Southern Heritage - 10 Day Tour
Trace history’s trail on the rails of the American Southeast. Reacquaint yourself with America’s roots on a southern rail journey. Get in the spirit at our nation’s capital with an Old Town Trolley tour. Move on to Williamsburg, and step back in time at Colonial Williamsburg and the Jamestown Settlement. Venture next to Charleston, and tour the historic city and Magnolia Plantation. Then, it’s off to Savannah to wander its cobbled squares. Continue south to Jacksonville, and complete your journey via a rental car to St. Augustine, America’s oldest port. See five southeastern cities through history’s lens.
Scenic highlights of your trip include:
- One-way Amtrak from Washington, DC, to Williamsburg, Williamsburg to Charleston, Charleston to Savannah, and Savannah to Jacksonville in Coach accommodations
- 2-day Hertz rental car in Jacksonville for the drive to St. Augustine
- Hotel accommodations for 9 nights
- 2 dinners
- Washington, DC
- Colonial Williamsburg
- Jamestown Settlement
- Magnolia Plantation
- St. Augustine
Day 1 – Washington, DC
Welcome to America's capital. Sightseeing opportunities are endless. Check out the many Smithsonian activities available. Enjoy your included dinner at a popular restaurant in Washington, DC. Overnight Washington, DC. (D)
Day 2 – Discover Washington, DC
Take the whole day to discover Washington, DC's highlights on a hop-on / hop-off trolley tour. Overnight Washington, DC.
Day 3 – Train to Williamsburg
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak for Williamsburg to start your journey back in American History. Overnight Williamsburg.
Day 4 – Visit Jamestown
Step back more than 220 years to the eve of the American Revolution in Williamsburg. Also, visit 17th Century Historic Jamestown, which offers a wealth of activities for exploring the first permanent English settlement in North America. Overnight Williamsburg.
Day 5—Williamsburg to Charleston
No other city more lovingly preserves its past than Charleston, from its houses, to churches, and even the cobblestone streets. Charleston has been said to be the quintessential “Low Country” city. Overnight Charleston.
Day 6 – Charleston
Today you will be treated to a tour of this quaint, historic and beautiful city along with a visit to the famous Magnolia Plantation. Overnight Charleston.
Day 7 – Charleston to Savannah
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak for Savannah, Georgia's first city founded in 1733. Enjoy your included dinner at a historic Savannah restaurant. Overnight Savannah. (D)
Day 8 – Discover Savannah
Enjoy your tour while learning of Savannah’s rich history and historic buildings nestled under giant live oaks hung with Spanish moss. Overnight Savannah.
Day 9 – Jacksonville / St. Augustine
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak to Jacksonville. Upon arrival in Jacksonville, a 2-day Hertz rental car is included to complete your journey to St. Augustine. Enjoy a trolley tour of St. Augustine during your visit. Overnight St. Augustine.
Day 10 – Vacation Conclusion
Your vacation ends today in St. Augustine.
Hotels include the Holiday Inn Capital, Comfort Inn Central Williamsburg, Inn at Ellis Square, and Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites. Rain accommodations are in Coach class.
Hotels include the Capital Hilton, Crowne Plaza Fort Magruder Williamsburg, Doubletree Hotel Historic Savannah, and Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites. Train accommodations are in Coach class.
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 Heritage vacation.