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The Colorful Carolina Coast
Meander the beautiful Southern Atlantic coastline from Norfolk to Jacksonville
Travel east to Norfolk, Virginia, your gateway to the colorful Carolina coast.
DoubleTree Hotel Norfolk Airport
Drive along one of America’s most unique and scenic geological features, the Outer
Banks. Your stops include the birthplace of flight, Kitty Hawk National Monument, and
the great Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Tonight break bread with the church ladies of St.
John United Methodist. Breakwater Inn (FB,L,D)
Two ferries through Pamlico Sound highlight this day of travel which includes lunch
served on tiny Ocracoke Island, once the pirate Blackbeard's secret hideaway. Rest
well in historic New Bern, Carolina’s Royal Capital City and birthplace of Pepsi Cola.
Courtyard by Marriott (CB,L)
Say hello to Wilmington, North Carolina's principal port, with a visit to the
battleship USS North Carolina for a tour and lunch. Myrtle Beach awaits where your
home is an oceanfront condominium with a million dollar view. A lazy day on the
beach, dinner and a live musical revue at the Alabama Theatre, the Strand's most
popular showplace, are on tap for the second day. Beach Cove Resort – 2 nights
Brookgreen Gardens, the nation’s largest outdoor sculpture display, is your host for
a beautiful morning. Continue south to Charleston for a harbor cruise to Fort Sumter
National Monument where the first shots of the Civil War were fired in 1861. You’re
hotel is on the city's most famous and fashionable street. Meeting Street Inn – 2
Begin the day with a city tour by horse and carriage. Following you'll have free time
to join your Tour Director for a stroll to the Battery, take in a museum, shop the City
Market or repose in your historic accommodations! (CB,D)
Next you're off to the shining city of Savannah. In the evening, a mouth-watering
dinner is served riverfront in one of the youngest colony's oldest buildings.
DoubleTree Hotel Historic District – 2 nights (CB,D)
9. A morning trolley tour passes sites related to Savannah’s rich past and present.
You'll even hop out at a few. Later in the afternoon, feast to your heart's content at a
traditional “Low Country Boil” dinner served with libations on Tybee Island,
Savannah's beach. (FB,D)
10. Depart for Jekyll Island, hideaway of the rich and famous a century ago. Dine in
the historic Millionaire's Village, then head to Jacksonville for your return flight to
|B||Generally a limited buffet or menu|
|FB||Full buffet or choice of menu|
|BR||Brunch, often buffet-style|
|L||Lunch, often several menu options|
|HT or AT||High or Afternoon Tea|
|D||Dinner, often several menu options|
$ave $150 until July 7