Embrace the leisurely pace and charming allure of America's southeast as you explore cobblestone streets, historic homes and unspoiled coastline. Discover antebellum Charleston and the history of Savannah with 2-night stays in each city. Visit Charleston's City Market, one of the oldest public markets in America. Enjoy a trolley tour of Savannah's sprawling Historic District. Spend two nights at the exclusive Jekyll Island Club, once described as 'the richest, most exclusive club in the world.' Experience the unique charm and singular hospitality of America's 'Low Country' in South Carolina and Georgia.
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2021
- 7 Days
|Day 1||Charleston||Charleston, South Carolina - 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 Charleston, Savannah and Jekyll Island.|
|Day 2||Charleston||Charleston: A city that has defied all odds, Charleston has survived the Civil War, major fires, an earthquake and hurricanes - and still exudes elegance, charm and grace. Choose how you see the city because today it's your choice! Stroll through Charleston's historic center with a local guide, exploring hidden alleys and quaint areas that are only accessible by foot -OR- set out on a panoramic coach tour with a local guide to see the best of the city. Each choice includes a stop at the battery overlooking Fort Sumter where the first shots of the Civil War were fired in 1861. Make your way to City Market, one of the oldest public markets in America. The bustling market is also the central hub for Gullah sweetgrass basketry, an intricate handicraft of African origin. This afternoon, explore Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens. Experience Southern living and come to know one of America's oldest plantations. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.|
|Day 3||Charleston||Charleston - Savannah, Georgia: Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore Charleston on your own. Perhaps you will join an optional horse-and-carriage tour with lunch. Then, travel down the coast through South Carolina's Low Country to historic Savannah. This evening, spend some time exploring Factors Walk and River Street, where old cotton warehouses have been converted into trendy shops, taverns and restaurants.|
|Day 4||Savannah||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 and beneath moss-draped oaks. Allow the stately mansions, beautiful squares and romantic riverfront promenades to capture your heart. The rest of the afternoon is yours to do as you wish. Perhaps you will join an optional walking tour and lunch to get a closer look at some of Savannah's elegant gates and secret gardens. Tonight, gather at a popular local restaurant on Savannah's famous River Street for a cooking demonstration and dinner showcasing regional specialties.|
|Day 5||Savannah||Savannah - St. Simons Island - Jekyll Island: Journey to Georgia's legendary Gold Coast and visit the quaint St. Simons Island. See its stunning, 106-foot tall lighthouse before stepping into the past at the Museum of Coastal History. Enjoy time to explore the area on your own, meandering along the unique shops and restaurants in the village. Continue on to the exclusive Jekyll Island Club hotel, your home for the next two nights.|
|Day 6||Jekyll Island||Jekyll Island: Situated grandly in the middle of the Golden Isles, Jekyll Island was once the beloved vacation spot for prominent families, including the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts and J.P. Morgan. With a morning at leisure, enjoy the old-world atmosphere of this iconic resort. Gather for a tram ride that brings you on a tour of the island and the Jekyll Island Historic Landmark District - one of the nation's largest restoration projects. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner at the Jekyll Island Club hotel.|
|Day 7||Jekyll Island||Jekyll Island - Jacksonville, Florida - Tour Ends: As your tour draws to a close, leave for home with memories of a trip well-traveled. Your days spent experiencing true southern charm and gracious hospitality will stay dear to your heart for years to come.|
- Doubletree Historic Savannah Savannah, United States
- Jekyll Island Club Jekyll Island, United States
- Hyatt Place Charleston Charleston, United States
- * NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.