When: May 3 – 8
Length: 6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS
Departs: Lanc 7:30 A.M., Hbg E 6:45 A.M., Hbg W 6:30 A.M., York 8:00 A.M.
Day 1: Say hello to spring and escape to Jekyll Island, GA, and discover its miles of pristine coastline and explore an area rich in history originally developed by our nation’s richest businessmen. Our travel day finds us arriving in Fayetteville, NC.
Day 2: We depart Fayetteville this morning and set our sights on Jekyll Island. Upon arrival late afternoon, we check into the Jekyll Island Club Hotel for a fabulous two-night visit. Grand surroundings meet simple pleasures at this magnificent island resort. Dinner will be at the resort with the rest of the evening free to enjoy the resort’s amenities. (B, D)
Day 3: We depart on the tram tour of Jekyll Island’s Historic District. Placed on the National Register of Historic places, this beautiful riverfront is dotted with “cottages” once occupied by the rich and famous including the Vanderbilts, Rockefellers, and Pulitzers. We then depart for quaint St. Simons and enjoy free time for lunch at Pier Village. After lunch and some time to browse through the shops at St. Simons, we enjoy an educational tour aboard a US Coast Guard certified steel shrimping vessel. If you desire, you can even help the crew catch the fish and shrimp. We return to our resort and enjoy another fabulous dinner. (B, D)
Day 4: We travel to the charming city of Savannah. Upon arrival, we have free time for lunch on your own before boarding a trolley for a local sightseeing tour. The guide will recount Savannah’s fascinating history, identify its elegant architecture and lush green squares as we ride through its cobblestone streets. We relax over dinner at the River House Restaurant and experience true southern hospitality. (B, D)
Day 5: We begin our travel north, arriving in Myrtle Beach around noon. We tour Brookgreen Gardens, a 9,000 acre property featuring beautiful sculptured gardens and a wildlife preserve. We depart for an included dinner followed by an energy-filled performance at Alabama Theatre. This performance blends many music styles and the show is considered one of the best in the East. (B, D)
Day 6: We depart for home filled with the memories of our days in Jekyll Island, Savannah and Myrtle Beach. We return home early evening. (B)
Per Person Rates:
Tour Miles: 1,800
Caper Coupon: $18.00
Price includes: 5 nights accommodations, 4 dinners, 5 breakfasts, Jekyll Island Tour, Shrimp Boat Cruise, Savannah Trolley Tour, Brookgreen Gardens, Alabama Theatre show and deluxe motorcoach transportation.