April 18-25, 2020 “SOUTHERN CHARM”
Savannah, Georgia – Charleston, South Carolina – Asheville, North Carolina – Lexington, Kentucky. MOTOR COACH TOUR.
One Night in Powell TN
Two Nights in the Historic District of Downtown Savannah.
Two Nights Downtown Charleston on Marion Square.
One Night in Ashville North Carolina.
One Night in Richmond, Kentucky
Seven Breakfasts. One Lunch. Six Dinners.
Trolley Tour of Savannahs Historic District.
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Tour.
Guided Tour of Historic Charleston.
Tour of the Biltmore Estates in Asheville, NC
Chimney Rock State Park & the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Luggage handling, tax & tips on included meals & events.
Price Per Person based on:
Double $1489 – Triple $1432 – Single $1989
YOUR ITINERARY AT A GLANCE:
DAY 1: Enjoy a beautiful drive South aboard a new and comfortable motor coach equipped with restrooms, WiFi and power outlets. We will travel to our first nights lodging in Powell, Tennessee.
DAY 2: Today we arrive in the historic town of Savannah Georgia with two night’s accommodation in the heart of the Downtown Historic District just steps from River Rd. at the Hampton inn E. Bay St. with shops, restaurants, and entertainment located on the Savannah River. Our dinning selections throughout the tour are wonderful with a nice selection of entrees to choose from. Dinner tonight will be overlooking the Savannah River with free time for exploration.
DAY 3: Time to explore Savannah with a Narrated Trolley ride to take in all the history and charm that Savannah has to offer. Free time to explore or take an optional tour like: A narrated cruise on the Savannah River, or maybe a “Ghost Tour”. Dinner tonight will offer some of the best “low country” cuisine in all of Savannah. Free time after dinner to walk through the charming squares or along the waterfront and view all the traffic on one of busiest waterways in the U.S… Visit the unique shops and enjoy the entertainment along river road.
DAY 4: Now it’s off to Charleston, South Carolina with a visit to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens with a tour of the home and ground, est, in 1679. Take a ride on the Nature Train to see a vast array of wildlife and hear of the plantations era of wealth and prosperity during the 300 years of operations. Upon arrival to Charleston we will check into the newly renovated Francis Marion Hotel one of Charleston’s finest located in the heart of it all. Dinner tonight features one of Charleston’s most popular seafood restaurants with entrée options.
DAY 5: Today will begin with a narrated tour of Charleston through the spectacular historic neighborhoods to see quaint cobbled streets and hear about the 300 year history of the “Holy City”. Free time in the famous Downtown Markets that have been in operation for over 250 years. Time to enjoy the great location of our hotel with so many unique things all within walking distance of the hotel with optional transportation to Patriots Point Navel & Maritime Museum. Dinner this evening will be one that you’ll remember for years to come with outstanding food and the best of “Southern Hospitality”.
DAY 6: Asheville North Carolina is our destination to visit the outstanding “Biltmore” America’s Largest Home. Built by the Vanderbilt’s this 250 room home is enchanting along with the meticulous garden framed by the Blue Ridge Mountains. Feel what life was like at the Biltmore. Lodging tonight in Asheville, NC.
DAY 7: We will depart this morning for Lexington Kentucky and enjoy a stop along the way to take in the beautiful vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains and be transported to the top of Chimney Rock State Park at an elevation of 2,280 ft with a view of over 75 miles, it’s beyond description! Lodging tonight in Richmond, KY.
DAY 8: We begin our travels home today with a tour of Lexington, KY including “Keeneland Race Course”, historic horse farms, and landmarks along the way. Arrive home with fond memories and new found friends.
*Itinerary subject to change, and substitutions or changes will be of equal or greater value relative to the advertised tour.