1. Home to Peru
Today we begin our journey to beautiful the Carolinas in the springtime. Noon lunch will be at the Norske Nook, a Scandinavian restaurant. Arrive in Peru for the evening.
Included Meals: Lunch

2. Peru to Lexington
After breakfast we make our way through the Kentucky rolling hills dotted with thoroughbreds. Tour of Churchill Downs before we motor through the Blue Grass Drive with miles and miles of beautiful horse farms and flowering dogwoods. This evening is at your leisure.
Included Meals: Light Breakfast
Hotel: Hampton Inn

3. Lexington 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. Later travel into the countyside for a delicious lunch at the Bulloch House in the charming small town of Warm Springs. After lunch visit the Little White House, the Georgia home of President Roosevelt before we tour Callaway Gardens, nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians. People from all over the United States come to experience the beauty and you’ll be among them. See one of the world’s largest collections of native azaleas, and other beautiful flowers set on 14,000 acres of woodlands, lakes, wildlife, flowers, hummingbirds, pheasants, and more than 1,000 butterflies of 50 species. This evening you are free to choose from one of Atlanta’s great cuisine restaurants.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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 and the largest of any city in the U.S. 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 Pirates tavern dating back to 1753.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Hampton Inn Historic District

6. Savannah
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Two hundred sixty years of Georgia history unfolds as we board horse drawn carriages for an intimate guided tour of the charming Savannah historic district. This remainder of the day is free to browse the historic district, the Riverstreet and Riverfront Plaza and dinner on own.
Included Meals: Breakfast

7. Savannah to Charleston
Visit Hilton Head Island, a premier resort area with miles of sandy beaches, filled with nature and quaint little shops. Lunch today is overlooking the Hilton Head Harbor with lovely views and great food. Later stop in the charming and unique village of Beaufort where the only form of transportation is by horse drawn carriages. 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 Holiday Inn perfectly set in the Historic District of Charleston. You are within walking distance to many charming shops and restaurants.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Hotel: Holiday Inn Historic District

8. Charleston
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning before a local step-on guide helps us sightsee 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. This evening you are guests aboard the Spirit of Carolina boat for a dinner cruise out on the breathtaking Charleston Harbor.
Included Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

9. Charleston / Myrtle Beach
A full breakfast is served at you the hotel before we 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. Travel along the Atlantic Coast to Myrtle Beach. Tour Boone Hall Plantation, America’s most photographed plantation. Check into your lovely oceanfront hotel perfectly set on Myrtle Beach.
Included Meals: Breakfast Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Oceanfront

10. Myrtle Beach
Explore Myrtle Beach with a drive along the Grand Strand, one of the longest, widest, and most scenic beaches on the Atlantic. Take some time to walk along the golden beaches and visit the unique waterfront shops of Barefoot Landing. Take an 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.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

11. Myrtle Beach to Madison
Visit the “Garden City,” Augusta, Georgia, for a locally guided tour. See Summerville Neighborhood and visit a historic home. Enjoy lunch on your own along the Riverwalk and Augusta River with beautiful flowers nestled among restaurants and quaint shops. Spend a restful night in Madison, not far from Augusta.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Hampton Inn

12. Madison 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: Hampton Inn

13. Nashville to Bloomington
Our journey continues across Tennessee and on to Bloomington, Illinois. 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 remember a delightful spring tour.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Fly to Atlanta on day 3 to join tour.

Fly home from Atlanta on day 12 of tour to your home city.
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Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $1,889
Single: $2,499
Triple: $1,789
Quad: $149

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Single:  $2499
Double:  $1889
Triple:  $1789 

Single:  $149
Double:  $116

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Tour Highlights

2 Nights Savannah Historic District
Carriage Tour in Historic District
Hilton Head Island & Lunch
Historic Beaufort
2 Nights Charleston Historic District
Dinner Cruise in Charleston Harbor
Magnolia Plantation
Boone Hall Plantation
2 Nights Midtown Altanta
City Tour of Alanta
Stone Mountain Park
CNN Tour
2 Nights Myrtle Beach
Barefoot Landing
Carolina Opry Show
Macon & Augusta Sightseeing
Churchill Downs
22 Meals Included
$30 in Travel Bucks

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