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A Southern Coastal Trilogy: Charleston, Savannah and Jekyll Island

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Program #20644RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Carol from Niskayuna, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/06/14 - 04/16/14
A wonderful trip! Just the right length and content. Beautiful cities and a relaxing stay at Jekyll to end the journey.

Charlotte from De Soto, KS Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/22/13 - 10/02/13
This was an enlightening and entertaining trip to the "low country" of SC and GA with varied experiences in significant cities, the countryside plantations and on barrier islands. We thoroughly enjoyed it despite having visited both Charleston and Savannah previously. We learned much more on this trip!

Kathleen from Latrobe, PA Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/16/13
The Low Country Shrimp Boil cooking demonstration, savory meal afterward, and Gullah Ring Shouters were a perfect finale to ten days of terrific immersion in Southern plantation culture. The graciousness of our tour leaders and the people of Charleston, Savannah, Beaufort, and Jeckyll Island added up to a memorable experience in a region that has interested me since reading authors celebrating their roots.

Elizabeth from Sacramento, CA Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/16/13
Ruth Miller was the best part of the trip!

Mike from Redlands, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/22/13 - 10/02/13
An excellent experience that exceeded my expectations. I well recommend it and will do another.

Jim from Clio, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/07/13 - 04/17/13
This was our first Road Scholar adventure and we enjoyed it very much. Tom and Janet Murray couldn't have been any better! Lodgings in Charleston and Jekyll Island were wonderful, but would have liked something more historic in Savannah. Also, I found 40 people a bit cumbersome for touring. Would have enjoyed a smaller group even more. All said, it was an enjoyable trip. Patsy in California

Kenneth from Verona, WI Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 04/07/13 - 04/17/13
This was a wonderful trip with such a variety of regional experiences with knowledgeable local guides and coordinated by our excellent hosts, Tom and Janet Murray! And the fooood!! Back to reality (and our diet)!

Susan from West Hartford, CT Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/07/13 - 04/17/13
A wonderful experience, even the weather cooperated!

Burt from Gold Hill, OR Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 04/07/13 - 04/17/13
I highly recommend this program for the history, the food, and the locations. Highly diverse. However, I think the group was too large for walking around.

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10 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 10 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
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