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A Pilgrimage to Plains, In Honor of President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter

Overview

Featuring the 50th anniversary of the Moon Walk at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville

Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Atlanta, dinner at Mary Mac’s, President Carter’s favorite restaurant! Hyatt Regency downtown Atlanta (D)

Day 2

Visit the Carter Presidential Library in Atlanta, then travel to Pine Mountain, GA, 2 nights at the magnificent Callaway Gardens Lodge. (FB,D)

Day 3

Tour Calloway Gardens and visit Roosevelt’s Little White House In Warm Springs. (FB,D)

Day 4

Travel to Americus, GA, en route, visit the infamous Andersonville National Historic Site (a Civil War monument), 2 nights at the Historic Windsor Hotel, a truly remarkable accommodation in a cozy little town. (FB,L,D)

Day 5

“President Jimmy Carter.” A visit to Plains (pop. 776), includes a guided tour, lunch and stops at some “presidential” landmarks around town; among them a unique peanut statue, brother Billy Carter’s service station and the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site at Plains High School. (B,L)

Day 6

Travel to Huntsville, stopping along the way at the new Freedom Riders Nat’l Monument in Anniston. This is a fascinating page in the Civil Rights story. Marriott Huntsville (B,L)

Day 7

They are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon Walk this year at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Take a step back in time. Where were you when Neil Armstrong said, “… one small step for man…”? Fly home, arriving at 9pm. (FB)
 

Daily Itinerary Meal Legend
CBContinental Breakfast
BGenerally a limited buffet or menu
FBFull buffet or choice of menu
BRBrunch, often buffet-style
LLunch, often several menu options
HT or ATHigh or Afternoon Tea
DDinner, often several menu options

Departures

Sunday, October 20, 2019 to Saturday, October 26, 2019

7 Days, 13 Meals
$2890
p.p./dbl.occ.
$3245
single

Pricing

$ave $100 until May 14

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