Relax and ring in the New Year with sandy beaches and an exclusive New Year’s Eve Party that includes live entertainment.
Day 1: Tennessee
Travel southeast to Nashville and be wowed by the lavishly festive holiday decorations adorning the Belmont Mansion. Circa 1853, this historic site opens its doors for our tour and a Christmas Wassail afternoon treat. Continue to Knoxville for an overnight stay. D
Day 2: Charlotte, NC
Cross the border into The Old North State where Krispy Kreme was started and Blackbeard fought his last battle in 1718! Arrive in Charlotte and enjoy a choice of one of 2 activities: tour the famed NASCAR Hall of Fame Museum for high-speed fun with interactive displays and relevant exhibits OR retrace the dynamic journey from a dairy farm to global evangelism at the Billy Graham Library with a tour of his original home and impressive library. Overnight at the Drury Inn and Suites in Charlotte, NC. B, hot apps
Day 3: Coastal History
In Murrells Inlet, tour the American treasure Hopsewee 1740 Rice Plantation house and enjoy the birthplace of Thomas Lynch, JR., signer of the Declaration of Independence. Hopsewee’s River Oak Tea Room is ranked in the top 3 tea rooms in South Carolina; savor a Southern Tea while listening to the tales of Gullah history. Continue up the coast to Myrtle Beach, SC and unpack for a 3-night stay at the ocean front Beach Cove Resort in an ocean view executive suite. After dinner, get comfortable in your reserved seats at the The Carolina Opry Christmas Special, designated top attraction in Myrtle Beach by CNBC. B, tea, D
Day 4: The Grand Strand
Browse and shop the various storefronts at “Barefoot Landing” then board the Barefoot Princess Riverboat for a relaxing cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway while the Captain narrates the history of The Grand Strand. Be on the watch for Alligators, Osprey, Kingfisher and other fresh water animals! This evening, celebrate at our New Year’s Eve dinner and party featuring a 4-course dinner, toe-tapping music entertainment for dancing and a champagne toast to ring in 2018! B, D
Day 5: Celebrate Your Way Happy New Year!
Embrace 2018 with a relaxing day to do as you choose while enjoying the hotel’s sandy beach front location and mild climate. Perhaps you will want to take a dip in one of the 4 outdoor heated pools or walk the beach or simply unwind in your suite and watch football? B, D
Day 6: Chattanooga
Travel west through central Georgia to Chattanooga, TN home of the Moon Pie since 1917. While humming Glenn Miller’s tune, check into the Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel for dinner and an overnight stay. B, D
Day 7: Return Home
Enroute, enjoy lunch at Patti’s 1880’s Settlement restaurant known for homey delicious foods and savory homemade pies! Travel home with a fresh outlook on the New Year with fond memories, new friends and stories to share! B, L
Per person rates
Same price as 2016!