The Sweetest of Southern Charm

March 20 - 27, 2018 - 8 days

Get an early start on spring by visiting America’s southern colonial coast. Spring is already in full bloom with gardens ablaze in color, grass and trees freshly green and warmth provided by the southern sun. This first class trip features elegant hotels, superb cuisine and variety of quality attractions. The comfortable, well-paced itinerary with periods of free time provides the perfect opportunity to fully appreciate the charm of each community. In addition to these springtime pleasures are the scenes of an historic past: cities of preserved antebellum architecture, parks, plazas, gardens and markets. 

What's Included?

  • Round trip airfare on regularly scheduled flights
  • Transportation to/from Chicago airport
  • Luggage handling fee for one compliant bag per flight.
  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation
  • 7 nights deluxe hotel accommodations
  • 13 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 box lunch, 4 dinners
  • All taxes, gratuities (including driver & tour director) & luggage handling
  • All attractions, sightseeing tours & admission charges
  • Services of an experienced American Classic Tour Director
  • Travel Guard Trip Insurance: Trip cancellation & interruption, emergency medical & transportation & luggage insurance

Tour Highlights

  • Carriage Ride Tour of Charleston
  • 3 Night Stay at The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
  • Fort Sumter
  • Charleston Tea Company Field & Factory Tour
  • Guided tour of Drayton Hall Plantation ca 1738
  • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ca 1676
  • Guided tour of Beaufort, SC - haven to beautifully preserved antebellum homes
  • Parris Island Marine Base
  • 2 Night Stay at Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
  • Dolphin Watching Ocean Cruise
  • Jekyll Island
  • Guided Tour of Savannah


Day 1

  • Regularly scheduled flight to Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Arrive at Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel for 3 nights.
  • Sit back as the grace & dignity of Charleston comes alive on a carriage tour through one of the best preserved, grandest historic districts of any city in the country. View the southern charm of Charleston in its beautiful homes, historic shrines, old churches, lovely gardens, winding streets, and intricate iron lace gateways.
  • Dinner in Charleston.

Day 2

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Cruise through Charleston’s historic harbor to Fort Sumter. Learn about the major events which led to the outbreak of America’s Civil War on this fully narrated tour with time to explore the fort & museum.
  • Visit the Charleston Tea Company for the Field & Factory Tour and shop the Tea Store.
  • Dinner in Charleston.

Day 3

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Guided tour of Drayton Hall Plantation ca 1738. This Georgian Palladian House is in its original condition surrounded by beautiful live oaks.
  • Visit Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ca 1676 - oldest public gardens in America. Tour home, ride the tram to view blooming flowers & wetlands & enjoy box lunch
  • Free time during the late afternoon & evening exploring the charms of the Charleston Historic Market District.

Day 4

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Guided tour of Beaufort, SC - haven to beautifully preserved antebellum homes. Visit Parris Island Marine Base where 20,000 men and 2,000 women complete training each year.
  • Enjoy free time for lunch & shopping in Beaufort.
  • Arrive on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and check in to the lovely Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort on the island for 2 nights.
  • Dinner at the resort.

Day 5

  • Full breakfast at the resort.
  • Dolphin Watching Ocean Cruise.
  • Free time in Harbor Town.
  • Free time to stroll the ocean beach and enjoy resort.

Day 6

  • Full breakfast at hotel.
  • Tram tour of Jekyll Island and lunch at historic Jekyll Island Club Hotel.
  • Check in to the Hilton Desoto, Savannah, for 2 nights.
  • Free evening.

Day 7

  • Full breakfast at resort.
  • Savannah guided tour revealing the charm, dignity & sultry mystery of this carefully planned city & her wealth of history & architecture beautified by lush city parks, squares and fountains.
  • Tour the Davenport House Museum.
  • Free time at Savannah’s Riverfront.
  • Dinner in Savannah.

Day 8 

  • Full breakfast and flight home.

Lodge in Luxury

Mills House Wyndham

Be immersed in Southern Charm as you spend 2 nights at the Mills House Wyndham located in the heart of downtown Charleston.

Omni Hilton Head Resort

Enjoy the sight of the Atlantic Ocean from your room balcony or soak up the sun on the beautiful pool deck at the Omni Hilton Head Resort. 

The Hilton Desoto

Surrounded by landscaped gardens, old southern homes, and aesthetic antebellum architecture, the Hilton Desoto lets you experience Savannah at its finest.

Let's Get Going

Your plane ticket is purchased, your hotel rooms are reserved, your dinners are arranged, tip and tax are pre-paid, your trip is insured, your tickets to entertainment and attractions are all set, your escort is ready, 

all that is left.....IS YOU.



To make a reservation call 800-666-0358 or email us at We hope you will join us on this world-class trip and join our amazing community of travelers. You'll love it, we guarantee it.



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