Gorgeous Georgia

Highlights
· Rome
· Macon
· Savannah
· Jekyll Island
· Thomasville
Duration
12 days / 11 nights
Prices From
£ 1459
Introduction

Atlanta, Rome, Athens, Macon, Savannah, Jekyll Island & Thomasville

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Itinerary


Description
 
Atlanta – Rome – Athens – Macon – Savannah – Jekyll Island – Thomasville - Atlanta
 
Day 1: Atlanta
Welcome to the gateway to the south, make your way to your first nights’ accommodation and enjoy bustling downtown Atlanta.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown (Upgrade: Omni Atlanta at CNN Center)
 
Day 2: Atlanta
Spend your morning exploring the Coca-Cola factory, with 64 products on offer to sample you're sure to taste something you'll love. Next door you'll find the stunning Georgia Aquarium, housing over 100,000 animals and 500 species.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown (Upgrade: Omni Atlanta at CNN Center)
 
Day 3: Atlanta
Enjoy your last day in Atlanta at the world headquarters of CNN, take one of their famous behind the scenes tours and get a glimpse of the exciting broadcasting live as it happens.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown (Upgrade: Omni Atlanta at CNN Center)
 
Day 4: Atlanta – Rome (70 miles)
Few southern cities can boast the beauty and charm of Georgia’s Rome. Tucked in the foothills of the ancient Appalachian Mountains, Rome’s three rivers, Etowah, Oostanaula & Coosa, frame the downtown district for recreation & relaxation.
Hotel: Hampton Inn Rome (Upgrade: Hawthorne Suites)
 
Day 5: Rome – Athens (130 miles)
In the sweltering Georgia heat, no place is as cool as Athens. This hip college town is home to the University of Georgia, Pulitzer Prize winning authors and famous rock musicians. Explore downtown, where Victorian buildings are filled with an eclectic combination of independent coffee shops, restaurants and boutiques.
Hotel: Candlewood Suites Athens (Upgrade: Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown)
 
Day 6: Athens – Macon (91 miles)
Step back in time and experience some of Macon’s 17,000 year history. Hike through ancient Indian mounds and enter North America's only reconstructed earth lodge. Stroll along the river or down wide avenues lined with art galleries, boutiques and architecture as diverse as the people who built it.
Hotel: Best Western Inn & Suites (Upgrade: Homewood Suites Macon)
 
Day 7: Macon – Savannah (166 miles)
Savannah inspires visitors with its emerald tree canopy, quaint cobblestone streets and majestic architecture. Take the time to wander off the beaten path and experience the history, beauty and charm of this beloved coastal city. 
Hotel: Best Western Plus Historic District (Upgrade: The Brice)
 
Day 8: Savannah
We recommend pre-booking a Savannah Land and Sea Tour featuring a 90 minute narrated trolley tour with 13 convenient hop on/hop off spots and a sightseeing cruise along the Savannah River.
Hotel: Best Western Plus Historic District (Upgrade: The Brice) 
 
Day 8: Savannah – Jekyll Island (94 miles)
Jekyll Island’s exquisite natural beauty has long drawn guests to its barrier shores. From the Native American and British settlers to the Jekyll Island Club millionaires and the thousands of guests who arrive today, the Island is a haven of history and wonder.
Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites (Upgrade: Hampton Inn Jekyll)
 
Day 9: Jekyll Island – Thomasville (170 miles)
Thomasville is known for its well-preserved downtown, where you can enjoy an old-fashioned atmosphere on its brick-paved streets.
Hotel: Hampton Inn Thomasville
 
Day 10: Thomasville – Columbus (146 miles)
This bustling riverfront town offers good old-fashioned Southern hospitality, old-world charm and a treasure trove of discoveries for Civil War buffs. To really get the feel of another era, stroll through the National Historic District, a 28-block stretch of restored Victorian homes, gardens and gazebos.
Hotel: Wingate by Wyndham Columbus 
 
Day 11: Columbus - Atlanta (107 miles)
Enjoy the leisurely drive back to Atlanta for your flight home.
 

Prices


From £1775 per person
Price based on 2 travelling
Prices subject to availablity at the time of booking

Price Includes:
Return flights from London
Free airport to hotel transfer on arrival
Hotel accommodation as stated
Compact sized car rental
Inclusive car rental Insurance
Free car satellite navigation
Free tank of fuel
Free personalised Road Book
Flight, hotel and car upgrades available

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