Explore three popular southern cities on this 8-day journey! Start off in the Nation’s Capital, Washington, DC, where you will explore all around the city visiting the White House, Washington Monument, and the Jefferson Memorial. From there you will continue south to Charleston where you will experience this historic southern city known for its wonderful architecture, storied past, charming people and atmosphere, and fine Low Country cuisine. After Charleston, continue on to Savannah where a sightseeing tour of the city will treat you to tales of history and culture and a chance to view the parks and gardens for which Savannah is so famous. You will immerse yourself in a true southern experience on this journey!
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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 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN WASHINGTON, DC
Welcome to our nation's capital! Today, begin exploring the amazing city with your multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Washington DC. Visit the White House, the National Cathedral, the Smithsonian museums and more! (Overnight in Washington, DC)
DAY 2 WASHINGTON, DC
Take the whole day to discover Washington, DC's highlights as you continue on your hop-on, hop-off experience. Tonight, you will travel out on a Monuments by Moonlight tour that will visit the major landmarks such as the Jefferson Memorial, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and the Washington Monument as they are lit up in their full glory.
(Overnight in Washington, DC)
DAY 3 WASHINGTON, DC TO CHARLESTON
Travel to Union Station and board Amtrak® as you head south to Charleston. No other city more lovingly preserves its past than Charleston, from its houses to churches and even the cobblestone streets. (Overnight in Charleston)
DAY 4 CHARLESTON
Today you will be treated to a tour of this quaint, historic and beautiful city. You will visit the waterfront park known as the Battery, the colorful houses that line Rainbow Row, and the city's military college, The Citadel. (Overnight in Charleston)
DAY 5 CHARLESTON
Today you will have a free day to explore Charleston on your own. Perhaps you want to do some shopping in the open markets or take a horse-drawn carriage ride. Tonight, you will enjoy some savory southern cooking in a popular, local restaurant. (Overnight in Charleston) D
DAY 6 CHARLESTON TO SAVANNAH
This evening travel to the Amtrak Station and board the train to continue south to Savannah. (Overnight in Savannah)
DAY 7 SAVANNAH
Enjoy your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Savannah while learning of the city's rich history. Your sightseeing tour will bring you to such important Savannah stops as the Davenport House, Colonial Park Cemetery, and the Telfair Museum. (Overnight in Savannah)
DAY 8 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SAVANNAH
LEGEND FOR MEALS: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, D - DINNER
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
With its convenient location and historic framework, the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District makes for one of the best places to stay in Savannah, GA.
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