Tour Duration 12 Nights - From 2549*
Featuring Georgia, South Carolina, Florida and Alabama, united by a haunting history but probably most famous now for their lively music, delicious cooking and charming Southern hospitality. Beginning in Atlanta, we travel through Georgia to Charleston, South Carolina. The beautiful city of Savannah is next with its Antebellum history, then our journey weaves along the picturesque Atlantic coastline to Hilton Head Island and St Augustine, America’s oldest city. The tour continues to Tallahassee and follows the gulf coast to Orange Beach, where you will spend a few relaxing days. Finally our trip takes us to Mobile, home of the first Mardi Gras, then Tuscaloosa, Alabama for a taste of Native American History before returning to Atlanta where your Authentic American Adventure comes full circle.
DAY BY DAY TOUR ITINERARY
Upon arrival at our Atlanta hotel your guide and driver will host welcome drinks at the hotel bar. A great opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers.
This morning we depart after breakfast to tour the fantastic World of Coca Cola followed by a driving Tour of Atlanta. There will be free time to explore Atlanta before we go out for evening entertainment downtown.
Enjoy a morning at Stone Mountain Park and "Crossroads" Then we’ll visit Augusta, home of the "Masters" Golf Tournament, where we will spend a couple of hours exploring the river walk and visiting the James Brown statue on Broad Street en route to Charleston. After checking in to our hotel you have free time to explore and enjoy live music on King Street.
Today we will explore Charleston on a Horse Drawn Carriage Tour downtown then take a Harbour Tour on the Carolina Belle. You’ll have free time this evening to make the most of your time in Charleston.
We’ll depart Charleston this morning for the beautiful city of Savannah, Georgia. On our way there we will make a stop for lunch at the picturesque Hilton Head Island, known for it’s Atlantic Ocean beaches and golf
courses. After checking in to our hotel we will go out for the evening to enjoy Savannah’s nightlife.
After breakfast we’ll leave the hotel for a driving tour of Savannah, followed by free time to explore River Street and Savannah’s many historic squares and antebellum buildings. This evening enjoy a leisurely meal and a few drinks in the cosmopolitan downtown area.
Today we will leave Savannah for St Augustine, Florida - America's oldest city. We will take a trolley tour of this beautiful place and hear all about its history. This afternoon we will depart for Tallahassee and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Florida's Capital City. In the evening enjoy Dinner and Drinks on your own in Tallahassee.
This morning we will travel along the beautiful Gulf Coast to our next stop - Orange Beach. Enjoy a group lunch at Jaco's, a beautiful waterfront restaurant in Pensacola, Florida. After lunch we’ll check in to our hotel and spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool or on the beautiful white sand of Alabama's Gulf Coast. This evening we’ll enjoy a night at the Pink Pony Pub - have fun singing along and enjoy a few local cocktails!
Today we have free time to enjoy the beautiful white sandy beaches of Orange Beach. Optional Dolphin Boat ride (Extra Charge) This evening it is time to enjoy dinner and live music at Florabama - America's biggest road house which got its name from being built on the Florida/Alabama State Line.
More time to take in the sun on the beach at our resort hotel. Optional - Shopping Trip Evening Entertainment in the local area.
Another day to chill out on the pristine white sandy beach or by the pool. Evening - Free time to enjoy local entertainment.
After breakfast we will make the short trip to Mobile, Alabama and tour Battleship Park and the USS Alabama. After lunch we will visit the Mardi Gras Museum before checking into our hotel. Free time In Mobile this evening to explore the city.
This morning we will leave Mobile for Tuscaloosa, Alabama where we will enjoy a short city tour. A visit to Moundville follows where you will learnabout the fascinating history of Native American life in the area. This evening you will have free time to explore downtown Tuscaloosa
As this is the last day of your tour. We will leave our hotel in good time to make our way to Atlanta Airport for your onward flights.