Great American Solar Eclipse – Helen, Georgia

5 DAYS • 9 MEALS Experience the culture of old world Germany in the mountains of Georgia on this trip which includes a time-out with gear for viewing a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse.
This tour departs from the Chicagoland/Wisconsin Area
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  • Free home or local pickup and return
  • 9 Meals (4 dinners, 1 lunch and 4 breakfasts)
  • Visit the amazing Rock City, located high atop Lookout Mountain, featuring massive ancient rock formations, gardens and the breathtaking “See Seven States” panoramic views
  • Spend 2 nights in the Alpine Village of Helen, Georgia, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains and known for its annual fall Oktoberfest celebration, the largest of its kind in the southeast
  • Enjoy an authentic Bavarian dinner which reflects the region’s strong German influence
  • Morning guided tour of Helen with a local guide to see its quaint shops and beautiful scenery
  • Total Solar Eclipse viewing in Helen, Georgia with included box lunch, chairs and protective eyewear
  • Enjoy free time to explore Helen on your own and another Bavarian dinner
  • Visit beautiful Anna Ruby Falls, one of the 21 waterfalls located in the area
  • Tour the Museum of Appalachia which depicts the history of the Appalachian people
  • Farewell dinner at the historic Boone Tavern, built in 1909 to accommodate visitors to Berea College
  • $25 in Mayflower Money
Tour Activity Level
LEVEL 3: A blend of longer and shorter days on this program with more walking tours mixed with some periods of standing. Expect more of the touring to be over uneven surfaces or involve stairs.