Antebellum South Golf Option
|This peaceful, educational journey takes you through the mansions, gardens, and battlefields of the South. From Spanish moss in Savannah, to horse drawn carriages in Charleston, and Civil War sites and the home of Thomas Jefferson, you’ll experience the enchanting culture of the Southeast. And you’ll be there during one of the best times to visit – the spring blooming season. It would be our pleasure to pamper you all the way, aboard the belle of the rails, the GrandLuxe Express.
Even better, our new optional golf program includes days at some of the world's best courses, such as Kiawah and Harbor Town.
*Prices are per person, double occupancy, except Single Sleepers which are single occupancy and Triple Suite which is triple occupancy. Golf options have an extra cost. Additional cost for golf options is dependent upon dates and courses selected.
*Early booking price is for trips booked at least 6 months prior to departure date.
Golf Options on the Antebellum South Rail Journey
Day 1 – Washington D.C.
Welcome aboard. Arrive early and explore D.C.’s monuments and museums on your own. Welcome Aboard Champagne Reception and Dinner • Overnight GrandLuxe Express (D)
Day 2 – Monticello, Williamsburg, or Fredericksburg
Explore living history. Choose from the following: • Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s home in Charlottesville • Colonial Williamsburg, the nation’s largest living history museum • Civil War battlefields at Fredericksburg • Overnight GrandLuxe Express (B,L,D)
Day 3 – Charleston, South Carolina
One of America’s most well-preserved cities. Choose from: • Horse-drawn carriage tour • Fort Sumter National Monument, where the first shot of the Civil War was fired • Magnolia Plantation and America’s Oldest Garden • U. S. S. Hunley, a restored Civil War-era submarine • Free time to shop • Overnight GrandLuxe Express (B,L,D)
Day 4 – Savannah, Georgia
The Belle of the South. Historic Trolley tour of grand public squares and oaks draped with Spanish moss • Home and garden tour including home of Dr. Metts, the Savannah resident made infamous in the book “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” • Fort Pulaski National Monument • Free time at River Street’s historic shopping district • Overnight GrandLuxe Express (B,L,D)
Day 5 – Savannah to Jackson, Mississippi
Rail day. Full day of riding on the train • Entertaining lectures • Afternoon tea featuring pastries made onboard the train • Overnight GrandLuxe Express (B,L,D)
Day 6 – Vicksburg or Natchez, Mississippi
Civil War history or mansions & plantations. Choose from: • Vicksburg National Military Park and the U.S.S. Cairo, a preserved Union ironclad gunboat • Mansions and plantations of Natchez, one of Mississippi’s oldest cities • Lunch in a historic mansion • City tour • Overnight GrandLuxe Express (B,L,D)
Day 7 – New Orleans, Louisiana
Your GrandLuxe rail journey comes to a close. If time allows, explore New Orleans on your own before departing for home. (B)
The northbound route is the exact reverse of the southbound. You'll begin in New Orleans and end in Washington, visiting the same sites in opposite order.
Golf Itinerary (Northbound)
Day 1 – New Orleans, Louisiana
Day 2 – Jackson, Mississippi
Day 3 – Rail Day
A full day on the train between Jackson and Savannah, GA (no golf)
Day 4 – Savannah, Georgia
Harbour Town or Sea Pines Heron Point (Hilton Head Island)
Day 5 – Charleston, South Carolina
Day 6 – Richmond, Virginia
Day 7 – Washington, DC
Arrive and settle into optional hotel, no golf today.
Day 8 – Washington, DC
Golf Itinerary (Southbound)
The southbound route is the exact reverse of the northbound. You'll begin golfing at Old Hickory in Washington, DC and end by golfing TPC Louisiana in New Orleans, visiting the same sites in opposite order.
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