ANTEBELLUM SOUTH - SOUTHERN BELLE TOUR

May 8 - 16, 2018 - New Dates!

Your Southern Belle Package INCLUDES:

  • Round-trip airfare from Salt Lake City
  • First Class Hotels in great locations
  • Fully escorted from Salt Lake by Brian Judd
  • 10 meals: 6 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners
  • Deluxe Motor Coach, restroom and DVD equipped
  • Baggage handling and porter tips included
  • All sightseeing and admissions paid. No add-ons!
  • Top quality service throughout
  • Taxes and fees on all services paid
  • 48 seats only, a nice sized group - Reserve Early!
  • Two days in Myrtle Beach to relax and enjoy

Package Price:

  • With early booking bonus only $2465.00 per person double, pay by check/cash price.
  • One person room $3095.00. * Triple room $2385.00 each person.
  • Pay by credit card + 3%

Itinerary:

Day 1 - Salt Lake City/Atlanta * Stone Mountain Georgia

Your Antebellum South Tour begins with our flight to Atlanta, Georgia. After arrival we visit Stone Mountain, the impressive carving in the mountain stone of General Lee and "Stonewall" Jackson. This is the Mount Rushmore of the South. We take the Summit Skyride to the top for spectacular Georgia views! Our hotel for the next two nights is at Stone Mountain. Dinner on your own tonight at the restaurants by our hotel.

Day 2 - Atlanta, Georgia

Your Atlanta tour with a local guide today includes all the famous sights of Atlanta including the Atlanta Underground, the CNN Building and the MLK National Historic Sight. This evening you'll enjoy a wonderful welcome dinner with your traveling companions at Waterfront Marriott Conference Center. (B,D)

Day 3 - Savannah

Savannah is the "Hostess City" of the South. Arrive at famous River Street and enjoy time for shopping and lunch. Our afternoon tour takes you to see all the famous sights of this charming Antebellum City, preserved in its original state throughout the Civil War. The Historic District is noted for its tree-filled squares, cobblestone streets and oak shaded parks. Our hotel is located right in the heart of the historical district and close to sights to enjoy on your own and the City Marketplace for dinner!  (B)

Day 4 - Savannah * Beaufort * South Carolina

This morning a short drive to Beaufort. Beaufort is a charming Southern Belle City and setting for the movies Prince of Tides, Forrest Gump and the Great Santini. Here you take a delightful carriage ride around the streets of this lovely area and enjoy stories and history of this very well preserved Southern City. You'll also enjoy a leisurely narrated boat cruise on the Beaufort River before a delicious dinner tonight at Panini's Restaurant. (B,D)

Day 5 - Beaufort * Sea Islands * Charleston

A fabulous day tour today of the beautiful Atlantic Coast "Sea Islands". You'll visit Parris Island, Lady's Island, St. Helena Island and Port Royal, plus a visit to the very interesting Parris Island Maritime Museum with a local guide. This afternoon we take the short drive to Charleston, nicknamed the "Holy City" and voted in the top five destinations in the world to visit. Here experience a tour highlight as we take a narrated ferry ride across Charleston Harbor, with views of antebellum mansions and Castle Pinckney, to Historic Fort Sumpter, for our tour of the site where the U.S. Civil War began. After a wonderful day, relax and enjoy the facilities of our hotel and dinner on your own at one of the many restaurants right around our hotel.  (B)

Day 6 - Charleston

Today you'll enjoy a Charleston city tour with a local guide including City Market, The Citadel and White Point Gardens which overlooks Charleston Harbor, Battery Point Mansions and Fort Sumter. The highlight will be our visit to Boone Hall Plantation, one of America's oldest working plantations, continuously growing crops for over 320 years. Here you'll learn the stories of the Gullah Island inhabitants and culture. Dinner tonight at Bubba Gumps! (B,D)

Day 7 - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Two fabulous days to enjoy beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Our hotel is right on the beach. Here we'll enjoy free time to relax and enjoy! The boardwalk is fun and the Atlantic Seaside setting is famous and idyllic! Included today is a guided tram tour of the very beautiful Brooke Green Gardens. (B)

Day 8 - Myrtle Beach

A day at leisure to relax and enjoy the many activities, shopping and sights of this fun place- or you can do nothing at all! Tonight a delicious dinner at Original Benjamin's and then we have reserved seats for some good time at Carolina Opry! You'll enjoy this extra time in Myrtle Beach! (D)

Day 9 - Wilmington, North Carolina * Salt Lake

Welcome to Historic Wilmington. Here we'll visit the very interesting Wilmington Historic District, the Wilmington Riverwalk and the Battleship North Carolina, voted # 1 attraction in Wilmington. We'll spend the day here sightseeing before taking our flight home later this evening.

Your Tour Includes:

  • Atlanta
  • Stone Mountain
  • CNN Building
  • Savannah
  • Beaufort
  • Beaufort Historic Area Carriage Ride
  • Port Royal Sound Boat Cruise
  • Sea Islands Day Tour
  • Parris Island
  • Lady's Island
  • St. Helena Island and Port Royal
  • Parris Island Maritime Museum
  • Charleston
  • Boone Hall Plantation
  • Myrtle Beach
  • Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
  • Carolina Opry Show
  • Battleship North Carolina
  • Wilmington Historic Distric
  • Antebellum South Historic Sites
  • and much more!

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