“Chasing the Gray Coats” is a historical journey based on Gen. Sherman’s, Civil War Era, March to the Sea. It features some fact, some fiction, some great dining and a few good times. Gather your troops and explore Chattanooga, Atlanta and Savannah. Learn a little about the Civil War, a lot about three cities and enjoy dining at the most famous Southern Restaurants in America.
An uplifting farewell to summer takes place every Labor Day weekend at Callaway Gardens. This event is highlighted by colorful flights, a balloon glow, festival entertainment, exhibits and demonstrations.
The Southern Coast is a land where live oak tress are draped with Spanish moss. Where the Capitol Cities have cobble stoned streets, manicured squares, pastel colored antebellum homes. The region is filled with charm and beauty, history that dates to the first colonies, people who speak with a proudly distinct accent and wonderful food mush of which comes fresh from the sea.
Savannah’s Southern Women’s Show is the ultimate girls’ getaway. The one-of-a-kind shopping event only happens once a year and features hundreds of boutiques from fashion accessories, home decor and gourmet treats. Get inspired, feel refreshed and uncover the tools to look hot, live well, feel healthy and HAVE FUN! So grab your mom, sister or girlfriend and spend the day doing everything you love!
Travel that’s Fun! Continuing education with style. This package is a good time that captivates your mind, engages your spirit, and returns you home with a sense of discovery.
Can you believe it’s been 22 years since Forrest Gump sat on that bench and told us “life is like a box of chocolates?” It was in July 1994, that this slow, but sweet character played by Tom Hanks entered theaters—and our hearts. At U S Tours, we thought today, “for no particular reason” that we could celebrate and remember the simple life of Forrest, while touring movie sites, while eating shrimp, and while discovering the Southern beauty of Savannah and Beaufort – two towns that “goes together like peas and carrots.”
This 13 day itinerary explores the Distant Heavens and Deep Blue Sea. You will learn of man’s efforts to conquer both, while discovering his impact on Nature. This may be the ultimate Educational Tour, whether you’re planning an extended student tour or a you’re retiree re-discovering life – there are lessons and learning, laughter and merriment here for everyone.
In 1864 Union Gen Sherman sent a message to President Lincoln that said, “I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah . . .” We challenge you to organize and lead your troops on a “March to the Sea” during the holidays and enjoy the same beauty that Sherman found on his arrival.
Stone Mountain Park offers festivities for all ages during the annual holiday celebration, A Stone Mountain Christmas. Visit Helen, GA, a quaint re-creation of an alpine village complete with cobblestone alleys and old-world towers.