20 Day America's Civil War Book Now!

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START DATE: Mar 28, 2021 END DATE: Apr 16, 2021

From Charleston, SC, we’ll follow the path of the Confederate Army as it traveled north as far as Gettysburg, the site of the bloodiest skirmish in the Civil War, visiting famous battle sites, memorials and museums along the way. But we’ll also take a break from battles to appreciate Southern charm by visiting Atlanta’s Stone Mountain Park and exploring an antebellum plantation. Join us in honoring this event that almost changed the shape of our nation. Connects Perfectly with 8 Day Washington DC (Apr 27, 2021)!




HIGHLIGHTS:

19 nights (camping)

31 meals & events

1158 driving miles

129 avg daily miles

 

TOUR PRICES:

2 Guests in RV

$4,195.00

1 Guests in RV

$3,695.00

Add'l Guest

$1,395.00

FEATURES:


  1. Visit Fort Sumter – Starting Place of the Civil War

  2. Explore Historic Battlefields

  3. Living History Interpretations and Civil War Reenactments

  4. Battle of Gettysburg Private Guided Tour

  5. Battles for Chattanooga atop Lookout Mountain

  6. Southern Museum of Civil War

  7. Virginia Military Institute Museum

  8. Carriage Tour of Old Town Charleston

  9. H.L. Hunley Submarine Tour

  10. Explore Appomattox – Lee’s Surrender




  • Orientation and Get Acquainted Social
  • Civil War Historical Guest Speaker--the character's ancestors owned one of the largest antebellum plantations in Georgia. 
  • H.L. Hunley Submarine Tour--one of the most unique tourist experiences available in Charleston
  • Boone Hall Plantation Tour--recognized as the #1 Plantation in the Charleston area according to USA TODAY 10BEST
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Carriage Tour Of Old Town Charleston--Experience 25-30 blocks of Charleston’s historic downtown district
  • Cruise thru Charleston Harbor to Fort Sumter Site - Experience where the Civil War began…the ONLY tour that stops at Fort Sumter and disembarks visitors to spend time on the National Historical Park.

  • Relic Room and Military Museum--a unique opportunity to discover and explore the state’s military history
  • OPTIONAL--South Carolina State House--The South Carolina State House and grounds of the Capitol Complex are home to many beautiful portraits, monuments, plaques and other works of art.

  • Lakeside Gourmet Dinner
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park--a 2,965 acre National Battlefield that preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign.
  • Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History Guided Tour--As a prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the museum is an inclusive and committed history center dedicated to educating, inspiring and enriching people of all ages.
  • Atlanta History Center--the 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, & interactive activities
  • OPTIONAL - Experience the many adventures available within the park on your own today. Summit Skyride, Scenic Railroad, Ducks, SkyHike, Lasershow, Stone Mountain Golf Club, The Antebellum Plantation or a self-guided driving tour.

  • Incline Railway to the top of Lookout Mountain--The thrill of riding "America's Most Amazing Mile" has delighted guests for over a century.
  • Battles for Chattanooga atop Lookout Mountain--lets you experience the battles as they were fought over 150 years ago – the battles that sealed the fate of the confederacy.
  • Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Self Drive Tour--Join a park ranger for a 90 minute to 2 hour car caravan tour of the battlefield.

  • OPTIONAL - Stand in Two States at Once--Two great states, two fantastic cities, one incredibly welcoming community – that’s Bristol!
  • Dinner

  • Lexington City Tour--includes stops at the Burial of Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee and the Virginia Military Institute and Museum.
  • Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery--General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, and Margaret Junkin Preston - the Civil War Poet Laureate of the South - are buried here.
  • Lee Chapel and Museum--named a National Historic Landmark in 1961.
  • Virginia Military Institute Museum Guided Tour--collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits the heritage of VMI as recorded in the 15,000 artifact collection.
  • Southern Inn Luncheon--was established in Lexington, Virginia in 1932 by George Macheras

  • American Civil War Museum-Appomattox--Appomattox is deeply embedded in the consciousness of people from the many states and nations who study the Civil War and American history.
  • McLean House - Site of Robert E. Lee's Surrender
  • Appomattox Court House National Historical Park--experience the history of the village that was the site of the surrender in 1865

  • Battle of New Market Guided Captain's Tour--Self-guided tour of the Virginia Museum of the Civil War; shopping at the General's Store; Field of Lost Shoes, our Emmy award-winning film on the Battle of New Market; Guided tour of the battlefield and Bushong Farm
  • OPTIONAL - Endless Caverns Guided Tour--Discovered in 1879, Endless Caverns has been thrilling visitors with their underground treasure for generations.

  • Antietam National Battlefield--The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's first invasion into the North and led Abraham Lincoln to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.
  • Harpers Ferry National Historic Park Tours-- A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, is like stepping into the past.

  • Battle of Gettysburg Private Guided Tour-- recounting the events of those fateful three days and the strategies used by both armies to better understand the decisions made!
  • Gettysburg NPS Museum Film & Cyclorama-- See a short film about the battle narrated by Morgan Freeman and take in the grandeur of the famous Cyclorama, painted in the late 1880’s.
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Goodbye Continental Breakfast


20 Day America's Civil War Book Now!

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