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AMERICAN CRUISE LINES
8 Days | Historic South & Golden Isles
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JACKSONVILLE TO CHARLESTON

Day 1 | Jacksonville, FL Area (Amelia Island). Embark. Take in the beautiful weather of northern Florida as you begin your tour of the South. Jacksonville offers a number of wonderful activities, including a tour of Cummer Art Museum, which houses an exclusive collection of art, including rare porcelain.

Day 2| Amelia Island, FL. Discover the natural beauty of Amelia Island, with its miles of quartz beaches and rolling sand dunes. Fernandina Beach, the island's only city, now harbors a treasure trove of history, antiques, and collectibles. Join a walking tour of Centre Street's Historic District, with 50 blocks of restored 19th-century Victorian homes and shops.

Day 3 | Jekyll Island, GA. Discover the compelling history of Jekyll Island, part of Georgia’s Sea Isles. This remarkable destination is the location of “Millionaire’s Village," 240-acres of extravagant homes and winter cottages, now recognized as a National Historic Landmark.

Day 4 | St. Simons Island, GA. Recently voted among the most romantic destinations in the U.S., St. Simons is abounding in rich history, southern charm, and unspoiled natural beauty. Explore its monumental 18th-century battlefields and sprawling antebellum plantations and admire the lovely Southern Oaks draped with Spanish moss that adorn the island.

Day 5 | Savannah, GA. With its emerald tree canopy, quaint cobblestone streets, and majestic architecture, Savannah is still a bustling seaport with renowned historic districts that preserve its phenomenal 19th-century wealth and opulence. Join a narrated tour of Savannah’s “Historic and Victorian Districts," brave an evening Ghost Walk, or explore the area's magnificent shops.

Day 6 | Hilton Head Island, SC. Hilton Head is a first class resort known for its championship golf courses and natural beauty. A boat tour of The Sea Pines Forest Preserve gives you a close-up view of Hilton Head's indigenous plant and animal life, including the native, American Alligator.

Day 7 | Beaufort, SC. Beaufort’s history includes European explorers, Native American cultural influences, British settlements, and Civil War battles. Today, horse-drawn carriages clatter along the narrow streets of this historic district, past 18th and 19th-century homes famous for unique Beaufort-style architecture. As you explore this amazing city, discover why Beaufort was once heralded as the “Newport of the South."

Day 8 | Charleston, SC. Disembark. The port city of Charleston is known for its cobblestone streets, gas-lit lamps, and pastel antebellum houses. The scene of Revolutionary War naval battles, legendary pirate tales, and Civil War sieges, the city is considered by many to be a living museum. Visit historic Fort Sumter National Monument, where the first shots of the Civil War rang out. Learn how Charleston’s African-American heritage has contributed to the city’s history and unique culture. Enjoy the beauty of the area with a stroll through its magnificent parks and gardens.

NOTE: Itinerary is subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to the itinerary schedule you receive with your final documents.

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8 DAYS | JACKSONVILLE TO CHARLESTON
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