Best of the South Spring Adventure featuring Downton Abbey Exhibit at the Biltmore Estate March 22-26, 2020

$1,200.00$1,440.00

TOUR DETAILS

Join us as we depart on a motor-coach tour of the best the South has to offer. We will explore Atlanta GA, Asheville NC, and Hilton Head SC, on this 6 day/5 night getaway. Our first stop will be Atlanta where we will spend two nights. Highlights will include CNN Studio Tour, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and Centennial Park where the Olympics were held. Next stop, Asheville, NC. Two incredible days and nights to visit and explore the Biltmore Estate’s architecture and 8,000 acres of gardens, and learn how wine is made at the estate’s Antler Hill Farm and Winery. The Downton Abbey Exhibit is a must see! As we say goodbye to Asheville, our final destination city will be Hilton Head, SC. On the way we will make a stop at Tanger Outlets for lunch and some quick shopping. Our final night on the tour in Hilton Head will feature a visit to Coliqny Plaza, a quaint village made up of over 60 specialty ships and restaurants. After breakfast the following morning, we will visit Hilton Head’s most famous attractions, Harbour Town. Climb the famous lighthouse, shop the unique stores, or have lunch before we board motor-coach for home.

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS

ATLANTA: CNN Studio Tour, Atlanta City Pass which includes Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Zoo Atlanta or Civil Rights Museum

ASHEVILLE: Hop on Hop off pass, Biltmore Estate, Downton Abbey Exhibit

MEALS

Breakfast is included everyday except departure date.

ITINERARY

Day 1-2

Depart from the Villages at 7:00 am. Our first stop will be Atlanta, GA. We will arrive mid afternoon and check in to our group hotel. A complimentary evening reception will be provided by hotel. Choose from a variety of snacks and drinks* while enjoying great conversation. Traditional regional snacks, locally brewed beer and entertainment add a special Southern touch. The rest of the evening you are free to relax at hotel or utilize the complimentary shuttle  (3 mile radius) to explore local dining options.The next morning you are welcome to enjoy a complimentary cooked to order breakfast (7:00-8:30 am). Motor-coach will depart for  CNN Studios at 9:00 am for a behind the scenes tour. At the conclusion of tour, you are free to shop and dine around CNN Center. A city pass will be provided for you to spend as much time as you want at the fabulous aquarium, sampling sodas at The World of Coca-Cola, or taking a leisurely stroll to Centennial Park. Motor-coach will return at 4:00 pm at CNN Center to transport you back to group hotel for another complimentary evening reception. The rest of the evening you are free to relax at hotel or utilize the complimentary shuttle  (3 mile radius) to explore local dining options.

* At any time during our itineraries you wish to depart early/later than our listed schedule, feel free to utilize local transportation to do so such as Uber or Lyft. We only ask that you notify our escort so we have a proper headcount for motor-coach driver.

Day 3-4

After breakfast (7:00-8:30 am) we will head to Asheville, NC. arriving at the Biltmore Estate around 1:00 pm. The remainder of afternoon you will be free to explore this magnificent place. Admission tickets are included and valid for two days. At 5:00 pm we will depart Biltmore Estate to check into our group hotel. After check in, you are free to relax and enjoy the remainder of the evening. You are walking distance to unique, locally-owned dining and shopping options in Historic Biltmore Village. Convenient shuttle service is available to downtown Asheville and Biltmore Village, scheduled from 4pm-10pm on weekends and upon request during the week. The following morning after breakfast (7-8:30 am) motor-coach departs at 9:00 am for the Biltmore Estate. Visit Antler Hill for shopping, exploring the farm and museum and a tour of the Winery followed by the Tasting Room. Plus included in your admission is entrance to the Downton Abbey Exhibit. We will return from the Biltmore Estate to our group hotel at 5:00 pm so schedule your day accordingly. The remainder of the evening is yours to explore once again.

Day 5

This morning, after breakfast (7:00-8-30 am) we will board the motor-coach and head for Hilton Head, SC. We will stop for lunch and shopping at Tanger Outlets in route. After checking in to hotel, the motor-coach will depart for Coligny Plaza. This quaint village has over 60 shops and restaurants as well as beach access. Motor-coach will transport you back to group hotel at a specified departure time.

Day 6

After breakfast (7-8:30 am) we will visit one of Hilton Head’s most famous attractions, Harbour Town. Climb the famous lighthouse, shop the unique stores, or have lunch before we board motor-coach for home.

ACCOMMODATIONS

ATLANTA: Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta Galleria-

ASHEVILLE: Biltmore Village Doubletree

HILTON HEAD: Hampton Inn

ACTIVITY LEVEL

Let’s Go! Walking is the best way to get to know a new place. I’m energetic and enjoy a good physical challenge, so I’m always ready to spend the day on the move. Whether it’s public transit, city streets or village cobblestones, I’m game.

DEPARTURE LOCATION

LAMERS BUS LINES-1410 INDUSTRIAL DR. WILDWOOD, FL. 34785

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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