Savannah and Charleston 2018
April 8-14, 2018
$1,549 from Baton Rouge
Escorted by Nancy Horn
$50 Deposit Required
Final Payment due February 9
Itinerary & Registration
It’s springtime - Azalea time in the South and the high season in Savannah and Charleston.
Southern Living Readers’ Choice Awards has listed Beaufort, South Carolina as the best small southern town, Charleston as the best southern city, and Callaway Gardens as the best gardens in the South. We stay in the historic districts of both Savannah and Charleston.
Day 1, Sunday, Apr. 8 – Jacksonville, FL area – Today we motor coach along Interstate 12 & 10 across southern Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, through western Florida, and into the Jacksonville area for overnight.
Day 2, Monday, Apr. 9 – Savannah, Georgia - Mid-morning guided tour of Jekyll Island’s Historic Landmark District, one of the nations’ largest restoration projects. View grand “cottages” once belonging to such notables as the Rockefellers and the Vanderbilts. Mid-day visit to St. Simon’s Island and afternoon arrival in the historic riverside city of Savannah, the largest National Historic Landmark area in the United States and our home for 2 nights. Night visit to riverside walk.
Day 3, Tuesday, Apr. 10 – Savannah – This morning a guided tour of Savannah’s famed historic district. We stroll along the cobblestone-paved Factors Walk and River Street, where old cotton warehouses have been converted into shops and restaurants. Today’s included lunch will be at Paula Deen’s “The Lady and Sons” restaurant. Afternoon tour of Juliette Gordon Low home, founder of the Girl Scouts.
Day 4, Wednesday, Apr. 11 – Charleston, South Carolina – This morning we drive north along the scenic South Carolina coast to the charming town of Beaufort for a mid-day visit. Also visit the Marine’s Parris Island. Then on to Charleston, deemed the “charm spot of the South” and our home for two nights. History is found around every corner in this fascinating city, which is often referred to as a living museum. The City Market is a must for shoppers and the curious alike.
Day 5, Thursday, Apr. 12 – Charleston – Our morning guided tour highlights the many historic homes and restored buildings. We will stop at the battery overlooking Fort Sumter, where on April 12, 1861, the first shots of the Civil War were fired. Afternoon exploring and shopping in Old Town. Optional tours are available.
Day 6, Friday, Apr. 13 – LaGrange, Georgia – Morning journey across South Carolina to historic Augusta, Georgia for brief sightseeing. Afterwards we will travel across central Georgia to LaGrange for overnight.
Day 7, Saturday, Apr. 14 - Morning departure for home through Montgomery and Mobile, then along I-10 into Louisiana and
SUPPLEMENTS & REDUCTIONS
Single Supplement: $400
Triple Reduction: $100/person
Quad Reduction: $160/person
- Price is per person, double occupancy and includes all transportation from Baton Rouge
- 6 nights hotel accomodations
- Breakfast daily
- Two special lunches
- Full sightseeing
- Baggage handling
- Taxes and tips including tips for guides, escort and driver
- Tips for personal services such as maid service, meals on your own are not included