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Where history, charm and southern hospitality are yours!!

10 DAYS


 

GA7031 - MAR 17, 2017 to MAR 26, 2017
GA7041 - APR 21, 2017 to APR 30, 2017
GA7101** OCT 13, 2017 to OCT 22, 2017

Day 1 Southwestern Ontario to Dayton, OH
Departing this morning early from our Ontario joining points, we cross into the United States and head south to Dayton, OH, where we will be staying for our first evening. 

Day 2 Asheville, NC
Following breakfast we make our way south through Kentucky, Tennessee and into North Carolina. Arriving in Asheville, the “Gateway to the Smoky Mountains”. The evening is yours to explore or relax. (B)

Day 3 Savannah, GA
This morning we will be visiting the amazing Biltmore Mansion. Located on over 8,000 acres, this 119 year old mansion has an incredible family history, well known for its world renowned wines, neatly manicured gardens and heavenly dining options around the estate. Following lunch on your own, we travel to Savannah, to enjoy this charming southern city. Dinner as a group tonight. (B,D)

Day 4 Savannah, GA
Starting your morning off with breakfast, we will be off to enjoy a Guided City Tour of the remarkable area. From historic homes to stories of her place in history, Savannah has so much to discover. You may choose to have lunch at Savannah’s City Market – dine outdoors at a European-style cafe or eat in one of the Market's restored buildings; each has its own quirky charm. After lunch, you will have a free afternoon to enjoy a walk and check out some of Savannah’s magnificent architecture, or stroll through Forsyth Park, one of Savannah's signature spots. The afternoon and evening is yours to freely explore Savannah, or follow the suggestions of your Tour Director. (B)

Day 5 Savannah, GA
Following breakfast we are off to catch the excitement of the Dolphins on the Bull River Cruise’s. We will make our way out into the Atlantic Ocean on a 2 hour cruise. Upon our return you will have time to relax along Savannah’s beachfront or climb to the top of Georgia’s oldest and tallest lighthouse to watch for the shrimp boats as they come ashore. This evening we dine together as a group to say farewell to Savannah. (B,D)

Day 6 Charleston, SC
This morning we enjoy our breakfast before departing for Charleston, South Carolina. With all its stately homes, historic landmarks, world-class restaurants, galleries and plantations, Charleston has quickly become one of the top travel destinations in the US. Upon arrival, we will visit some of these sites with a guided city tour, where a local guide will unfold the history and stories along the streets of this amazing city. (B)

Day 7 Charleston, SC
Starting your day with breakfast, we find ourselves travelling to the Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. These gardens are the oldest American gardens (c.1680), and a visit to Magnolia Plantation brings the old world southern charm alive! This afternoon, you will get the chance to choose from a Harbor Cruise, a walking tour of the downtown historical area, a relaxing game of golf, a visit to one of Charleston’s many wonderful Museums, take in some shopping, or just relax at your hotel. Your Tour Director will be glad to help you with your choices. (B)

Day 8 Lynchburg, VA
This morning we bid farewell to Charleston and start making our way north into Virginia, to Bedford. We take time to visit and learn at the National D Day Memorial. Your guide will explain the importance of this international memorial, along with sharing the stories at this outdoor exhibit. Surrounded by the beautiful majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, this makes for a solemn and respectful tribute for our fallen heroes. Overnight in nearby historic Lynchburg. (B)

Day 9 Pittsburgh, PA
After a leisurely breakfast, we are off to Pittsburgh for our final night stay. Arriving in late afternoon, you will have time to freshen up before our final included dinner. Here we relax and reflect on our last week of travels together, sharing memories and stories. (B,D)

Day 10 Home
Breakfast is again included and we begin our journey back to the border. We will have a 2 hour stop at Millcreek Mall in Erie, PA for some last minute shopping and time to grab some lunch, before we head off to Duty Free, and crossing into Ontario. Thank you for letting us showcase Charleston and Savannah! (B)


 

Cost Includes

  • Relaxing Motor Coach Transportation
  • Nine nights accommodation
  • Taxes and US exchange
  • Luggage handling – one per person
  • 9 Breakfasts – some continental
  • 3 Dinners
  • Tour of the famous Biltmore Mansion
  • Guided Tour of Savannah and Charleston
  • Bull River Cruise
  • Admission to Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
  • Tram Tour at Magnolia Plantation
  • Admission to National D Day Memorial
  • Millcreek Mall stop
  • Services of a Hanover Holidays Tour Director

Price (Cdn) per person

Twin $2439.00
Triple $2099.00
Quad $1929.00
Single $3389.00
**Oct. surcharge of $50.00 per person

HST does not apply to this tour

We offer add on airfare packages to join our tour from other Canadian Cities

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