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When we think of southern hospitality and a genteel way of life, both Charleston and Savannah are usually at the top of the list. On this Savannah & Charleston guided vacation, you’ll spend quality time in both cities with allocated time for touring and adequate time on you own to explore and shop. Plantations and the ambiance of these cities will fill your days with beauty as you wander through historic and legendary places. Ride the nature train through the swamps of the fabulous Magnolia Gardens where you are surrounded by magnolia trees and azaleas!

You will visit both St. Simon and Jekyll Islands and tour the luxurious homes of millionaires. Part of your stay will be in the former playground of the rich and famous, the Jekyll Island Club – a true gem of the old South. Period homes will encourage you to develop your southern drawl and a splendid carriage ride takes you back in time. These southern cities have much to offer and we ‘ll guide you to some of the finest attractions on this fun-filled, in depth itinerary.

Savannah-Charleston Guided Vacation

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SAVANNAH & CHARLESTON GUIDED VACATION/TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • City tours of historic Savannah and Charleston
  • Visit period mansions
  • Tour both Magnolia Gardens with nature train and Middleton Plantation
  • Visit historic Beaufort, SC with carriage ride
  • St. Simon Isle of Eugenia Price fame
  • Stay at the famous Jekyll Island Club and tour millionaires’ homes
  • Free time on Jekyll Island
  • PRICING DETAILS (Cost Per Person)* PRICING**
    Double $3,139
    Single $3,979
    Deposit $350 per person
    Travel Insurance Call for quote
    Vacation Pace Moderately Active Pace
     SAVE $100 Book before November 1
    *Air departure from Indianapolis included; airfare pricing estimated and subject to change. Call for pricing from other departure cities.
    Payment schedule: 2nd deposit of $500 due 121 days prior to departure; final payment 76 days prior to departure.
    Cancellation policy: if travel insurance is not purchased, cancellation charges are: 121 days and earlier: full refund. 120 – 76 days prior to final payment $350 plus the cost of any non-refundable air tickets; 75 and less days prior to departure: no refund.
    • Round trip commercial airfare from Indianapolis
    • Airport transfers
    • Home Pick-up & Return Indy Metro Area
    • Transportation by Motorcoach
    • 7 nights accommodations
    • Baggage handling
    • 11 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 Lunches, 3 Dinners including dinner at Jekyll Grand Dining Hall
    • Admissions to attractions highlighted in itinerary
    • All taxes and gratuities except tour manager and driver
    • Professional Tour Director
    • Operated by an Interlude Travel Partner
    • Guaranteed Departure (April 2-9, 2019)
  • Day 1 Fly to Charleston
    Upon arrival at the Charleston airport, meet your tour manager and transfer to your historic district hotel for the next three nights. Enjoy an evening on your own to relax.  Courtyard Historic, Charleston

    Day 2 Charleston Sightseeing
    Built on a peninsula, Charleston has remained a beautiful port city for over 300 years. Both preservation and southern gentility are a way of life here. Your city tour includes the Historic District, the Citadel, Battery Park, and a tour of an Antebellum Mansion. The afternoon is free to explore. Tonight, enjoy your Get Acquainted. Courtyard Historic, Charleston  (B,D)

    Day 3 Gardens & Plantations
    Today visit two Ashley River plantations. Magnolia Gardens has 50 acres filled with magnolias and azaleas. Observe the wildlife as you ride the Nature Train through the cypress swamp. Next, visit Middleton Place, home to America’s oldest landscaped garden. It began in 1741, and took 10 years to complete the terraces, lakes and camellia alleys. Tour the home and stable yard with its craft displays. Free evening tonight. Courtyard Historic, Charleston  (B)

    Day 4 Charleston to Savannah
    Depart for the historic port city of Beaufort, a quaint 1711 town with narrow tree-lined streets and historic homes. It will remind you of Gone with the Wind. Enjoy a charming carriage ride through town. Next, arrive in Savannah, one of the South’s most graceful cities. Stay right in the historic district. Tonight, enjoy southern cuisine at a fine local restaurant. Courtyard Historic, Savannah (B,D)

    Day 5 Savannah Sightseeing
    The Cotton Trade made this city a vital shipping port during the 1800’s and today its unique past is still preserved. Begin the day with a morning city tour. See the 20 original squares, all landscaped with oaks, azaleas, fountains, and statues. Drive by the Old Cotton Exchange, River Street, and Madison Square of General Sherman’s ‘March to the Sea’ fame. You will also tour a restored antebellum mansion prior to a free afternoon. See the sights of John Berendt’s Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil or stroll the cobblestone streets at your leisure. Free time this evening to enjoy a local restaurant or shopping on your own. Courtyard Historic, Savannah  (B)

    Day 6 WWII Museum / Free time in New Orleans
    Motor south today to the Golden Isles of Georgia. Visit St. Simon’s Island to view famous Christ Church and the lighthouse. This afternoon, arrive on Jekyll Island, a former hunting reserve for America’s top millionaires. Goodyear, Pulitzer, and Rockefeller all built elaborate “cottages” here. Stay at the 1886 Victorian-style hotel, originally an exclusive retreat for the wealthy. Jekyll Island Club (B,L)

    Day 7 Jekyll Island
    Enjoy a morning at leisure, with free time to walk the beach, or enjoy the resort. This afternoon, tour the Historic District’s Rockefeller Indian Mound & Faith Chapel (houses may be substituted). This evening, reminisce over your journey at your Farewell Dinner. Jekyll Island Club (B,D)

    Day 8 Jekyll Island/Fly Home
    Enjoy another morning at leisure on Jekyll Isle. Then, it’s on to the Jacksonville airport for your return flight home. (B)

     

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