USA: Southern belles and sultry nights (3 Weeks)
Day 1-3 Charlotte
Visit “Queen City’ in the autumn to attend the Carolina Renaissance Festival, one of the largest of its kind in the USA. There’s an arts and crafts fair, marketplace and circus show as well as jousting, falconry and a delicious array of food. Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is the city’s must-see attraction, housing over two thousand animal species.
Transfers to Charleston 3h04m0h55m
Day 4-6 Charleston
Get a feel for Charleston’s elegance and long history by taking a carriage ride through the Historic District and view magnificent, historic homes and churches. Continue your journey at Boone Hall Plantation, a working plantation featuring original slave cabins and home to the famous Avenue of Oaks.
Transfers to Savannah 1h56m3h36m
Day 7-9 Savannah
Get to know Savannah’s squares with a walking tour of this charming city’s historic district. Each has its own character; all of them share the love of a good story and centuries-old oak trees dripping with Spanish moss. There are numerous galleries, cafes and boutiques hoping to distract and detain the casual passer-by, but make time for a wander along the river front area when you can drag yourself away.
Transfers to Jekyll Island 1h29m
Day 10-12 Jekyll Island
Discover new adventures every day at Jekyll Island, where you can relax on sun-drenched beaches, play a round on four award-winning golf courses, and visit the only of a fully guided kayak excursion.rehabilitation centre in Georgia for endangered sea turtles. Experience an eco-friendly ranger-guided walk through the maritime forest or enjoy dolphin-watching as part
Transfers to St Augustine 1h52m
Day 13-15 St Augustine
Founded in 1565 by the Spanish and thought to be one of the oldest settlements in the USA, Florida’s St. Augustine was turned into a winter resort by Henry Flagler. Its Spanish colonial-era buildings and 19tth Century architecture attract many visitors to this historic city. An absolute must-see is Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth.
Transfers to Miami 4h36m6h15m
Day 16-18 Miami
Plunge into world-famous Miami Beach where you’ll find beachfront hotels, shops, restaurants and people-watching in abundance. Don’t forget to visit the historic Art Deco buildings that line Ocean Drive and the surrounding streets, before venturing further afield to watch the domino players of Little Havana or taking a boat tour to see the expensive mansions that line the city’s waterways.
Transfers to Key West 3h37m0h55m