Depart: April 3, 2011
Return: April 9, 2011

Myrtle Beach, SC
April 3 – 9 (7 days/6 nights)
 
Included:
  • 6 Nights of Lodging
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Step on Guide
  • 2 Lunches
  • Baggage Handling
  • All Attractions Listed
  • 5 Dinners
  • Tour Escort
  • 5 Shows
  • Snacks
  • Surprises
 
Rates:
  • Single/$1429
  • Double/$1249
  • Triple/$1189
  • Quad/$1159

all rates shown per person

 

     
Itinerary:
 

Day 1
April 3, Sunday:
Spring is in the air and the weather is starting to get warmer as we head south to visit Myrtle Beach, SC. We will travel through Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee before stopping at the Hampton Inn in Knoxville, TN.     B

 
Day 2
April 4, Monday:
Traveling through North Carolina into South Carolina will be a pretty drive as we see spring starting to bloom as we pass through part of the Appalachian Mountains and on towards the coast line and Myrtle Beach. We will check into our hotel, the Compass Cove Resort, our home for the next 4 nights. Highlighting a few of the amenities: 22 pool features including 6 indoor and outdoor pools, 3 indoor and outdoor Lazy Rivers, Jacuzzi hot tubs - Compass Cove is truly a water wonderland among Myrtle Beach Hotels! So don’t forget your swimsuit!!! Enjoy all the comforts of home in this resort. Tonight we are going to visit the Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse for dinner. Dining in a Brazilian Steakhouse has been compared to having a well orchestrated ballet serve guest’s dinner. From the moment we are seated we are welcomed to their extensive salad bar of hot and cold seasonal favorites, which features seafood and sushi. A continuous table side service of savory choices of more than 15 different cuts of beef, pork, lamb, poultry and fish will be prepared and presented by their Gauchos. After dinner it will back to the resort for a good nights sleep.     BD
 
Day 3
April 5, Tuesday:
Breakfast will be served in the Resort at your leisure and then enjoy the pool or the ocean before lunch: This afternoon we are going to Barefoot Landing to browse before having dinner at Greg Norman’s Australian Grille. Located on the waterfront at Barefoot Landing and atmosphere in the sharks’ restaurant will have you “Blokes” and “Sheila’s” feeling like you’re in one of Sydney’s finest harbor side restaurants. The great golf champion from the land down under offers elegant dining, innovative cuisine and spectacular decor at this fine eating establishment. Following dinner will be an entertaining evening at the Alabama Theatre. The Alabama Theatre at Barefoot Landing is Myrtle Beach's #1 Entertainment Attraction located in the heart of the Grand Strand. The Theatre's exciting live productions are the highlight of any vacation. Back to our Resort for a good nights sleep.     BD
 
Day 4
April 6, Wednesday:
Breakfast will be served at the Resort before heading out for a full day of fun. We will pick up a Step-on-Guide to give us an overview Tour of Myrtle Beach. As part of the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach is part of the sixty miles of sandy white beaches along the beautiful, blue Atlantic Ocean. With millions of people visiting Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand each year, Myrtle Beach has earned the title of the No. 1 Family Beach in America. We will work our way to Brookgreen Gardens, which is a sculpture garden and wildlife preserve just south of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. The 9,200-acre property includes several themed gardens with American figurative sculptures, the Lowcountry Zoo, and trails through several eco-systems on the property. It was opened in 1932, and is built on four former rice plantations, taking its name from the former Brookgreen Plantation. We will also enjoy lunch in the Gardens. This afternoon we will enjoy “The Magical Spirit of Ireland at the Palace Theatre”. The Palace Theatre is located at the heart of Myrtle Beach in the award winning "Broadway at the Beach" Entertainment Complex. Enjoy a nice relaxing dinner at the Market Commons before returning to the hotel for the evening.      BLD
 

Day 5
April 7, Thursday:
Have a nice breakfast at your resort and enjoy a morning of free time!!! We are going back to the Broadway at the Beach Entertainment Complex for lunch and browsing on your own before a Matinee of La Grand Cirquet at the Palace Theatre. Dinner will be at the Original Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood Restaurant before the Carolina Opry tonight. A landmark of the Grand Strand, The Original Benjamin's Calabash Seafood serves fresh local seafood daily. Their award-winning buffet is world-famous for introducing the Myrtle Beach area to cooking seafood Calabash style, which is lightly battered and deep-fried. If great food and a good time are what you're craving, then you've found the place. The Carolina Opry has been voted the best show in Myrtle Beach for 24 years in a row!!! The award-winning show blends two hours of critically acclaimed music, comedy and dance in a 2,200-seat theater with state-of-the-art lighting and sound.     BD

 

Day 6
April 8, Friday:
Following a good breakfast at our Resort we will head back north. Our destination tonight will be Renfro Valley, KY for the Tribute to the Legends. A Musical Tribute to the Legends and pioneers from all genres of music such as, Country, Bluegrass, Old-Time Pop and Gospel. Our dinner will be at the Boarding House where you will sit down to “an all you can eat” home cooked dinner. It’s a short drive to the Heritage Hotel for a good nights sleep.       BD

 

Day 7
April 9, Saturday:
The morning drive through horse country will be beautiful!! The rolling hills and white fences for as far as you can see!!! Kentucky will be behind us and on into Indiana and a special place to have a late lunch today. We are going to eat at the Beef House!! They are known for their homemade “BIG” rolls and good food. It’s not a far ride before arriving back home again. BL


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