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The Old South

8 Days / 7 Nights — Sea Island, Savannah, Beaufort, Charleston.

The subtropical Golden Isles of Georgia's south Atlantic coast; historic Savannah with its restored mansions; the pure antebellum nature of Old Charleston and the epitome of Southern Hospitality in Beaufort. All wrapped up in a montage of mint juleps and live oaks dripping with Spanish moss.

Rhett House

The Verandah at the Rhett House

DAY 1 — Jacksonville - Sea Island

Arrive in Jacksonville Airport. Depart by car driving north along the coast to Sea Island, GA. Attached to St. Simon's Island by a bridge over a narrow waterway; Sea Island has been the domain of the family- owned Cloister Hotel since 1928. Lodging: The Cloister

DAY 2 — Sea Island

Full day at leisure to explore Sea Island and Jekyll Island. Nearby Cumberland Island is a primitive 3 x 16-mile sanctuary of marshes, dunes, beaches, forests, lakes and ponds. It is also home to alligators, sea turtles, and 300 species of birds. Lodging: The Cloister

DAY 3 — Savannah

Continue along the Atlantic coast via Fort King George and Seabrook Village to that symbol of the "Old South," Savannah. Lodging: The Ballastone Inn

DAY 4 — Savannah

Old Savannah has been wonderfully restored and is the largest urban National Landmark District in the country. Live Oaks, Spanish Oaks, Antebellum mansions plus Forrest Gump, and "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil." A special day of discovery. Lodging: The Ballastone Inn

DAY 5 — Beaufort

The drive today takes you back in time through "The Old South" scenic back-roads to Beaufort, South Carolina, a city founded by the Spanish in 1514, of rich history, southern hospitality and casual seaside charm. Lodging: The Rett House

Wentworth House

Wentworth Mansion

DAY 6 — Charleston

Leave Beaufort this morning via the Middleton Place Plantation, a National Historic Landmark and a carefully preserved 18th-century plantation that has survived revolution, Civil War and earthquake. The 65 acres of landscaped terraces, ornamental ponds and garden rooms laid out with precise symmetry and balance made this the most unique and grand garden of its time. A true expression of the Old South. Lodging: Wentworth Mansion

DAY 7 — Charleston

With its cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages and pre revolutionary buildings, Charleston remains one of the best preserved cities in America. A day of delightful exploring. Lodging: Wentworth Mansion

DAY 8 — Charleston

 

Land Costs Per Person

Private Car & Chauffeur/Guide Tour RatesSelf Drive Tour Rates
Starting from $5,835 per person N/A

Prices are per person, based on 2 passengers sharing a double. For larger parties and additional pricing contact us at 1-800-426-7502. Single Room Supplement: On Request