Mid-American Coaches
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Motor Coach Tour

Myrtle Beach & the Carolinas

Saturday, April 7 - Friday, April 13, 2018

Highlights:

Tour Highlights / Inclusions: (Inclusions subject to change)       
       7 Days · 11 Meals
• 11 Meals (6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, & 4 Dinners)
• Six nights Lodging
• Admission to Old Salem Village
• Admission to Brookgreen Gardens
• Carolina Opry Evening Show
• Brief Local Sightseeing Tour of Myrtle Beach
• Lunch & Tour at Hopsewee Plantation
• Free Time at Hotel or the Beach
• Alabama Theater Evening Show
• Visit Fontenal Mansion (Barbara Mandrell’s Home)
• Dinner & Show at Nashville Nitelife Theater
• Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
• Tour Protection Plan Available Upon Request

Departure Points:
Washington:  Depart 7:00 AM / Return 5:00 PM
Lowe’s in Kirkwood:  Depart 8:00 AM / Return 4:00 PM


Saturday, April 7
Today we make our way to West Virginia with a surprise stop and independent meals before checking into a local hotel in Barboursville for the night.

Sunday, April 8  
Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina!  After breakfast at the hotel, we will travel to Winston-Salem, NC. Visit Old Salem, a unique Moravian community of original museum buildings, authentic craftsmen practicing their trade, fascinating collections of rare antiques, and one-of-a-kind retail shops. We’ll overnight in Greensboro this evening at a Drury Inn or similar and enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant.    (Breakfast / Dinner)

Monday, April 9 
This morning we head to the coast at Myrtle Beach, SC. Our first stop is Brookgreen Gardens with dining options for your independent lunch before touring.  A guide will describe the history of Brookgreen Gardens, plant life in South Carolina Lowcountry and the sculpture of Anna Hyatt Huntington and other sculptors during our stroll through the gardens. On a creek excursion aboard the Springfield, we’ll hear about the tidal creeks, surrounding land and significant history of the colonial rice plantations that once made up Brookgreen Gardens. Our home for 2 nights is the beachfront Hampton Inn. It is not your average Hampton and boasts gorgeous oceanfront views. After some time to freshen up at the hotel, we’ll dine at a local eatery before seeing TCO “the Carolina Opry”. This award-winning show blends two hours of high-energy music, comedy and dance! Highly acclaimed by The New York Times, USA Today, NBC Nightly News, and CNN, TCO is the only show to be named “Top Attraction in Myrtle Beach” by CNBC.   (Breakfast / Dinner)

Tuesday, April 10
Start your day with breakfast at the hotel before sightseeing with a local guide on the way to Hopesewee Plantation. Explore the plantation home from top to bottom, room to room, including the two original slave cabins that still stand on the grounds. Learn about the rich history of Hopsewee, its previous families as well as its current owners, the Beatties, and the slaves who lived and worked on the plantation. During your visit, make sure to enjoy the mossy oaks and river vista. Afterward enjoy lunch at River Oak Cottage on the plantation, ranked as one of the state's top tea rooms. Soak up some sun on the beach during your free time this afternoon.  Top off the day with an included dinner and another fantastic show at the Alabama Theatre.  (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Wednesday, April 11
After breakfast, we’ll have free time to enjoy the beach before we’ll have Georgia on our minds.  On the way to Marietta, we’ll stop for an independent lunch and a surprise visit before checking into a Drury hotel. Drury offers a kickback reception that for some makes a meal and there is a restaurant next door for dining on your own.  (Breakfast)

Thursday, April 12
We’re Music City bound today! Enjoy breakfast before heading to Nashville, TN. An independent lunch awaits us at Café Fontanella before touring the former home of country music megastar Barbara Mandrell. Experience this 33,000-square foot log mansion with a local singer/songwriter guide. They may even entertain you with one of their original songs! The Mansion boasts over 20 rooms, 13 bathrooms, 5 fireplaces, 2 kitchens, an indoor pool, and even an indoor shooting range. Rooms are filled with mementos and memorabilia of the Mandrell family plus amazing memorabilia from numerous other music stars associated with Fontanel. After checking into a local hotel for the night, we’ll have a toe-tapping, side-splitting good time at Nashville Nightlife complete with good ole southern comfort food for supper.   (Breakfast / Dinner)

Friday, April 13 
Following breakfast, we bid a fond farewell to Nashville, and return home with memorable life enriching experiences to cherish of our trip to Myrtle Beach & the Carolinas.  (Breakfast)


Tour Cost:
$1,630.00 - per person Double Room
$2,060.00 -  Single Room
$1,500.00 - per person Triple Room

$300.00 per person deposit due with reservation
Final Payment due:  February 22, 2018



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Cancellation Policy/Refunds

If you must cancel on a 1 day tour and it is within 10 days of departure, refunds will be based on deposits returned to Mid-American Coaches prior to trip departure.  We do however, allow you to get another person to fill your seat.   If  we have a wait list, we will try to fill the seat from our wait list.  If we do not have a standby list, you will not receive a refund.
Once final payment (30days prior) is made on multi day trips 2 or more days,  cancellation of passengers will have to be filed on the cancellation insurance that is available  for all multi-day tours.  No insurance is sold on 2 day trips.
If you have elected to not purchase the insurance, Mid-American Coaches has the right to retain any monies paid by customer.  If this seat is resold, then at that point you may receive a refund.
Any fly/international/rail/cruise tours will have exceptions that will be covered at the time of booking.
If you are forced to leave a tour anytime after departure, refunds will be based on monies that are recoverable.  Refunds cannot be made for unused motorcoach transportation.