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Southern Samplings Group Packages
(Group Size = 15)

An African American Focus in North Carolina Past and Present
An African American Focus on Slavery and the Civil War
Cruisin' Coastal Carolina
The Foothills Experience
From the Piedmont to the Mountains
Gardens of North Carolina
High Point Discovery
Holiday Winter Wonderland
Mayberry Days
The Muse of the Mountains
North Carolina Arts and Gardens Tour
The Outer Banks
Swing Through the South
Stroll Into The Past
White Water - White Wine!!

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Civil War Related Southern Samplings Packages

Touring the Great Battlefields of the American Civil War
In the Footsteps of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson
North Carolina in the Civil War
North Carolina and Virginia Civil War Sites

Student Tour Related Southern Samplings Packages
(Group Size = 40)

Mountain Fun In North Carolina
Myrtle Beach
Raft and Rail Excusion




Cruisin' Coastal Carolina - The Cape Fear Coast

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Wilmington, North Carolina - Battleship North Carolina - Horse-Drawn Trolley Tour -Cotton Exchange - Henrietta II Luncheon Cruise - Airlie Gardens - Cape Fear Touring -Wrightsville Beach - Fort Fisher - Brunswick Town - Poplar Grove Plantation

From its 31 miles of pristine shoreline to the golden waters of the Cape Fear River. North Carolina's historic Cape Fear Coast welcomes its guests with wide sandy museums, galleries, unique
architecture, a lively are among the limitless opportunities that await you. The Cape Fear Coast is a place of uncommon
beauty and a nautical legacy that spans centuries. Its rich heritage dates back to early explorers who named Cape Fear
for its rugged shoals and foreboding waters. Whatever your pleasure, you're sure to find what you're looking for at Southeast North Carolina's Cape Fear Coast, a variety vacationland for the discriminating traveler.

Package Includes:
3 Night's Superior Class Accommodations,
Deluxe Breakfast, Baggage Handling
3 Dinners (1 with entertainment)
1 Luncheon Cruise aboard the Henrietta II
Horse Drawn Trolley Tour
Admission to the Battleship North Carolina
Admission to Airlie Gardens
Admission to Poplar Grove Plantation
Ferry trip across Cape Fear River
4 days Guide Service

*Reservations must be made in advance and are subject to availability
*1 complimentary package per 15 paying participants
*2 complimentary packages per 30 paying participants

Horse Drawn Trolley Tour

To get acquainted with this charming port city, enjoy a narrated horse-drawn trolley tour of the historic and waterfront
district by a costumed driver.

Cotton Exchange

This area is along the waterfront - it features shops from around the world. A truly delightful evening!

Battleship North Carolina

You will visit the Battleship North Carolina, one of the most visited sights in North Carolina. A self-guided tour offers a
unique opportunity to walk the decks of a living legend.

Henrietta II

Continue the waterfront experience by enjoying lunch aboard the Henrietta II, North Carolina's largest river tour boat. The Captain will offer facts and historical lore as you cruise along the Cape Fear River.

Airlie Gardens

This is Wilmington's Crown Jewel! 67 acres of post-Victorian European-style gardens surround 12 acres of freshwater lakes.
A highlight is the 400-year-old Airlie oak.

Fort Fisher

At the dawn of the Civil War, the Confederacy took control of a neck of land in southern North Carolina near the mouth of the Cape Fear River and constructed what was to become the largest of one of the most important earthwork fortifications in the South. Approximately 10 percent of Fort Fisher remains, along with a restored palisade fence.

Brunswick Town

You will view the excavated ruins of this colonial port town as well as Fort Anderson, a Confederate fort 90 percent still intact.

Poplar Grove Historic Plantation

This is a Manor-style Greek Revival house and peanut plantation on 16 acres with daily guided tours by costumed interpreters. Today the home is a historic museum house, where past and present are promoted through tours, gardens, exhibits, 19th century craft demonstrations, and special events. Also on the grounds is a peanut and agricultural exhibit building, animals, picnic area, playground and restaurant.

For more information call Jean Wells at:
336 725-1624 (Fax: 336 724-5852)
OR email:


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Newsletter Date:
Tues, 01/30/18
JEAN WELLS TRAVEL presents: Macdougall Honeymoon to Australia

Hello Everyone,

Pam Davis, Indep. Contractor with JWT, had such a great experience working with the MacDougalls on their honeymoon to the "Land Down Under."  This couple really knows how to plan a honeymoon! Check out their commentary and a few of their pictures on the "Journeys" tab!


Warmest regards,



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