Family Fun in the Low Country!

Ideal for Families and Small Groups of 10-15 persons! Enjoy the freedom of your private Mercedes Benz Convertible Sprinters with Professional Driver. Our comfortable convertible sprinters offer 360° unobstructed panoramic viewing and the ability to navigate small back roads for beachcombing, boating, and more! A wide range of housing options are available: from renting a complete house, a Historic Inn, to an all suites hotel property, or a Bed & Breakfast - the choice is yours! Simply call one of the MARSouth Travel Experts to review your options and pricing. Exciting Eco-Boat Tours, Visiting an Oyster Farm, Beachcombing with a Park Ranger, Visiting a Civil War Fort, Climbing to the top of a Lighthouse, and fueling up on fresh shrimp and locally-sourced seafood - This trip has something for everyone!

Duration
6 Days /5 Nights

Group size
Min 15

Customization
Available!

Price
From $899.00
Highlights:
  • Small Groups
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Mercedes Benz Convertible Sprinters
  • Port Royal Mariner Museum
  • Eco-Boat Tours
  • Kazoo and Kayak Experience
  • Beach Day!
  • Nature Eco-Walk Tour with Certified Naturalist
  • Lighthouse Museum
  • Historic Tour of Savannah
  • Horse and Carriage Ride in historic Beaufort
 
Sample Itinerary:
Day 1 - WELCOME!
  • Arrive in Beaufort, SC via airport or car.
  • Check in to your local accommodation of choice.
  • Enjoy a Family ‘Welcome to Beautiful Beaufort ’ Dinner included at your choice of a neighborhood favorite restaurant.
    • Options include: local, fresh BBQ, Italian Cuisine, and, of course, local fare of shrimp , fish, and other locally sourced foods. 
  • Return to your accommodation of choice.
Day 2 - Meet Your Driver and Tour on Convertible Sprinter!
  • Enjoy an included breakfast this morning.
  • Meet your driver and board your personal Mercedes Benz Convertible Sprinter.
  • Visit to the Port Royal Mariner Museum.
  • Enjoy an Eco-Boat Tour with Guide!
  • Lunch will be on own in downtown Beaufort where there are no franchise shops or restaurants, just quaint small-town southern charm.
  • Tour the Kazoo Factory & Museum and even make your own keepsake Kazoo to bring home!
  • Your Kayak Adventure begins!  Choose from the Salt Marsh Ecology, Reconstruction, or a general Fort Frederick or Beaufort History trip - these Guided Kayak Tours are fun for everyone!
  • Return to your accommodation to rest and freshen up.
  • Enjoy a Wine Reception on an Antebellum porch, (serving tea or soda for any youngsters in the group)!
  • Relax with free time to stroll Beaufort and enjoy dinner on your own at the location of your choice.
Day 3 - Meet Your Driver and Tour on Convertible Sprinters!
  • Enjoy breakfast this morning.
  • Depart to catch the spirit of the islands on board our Convertible Sprinters. Travel the beaches and backroads while discovering what makes this area so unique. Roll back the retractable roof once we pull off of the main roads. Smell the earthy marsh and salty tidal air, soak in the sunlight, and enjoy the fresh air breezes.
  • Embark on the “Journey from Slavery to Freedom” Tour, catching the spirit of island life and its unique history and heritage.
  • Visit a Praise House, Pat Conroy’s Grave, a Slave Cemetery, & The Penn Center. See the Plantation House from the impressive Avenue of Oaks.
  • Time for a little beach-combing at an undisturbed and beautiful barrier island. See the lighthouse, learn its history and climb to the top - if you dare!
  • Walk the beach while learning about the unique eco-systems of this area, an Audubon and sea turtle preserve.
  • Explore the island location, famous for its portrayal of the Vietnam beach scene in the movie Forrest Gump, where Forrest Gump carried Bubba to safety.
  • Lunch is a Low Country Shrimp Boil, A.K.A. Frogmore Stew, and where we will “Hear the Rest of the Story” from a local storyteller and historical interpreter.
  • Visit the Shrimp Docks, where the shrimp was harvested for the Low Country boil today! Owned by a local shrimper, see how they catch from the sea with their nets and boats. Experience the Low Country and its shrimping history.
  • Stop to explore the real workings of an actual Oyster Farm!
  • Dinner this evening can be on your own, or let the MARSouth Team set up a wonderful family dinner at one of the area’s best restaurants!
 
Day 4 - BEACH BUM DAY from your Sprinter or Cars
  • Enjoy breakfast this morning.
  • Stop at Wal-Mart for filling up the cooler with ice, snacks, and maybe pick up some beach games!
  • Visit Hunting Island with your cooler filled with cold drinks, picnic lunch, and any other “family favorites”.
  • Enjoy a Nature Eco-Walk with Professional Ranger before unpacking for Picnic and Beach Time!  Enjoy strolling the beach, swimming, or just relaxing.  The day is yours to enjoy!
  • Return to your hotel at your leisure to refresh and enjoy dinner on own.
 
Day 5 - Savannah on Sprinters!
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning.
  • Stop at Tybee Island for a visit to the Lighthouse Museum and a climb to the top.
  • Visit Fort Pulaski and take a Dolphin Cruise!
  • Fuel up at The Crab Shack for lunch included and see the alligators and parakeets while enjoying delicious foods including fresh local seafood.
  • Sit back and relax on a 90-minute Historic Tour of Savannah.
  • Enjoy free time to shop and stroll River Street or City Market.
  • Dinner is  included at The Pirate House, a long-running pirate-themed restaurant offering hearty Southern fare in a rustic, historic inn.
  • Return to your hotel for the evening.
Day 6 - Farewell Friends!
  • Enjoy breakfast included at the hotel prior to checking out.
  • Last, but certainly not least, you’ll end your visit with an incredible Horse and Carriage Ride, complete with Tour Guide, throughout Historic Beaufort.
  • Depart for home with memories and mementos to last a lifetime!
 
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