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Adventures Afloat: The America South: An Antebellum Perspective Along the Southern Coast

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9 Days | 8 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
From Confederate strongholds to the sweeping fields of plantations, the American South is home to some of the most fascinating history and natural beauty in the country. With local experts, visit sites along the famous Intracoastal Waterway to gain insight into the antebellum identity that has been beautifully preserved in the historic districts of St. Augustine, Savannah and Charleston, and explore the thriving ecosystems of the islands along Georgia’s coastline.


• Get a first-hand look at the lush ecosystems and wildlife along Cumberland Island National Seashore.
• Experience the antebellum essence of Charleston as you trace the city’s role in the Civil War and explore its historic district with a historian.
• Walk along Savannah’s historic district and enjoy explorations of the Federal-style Davenport House and the opulent Owens-Thomas House.

Program Notes

The November 6 date runs Charleston to Jacksonville, the November 13 date runs Jacksonville to Charleston. Ports remain the same.

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Walking and some standing during field trips.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Charleston, S.C., 1 night; embark Yorktown, 7 nights (ports of call include Beaufort, Savannah, Ga., St. Simmons Island, Jekyll Island, Brunswick, Cumberland Island, St. Marys, Ga.) disembark Jacksonville; departure.

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8 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips


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