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Experience the true southern hospitality and charm in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

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Experience the true southern hospitality and charm in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.



Travel to the United States’ oldest city, St. Augustine, first settled in 1565. Take a guided trolley tour highlighting the Old Spanish Quarter, historic Bayfront, “Old Town” which dates to 1572, and the Plaza de la Constitucion with its shops and restaurants.


Taste your way through historic St. Augustine on various tours that highlight the city’s specialty food and wine (Vittles and Vino VIP Carriage Tour, the Corks and Forks Walking Tour, Wine About Town Tour, or Just Beer! Tour.



Arrive at the exclusive Jekyll Island Club Hotel, grandly situated in the midst of the fabled Golden Isles. Jekyll Island was the winter retreat of prominent gilded age families. Their grand “cottages” still stand.


Take a tram tour of the Jekyll Island Historic Landmark District – one of the nation’s largest restoration projects. The Rockefellers, Vanderbilts and J.P. Morgan once vacationed here along the 240-acre river edge.


Visit another of the fabled Golden Isles, quaint St. Simons Island. See its striking 106 foot tall lighthouse and visit the Museum of Coastal History.


Head to Savannah and explore its sprawling Historic District. Stroll along the cobblestone-paved Factors Walk and River Street, where old cotton warehouses have been converted into trendy shops, taverns and restaurants. Visit the beautiful Andrew Low Home and Gardens and learn about the driving force behind the Girl Scouts and its founder, Juliette Low.


South Carolina

Travel along the coast through South Carolina’s “Low country” to the charming town of Beaufort, the “Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands.” See Beaufort’s charms in a horse-drawn buggy or stroll around the streets at your own pace.


Travel to beautiful antebellum Charleston, where magnificent formal gardens grace much of the historic district. Visit the battery overlooking Fort Sumter where, on April 12, 1861, the first shots of the Civil War were fired.


Explore one of America's oldest working plantations, Boone Hall, set amidst moss- draped oaks. View the remarkably preserved original slave cabins, unusual in their brick construction.


To learn more about touring these Southern states, contact your local travel professional or call major tour operator Collette at 800.340.5158 and visit www.gocollette.com.


May 31, 2023
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