Fall in the Smokies

October 14, 2017 - October 18, 2017
5 days / 8 meals

Day 1: Nashville, TN
Watch the fall colors radiate golds, reds and yellows as we pull up to the iconic Gaylord Opryland Hotel for an unforgettable experience. Explore the hotel’s indoor gardens and cascading waterfalls before heading to dinner at the Opry Backstage Grill. This evening, get comfortable in our front section seats and enjoy a performance at the world famous Grand Ole Opry! Tip your hats and stomp your boots along with the longest continually running radio broadcast show in history. D

Day 2: Asheville, NC
After a southern breakfast, climb aboard the hotel’s Mississippi style Delta Flatboat for a relaxing boat ride through the heart of the hotel. One of our most scenic drives awaits us as we make the trip east to Asheville, North Carolina for dinner at the charming Red Rocker Inn, before checking into our Asheville hotel for a two-night stay. B, D

Day 3: Biltmore Estate
See America’s largest majestic home, the picturesque Biltmore Estate, one of the most prominent remaining examples of the Gilded Age. Enjoy plenty of time to explore the home’s 250 rooms including 33 bedrooms, 43 bathrooms and 3 kitchens. Eat lunch at DeerPark Pavilion before time to visit the gardens designed by America’s foremost landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. B, L

Day 4: Smoky Mountain National Park and Pigeon Forge
This morning stop at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian and experience the vivid 11,000-year-old Cherokee story. Visit the Onocaluftee Visitor Center, the gateway to the Smoky Mountains, before
a local guide leads us through the mountains. Absorb the gorgeous fall foliage as we pass through the heart of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Arrive in Pigeon Forge, TN and check into the Music Road Hotel. Dinner and a show at the acclaimed “Country Tonite” in Pigeon Forge will complete a memorable day. B, D

Day 5: Return home
Bid the mountains goodbye and return home enjoying more dramatic fall colors along the way. B

 

Per person rates
double $1098
triple/quad $994
single $1359

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