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New Orleans Southern Charm 2024

New Orleans Southern Charm 2024

Featuring The French Quarter of New Orleans, Mardi Gras Museum, Swamp Tour, and time to explore "On your own"

Trip includes: Motorcoach Transportation, 7 Nights Lodging, Luggage handling,7 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 1 Kick Back, 3 Dinners, Black Dawg Salvage Marketplace, The Atlanta Aquarium, Bellingrath Home & Gardens, New Orleans Tour, Mardi Gras Museum, WWII Museum, Jazz Cruise, Battle-Friedman House, Ruby Falls, Guide Service, Meal Gratuities and Taxes.

Day 1

En route to South Carolina, we’ll stop at Black Dog Salvage Market place, Home of the TV Series Salvage Dawgs on the DIY network. They love showing people that salvage is beautiful and how important it is to save these pieces of history and American craftsmanship from going to the landfill. You can explore 40,000sqft of treasures from around the world here in the Marketplace, full of vintage and unusual antiques for the home. After we check into the hotel in South Carolina we’ll enjoy a local dinner tonight.


Day 2

Breakfast included this morning. Before we visit the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta and the experience the behind the scenes tour. Here you will see how they feed the whale sharks, grow coral for their reef and so much more. Enjoy a local included luncheon before moving on to Mobile, AL for our overnight stay. Dinner stop en route, on own. **We turn our clocks back an hour en route to the hotel**

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Day 3

Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will tour the Bellingrath Home & Gardens. This means experiencing 65 acres of year-round beauty. Within this beautiful estate are several gardens and landscapes that showcase their own specific variety of wonder. The Bellingrath Museum Home was built in 1935 as the Bellingraths’ permanent residence. The Bellingraths’ made their fortune early in the Coca Cola Company. The 15-room home was built using bricks dating to 1853 and ironwork from the 1870s salvaged form historic structures in Mobile. It is completely furnished with the antiques collected by Mrs. Bellingrath. Take time after your tour to grab lunch in the café “on your own” before we depart for New Orleans. Upon arrival in New Orleans, meet your guide for a bus tour of the city. See the French Quarter, Garden District, Marigny, Treme and more. Route includes stops to get out and have a closer look at the sculpture gardens and even a chance to indulge in a beignet if you like. You will check into Drury New Orleans Downtown/French Quarter Area. Enjoy the Kickback at the Drury, nightly from 5:30-7 and explore the French Quarter at your leisure.

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Day 4

Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel at your leisure.
Today is all yours, sleep in or get up early and explore – take a trolley or walk the area and enjoy the street music, local art and unique shops or take a tour – today is yours, start to finish!

Optional all day tour available—Swamp Boat and Oak Alley Mansions with Gray Line Tours $125pp

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Day 5

This morning you will enjoy a true New Orleans experience, the Court of Two Sisters Brunch – No trip to NOLA is complete without a visit here. This afternoon explore The National WWII Museum, witness a different side of New Orleans’s history on a this visit. While away the hours exploring wartime artifacts and discovering fascinating facts and histories at this world-class museum — considered one of the top museums in the nation! Tonight – enjoy a Jazz Dinner Cruise on the Steamboat Nachez.

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Day 6

Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel before we depart for the Mardi Gras Museum – you will get a good look at all the amazing floats used in the world famous parade and a history or this great event.
As we depart en route north, we will stop for a visit in Tuscaloosa to tour the Battle-Friedman House. Built in 1835, this historic home has been a fixture of Tuscaloosa for close to 200 years. Here you will learn about the families that lived in this home, their accomplishments, and their influences on the city of Tuscaloosa and its history. We will continue toward home with a dinner stop en route. Overnight in Fort Payne, AL

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Day 7

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. We depart and head further towards home, but not before we visit Ruby Falls. In 1928, Leo Lambert and a team of excavators found a breathtaking waterfall located over 1,120 feet below the surface of Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga, TN. Lambert named the falls after his wife, Ruby, and opened the area as a public attraction in 1930. The 147 foot waterfall inside the caverns at Ruby Falls is amazing to see. We travel to Abingdon VA for an overnight stay. Local dinner included tonight.

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Day 8

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before we depart for home with lunch stop en route “On your own” . You should arrive in Harrisburg area about 4:30PM.


B=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
Harrisburg 4300 Linglestown Road Harrisburg PA 17112
Out from Weis Markets - Closest to Sheetz
Waynesboro Walmart 12751 Washington Twp Blvd
Waynesboro, PA
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