1. Home to Bloomington
Today we begin our journey to Georgia and South Carolina. Noon lunch will be at the Norske Nook, a Scandinavian restaurant. We will enjoy the lush scenery as we make our way to Bloomington, IL and check into our hotel.
Included Meals: Lunch
Hotel: Hawthorn Suites

2. Bloomington to Bowling Green
After a satisfying breakfast we make our way through the Kentucky rolling hills dotted with thoroughbreds. We’ll stop for a tour of Churchill Downs before we motor through the Blue Grass Drive with miles and miles of beautiful horse farms and flowering dogwoods.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Drury Inn

3. Bowling Green to Atlanta
Arrive in Atlanta, Georgia (The Fly group joins us this afternoon). Dinner this evening is a wonderful experience as R & J Tours has arranged for you to dine in one of Atlanta’s favorite restaurants.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Drury Inn

4. Atlanta
A local guide helps us explore Atlanta with sights such as Peachtree Street, the Governor’s Mansion, and the North Side Buckhead Area featuring beautiful homes. Enjoy a tour of the interesting CNN Studio and more. Our tour ends at the Underground, where you will experience it all on the original streets of Atlanta. Over six blocks of shopping, dining, history, and entertainment.
Included Meals: Breakfast

5. Atlanta to Savannah
Visit Macon, Georgia, a graceful city with azaleas, dogwoods, and more than 200,000 Yoshino cherry trees. Visit the Hay House before continuing on to Savannah, one of the South’s oldest and most graceful cities. Savannah features an entire restored area registered as a National Historic Landmark. It is with this in mind that we have given you two relaxing nights in the historic district. Dinner this evening is at the Pirates House, a unique, historic tavern dating back to 1753. After dinner, we’ll board horse drawn carriages for an intimate guided tour of the charming Savannah historic district; 260 years of Georgia history will unfold before you.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Historic District

6. Savannah
Today is a day of leisure to enjoy the charming historic district, the River Street, and the Riverfront Plaza.
Included Meals: Breakfast

7. Savannah to Charleston
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, we will depart for Hilton Head Island with miles of sandy beaches. Lunch today is overlooking the Hilton Head Harbor with lovely views and great food. Later stop in the charming and unique village of Beaufort. You may choose to browse this lovely town by carriage (optional). We’ll make our way to Charleston, literally a living museum which features 789 acres of historical beauty reflecting its 300 year old history. We’ll check into the beautiful historic Hampton Inn perfectly set in the Historic District of Charleston. You are within walking distance to many charming shops and restaurants.
Included Meals: Light Breakfast, Lunch
Hotel: Hampton Inn Historic District

8. Charleston
A local step-on guide leads us through Charleston and its historic district. Lunch today is at one of Charleston’s oldest award winning restaurants featuring Low Country and Southern Cuisine. Enjoy some leisure time here in the historic district or a stroll to the nearby old city market. Tonight you are guests aboard the ‘Spirit of Carolina’ for a dinner cruise out on the Charleston Harbor.
Included Meals: Light Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

9. Charleston to Myrtle Beach
Enjoy a full breakfast and depart for colorful Magnolia Plantation where you will walk through a wonderland of winding paths among one of the largest and oldest collections
of camellias and azaleas in America. Later, tour Middleton Place, a national historic landmark, birthplace of a signer of the Declaration of Independance and home of America’s oldest landscaped gardens. Travel along the Atlantic Coast to Myrtle Beach. Check into your oceanfront hotel set on Myrtle Beach.
Included Meals: Breakfast Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Oceanfront

10. Myrtle Beach
Enjoy breakfast and a free morning exploring
Myrtle Beach. Later, you may choose to take an optional excursion to Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach’s newest shopping and entertainment complex. Dinner this evening is at Original Benjamin’s Calabash, a one-of-a-kind restaurant with seafood and continental buffet featuring over 144 items. After dinner, attend one of the hottest shows in Myrtle Beach, the Carolina Opry.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

11. Myrtle Beach to Atlanta
After breakfast at the hotel, we will depart for Atlanta with a lunch stop in Augusta, before continuing on to Atlanta.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Drury Inn

12. Atlanta to Nashville
Our journey continues on into another great city, Nashville, Tennessee – “Music City, USA!” This evening we’ll visit the beautiful Opryland Hotel for some leisure time. (The fly group departs)
Included Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Drury Inn

13. Nashville to Bloomington
Our journey continues across Tennessee and on to Bloomington, Illinois with coffee stops and lunch along the way. We’ll check into our hotel and freshen up for dinner. Join us this evening for a farewell dinner at Central Station Restaurant.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Hawthorn Suites

14. Bloomington to Home
As we make our way on the final stretch, we will reminisce about the many memories of a great trip to the beautiful South Carolina and Georgia in the Springtime.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $2,379
Single: $3,199
Triple: $2,259
Quad: $198

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Price Includes

Motorcoach Dates & Pricing
April 7-20, 2011

Double:  $2,379 Single:  $3,199
Triple:  $2,259
  Quad:  $2,139

Double:  $149  
Single:  $198

Includes: 21 meals, Hotels activities as stated, Luxury Motorcoach

Deposit due: $100 deposit at time of reservation,
Full payment due 30 days prior to

R&J Travel bucks: $35 Travel Bucks earned with this tour.


Fly-Away Dates & Pricing
April 9-18, 2011

Double:  $2,529  Single:  $3,199
Triple:  $2,399  Quad:  $2,279

Double:  $200  
Single:  $235

Includes: Roundtrip Airfare including taxes, fuel surcharges, & baggage fees!, 15 Meals, Activities as stated

Deposit due: $100 deposit at time of reservation,
Full payment due 45 days prior to


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Tour Highlights

Carriage Tour in Historic District
Hilton Head Island & Lunch
Dinner Cruise in Charleston Harbor
Magnolia and Middleton Place Plantation
2 Nights Myrtle Beach Oceanfront
Carolina Opry Show
Macon Sightseeing
Churchill Downs
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