Description

Come enjoy the epitome of Southern Hospitality as you explore the history and culture of the US’s southern region. From South Carolina to Georgia and on to Northern Florida, the charms of the Southern USA will envelop you. Fly into the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina to kick-off this exciting vacation with a professionally guided city tour and enjoy a visit to the famed City Market where you can shop for hand-crafted “Certified Made in Charleston” goods. The history of the American Civil War comes to life with a cruise and tour of Fort Sumter where the first shots of the war were fired. A day in coastal Beaufort is highlighted in a tour by horse drawn carriage. Next, it’s on to Georgia and enchanting historic moments from pirate places to the civil war “March of the Seas”. Take a day trip to discover Jekyll Island, where the glitterati of days gone by had their private retreats, and savor lunch at the storied Jekyll Island Club. Head further down south to Florida’s St. Augustine. Here a Trolley Tour will take you to experience the colonial Spanish architecture in the Old Spanish Quarter; stroll the historic Bayfront; visit the Old Town; and discover Constitution Square. It’s a southern escape that you are sure to find as sweet as southern iced tea!

Highlights

  • Visit the beauty of the South
  • Learn firsthand the country’s vibrant and turbulent history
  • Embark on a Historic City of Charleston Professionally Guided Tour
  • Shop for “Certified Made in Charleston” hand-crafted products and souvenirs at the famed City Market
  • Cruise to and tour Fort Sumter where troops fired the first shots of the Civil War
  • Beaufort known for films such as The Big Chill, The Prince of Tides, and Forrest Gump
  • Enjoy a Horse Drawn Carriage Tour of Beaufort
  • Dine at Savannah’s historic Pirates’ House Restaurant, established in 1753
  • Join in a Savannah City Tour led by a certified local guide
  • Discover Jekyll Island, where the glitterati of days gone by enjoyed their private retreats and savor lunch at the storied Jekyll Island Club
  • Take a St. Augustine Trolley Tour, featuring the Old Spanish Quarter, historic Bayfront, Old Town, and Constitution Square

Day By Day Itinerary

DAYTONA BEACH, FL EXTENSION

After breakfast at your hotel, depart St. Augustine and head to dazzling Daytona Beach. This East Coast destination is acclaimed for its hard-packed beaches that you can actually drive on in certain zones and amusement park rides along its colorful boardwalk. Here you have a seaside City Tour including the Daytona International Speedway – world renowned for its Daytona 500 NASCAR race. Automobile enthusiasts recognized the unique qualities of Daytona Beach nearly as early as the first cars. By 1903 they held the first land speed races there. After checking into the hotel, you will have an afternoon of leisure to relax on the beach, do some shopping, or perhaps visit the historic Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. (B)
Have breakfast at your hotel and have a full day at leisure to experience beautiful Daytona Beach or depart on an optional tour to Florida's fabulous Space Coast for a visit of Kennedy Space Center Complex. The complex is organized into Mission Zones where attractions and tours are grouped by chronological era. From the dawn of space exploration to current and ongoing missions, you can get an up-close and interactive feel for the story of humans in space. Gain access to the restricted areas of America's spaceport during a "Behind the Gates" tour of NASA's historic launch sites and working spaceflight facilities. During your visit, you will join in a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, lunch with an astronaut. Return to Daytona Beach at the end of the day for your overnight stay. (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, depart Daytona Beach and head to Jacksonville for your flight home with cherished memories to relish for a lifetime from your Southern Charm program with Aventura World. (B)
(B) – Breakfast, (L) – Lunch, (D) – Dinner

Program, vessel and routing are subject to change.

Includes

  • ROUND TRIP AIR TRANSPORTATION - Air transportation available from select US Gateways
  • FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATIONS - Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
  • CUISINE - 10 included meals consisting of 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 3 dinners
  • SIGHTSEEING TOUR PROGRAM - Sightseeing, including local guide and all entrance fees as follows: Charleston City Tour, Cruise Tour to Fort Sumter, Boone Hall Plantation Tour, Beaufort Horse Drawn Carriage Tour, Savannah City Tour, Jekyll Island Tour, and a St. Augustine Trolley Tour. Optional tours available
  • CULTURAL DISCOVERY SERIES - Our program encompasses cultural connections, in-depth learning on the local economy and social systems, and interaction with locals
  • PROFESSIONAL TOUR DIRECTOR - Assistance of a professional Tour Director for the entire length of the tour upon arrival in Charleston
  • DELUXE MOTORCOACHES - Touring by private deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
  • BAGGAGE HANDLING AND TRANSFERS - Baggage handling for one piece of checked luggage outside of the airport

Optional Extension Includes

  • FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATIONS - Hotel accommodations for 2 nights
  • CUISINE - 2 included meals consisting of 2 breakfasts
  • PROFESSIONAL TOUR HOST - Sightseeing, including local guide and all entrance fees as follows: Daytona City Tour including the Daytona International Speedway
  • PROFESSIONAL TOUR HOST - Assistance of a professional Tour Host for all transfers and tours
  • DELUXE MOTORCOACHES - Touring by private deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
  • BAGGAGE HANDLING AND TRANSFERS - Baggage handling for one piece of checked luggage outside of the airport

Excludes

Video

Notes

Map

OTHER PROGRAMS

United States

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