The Golden Isles of Georgia

The Golden Isles of Georgia

One of the ultimate resort escapes in America, the discovery of the Golden Isles of Georgia dates back to the 1500's when Spanish explorers came seeking gold. Gold ore was not found, but what they did find was a far different treasure in wide expanses of golden marshes, brilliant golden sun, and a sunset glow they had never before experienced in their travels. Hence the name Golden Isles, an equally descriptive name almost 500 years later.

  • Escorted

  • 3 Nights lodging at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel

  • 1 Night in Savannah, Georgia

  • Tour Jekyll Island including the famous Millionaires Village

  • Georgia Sea Turtle Center

  • Okefenokee Swamp boat tour

  • St. Simons Island

  • Fort Frederica

  • Hofwyl Plantation

  • Tour of Savannah

  • 9 Meals Included

  • Motorcoach Transportation

  • Hotel Accommodations

Day 1

Today we will travel to Fayetteville, North Carolina, our overnight enroute to the Golden Isles of Georgia.

Day 2

This morning we will continue our journey south, arriving in the Golden Isles by late afternoon. We will then check-in to our luxurious lodging at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel. Following a welcome reception, your evening will be at your leisure to enjoy your first sunset and dinner at your convenience.

Please note: If you plan to enjoy dinner in the Main Dining Room of the Jekyll Island Club Hotel this evening, men will be required to wear a jacket and tie and women will be required to wear dress attire or dress slacks.

CB

Day 3

After breakfast, we will tour Jekyll Island with her ten miles of sparkling beaches and oak graced beauty. Our visit will include the famous Millionaires Village, which from the 1880's until WWII was the playground for America's elite such as the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, Astors, Goodyears, Morgans and Goulds. Now owned by the State of Georgia, the historic district is one of the largest restorations in the South. After lunch at the resort we will visit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, which features the interactive Exhibit Gallery and Rehabilitation Pavilion with a number of viewable sea turtle patients. This evening we will have dinner at a local restaurant.

B, L, D

Day 4

After another great breakfast we will depart on an exciting adventure into the Land of the Trembling Earth, the Okefenokee Swamp. This swamp is one of America's most mysterious wilderness areas. Traveling on a boat tour along ancient Indian waterways, we will observe the unparalleled beauty of the swamp. This afternoon and evening are at your leisure.

Please note: If you plan to enjoy dinner in the Main Dining Room of the Jekyll Island Club Hotel this evening, men will be required to wear a jacket and tie and women will be required to wear dress attire or dress slacks.

B, L

Day 5

Breakfast will again begin our day. We will then depart for St. Simons Island and be introduced to a plantation era that flourished here under king cotton from 1800 until the Civil War. St. Simons has been under the rule of five flags: Spanish, French, British, United States, as well as the Confederate States; fragments of each culture remain. We will also visit Fort Frederica, one of the largest and most expensive forts ever built by the British in North America. Later we will visit beautiful Hofwyl Plantation. The home presents a classic example of low country architecture and sweeping views of the Altamaha Delta. We will then depart for Savannah; the location of tonight's lodging.

B

Day 6

This morning we'll embark on our Savannah city tour where we will experience the life of the antebellum south with its rich and stately homes, preserved Waterfront District and lovely gardens. Following lunch on our own, we will continue northward to our lodging for the evening in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

CB

Day 7

Today we will travel home full of wonderful memories of the Golden Isles of Georgia. With stops for rest and lunch we will arrive in Pennsburg by early evening.

CB

Please note

Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.

Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.

Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but can not be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with your driver at the time of boarding. Daily seat rotation is practiced on most multi-day tours. Seat rotation will be explained by your driver or tour escort.

Perkiomen Tours recommends that you consider purchasing Travel Insurance for your tour. Travel Insurance is purchased directly by you from a third-party of your choice. One option is Travel Safe Insurance. You can purchase insurance directly from Travel Safe through our website. www.perkiomentours.com.

CB=Continental Breakfast, B=Full Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Allentown - Motorcoach Calvary Temple Church
3436 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
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Easton - Shuttle William Penn Hwy Park & Ride, near pole A-10
Rt 33, Easton, PA
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Montgomeryville - Shuttle Quality Inn
678 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
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Pennsburg - Motorcoach Perkiomen Tours Office
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
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Reading - Shuttle Homewood Suites
2801 Papermill Rd, Reading, PA 19610
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