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: Naturally Nashville Watch the fall colors radiate golds, reds and yellows as we head east to Nashville. This evening get comfortable in our prime seats and enjoy a performance at the world-famous Grand Ole Opry! Clap your hands and stomp your feet along with the longest continually running radio broadcast show in history. D
Day 2: Mountain Majesties Board one of America’s largest aerial tramways, Ober Gatlinburg, for a 2.1-mile breathtaking ride to the top of Mt. Harrison. Continue to Asheville for dinner at the charming Red Rocker Inn, before unpacking for a 2-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 a full day exploring 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. Did you know that the Biltmore Winery is the most visited winery in the country? Explore more during our afternoon visit before an evening of leisure in Asheville. B, L
Day 4: Smoky Mountains National Park and Pigeon Forge Experience the vivid 11,000-year-old Cherokee story during a morning visit to the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Visit the Oconaluftee Visitor Center, the gateway to the Smoky Mountains, before a local guide leads us through the mountains. Pass through the heart of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park bursting with gorgeous fall foliage. 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 farewell and return home enjoying more dramatic fall colors along the way. B