Savannah, Charleston & Ashville Bus Tour
Travac’s easy paced adventure to the southern coastal capitals of Savannah and Charleston goes far beyond these two great cities. You’ll start with a ride along the Blue Ridge Mountain Parkway and a visit to Ashville and the Biltmore Estate. This chateauesque styled mansion was built by George Vanderbilt and is the largest privately owned home in the United States. It remains a prominent example of the gilded age has 250 rooms to delight to those who visit it.
From Ashville you will make the short journey to the colonial city of Savannah. Savannah’s Victorian historic district and its 22 park-like squares is one of the largest designated National Historic Districts in the U.S. It’s beauty is found by walking and shopping along it’s quaint streets and pathways.
Similar in many ways, Charleston has a flavour that is distinctively colonial. Charleston is often called the “Holy City” due to the number of steeples that dot the low rise skyline.
To top off your vacation you will have a chance to rest and relax in South Carolina’s playground, Myrtle Beach.
Ottawa to Chambersburg
This morning your bus departs Westgate Mall at 7am and you will head south. Your drive will take you through New York and Pennsylvania to your overnight in Chambersburg PA. Travelling time approximately 8 hours.
Chambersburg to Ashville
From Chambersburg you will continue south into the Blue Mountains and the town of Ashville. Known as an art colony, a healing resort and a home to notable luminaries, statesmen and bohemians, Ashville is one of the most welcoming, vibrant cities in America. (B) Travelling time approximately 8:45 hours.
This morning you will visit the Biltmore estate and the Biltmore village, home to the late George Vanderbilt. This, America’s largest home was built as a “new world” Chateaux similar to a 16th century Chateaux in France. In the afternoon you will have a chance to visit Ashville. Ashville’s historic and diverse downtown remains beautifully preserved. It is also one of the most welcoming and vibrant cities in America. (B)
Ashville to Savannah
After breakfast, you will leave Ashville and head to Savannah There are numerous attractions in Savannah that make it the “hostess city of the south”. Savannah is host to a National Historic Landmark District of 2.5 square miles, and more than 1,100 architecturally significant buildings The Victorian District is one of the nation’s largest collections of that period’s architecture. Upon our arrival in Savannah you will be met by a local tour guide for a conducted tour of this magnificent city. (B) Travelling time approximately 5:30 hours.
Your day will be free to explore this magnificent city. Your hotel is located in the heart of the historic district and is central to most of the major attractions. (B)
Savannah to Charleston to Myrtle Beach
Early this morning you will make your way to Charleston. Its historic downtown district has stood as the cultural capital of the south, and is considered by many to be a living museum, with a wonderful variety of things to see and do. Again a guide will met you for a tour of the town. (B) Travelling time to Charleston approximately 2:15 hours. Travelling time to Myrtle Beach approximately 1:45 hours.
Your day will be free to relax in Myrtle Beach. Your afternoon will be free. This evening you will be off to Broadway on the Beach and restaurant row. (B, D)
This morning you will have a chance to see Brookgreen Gardens, the area’s great horticultural attractions. This afternoon you can relax at your hotel or enjoy your free time to do a bit of shopping. There will also be an optional evening event at one of Myrtle Beaches fine theatres. (B, D)
Myrtle Beach to Chambersburg
Leaving Myrtle Beach you will travel north to Chambersburg. (B) Travelling time approximately 8 hours.
Carlisle to Ottawa
Your final day will take you through Pennsylvania and New York to Ottawa. Expect to be home in time for dinner. (B) Travelling time approximately 8:00 hours.
Itinerary subject to change.
Please note that you are required to have a valid Canadian passport with you. Non-Canadians may require a visa to enter the U.S. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have such a document if required. Any other nationality other than Canadian persons must identify themselves to the booking agent for verification of documents required.
Upcoming Tour Dates
No upcoming dates are scheduled for this tour. But you should give us a call and we can set up something similar for you!
- Prices shown are per person.
- Taxes of $90 per person are not included in the prices listed.
- Round trip transportation aboard a deluxe motorcoach
- 2 nights in Chambersburg-Comfort Inn (or similar)
- 2 nights in Ashville-Hampton Inn (or similar)
- 2 nights in Savannah- 4 Point Sheraton (or similar)
- 3 nights in Myrtle Beach-The Caribbean Resort (or similar)
- 9 breakfasts (B)
- 2 dinners (D)
- Guided tour of Charleston
- Guided tour of the Biltmore Estate in Ashville North Carolina
- Visit to Brook Green Gardens
- A hop-on hop-off tour of Savannah
- Shopping excursions
- The services of a Travac Tours host
What's Not Included
- Meals not stated
- Items of a personal nature