When: March 21 – 27
Length: 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
Departs: Lanc 7:00 A.M., Hbg E 7:45 A.M., Hbg W 8:00 A.M., York 6:30 A.M.
Day 1: Escape the end of winter in the north and get a head start on springtime as we travel to the warm south, where glorious gardens peek out behind 300-year-old iron gates as we visit four of the south’s most popular destinations: Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston, and Myrtle Beach. Today we travel to Charlotte, NC, where we spend the night.
Day 2: We visit the Billy Graham Library this morning and learn about this iconic evangelist. We continue to Atlanta, GA, where we spend the next three nights. Tonight you will be our guests for dinner at a popular Atlanta restaurant. (B, D)
Day 3: We spend the day touring some of Atlanta’s most popular attractions. Our first stop is at the World of CocaCola, where we learn the history and view hundreds of exhibits showcasing one of American’s most famous products. We also tour CNN Studios for an up close and personal look at one of America’s premier cable networks. We continue with a visit to the Mercedes Benz Stadium, site of a Super Bowl, and the home of the Atlanta Falcons. This evening enjoy dinner at a popular Atlanta restaurant. (B, D)
Day 4: We depart Atlanta this morning and travel to Savannah, where a local tour guide will introduce us to this most elegant southern city. Highlights include points of interest surrounding the book “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” and the filming of “Forrest Gump”. You will also view historic buildings, mansions, churches, and Savannah’s famous gardens. Tonight join us for dinner at one of Savannah’s popular restaurants. (B, D)
Day 5: We continue to lovely Charleston, where we enjoy a carriage tour that will introduce us to the gardens and harbor mansions. We will relax over an included luncheon in Charleston before a visit to Fort Sumter, site of where the first shots were fired to start the Civil War. Tonight enjoy a delicious dinner at the Crab House, one of Charleston’s most famous restaurants. (B, L, D)
Day 6: We tour the lovely Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. The estate dates back to 1676 and has a 50-acre garden with hundreds of plants and flowers along with their famous Magnolias. You will also have time to tour the plantation home before we continue north to Myrtle Beach, where we spend the last night of our vacation. Join us for dinner and a show at the Alabama Theatre, a top-rated musical show. (B, D)
Day 7: We return north, refreshed from our southern early spring getaway. We return home early evening. (B)
Per Person Rates:
Tour Miles: 2,000
Caper Coupon: $20.00
Price includes: 6 nights accommodations, 5 dinners, 1 luncheon, 6 breakfasts, tour of Savannah, CNN Studio tour, Coca-Cola tour, Mercedes Benz Stadium tour, Carriage Tour of Charleston, Fort Sumter, Magnolia Plantation, Alabama Theatre, and deluxe motorcoach transportation