Holiday Grandeur

December 1, 2018 - December 7, 2018
7 days / 12 meals
Visits: ,

Day 1: Lexington, KY
Our adventure begins with a drive to Kentucky. Stop in Frankfort for a guided tour of the world’s most awardwinning distillery, Buffalo Trace Distillery. Wander amongst the bourbon barrels aging in the warehouse and enjoy a tasting of their different bourbons and flavored vodkas. Continue to Lexington for dinner and overnight stay. D

Day 2: Greenbrier Resort
Travel through the Allegheny Mountains to America’s Resort, The Greenbrier, a National Historic Landmark and world-class resort that has been welcoming guests from around the world since 1778. Take an optional private tour of the declassified Bunker, an emergency Cold War fallout shelter (additional expense). Enjoy afternoon tea before heading up to your luxurious guest rooms or relaxing in the magnificent lobbies by a cozy fireplace. Experience an elegant dinner in the main dining room filled with sparkling chandeliers and stately columns. B, D

Day 3: Greenbrier Resort
Awake to The Greenbrier’s incredible winter wonderland décor and breakfast in the main dining room. Enjoy free time to shop in the dozens of boutiques, take a carriage or sleigh ride, or book a one-of-a-kind spa service (additional activities at own expense). A colonial Christmas awaits us as we journey to Williamsburg, VA for dinner and a 2-night stay. B, D

Day 4: Colonial Williamsburg
Since the first organized Christmas celebration drew visitors to Colonial Williamsburg in 1936, nothing can match the excitement and grandeur of a Christmas season in Williamsburg. Spend a full day exploring Colonial Williamsburg, all dressed up for the holidays. Enjoy complete access to the historic area’s hundreds of recreated and restored buildings, sites and exhibits including the Governor’s Palace. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the historic Shield’s Tavern where servers still wear period dress as they did in the 1800’s. The day will include activities which make the history books come alive right before our eyes! B, L

Day 5: The Homestead
Travel to one of the world’s finest resorts, the opulent National Historic Landmark Omni Homestead Resort, for an overnight stay. Thousands of sparkling lights, miles of garland, warm crackling fireplaces, and an outdoor wonderland will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Since 1766, this premier Hot Springs resort has offered an incomparable retreat to 23 U.S. Presidents. Enjoy afternoon tea and cake in the Great hall before a historical hotel presentation, followed by a three-course dinner in the Main Dining Room with music and dancing. B, D

Day 6: Ohio
Enjoy a relaxing breakfast in the Main Dining Room before departing for West Virginia. Pick up some unique holiday gifts at the Tamarack Artisan Village, home of vibrant juried artists, southern crafters and local food producers. Make your own holiday candle at The Candle Lab before a Victorian-style dinner at the historic Worthington Inn. Continue to Dublin, OH for an overnight stay. B, D

Day 7: Return home. B

Per person rates
double $1699
triple/quad $1547
single $2123

Same price as 2016!