From Atlanta’s MLK, Jr National Historic District to The Legacy Museum in Montgomery this tour shines a light on the Civil Rights Movement. You will walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, stop at the National Voting Rights Museum and in Birmingham visit the 16th Street Baptist Church. Come tour the Old South where changes were difficult but were accomplished.
Atlanta’s newest hit is the Illuminarium where you come face-to-face with the world’s most exotic animals in their natural habitats. Take in the majestic landscapes, gaze at the splendor of the savanna’s sunrise, feel the wonder of a Kenyan sky lit up by stars. This package features new and different attractions such as Puppet Making Class, a Boardwalk on the rooftop, Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint and more.
The Southern Coast is a land where live oak tress are draped with Spanish moss. Where the Capitol Cities have cobble stoned streets, manicured squares, pastel colored antebellum homes. The region is filled with charm and beauty, history that dates to the first colonies, people who speak with a proudly distinct accent and wonderful food mush of which comes fresh from the sea.
You see the city that is arguably the “Capitol of the New South. Then the next day you learn of the genteel life before the war, as well as events during it on a tour titled, “Gone With the Wind.” Come, Discover how the Old South has influenced this modern city.
Discover the Palmetto Low Country with a trip to Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC. While only 2 hours apart, these towns are very different. Savannah is both hip and historic, robust and refined, a city filled with global sophistication, funky nightlife and fabulous food. While the Historic Downtown District has stood throughout Charleston’s history as the cultural and commercial capital of the South. This trip is particularly beautiful in March and April when the azaleas are blooming.
Helen is a mountain town in northeast Georgia. It’s known for its vineyards and Bavarian-style buildings, and is home to a wonderful Oktoberfest that runs from September to the end of October at the city’s Festhalle, home to beers, food and dancing.
“Chasing the Gray Coats” is a historical journey based on Gen. Sherman’s, Civil War Era, March to the Sea. It features some fact, some fiction, some great dining and a few good times. Gather your troops and explore Chattanooga, Atlanta and Savannah. Learn a little about the Civil War, a lot about three cities and enjoy dining at the most famous Southern Restaurants in America.
An uplifting farewell to summer takes place every Labor Day weekend at Callaway Gardens. This event is highlighted by colorful flights, a balloon glow, festival entertainment, exhibits and demonstrations.
Travel that’s Fun! Continuing education with style. This package is a good time that captivates your mind, engages your spirit, and returns you home with a sense of discovery.
In 1864 Union Gen Sherman sent a message to President Lincoln that said, “I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah . . .” We challenge you to organize and lead your troops on a “March to the Sea” during the holidays and enjoy the same beauty that Sherman found on his arrival.