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Legendary Playgrounds of American Royalty—The Gold

Tour Description
Itinerary

Escape to Georgia's famed Golden Isles and the pampered seaside playgrounds of American aristocracy. You'll explore the pristine beaches and storied coastlines of St. Simon's Island, Jekyll Island, Cumberland Island, and 400-year-old Amelia Island and tour some of history’s most exclusive seaside resorts, including gourmet dining at the Jekyll Island Club, award-winning David's on Amelia Island, and St. Simons' posh King & Prince resort. Enjoy expert local guided touring in the area, a narrated sightseeing cruise, and return home feeling like a Rockefeller

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Included

  • Fully-escorted via deluxe motorcoach with Seniortours escort on board to host complimentary cocktails, soft-drinks, snacks, fun, & games
  • Breakfast & dinners daily: 10 meals total, featuring choice of entree!
  • With your own expert guide, experience the countryside and the mysteries of the centuries-old Golden Isles region, seeped in history, plus Cumberland Island & Amelia Island—voted ”Florida’s Favorite Island”!
  • Tour charming St. Simon's Island, the 19th century vacation spot of millionaires!
  • Professionally guided touring through picturesque Jekyll Island.
  • Escape the everyday world and find inspiration in the peaceful, relaxed seaport community of Amelia Island, located just off the coast of north east Florida. With 13-miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike. For the sixth consecutive year, Amelia was voted among Top 10 North American Islands by Conde Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Awards.
  • Enjoy dinner at the exclusive Jekyll Island Clubhouse, once a private club for prominent American families, including the Morgans, Rockefellers, & Vanderbilts, and now a National Historic Landmark
  • All admissions, taxes & gratuities to hotel & restaurant personnel.

Itinerary

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, S=Show

Day 1: We’re off! Frequent comfort stops, fun, games, complimentary ""all day happy hours"", cocktails & snacks, hosted by your Seniortours escort! First-class accommodations this evening in Roanoke Rapids, NC, just over the Virginia border, and dinner “off the menu”. D

Day 2: More fun aboard the coach, today, as we head into the South’s heartland, bound for Brunswick, Georgia! This afternoon we’ll check into our “hub” hotel home for the next 3 nights. Time to relax a bit and freshen up before our steak or local seafood dinner tonight . B, D

Day 3: After breakfast, we're off to Amelia Island, the only place in the US where flags of 8 world powers have flown since 1562. Boarding our sightseeing boat on Amelia Island, we’ll enjoy a 2- hour narrated smooth-water cruise past Cumberland Island, with a chance to see some wild horses from our sightseeing boat. After lunch (on our own, back on Amelia Island) we’ll take a narrated trolley tour will be followed by ample time in the quaint historic area, with its many shops and restaurants. Before we head back to our hotel, we’ll enjoy another delicious dinner at one of Amelia Island’s favorite restaurants. B, D

Day 4: It’s just a short ride to picturesque St. Simons Island where our knowledgeable local guide will hop on our coach and tour with us as we explore and learn about the island’s fascinating history. After some free time downtown to leisurely meander through the charming village on our own, we’re off for a tour of fascinating Jekyll Island and the Historic District, with our guide. We’ll take a 90 minute narrated tram tour and marvel at the “cottages” of the world’s wealthiest people. Later, we’ll “Live Like Millionaires” as we enjoy dinner at the millionaires Jekyll Island Clubhouse! B, D

Day 5: Farewell, Golden Isles! We begin our ride northward, with overnight accommodations near the North Carolina-Virginia border. B, D

Day 6: After breakfast, with more good times on board our motorcoach, we continue our journey back to home-sweet-home. B