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Southern Charms: Savannah, Hilton Head Island & Charleston

  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • March to October

This unforgettable guided tour through Georgia and South Carolina evokes long-ago days of gracious Southern Living. You’ll explore a world of plantations, 19th-century mansions, low country folkways, madeira traditions and historic districts. Private dinners, a harbour cruise and a beachfront hotel stay are also included. 

  • Roundtrip scheduled flights
  • Accommodation as specified
  • 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
  • Services of a Tauck Tour Director
  • Classic tour

2024 Departure Dates
March 28th; April 3rd, 10th, 11th, 24th & 25th; May 1st & 2rd; September 18th & 25th; October 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 16th

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Day 2

Savannah's historic treasures

Become acquainted with the city’s quintessential charms this morning on a locally guided sightseeing excursion that is followed by a hands-on culinary demonstration and lunch featuring local Low Country cuisine. Visit the Massie Heritage Center this afternoon. It is one of Savannah’s treasures – a museum of local history and architecture in a building that housed the city’s first public school. Enjoy a Tauck Exclusive Madeira wine and almond tasting in the private garden of the Davenport House Museum. Then dine this evening at 45 Bistro in The Marshall House, Savannah’s oldest inn, dating back to 1851.

Perry Lane Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Savannah (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Day 3

Low Country

Discover the Low Country with a local guide, experiencing the unique Gullah-Geechee culture at the Pin Point Heritage Museum. A former oyster and crab processing factory, the museum shares the fishing traditions and folkways of the residents of Pin Point, founded by first-generation free people of color. Sightseeing continues with a visit to Fort Pulaski National Monument, the site of a pivotal Civil War battle. The remainder of the day is free.

Perry Lane Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Savannah (Breakfast included)
Day 4

Hilton Head Island

Before bidding Savannah farewell this morning, visit the city’s National Museum of the Mighty 8th Air Force for a private tour of its exhibits chronicling the famed US Eighth Bomber Command’s contributions to the Allied victory in World War II and beyond. Enjoy lunch at the museum before traveling to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, boasting one of the most pristine marine estuaries on the east coast. Arrive at your oceanfront resort in Hilton Head, where you’ll find miles of barrier beaches that are ideal for walking and beachcombing. Spend the afternoon as you please, and dine this evening at your leisure at the resort.

Day 5

Beaufort & Charleston

Take time for an early morning walk on Hilton Head’s pristine beaches if you wish before setting off for historic Beaufort, where you’ll have a choice of an in-depth look at the unique culture and heritage of island life by carriage or on a walking tour, accompanied by a local resident and guide. In Beaufort, “Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands,” you’ll view the timeless architecture of its National Historic Landmark District. Then head to Charleston, the lovely and historic first capital of South Carolina where you’ll settle into your home for the next three nights. An elegant 150-year-old hotel, The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel, at the center of Charleston’s historic district – and within walking distance of many of its architectural treasures. Dinner tonight is at your choice of two Charleston restaurants.

Mills House, Curio Collection by Hilton, Charleston (Breakfast and dinner included)
Day 6

Cruise Charleston Harbour

Discover the city’s colorful maritime history on a cruise of the harbor this morning. See Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie, the lighthouses, the Battery and the USS Yorktown, followed by a guided walking tour of the city that showcases its rich cultural heritage. Enjoy free time the rest of the day.

Mills House, Curio Collection by Hilton, Charleston (Breakfast included)
Day 8

Journey Home

Spend your final morning in Charleston, perhaps shopping for souvenirs before heading to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

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