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Road trip ideas East coast/Down South

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Road trip ideas East coast/Down South

We recently got married in Jan after postponing it due to Hurricane Sandy. My husband is nervous about flying but likes to drive. I was thinking some fun places to visit for our honeymoon. We like to explore and stay in reasonable and clean off the course places. We always go to Myrtle Beach, and Charleston (we love it there) but we were also thinking Sanibel/Captiva Islands or Savannah or New Orleans. I need help with the logistics! We are a 30 year old female and 35 year old male. Has to be in summer as we are both teachers. We would not be against taking a flight if the flight was short and if it was on Jetblue. Thank you!!

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1. Re: Road trip ideas East coast/Down South

I like the idea of Savannah, Amelia Island, St. Augustine- lots of history, nice beach, great food and short driving. Could fly into Jacksonville or Savannah and do it all or could fly in and out of Atlanta but would mean more driving.

Edited: 10 June 2013, 23:26
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2. Re: Road trip ideas East coast/Down South

Hi,

I know you both have the summer off, but how long do you plan on taking for this trip? That will influence our recommendations.

In addition to PeachBelle's recommendations (Savannah is my favorite city on the Southeast coast), you could consider the Alabama coast with Gulf Shores and Dauphin Island.

http://www.gulfshores.com/

http://dauphinislandtourism.com/

http://www.bellingrath.org/

exploresouthernhistory.com/fortgainesal.html

Of course, there's New Orleans and not all that far from it are Natchez and Vicksburg.

http://www.visitnatchez.com/

http://www.visitvicksburg.com/

http://www.nps.gov/vick/index.htm

Enjoy.

Zed

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3. Re: Road trip ideas East coast/Down South

As you already have been along the coast maybe it's a good idea to hit New Orleans this time even with the humidity and plan on visiting Shenandoah NP, drive Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge parkway and visit Ashville, Great Smokey Mountains but it all depends on how long you have for this trip. If you want a beach stay I agree with Zed for trying Alabama Coast.

Tet

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