Country Travel Discoveries 2017 Discovery Tours Catalog (Final Edition) : Page 60

Coastal Carolina & Georgia Shores Rediscover High and Low Country Traditions among the South’s Most Beautiful Beachfronts Experience the best of coastal South Carolina and Georgia as you step back in time to enjoy the rich history and culture of the Colonial, Antebellum and Turn-of-the-Century South. Visit Charleston’s stately plantations and magnificent formal gardens, and relish the scents and flavors of small island farms including Charleston Tea Plantation. Discover Savannah, one of America’s oldest cities, whose gorgeous squares, fountains and architecture make it also one of “America’s most beautiful places to visit”. Over two relaxing nights at a beachfront Charleston Area resort on Jekyll Island, see historic lighthouses, dine at the exclusive Jekyll Island Club and learn about giant sea turtles. You’ll remember this soul-stirring mixture of high and low country living for years to come! DAY 1 –WELCOME TO SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY Meet your fellow travelers for a welcome reception at our hotel in Charleston. DAY 2–CHARLESTON CITY TOUR Known as the city “where history lives,” you’ll get a taste of Charleston’s beauty and charm on a city tour featuring carefully preserved historic homes and public landmarks. This afternoon, choose between one of our options or explore the City Market on your own. B, L O Option—USS Yorktown At Patriot’s Point, board the WWII aircraft carrier affectionately known as “The Fighting Lady” and get firsthand account of a seaman’s life. Price: $20 per person. Option—Carriage Tour On a one-hour, fully narrated tour through the streets of Charleston, you’ll see gardens, mansions, churches and parks, and learn about the people that make Charleston what it is. Price: $28 per person. DAY 3–MAGNOLIA PLANTATION & GARDENS/CHARLESTON TEA PLANTATION Go back in time to the Antebellum South at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. According to legend, founder John Drayton created its lush English gardens, which included the first azaleas in America, to lure his bride to the South. Enjoy a tram tour of the plantation’s diverse gardens, islands and ponds, plus see turtles, egrets and great blue herons. Ok O kefenokee k National N Wi W ild d life Refuge Charl Charle C ha harleston h arle Beauf rt Beau Beaufort B Sav Sa S avannah avanna a v vannah a h Brunswick St.Simons S i Island Je Jekyll e Island 60 TRAVEL EXPERIENCES: Personalized, Different, Real | Cha Ch ha h a r rle le l e s sto st to t o n Ar A r e ea a CV C V B

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