island, Savannah and Charleston. Arrive today in Jacksonville, where the St. John’s River meets the Atlantic Ocean. (D) Day 2: Jacksonville - Jekyll Island, Georgia Travel to the exclusive Jekyll Island Club Hotel, grandly situated in the midst of the fabled Golden Isles. Jekyll Island was once the winter retreat of prominent Gilded Age families. Their grand “cottages” still stand. A tram brings you on a tour of the Jekyll Island Historic Landmark District – one of the nation’s largest restoration projects. The Rockefellers, Vanderbilts and J.P. Morgan once vacationed here along the 240-acre river edge. The remainder of your afternoon
and evening are free to explore or simply relax in the old-world ambiance of your hotel. (B) Day 3: Jekyll Island - St. Simons Island Savannah Journey to another fabled Golden Isle, quaint St. Simons Island. See its striking 106’ tall lighthouse and visit the Museum of Coastal History. Have leisure time to explore the quaint shops and restaurants in the village. Travel north along the unspoiled Georgia coast of vast marshlands, winding rivers and beautiful beaches to historic Savannah, home to the largest National Historic Landmark District in the United States. Tonight, gather at a popular local restaurant on Savannah’s famous River Street for a cooking demonstration and dinner showcasing regional culinary specialties. (B, D) Day 4: Savannah Take in the ambiance of the “Old South” with a trolley tour highlighting Savannah’s sprawling Historic District. Lively, informative commentary brings the city to life as you travel along the cobblestone-paved streets
Southern Charm TS20 2019.indd 64
1/16/19 12:39 PM