Springtime in the Sea Islands

March 15 – 22, 2014
Bloomington Departure

Spring break get-a-way to The Sea Islands off the coast of South Carolina. Join Vista Club for this 8 day trip filled with scenic stops, unique tours, shopping, and scrumptious southern cooking. We will leave Bloomington and stop in Lexington, KY for a welcome dinner and tour of the International Horse Museum, Travel through Columbia, SC and on to the Sea Islands where we will spend 3 nights visiting area cities and sites. One day will be in Savannah, GA featuring a trolley tour along with time to explore the famous River Street. Another day will be spent island hopping through the Sea Islands which includes a narrated dolphin watch river tour, horse drawn carriage ride, miles of beaches and much more. Our last city in the area is charming Charleston, SC where we will visit many unique sites including a working and living plantation, Battery at the Harbor which overlooks Fort Sumter and the Old Market Exchange. As we travel back towards Illinois, we will stop in Pigeon Forge, TN where we will enjoy the Great Smokey Mountains filled with much of the rich cultural heritage of Southern Appalachia. We will explore Gatlinburg where we will get to browse the unique craft shops and galleries along with the Ole Smokey Moonshine Distillery and enjoy our last evening at the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show.

For more information or to register for the trip, contact the Bloomington Vista Club office.