Sunrise Tours is a family owned and operated company that was started in 1993. The company has grown steadily over the years, and now consists of 20 fantastic employees and offices in St. Louis, Indianapolis and Kansas City. We pride ourselves on delivering extremely high quality tour experiences at a fair price, and we consider repeat Sunrise Tours customers our most important marketing “tool”.
Day 1: Belle Meade Plantation Arrive Nashville, TN and visit the Belle Meade Plantation for a guided tour and a peek into how Christmas celebrations have evolved. A “toast” to the holidays with Wassail, complemented with homemade desserts highlight our afternoon. Overnight in Cookeville, TN. D
Day 2: Biltmore Estate Pull into the gates of the Biltmore Estate and be treated with the same hospitality enjoyed by the Vanderbilt’s guests over a century ago as we overnight at the Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate, a perfect location from which to experience the holiday charm of the Estate. Board the complimentary shuttle and enjoy unlimited access to tour the historic Mansion, the Winery, Antler Hill for shopping and dining, the Gardens or simply enjoy the majestic views. This evening, revel in a Biltmore Candlelight Christmas Evening featuring decorations and carolers reminiscent of those from 1895. B, D
Day 3: Holiday Spirit Enjoy a morning to enjoy the Biltmore Estate before a visit to another Asheville holiday tradition; the creations that compete in the annual National Gingerbread House Competition featured at the historic Grove Park Inn. Enjoy a gourmet Seasonal Grand Lunch in the holiday inspired Dining Room. Travel to Berea, KY to the Boone Historic Tavern Hotel, our home for the night, to experience warm hospitality and rich Appalachian culture. B, L
Day 4: Berea, KY-home Board the coach with our local guide to see the quaint town of Berea, KY the perfect place to shop for Christmas gifts made by regional artists! Travel home with festive memories and new friends. B