Classic Coastal Charm
Jacksonville to Freeport, Grand Bahama aboard Victory Cruise Lines M/V Victory I
9 Days | November, December 2020
Starting At $2699
From the historic South to pristine beaches, this itinerary takes you from the Southeast coast to The Bahamas and delivers just the right balance of excitement and relaxation. Charleston and Savannah offer a glimpse into coastal Southern living and architecture, while the islands of The Bahamas feature a tropical oasis just 50 miles from the U.S. coastline. Aboard the M/V Victory I you will experience classic private staterooms, elegant public spaces, regional cuisine and all the modern amenities.
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Day 1: Jacksonville
Enjoy a complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening allows time to become acquainted with the city. For your convenience,
Cruise Representatives will be available to provide suggestions for dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here.
Day 2: Embarkation Jacksonville
Experience a new brand of Southern hospitality in Jacksonville. This young and quirky city showcases the beauty in diversity. Contemporary urban areas and the
undeveloped natural world accompany one another in creating its adventure-friendly landscape. This afternoon board the M/V Victory I for your 7 Night Sailing along the Southeast Coast Line and onto Freeport, Grand Bahama.
Day 3: Savannah
Meet Savannah – famous for its town squares, Spanish moss and the filming of “Forrest Gump.” The city embodies its nickname, Slo-vannah, and invites visitors to laze in its easygoing lifestyle. A stroll through one of the city’s squares provides the proper backdrop for a renaissance of emotion, and the collaborative efforts of its architectural artisans have inspired a Southern-gothic
aesthetic different from that of any other place. This pedestrian-friendly city is where the little things – breweries and mustard-based barbeque, live oaks and lighthouses – come together to create a mighty experience.
Day 4: Charleston
Along the southern coast of South Carolina rests Charleston, boasting a unique blend of casual and sophisticated in the ever-present beauty of its blooming culture. History reveals its
timelessness in landmarks and waterways, cobblestone streets and vibrant beachfronts. The classic elegance and unforgettable panorama of architecture enrich the soul to create a profuse sensory adventure. This charming port features a maze of recreation ripe for travelers to navigate.
Day 5: Beaufort
Beaufort blends Lowcountry lifestyle with coastal sightlines to craft a unique atmosphere. Antebellum architecture still stands, and reminds locals to embrace the Southern hospitality that their community was built upon. Unending beachsides absorb warmhearted sun rays, and invite travelers to do the same. The tapestry of culture here holds strong with the friendly mixture of characters that bind it together. Allow it to envelop you and enhance your quest through the town.
Day 6: Brunswick
In the anchor town serving the barrier Golden Isles, wander downtown Brunswick’s charming streets, lined with colorful Victorian architecture and swaying palms side by side with mossy oaks.
Watch shrimp boats unload their fresh fare at the docks, and sample their catches in a rustic seafood shack or an upscale gastropub. Across the Marshes of Glynn, “heavenly woods and
glades” memorialized by poet Sidney Lanier grace unspoiled, unhurried St. Simons Island.
Day 7: Fernandina Beach
This Victorian-style seaport is the stomping ground of adventuresome legends. It tells tales of bootleggers and pirates, shrimpers and seamen. Downtown is an enchanting village
that flaunts its historic district in rich, lovingly preserved architecture. This neighborhood boasts seafaring characters of all walks who continuously compose sagas of the sea.
Eclectic shops, enchanting eateries and a welcoming atmosphere ensure that adventure here is unending.
Day 8: Port Canaveral
Stand on the shore, and watch maritime traffic slowly drift into second-busiest port in the world. Diversity abounds due to the cascade of ocean travelers, but relaxation and intimacy are ever present. This is a place that honors bravery and exploration, from astronauts to fighter pilots to police officers. Learn about the heroes of the Space Coast, and catch a glimpse of the
beyond in Port Canaveral.
Day 9: Disembark Freeport, Grand Bahama
After breakfast, disembark and enjoy time in the city on your own or consider a group tour before heading to the airport.