Skyline view of Atlanta
Skyline view of Atlanta
Beautiful evening views of Charleston
Beautiful evening views of Charleston
Georgia, Pensacola and Mississippi
Georgia, Pensacola and Mississippi
Georgia and New Orleans
Georgia and New Orleans
Savannah, Tallahessee and Atlanta
Savannah, Tallahessee and Atlanta
Savannah in Georgia and New Orleans in Louisiana
Savannah in Georgia and New Orleans in Louisiana

Deep South Discovery

8 nights from £1,799 per person Including Flights

Overview

Immerse yourself in the fabled southern hospitality on this gorgeous tour of southern USA. You’ll be living the real Gone with the Wind story, on this journey through Atlanta, Charleston and Savannah. Visit plantation houses and explore historic cities. Then travel onto the fabulous city of New Orleans, a melting pot of culture, be it music, food, art or architecture. (ATI)

Highlights

  • Spend time in the charming and historic city of Charleston, exploring the historic districts and waterfront park overlooking the harbour
  • Visit the Road to Tara Museum and Stately Oaks Plantation – the inspiration for Gone with the Wind
  • Enjoy a historical trolley tour in downtown Savannah and stroll the beautiful leafy town squares of this captivating city
  • Experience the tastes and sounds of magical New Orleans

Itinerary Overview

Atlanta 2 nights - Charleston 1 night - Savannah 2 nights - Montgomery 1 night - New Orleans 2 nights - Fly home

Pre and post tour hotel nights are available to for you to maximise your time away and explore the start and end cities independently. Speak to our sales agents if you would like to add this on.

2024 Departure Dates
May: 04, 18
Jun: 01, 22
Sep: 07, 21

2025 Departure Dates
Apr: 12
May: 03, 17, 31
Jun: 14
Sep: 06, 20
Oct: 04

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  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Arrive in Atlanta

Fly to Atlanta and transfer independently to your hotel where you will meet your Tour Director.

Overnight: Holiday Inn Express and Suites Atlanta Downtown or similar, breakfast included

Day 2

Atlanta

Beginning your holiday with a city tour of Atlanta, including the childhood home of Martin Luther King. You will also learn about another famous resident Margaret Mitchell, writer of Gone with the Wind. Visit the Stately Oaks Plantation, inspiration for the plantation in the film, and the “Road to Tara” museum, where you will be able to see memorabilia from the film including the costumes worn by Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh. This evening enjoy a welcome reception.

Overnight: Holiday Inn Express and Suites Atlanta Downtown or similar, breakfast included

Day 3

Atlanta – Augusta – Charleston

Leave Atlanta this morning and journey west to Augusta, the second oldest city in Georgia and home to the prestigious Masters golf tournament. Later in the afternoon you will arrive into the charming and historic town of Charleston.

Overnight: Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview or similar

Day 4

Charleston – Savannah

Start your morning by immersing yourself in the rich history of Charleston with a locally guided tour through the well-preserved historic district, renowned as the most meticulously safeguarded in the country. Despite enduring the brunt of natural calamities, the Revolutionary War, and the Civil War, this picturesque city remains a shining jewel in the Southern landscape. As the day progresses, consider delving deeper into the region's history by opting for an excursion to the esteemed Boone Hall Plantation, celebrated for its iconic Avenue of Oaks. Notably featured in several American films, including "North and South," this plantation offers an insightful glimpse into the area's historical tapestry.

Overnight: Best Western Savannah Historic District or similar, breakfast included

Day 5

Savannah

You have a full day to enjoy the charms of Savannah, once the worlds largest cotton port, when cotton was King. Savannah was spared the ravages of the Civil War and you will be able to stroll the buildings around the tree-shaded squares, dating back hundreds of years.

Overnight: Best Western Savannah Historic District or similar, breakfast included

Day 6

Savannah – Montgomery

Travel west into the heart of the Deep South and the state of Alabama. You’ll arrive in Montgomery, the state capital and central to the American Civil Rights Movement. Visit the Rosa Parks Library and Museum and learn all about the Montgomery Bus Boycott. You may also want to visit the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

Overnight: Courtyard Montgomery or similar, breakfast included

Day 7

Montgomery – Selma – New Orleans

Head to Selma Alabama, another town central to the Civil Rights Movement. Here you will visit the Edmund Pettis Bridge where the historic march from Selma to Montgomery begin and where the brutal evens of Bloody Sunday took place. Then continue south through Mississippi to New Orleans. This city is a unique blend of French, Spanish, Caribbean and African cultures, which you will discover through the food, the music and the architecture. You could choose an optional Riverboat Dinner Cruise to enjoy the rhythms of a Dixieland jazz band this evening.

Overnight: Hilton New Orleans Riverside or similar

Day 8

New Orleans

A full day at leisure to experience the charms of New Orleans. There is an optional excursion to a working plantation. Or simply stroll the French Quarter, admiring the lovely buildings with wrought iron balconies and soaking up the atmosphere.

Overnight: Hilton New Orleans Riverside or similar

Day 9

New Orleans departure

Independent transfer to the airport for your flight home

  • Return scheduled transatlantic flights
  • Dedicated Tour Manager
  • Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach transportation throughout the tour
  • Hotel accommodation as per hotels listed or similar
  • 4 x breakfast included as per itinerary*
  • City tour of Atlanta
  • Guided walking tour of historic Charleston

*Please note the breakfast at each hotel are subject to change at any time and are not guaranteed meals. Your hotel may change which therefore will impact whether the hotel will offer a complimentary breakfast.

What's not included:

  • Airport transfers
  • Optional excursions

Experience More (Optional extras) from prices:

  • Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens - $40pp
  • Savannah River Cruise and Dinner - $110pp
  • New Orleans Dinner and Jazz Cruise - $90pp
  • New Orleans Swamp Tour - $60pp
  • Glenfield Plantation and Dinner - $50pp
  • Elvis Experience - $80pp
  • Nashville Country Hallf of Fame and RCA Studio B - $50pp

Rates are approximate from prices and can be subject to change and availability. Speak to your Tour Director to book these locally.

 

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