Can you believe it’s been 22 years since Forrest Gump sat on that bench and told us “life is like a box of chocolates?” It was in July 1994, that this slow, but sweet character played by Tom Hanks entered theaters—and our hearts. At U S Tours, we thought today, “for no particular reason” that we could celebrate and remember the simple life of Forrest, while touring movie sites, while eating shrimp, and while discovering the Southern beauty of Savannah and Beaufort – two towns that “goes together like peas and carrots.”
Cajun Country is transformed into a winter wonderland during the holiday season as Acadiana present festivals of light, parades, tours of homes and holiday events. Then head to New Orleans for two nights and celebrate the holidays with a traditional French Creole Holiday Dinner and millions of twinkling lights in the holiday exhibit, “Celebration in the Oaks.”
Enjoy three nights in Key West. You will learn of Hemingway & Truman and party like Jimmy Buffett. Explore Dry Tortugas National Park and snorkel these waters famous for giant sea turtles. Swim and snorkel on one of the Key’s Coral Reefs.