South Mountain Expeditions promises you a worry-free vacation that combines learning with fun and comfort at a reasonable price! With over 29 years of experience in planning and managing history and cultural tours throughout the United States and around the globe, we guarantee innovative, educational tours of the highest quality.
Here's what's on the drawing board for 2014! Legendary historian guide Edwin C. Bearss is scheduled to accompany each group next year. Ed will be joined by guest historians on several of our tours.
March 24-30: New Orleans. Our home for this six-night program is the Bourbon Orleans Hotel in the heart of the French Quarter. We will learn about NOLA's role in the War of 1812 and the American Civil War; tour plantation homes, take a boat through a Louisiana Cypress Swamp and learn about the Cajun culture, enjoy a meal at a Creole cooking school, and visit the superb National WWII Museum. Click here for details.
May 14-21: The Atlanta Campaign & Sherman's March to the Sea. In May 1864, Union General William T. Sherman began an 8-month struggle to capture Atlanta and cut through the heart of Georgia to the sea. In the company of civil war expert Ed Bearss, we will follow the action from Atlanta to Savannah. Click here for details.
August 29-September 12: WWII: The Invasion of Italy--From Sicily to Rome. On this classic battlefield tour, we will trace the Allied invasion of Italy from Sicily, across the straits of Messina, along the west coast of Italy via Salerno, Cassino and Anzio. Details coming soon.
October 20-30: Northern California. Come explore the historic landmarks of this beautiful region. Highlights will include: Yosemite National Park; the Redwoods of Muir Woods; the California gold rush and the Bear Flag Revolt; ; Fort Ross, a former Russian trading post; Alcatraz; Sonoma and of course the vineyards of Napa Valley!Details coming soon.
Detailed itineraries and prices will be available this fall. If you would like a copy of our 2014 tour brochures, please call us at (301) 988-1852 or toll free: at 1(866) 914-1862, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you will join us on one of our tours!
South Mountain Expeditions