Southern Charm - 8 Day Tour
Experience southern hospitality on this rail journey to Washington, DC, Atlanta and New Orleans. See America's Capital on a hop on/ hop off tour. Next, your tour continues on to Atlanta. A CityPass will allow you to see many of Atlanta's famous attractions. The final stop of the journey is New Orleans. A narrated tour will provide you the rich history of the Big Easy.
Scenic highlights of your trip include:
- One-way Amtrak from Washington, DC, to Atlanta in Roomette accommodations; meals included in Dining car
- One-way Amtrak from Atlanta to New Orleans in Coach accommodations
- Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
- 4 meals (1 breakfast, 3 dinners)
- Washington, DC
- French Quarter
Day 1 - Welcome to Washington, DC
Enjoy picture-perfect views from the top of a double-decker bus while you explore the capital on a 2-day
hop-on / hop-off tour of all the major Washington, DC, attractions. Overnight Washington, DC.
Day 2 - Washington, DC Sightseeing
Continue your tour of Washington, DC, with a 2-day sightseeing pass aboard a hop-on / hop-off bus. Worked up an appetite? Just head downtown for your included dinner at a popular Washington, DC, restaurant. Overnight Washington, DC. (D).
Day 3 - Train to Atlanta
Spend some free time exploring Washington, DC, before you transfer on your own and board Amtrak for a relaxing trip south to Atlanta in your private Roomette sleeping accommodations. Overnight train. (B, D).
Day 4 - Arrival in Atlanta
This morning you will arrive in Atlanta. Today, use your CityPASS to visit some of Atlanta’s most bragged about attractions, including the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca Cola, Zoo Atlanta and a CNN Studio Tour. Overnight Atlanta.
Day 5 - Discover Atlanta
What’s your favorite part of Atlanta? Spend your free time today discovering some of Atlanta’s hidden treasures…let us know what you find! Overnight Atlanta.
Day 6 - Atlanta to New Orleans
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak to the Big Easy. Perhaps spend your free time this evening exploring the romantic French Quarter with a leisurely carriage ride for two. Overnight New Orleans.
Day 7 - New Orleans Sightseeing
Today you’ll get to know New Orleans on a narrated tour that will introduce you to voodoo and piracy, architecture and art, and history in the making. Then take a stroll down Bourbon Street to enjoy your included dinner at a classic Creole restaurant. Overnight New Orleans. (D)
Day 8 - Vacation Conclusion
Your rail vacation comes to an end today.
Hotels include the Courtyard by Marriott Embassy Row, Embassy Suites Downtown at Centennial Olympic Park, and Holiday Inn French Quarter. Amtrak accommodations are in both Coach class and Roomette.
Hotels include Fairmont Washington DC, Sheraton Atlanta, and Hotel Monteleone. Amtrak accommodations are in both Coach class and Roomette.
Hotel accommodations are based on availability; substitutes will be similar in quality and amenities.
Prices are land-only, per person, tax included. Prices are correct at the time this web page is published; however, are subject to change. Activities referenced in trip itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included.
Call 877-929-7245 today to book your Southern Charm vacation.