b'NEWFOR 2023Day 1 - Savannah Day 4 - Savannah to Charleston by Train with the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Arrive in Savannah, Georgia, and transfer onAnother of the Souths impressive cities beckonsCharleston, SC. (B, L)your own to our hotel. The remainder of thetoday as we depart Savannah aboard AmtraksDay 6Charleston at Leisureday is free to get acquainted with this SouthernPalmetto train for a relaxing daytime journeyThe day is yours to explore Charleston jewel. The city is exceptionally walkable, withto Charleston. Founded over 350 years ago,independently. The citys surrounding beaches unique art galleries, diverse eateries, antiqueCharleston is beloved for its colorful historicare lovely; its elegant estates offer much to shops, and boutiques intermingled with historichomes and endless charm. The train trip takesexplore; and its restaurants and breweries offer homes and buildings. Overnight Savannah, GA.approximately two hours to complete, and ona taste of the region. Tonight, marvel at the Day 2 - Savannah Sightseeing arrival, we get our first looks at the city on acitys lights from the calm waters of Charlestons guided tour. A step-on guide joins us for this Soak in the old-world grandeur of Savannah onexcursion and offers insider knowledge of theharbor. Our dinner cruise sails under Ravenel this mornings trolley tour. Live commentarycitys history as we make our way through theBridge, past Fort Sumter, and along the Battery guides the way as we explore elegantcobbled streets. Highlights include Charlestonswhile we enjoy outstanding cuisine. Overnight neighborhoods, famous squares, and landmarkCity Market, Rainbow Row, numerous historicCharleston, SC. (B, D)sites while learning the citys rich history. Thehomes, and fascinating sights that recount thisDay 7 - Tour Conclusionafternoon is yours to continue your explorationsSouthern beautys long and colorful history.Your trip through the Souths most charming independently. This evening, enjoy dinner withAfter our tour, we are transferred to our hoteldestinations concludes this morning. A group your traveling companions at Lady & Sons, awith the rest of the day free to enjoy the citytransfer to Charlestons airport is available for renowned restaurant founded by Paula Deen.independently. Overnight Charleston, SC. (B)flights departing at 10:00 a.m. (B)Overnight Savannah, GA. (B, D)Day 5 - Middleton PlaceDay 3 - Jekyll Island Antebellum ambiance fills the grounds of After breakfast at the hotel, we venture downMiddleton Place, a National Historic Landmark the Atlantic coastline to Jekyll Island. This Goldenand our destination for today. This incredible Isle, located about 95 miles south of Savannah,plantation was initially constructed in 1705 boasts 10 miles of pristine coastline and anand has been expanded, burned, destroyed, incredible historic district. We are treated to arestored, and expanded again. We venture glimpse at the islands best as we join a guidedhere this morning to tour the plantation and its tram tour on arrival. Admire over 30 gorgeousimmaculate grounds, which are known to be homes and buildings in the 240-acre historicAmericas oldest landscaped gardens. We begin district while our guide drives through the quietour tour in the House Museum, also called streets. Lush trees veiled in moss and sparklingthe South Flanker, constructed in 1755. Period water views complement the surroundings. Thedecor and lavish furnishings fill the historic tour also includes admission to one of Jekyllsbuilding. Look out the windows onto 65-plus most notable cottages. Following the tour, weacres of perfectly kept gardens. We dine in the head to the Jekyll Island Club Resort for a lunchonsite restaurant following the tour, savoring that epitomizes the islands luxury. We return toupscale versions of low country favorites. This Savannah this afternoon with the rest of the dayafternoon, the group returns to Charleston at leisure. Overnight Savannah, GA. (B, L)For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 59'