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Vacation Q&A Virtual Event coming next week, Nov. 6

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Spring Break 2015 travel deals from Savannah Although fall is in full effect and the holidays are just around the corner, now is the time to start planning your spring break vacation.

To help you get inspired, Two Sisters Travel is hosting a Vacation Q&A Facebook event next Thursday, November 6th at 8P.

Two Sisters Travel experts will be online answering all of your spring break (or any vacation) planning questions.

If you’ve been curious about cruising like what’s the best age for kids to cruise or if you need a passport? Maybe you’re just overwhelmed with options for Disney? Get answers to all of these questions, plus tons of travel tips. There will even be a special booking offer for those who attend.

RSVP now on the Two Sisters Travel Facebook event, and invite your friends, too. This event will be a lot of fun.

If you’re ready to start planning your Spring Break getaway now, call Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel at 843-284-3241 or submit a no-obligation vacation quote online.

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Save on your 2015 Disney vacation with 2 new discounts with Two Sisters Travel

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Disney Deals Savannah JUST ANNOUNCED: 2 new ways to save BIG on your next Walt Disney World vacation with the Play, Stay, Dine, & Save promotion or Save Up to 30% at Select Resort Hotels.

When you combine your resort stay, dining, and theme park tickets in the popular Play, Stay, Dine, & Save Promotion, you’ll save up to $600 (based on family of 4).

This offer is available at select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels and includes most stays 12/14/14 – 12/20/14 and 1/5/15 – 3/7/15.

 If you don’t need a dining plan or tickets, you can save up to 30% on your room at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels for most stays 1/5/15 – 3/28/15.

 Availability for both of these promotions is extremely limited, and rooms will sell out fast.

Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel your no-obligation Disney vacation quote or call us at 843-284-3241 for details, and start planning your magical Disney vacation! 

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$200 Disney Cruise Line Onboard Credit

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Disney Cruise Deals This week only! Book select 7-Night Caribbean Cruises aboard the Disney Magic or Disney Fantasy, and you’ll get a $200 onboard ship credit. You’ll choose how to spend yours; special shore excursions, relaxing spa treatments, photographs, for me it’s definitely a private Cabana rental at Castaway Cay!

Disney Cruise Line offers a unique vacation experience that blends entertainment and adventure with comfort and convenience. There is something for everyone on a Disney cruise: relaxing “me” time for the adults, imaginative fun for the kids and exciting family time for all. Every voyage features the world-class hospitality that only Disney can provide, and of course, all of your favorite characters.

This is a limited time offer and only available for new reservations booked with Two Sisters Travel. Cruise packages must be booked by Monday, October 13th to receive the $200 onboard ship credit. Get a no-obligation quote now and start planning your exciting Disney Cruise vacation!

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Last chance to save up to the 30% @ Walt Disney World this Fall

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Mickey Not So Scary Halloween 2014

Disney has packed the calendar this fall and winter with tons of great special events & activities, and now is your last chance to save up to 30% when you stay at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels.

If you have a Disney villain fan, then Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is a must! This is special event held select days in September and October.

Or maybe you want to spend the holidays at Disney? Starting in mid November you can enjoy tons of beautiful holiday decorations and special displays… the Gingerbread House at Grand Floridian is amazing!! Celebrate the meaning of the season with the Candlelight Processional. Or just enjoy the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Display! There’s something for everyone at the Merriest Place on Earth.

The discount offer is available at select Value, Moderate, Deluxe and Deluxe Villa resorts on stays October 4 – November 25, 2014 and November 29 – December 23, 2014.

Hurry, because this offer ends October 3, 2014. Book your package now with a deposit as low as $200. Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel your no-obligation Disney vacation quote or call us at 843-284-3241 for details.

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Take advantage of low vacation deposits now & plan getaway for next year

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Disney Cruise Deal Deals Two Sisters Travel Yes, summer is officially over & the kiddos are back in school, but it’s not too early to start planning your 2015 vacation.

Take advantage of low deposits on Disney packages, cruises, & even all-inclusive resorts & start planning your vacations now. Getaway during spring break or maybe you skipped a summer vacation this year & want to plan something big for 2015??

By planning early you’ll get best availability, plenty of time to make payments, & more time to brag to your friends that you’re going somewhere fabulous! And with Two Sisters Travel you don’t have to worry about getting the best deal… they keep an eye on promotions/discounts & if something becomes available that will lower your package, they’ll automatically it for you!!

Disney Deals Two Sisters Travel helps busy families by handling all of the details, so all you need to do is pack your bags. They can even help you choose the best time of year to travel. And all of Two Sisters Travel concierge vacation planning services are absolutely FREE!

Get a no-obligation vacation quote online, or call us at 843-284-3241. They’d love to help your family plan a magical vacation!

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Poppell Farms Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Haunted Forest, (Pumpkin Patches near Savannah)

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, agritourism, Poppell Farms 2014 Corn Maze in honor of Paula Deen

It’s almost time to make your annual fall family pilgrimage to that mecca of agritainment – Poppell Farms, the 10-acre corn maze labyrinth, Linus-approved pumpkin patch & activity-packed farm in Odum about six miles from Jesup.

Poppell Farms grand opening for the 2014 Fall season is 10 AM-5 PM Saturday Oct. 4.

In honor of Paula Deen, the 2014 Poppell Farms corn maze features a likeness to Savannah’s ultimate Southern Mama. Paula Deen & her family will make a personal appearance at Poppell Farms on Oct. 5. You’re invited to visit the farm & meet her. Stay updated about what time she’ll be at the farm by following Poppell Farms on Facebook here.

At Poppell Farms, you can take a covered hayride to visit characters dressed as Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Linus to pick out a pumpkin in the pumpkin patch; ride the cow train; feed animals in the petting farm including a goat walk; try steer roping, Spyder Slyder slide & the all-time kids’ favorite, the popular crop hopper, which is giant jumping air pillow that has kids giggling upon their first bounce. There are also tractor & pony rides. 

pumpkin patches, corn maze near Savannah Poppell Farms agritourism New this year:  Jumping Pillow No. 2; Corn Hole; & the Pipe Racers/Harvest Roller (pictured to the right)

Special 2014 events each weekend including:
* Oct 4: Grand Opening.
* Oct. 5: Personal Appearance by Paula Deen & her family. You’re invited to visit the farm & meet her.
* Oct. 11: Girl Scout & Safety Day with emergency, fire and police vehicles on display.
* Oct. 18. Boy Scout Day.
* Oct 25: Halloween Party & Costume Contest begins at 2 PM.
Special events will be added throughout fall. Check for updates here.

For admission costs, click here. The farm is @ 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555.
For info or to make reservations, call 912.586.2215 or click here.

Corn Maze

Poppell’s corn maze is intricate network of twists and turns carved into 10 acres of corn. It opens Oct. 4 2014. Though the correct pathway can be walked in only 15 minutes, most wandering maze-goers will require about one hour to travel through more than three miles of twists, turns and decision points.

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

For admission costs, directions or more information please visit the farm’s website , email or call (912) 586-2215.


Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.
2014 Fall Season Schedule
Sat. Oct. 4-Sun. Nov. 2, 2014
10 AM-5 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays

Friday & Saturday Night Activities beginning 10/4/14 5pm – 10pm
Petting Farm
6 & under Playground
Jumping Pillows 1 & 2
Cow Train Rides
Duck Races
Spyder Slider
Cornfield Maze (Flash Light Nights, Kid Friendly – Not Haunted)
*(Hayride, Pony Rides and Fish Pond Closed)*

New for 2014

Beginning on Friday 10/10 and running every Fri. & Sat. Night through 10/25

THE FRIGHTFUL FOREST – Presented by: Turning Point Worship Center

This is a Christian based 800 foot walking trail through the woods with real life, in your face terrifying scenes. An alternative to traditional Haunted Houses or Trails. A wake-up call……is this the life you are living? Which path are you walking? You will have lots of fun but when you leave we want to give you something to think about. Recommended for ages 12 & older.

Poppell Farms, email , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a advertiser


Kids Sail FREE on Royal Caribbean cruises Oct. 15-May 31 2016; offer ends Sept. 15

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Two Sisters Travel Disney DealsKids sail free Royal Caribbean Cruises Two Sisters Travel No matter your idea of fun, from thrilling to relaxing, from family-entertainment to an adults-only escape, a Royal Caribbean cruise has it.

This is truly a vacation that everyone can enjoy!

For a very limited time, take advantage of Kids, Family, & Friends (any 3rd or 4th stateroom guest) sailing FREE on select Caribbean & Bahamas cruises Oct. 15, 2014 – May 31, 2016. Choose from 3, 4, & 7 night itineraries with stops in some of the Caribbean’s most exciting ports of call.

This deal is even available onboard ships with the Dreamworks Experience! So your kids can sail with their favorite Dreamworks characters from Shrek, Madagascar, and more. They’ll have special dining, parades, shows & other activities onboard.

Hurry. This offer ends Sept. 15th. Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel for your FREE no-obligation vacation quote or details.

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Madrac Farms Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze Open Oct. 2 for Fall 2014 Season, Effingham County

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Pumpkin Patches Corn Mazes near Savannah

Growing pumpkins in humid Coastal Georgia is challenging. But Madrac Farms in Effingham County is making it happen.

This October, come visit this real pumpkin patch & enjoy the 5-acre corn maze, hayrides & other fall fun at this Rincon farm on Ralph Rahn Rd.

Madrac Farms grows the Orange Bulldog pumpkin, a new variety of pumpkin developed by the University of Georgia, which is specifically designed to grow in South Georgia’s humid climate. The farm also has other test varieties of orange & white pumpkins. Learn more about Madrac Farms here.

Pumpkin Patch Corn Maze near Savannah

Farm Activities

Opening Thursday Oct. 2 2014 at 10 AM through Nov. 1. 10 AM-4 PM Thursdays; 10 AM-6 PM Fridays & Saturdays.

Petting farm
Feed goats, chickens, Hazel the pot-belly pig. Animal feed is .50 cents.

Big Slide & Bouncy House
New this year: the big slide. Enjoy zipping down this 13-foot wooden slide on a potato sack. Kids can go alone or have parents ride with them.

Pumpkin Pickin
Choose from red, brown, Cinderella, white or traditional Orange.

Hay Rides
With 2 hay rides running almost all the time, you’ll never have to wait in line! Take a 10 minute ride through the Georgia woods & you may see deer, hawks, squirrels, rabbits even snakes

Corn Maze
5 acres – not too big, not too small. Kids can see if they can beat their friends through the maze in record time. Just right for the little ones & bigger kids, too.

BIG Pumpkin
Weighing in at over 100 lbs this pumpkin is sure to be your number #1 destination for photos.


$7 per person ages 3-59.
Ages 2 & younger are FREE with paying adult.
60 & older qualify for a senior citizen discount at $5 per person.
Military discount applies for active & retired military & veterans with proper I.D. $2 discount for all military & their families.
This price includes admission only which covers all of the above farm activities including the corn maze & hayrides (except animal feed for .50 cents). Drinks, food, pumpkins are extra. You aren’t required to purchase a pumpkin.

Extra charge for pony rides, face painting & other activities from vendors at the farm.

Food & beverages for sale, but you are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the farm’s picnic area.

Field Trips

Madrac Farms is now scheduling Field Trips for PUMPKIN PATCH 2014. Learn more here.
Discounted group rates do apply when you bring a certain amount of people to the farm during events.

Madrac Farms, 580 Ralph Rahn Rd Rincon, Ga. On Facebook here ,(912) 704-7651, email, Madrac Farms is a advertiser

Shark Tooth & Fossil Hunt for Kids with Beaufort’s Shark Tooth Fairy, Port Royal, Oct. 11

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

FREE shark tooth hunt Oct. 11 Port Royal Beaufort

All kids growing up in the Savannah/Lowcountry area need to experience at least one shark tooth & fossil hunt with Beaufort’s famed Shark Tooth Fairy in Port Poyal, near Beaufort, S.C.

The Shark Tooth Fairy, Mike Harris, regularly invites kids to come to The Sands beach in Port Royal to look for shark teeth, Megalodon teeth and other fossilized finds. These kid-friendly hunts are held every couple of months throughout the year.

The next one is 11 AM Oct. 11. Free for kids 12 & younger. $5 for kids 13 & older. 

The Shark Tooth Fairy  spreads out over 100 pounds of shark teeth over the beach before kids arrive. Info on The Sands in Port Royal, S.C. near Beaufort here.

Read about The Shark Tooth Fairy & the public shark-tooth beach hunts by clicking here.

These beach hunts typically happen rain or shine. But stay updated about this Oct. 11 hunt & other future ones by ‘liking” the Shark Tooth Fairy & his pup Captain Morgan on Facebook here. 

(Make a day of it and pair your visit with a trip to the lighthouse at Hunting Island near Beaufort.  Info on Hunting Island here.)


Fall 2014: Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes around Savannah

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Fall kids activities pumpkin patches, hayrides

Yes we really are posting about pumpkin patch farms in August.

If all this late-August light has you hankering for a hayride, then read on. But if you’re not quite ready to say goodbye to summer, we understand. Our Fall Fun Guide 2014 will be ready when you are. Just click on the Fall Fun image in the slide show at the top of the site for information on pumpkin patches, hayrides, fall festivals, Halloween fun & more.

Meanwhile, here’s the 411 on pumpkin patches that you can visit during Fall 2014 in a daytrip from Savannah.

Poppell Farms in Odum near Jesup. It is roughly a 75 minute to 90 minute drive from Savannah, closer from Richmond Hill. The farm has so many activities including the all-time kid favorite crop hopper (giant outdoor trampoline), cow train, goat walk, bouncy houses, corn house, steer roping & more. Poppell Farms opens Oct. 4 2014 is open every weekend in October 2014 (Saturday & Sunday) Details here.

Holiday Farms about 1 hour away in Ridgeland, S.C. It has lots of activities – pig races, pretend to milk pretend cow, hayride, duck races, bouncy house, giant tricycle races, barnyard & more. Closed Sundays. Great fall field trip for churches, schools, daycares, scouts, etc. Details here.

We have visited both Poppell Farms & Holiday Farms several times over the years & highly recommend both!

Other farms to check out:

Madrac Farms in Effingham Co. has a corn maze & pick-your-own pumpkins. Details here.