Sweet tea and the sea, magnolias and muscadine! Fresh, ripe peaches and inviting pillared porches. Enjoy Myrtle Beach with its unspoiled beauty and beaches. Soak in the stately mansions along with the history and culture of Charleston. Submerse yourself in the southern charm of Savannah’s hospitality and moss-draped oaks.
10 Days 1 Country 19 Meals
Day 1 – Home City to Charleston
Transfer from Charleston to your hotel in Myrtle Beach.
Day 2 – Myrtle Beach
After a leisurely morning, step aboard a charming paddlewheel style vessel, the Barefoot Queen for a lunch cruise down the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway. This afternoon, uncork the sweeter side of Myrtle Beach with a wine tasting at Duplin Winery, makers of America’s favorite Muscadine wine. After enjoying dinner with your fellow travellers, take in a show at the award-winning Carolina Opry.
Day 3 – Myrtle Beach
This morning visit Brookgreen Gardens, the floral jewel of South Carolina’s coast. This 9127-acre property preserves this historic site’s natural and cultivated landscape and showcases the world’s largest collection of outdoor American sculpture. Followed by a short drive taking you to Murrells Inlet, a fishing village that was once the lair of the infamous pirate Blackbeard. Enjoy time on your own to have lunch and explore before meeting up with your fellow travellers for dinner. Then its off to the Alabama Theatre for a night of entertainment!
Day 4 – Myrtle Beach to Charleston
Today travel from Myrtle Beach to Charleston. Visit Boone Hall Plantation, one of America’s oldest plantations still in operation and one of the most photographed historical venues with true southern charm. Tour the house, the gardens, and the black history exhibit. Tonight, enjoy a true waterfront dining experience aboard the Spirit of Charleston, cruising through the beautiful Charleston Harbor, past Fort Sumter, along the Battery and beneath the Ravenel Bridge.
Day 5 – Charleston
This morning head to Downtown Charleston where you can take in a self guided tour of America’s first Museum, the City of Charleston Museum. Then reboard the coach for a tour of Charleston’s Historic District and the Citadel. Enjoy free time this afternoon before joining your fellow travellers for dinner this evening in beautiful Historic Charleston.
Day 6 – Charleston
First stop this morning is Patriots Point Navel and Maritime Museum for a guided tour. This is located on Charleston Harbor with the World Was II aircraft carrier, USS YORKTOWN as its centerpiece. After, enjoy a guided walk of Charleston’s Historic District, ending at the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon for a guided tour. Built in 1771 as a commercial exchange and custom house the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon has been a Charleston landmark for over 250 years. Today it is a historic site that focuses on the American Revolution and colonial Charleston. After enjoying lunch in downtown Charleston, you have the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 7 – Charleston to Savannah
Departing for Savannah today, stop at Charleston Tea Garden for a short self guided factory tour, followed by a trolley tour of the fields and a delicious tea tasting in the gift shop. Enjoy an included boxed lunch before checking into you Savannah hotel. Then depart to the Prohibition Museum for a self-guided tour with an option to visit the Speakeasy for a cocktail ($)! Followed with leisure time to explore City Market, River Street and enjoy dinner on your own, all are just a few blocks away from your hotel.
Day 8 – Savannah
After breakfast board an open-air trolley for a guided overview tour of Savannah’s Historical District, with costumed reenactors, including a visit into the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. The tour ends at Ships of the Sea Museum with a self guided museum and garden tour. This afternoon soak-up more of Savannah’s southern charm with an included Hop on Hop off Trolley Pass. Later meet the coach for a tour of the hauntingly beautiful Bonaventure Cemetery, and listen to the many stories, as you walk and ride golf carts through the nearly 100 acres. This evening enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers, then join those that dare, for an optional Ghost Tour ($).
Day 9 – Savannah
Enjoy a leisurely morning, before boarding the coach for Johnny Mercer’s Savannah including Moon River (is it really ‘Wider than a Mile’), former orphanage and school - Bethesda, and a guided tour of Wormsloe Historical Site where you are welcomed by the breathtaking live oak avenue. After lunch, visit Pin Point Museum to learn about the Gullah/Geechee culture. The farewell dinner this evening is “alfresco” alongside the river at Pin Point.
Day 10 – Savannah to Home City
Transfer to the Savannah Airport for your flight home with fond memories, new friends, and many stories to share with friends and family.
Secure your seat with a $350 refundable deposit! Get a jump on the crowd by making a risk free deposit. As this trip is still in the planning stage, your pre-reservation entitles you to be notified as soon as the dates and pricing is posted. We do this so you can see what will be offered in the coming months/year.
Prices are per person and include all taxes and fees. Prices are in CAD.
Not included in price:
- Airline baggage fees for additional or over-sized luggage
- Airline fuel surcharges if there is a change in fuel prices
- Gratuities for Tour Director and Driver
- Meals and activities not specified in the itinerary
- Any personal expenses
- Travel Insurance
- Pre or post tour arrangements
Multi Night Stays
Sometimes a day just isn't enough to take in all a place has to offer. Enjoy Multi-night stays at Myrtle Beach, Charleston and Savannah.
There are 19 meals included on this tour. 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 6 dinners.
Enjoy in-depth, locally guided, tours of Charleston's Historic District and Savannah's Historical District.
Barefoot Queen Riverboat Cruise
Enjoy a relaxing lunch cruise with onboard entertainment.
The Carolina Opry
Take in a musical variety show in this Grand Strand landmark, with it’s grand columns and sparking cupola that can be seen from every direction, beckoning the passerby to come inside and feel the excitement!
Brookgreen Gardens is a unique melding of art, nature and history. A sculpture garden and wildlife preserve with several themed gardens featuring American figurative sculptures, the Low Country Zoo, and trails through several ecosystems in nature reserves.
Visit one of Myrtle Beach’s top venues for live music, dancing and comedy. The Alabama Theatre’s exciting productions are the highlight of any vacation!
Delight your taste buds with a wine tasting of award-winning Muscadine wines and learn about the family history on a wine tour.
Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
Completed in 1771, the Old Exchange Building is a Charleston landmark and the site of some of the most important events in South Carolina history. Over the last two and a half centuries, the building has been a commercial exchange, custom house, post office, city hall, military headquarters and museum.
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Patriots Point has become one of the state’s most popular tourist attractions, where honour, pride and adventure unite.
Boone Hall Plantation
Visit Boone Hall Plantation that was founded in 1681 by Englishman Major John Boone and is still in operation. See the spectacular approach to the home, with massive oak trees with moss-draped branches that meet overhead. While here, tour the house, the gardens and the black history exhibit.
Spirit of Charleston
Enjoy dinner aboard the Spirit of Charleston with live narration with a waterside view of the historic port while cruising by notable American landmarks, such as Fort Sumter, the Battery, USS Yorktown and more!
Charleston Tea Garden
Visit Charleston Tea Garden for a tour and tasting and enjoy a delicious boxed lunch in the scenic picnic are surrounded by live oak trees.
American Prohibition Museum
The first and only museum in the United States dedicated to the history of Prohibition. Travel back in time to the early 1900s, as anti-alcohol rallies swept the nation.
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
Housed in the elegant home built for William Scarbrough, Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum exhibits ship models, paintings and maritime antiques, principally from the great era of Atlantic trade and travel between England and America during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Bonaventure Cemetery is a rural cemetery located on a scenic bluff of the Wilmington River, east of Savannah, Georgia. The cemetery's prominence grew when it was featured in the 1994 novel 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil' by John Berendt, and in the subsequent movie, directed by Clint Eastwood, based on the book.
Wormsloe Historical Site
The stunning live oak lined avenue beckons visitors to Wormsloe State Historic Site, whose abundant cultural and natural resources have been, and continue to be, shaped by the influences of the many inhabitants of the Isle of Hope through the centuries.
Pin Point Heritage Museum
Pin Point Heritage Museum is your chance to experience the Gullah/Geechee culture first hand. On the Banks of the Moon River, you can explore the refurbished museum complex, see exciting exhibits and unparalleled view of the marsh!