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Price Per person double occupancy
Single Supplement: $475
Price Includes: 6 nights lodging at 2.5 star hotels, breakfast daily, 3 lunches & 5 dinners, full time tour director, all deluxe private transfers throughout, luggage handling, all applicable taxes and sightseeing tours as indicated in itinerary.
Not Included: Roundtrip transportation to Lancaster, PA, 4 lunches & 2 dinners, tips to tour guides, driver, hotel staff of approximately $50, optional excursions as listed on itinerary and sold by tour director, optional travel insurance, any required pre departure COVID-19 testing.
Deposit Required: $300 per person will reserve your place. A $100 service fee will be charged for cancellation at any time in addition to our normal payment and cancellation policy.
Day 1 - Travel to Fayetteville, NC
We depart from Lancaster, PA this morning and head south. We will make appropriate rest and meal stops as we make our way to Fayetteville, NC where we’ll enjoy a special dinner and our overnight.
Day 2 - Savannah
This morning we travel to Savannah, GA and take part in a “Snapshot Tour,” with step-on guide, of historic Savannah, home to the largest urban National Historic Landmark district in the country. During our tour, view restored 18th and 19th century buildings, the picturesque waterfront where cotton warehouses are now restaurants and hotels. Tour the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, built in 1873, and visit the Davenport House Museum, completed in 1820, and famous for being the beginning of Savannah’s historic preservation movement.
Day 3 - Byrd Cookie Company, Tybee Island, Charleston
After breakfast we experience Georgia’s low country with its tidal waterways. Next, we’ll visit the Byrd Cookie Company flagship store for a cookie-tasting, a Savannah tradition since 1924! Later this morning we travel to Savannah’s Beach at Tybee Island, hearing stories from Fort Pulaski Memorial and of the Island’s unique coastal living style. Enjoy a drive-by view of Georgia’s oldest and tallest lighthouse, guiding mariners for more than 270 years. Stop for a photo-op and beach walk to experience the Atlantic Ocean sand and water before we tour the Savannah Victorian District with its gingerbread architecture and fashionable residences in a variety of European styles. We’ll visit Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, the oldest public gardens in America, with the largest camellia collection and its famous magnolias. This evening we enjoy a delicious dinner at the Charleston Crab House.
Day 4 - Charleston
Our day begins with a guided tour of the Historic District of Charleston. We’ll have lunch at Hyman’s Restaurant on Charleston’s famous Market Street and have time to stroll along the pedestrian street browsing shops and local flavor. This afternoon we’ll take a harbor cruise and conclude our day on a guided history tour aboard a horse-drawn carriage.
Day 5 - Charleston Tea Plantation & Myrtle Beach
This morning we visit the Charleston Tea Plantation. This unique plantation is located on picturesque Wadmalaw Island in the heart of the low country, just a few miles south of the historic city of Charleston. It is the only tea plantation in North America where you can see hundreds of thousands of tea bushes stretching out acre after acre for almost as far as the eye can see. We will see how tea is made in America’s only tea factory as we take a trolley ride through the plantation. Afterwards we travel to Beach Cove Resort in North Myrtle Beach, SC, for a two-night stay. Join the most famous pirate, Blackbeard, and his quarter master, Calico Jack as they lead the Crimson and Sapphire crews in a battle on land, on deck, in water and high above full-sized pirate ships in a 15-foot deep indoor hideaway lagoon. Watch the extravaganza as you enjoy dinner at Pirates Voyage Dinner Show.
Day 6 - Myrtle Beach
Enjoy the day as you wish! The hotel has many amenities such as an indoor pool, shops and restaurants or you may want to take a long walk on the beach. A number of optional activities will be offered such as a trip to Broadway on the Beach for lunch and shopping or dine at Original Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood Restaurant for a real South Carolina treat or possibly take in the evening show at Alabama Theater—Myrtle Beach’s greatest live variety show! The Alabama Theatre’s exciting music and comedy shows are a highlight of any family vacation. View the live shows, toe-stomping beats, breathtaking acrobatics, and side-splitting clean comedy.
Day 7 - Travel Home
Relax as we head homeward, making appropriate rest and meal stops along the way.