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Trip Overview

You’re destined to discover old-fashioned Southern hospitality and charm on your six-day roundtrip rail journey from Orlando. Charleston and Savannah each have its own quintessential character, wide variety of attractions, and opportunities for relaxation—in other words, they are the perfect places to visit! Tour Charleston’s well-preserved historic districts, stroll through plantation gardens, see Fort Sumter from the Battery, and marvel at the majestic mansions that line cobblestone streets. For a glimpse into the city’s storied past, visit Rainbow Row along East Bay Street. Continue to Savannah and learn about Victorian influences, dine on fresh local cuisine, enjoy a river and harbor cruise, check out Forsyth Park and River Street, and walk from square to square to get a feel for the heart of the city. This is an experience of the South that will make you want to return time and time again.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing city tour of Charleston
  • Sightseeing tour of Magnolia Plantation
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Savannah
  • Sightseeing cruise of Savannah

Package Also Includes:

  • Roundtrip Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Orlando to Charleston; Charleston to Savannah; and Savannah to Orlando onboard the Silver Meteor®
  • 5 nights' hotel accommodations
  • 1 meal included (1 dinner)
Trip Map

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

DAY 1 ORLANDO > CHARLESTON
This afternoon board Amtrak's Silver Meteor route in Orlando for your journey north to Charleston. As the train winds its way toward South Carolina, settle in and enjoy the scenic views from the train. After arriving this evening check-in to your hotel and prepare for a day of sightseeing around the city tomorrow. (Overnight in Charleston)

DAY 2 CHARLESTON
Today you will explore Charleston on a guided tour of the city! Your tour will bring you to some of Charleston's top attractions such as the Joseph Magnolia Mansion, the very popular Rainbow Row where you will see many historic houses painted in festive, pastel colors, and the city's military college, The Citadel. Your full day of historic sightseeing will explore the best of what Charleston has to offer. (Overnight in Charleston)

DAY 3 CHARLESTON
This morning you will depart for a comprehensive tour of one of the oldest Southern plantations, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Your guided tour will take you to the historic Magnolia Plantation House that rests along the Ashley River. Along with the tour of the house, you will enjoy a ride past the Audubon Swamp inhabited by alligators, egrets, and other native wildlife. Between the Magnolia Plantation House and the swamps, this tour will give you a unique blend of history and nature! Tonight, you will enjoy dinner at a popular restaurant. (Overnight in Charleston) D

DAY 4 CHARLESTON > SAVANNAH
Today you will have a free morning to enjoy Charleston on your own, then this evening board Amtrak for a short ride down to Savannah! Upon arrival check-in to your hotel and settle in for the night. Tomorrow you will enjoy a full day of sightseeing around Savannah. (Overnight in Savannah)

DAY 5 SAVANNAH
Today you will have a full day of sightseeing in Savannah! A hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour will guide you to Savannah's top attractions. Visit the Davenport House, the scenic Forsyth Park, and the world-famous River Street with its outdoor entertainment as well as many shops and places to eat. This afternoon you will board a riverboat for a sightseeing cruise of Savannah's harbor. A leisurely hour-long cruise will allow you to take in beautiful views from the open-air third-level deck of the boat. A wonderful day of touring awaits! (Overnight in Savannah)

DAY 6 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN ORLANDO
This morning, board the train in Savannah for your journey south back to Orlando. As the train makes its way towards Orlando, reflect upon your wonderful experiences in America's historic south!

Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

The Francis Marion Hotel Charleston

The historic Francis Marion Hotel, named for the Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox,” has a long tradition of gracious service, elegant accommodations, and hosting splendid banquets and events dating back to its opening in 1924.

Holiday Inn Riverview Charleston

The Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview is a unique landmark hotel located right on the Ashley River and just 1.5 miles from the Historic District of Downtown Charleston. This 100% non-smoking, full-service hotel offers several complimentary amenities, as well as views of the Charleston Peninsula, the Charleston Harbor, the Ashley River, the City Marina, and more!

The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel

Experience the ultimate in southern charm at our hotel in the heart of historic Charleston. Opened in 1853, The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel is a unique hotel close to the Museum Mile and many historic downtown sights.

Best Western Plus Savannah Historic District

The Best Western Plus Savannah Historic District is an inviting hotel with superior amenities and genuine southern charm. With a fantastic location in the Historic District, we are walking distance to River Street, City Market and local museums and historic sites.

DoubleTree Hotel Historic Savannah

Enjoy the newly renovated DoubleTree by Hilton Savannah Historic District hotel, situated between iconic River Street and Savannah’s City Market. Immerse yourself in the city and discover many nearby Savannah attractions.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Savannah Midtown

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Savannah Midtown is conveniently located around the corner from Savannah’s Twelve Oaks and Abercorn Walk shopping centers, and just a quick drive from downtown Savannah and Savannah/Hilton Head International airport.

Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic Distric

Explore historic downtown Savannah from our Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District hotel, situated one block from River Street, City Market and historic Broughton Street. Our hotel in Savannah, GA is located five minutes from the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center and 20 minutes from Savannah International Airport.

Hotel Indigo Historic District

Our Savannah hotel in the Historic District is known as the Grand Lady on Bay Street. This historic hotel in the recently renovated Guckenheimer Building (circa 1851) is steeped in the tradition of Southern hospitality and elegance. Located at Ellis Square, our hotel is across Bay Street from River Street and is just steps from the celebrated City Market and other local attractions.

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Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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