Unpack Once • Dolly Parton's Stampede • Biltmore Estate • Gatlinburg • 2 Live Shows

5 Days - Tour Dates: December 5 - 9, 2021
8 Meals Included

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Activity Level:

Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace - Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.

Price Per Person:

$1999.00 Double Occupancy
$1969.00 Triple Occupancy
$2449.00 Single Occupancy

Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $50 - First 1-20 Clients
Single Supplement Discount
The first TWO Singles to book, SAVE 50% off the Single Supplement

Prices include airfare from SAN/LAX. Please call or refer to our catalog for prices from your home city.

Tour Highlights:

  • Round Trip Home Pick-up*
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • 8 Meals: 4-Breakfasts, 1-Lunch,  3-Dinners
  • 2 Live Shows: The Christmas Show at Country Tonite Theater, and Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede
  • Biltmore Estate with Lunch
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Gatlinburg’s Aerial Tramway
  • Moonshine Tasting
  • Free Time in Gatlinburg
  • Titanic Museum
  • A.J. Bush & Company General Store
  • Free Time in Pigeon Forge
  • AFC Tour Manager Deb Howard
  • Hotel Transfers & Baggage at Hotel

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Sunday, 12/5/2021 - Fly to Knoxville, TN / Drive to Pigeon Forge
Upon arrival, meet your Tour Manager and motorcoach to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, in the Great Smoky Mountains for a 4 night unpack once stay. Tonight, meet your fellow travelers at a Get Acquainted Dinner. - Dinner
Day 2 - Monday, 12/6/2021 - Smoky Mountains National Park / Gatlinburg
After breakfast, head to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Enjoy picturesque wide, verdant valleys ringed by tall peaks, the very picture of  calm, rural beauty. In Gatlinburg, ride the Aerial Tramway to the ski area for the best views of the Smokies. Back in town, enjoy a moonshine tasting. For hundreds of years mountain people hid their craft. Now, they celebrate their rich history, making genuine moonshine on Gatlinburg’s Parkway. Experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of true moonshine culture. Enjoy free time in Gatlinburg before returning to Pigeon Forge. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 3 - Tuesday, 12/7/2021 - Biltmore Estate / Country Tonite Evening Show
Coach west to Asheville, NC. Arrive at Biltmore Estate, a Gilded Age Châteauesque-style mansion built for George Washington Vanderbilt II between 1889 and 1895. America’s largest home is decorated with over 50 Christmas trees, hundreds of wreaths, bows and poinsettias, as well as miles of evergreen garland and thousands of ornaments. In addition, there is a massive 35-foot Fraser Fir tree adorned with beautiful ornaments and presents. Enjoy an included lunch at the estate. Return to Pigeon Forge and freshen up for your evening entertainment: The Christmas Show at Country Tonite Theater. The magic of Christmas abounds as the talented renditions of Christmas favorites combined with beautiful choreography, brightly decorated holiday sets and colorful costumes bring the enchantment of Christmas to the Country Tonite stage. - Breakfast - Lunch
Day 4 - Wednesday, 12/8/2021 - A.J. Bush / Farewell Dinner / Dolly Parton's Stampede
This morning visit the original A.J. Bush & Company general store, founded in 1897 and known for Bush’s Baked Beans. Then, return to Pigeon Forge for a free afternoon on your own before gathering for your Farewell Dinner and Show. Tonight you’ll experience Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede and enjoy the fun and excitement of the grand performances during their spectacular Christmas extravaganza! Nothing compares to the way they bring the spirit of the season to life. The Stampede arena is magically transformed into a true fantasy land complete with twinkling lights, evergreens, poinsettias, old-fashioned holiday costumes, and familiar holiday music. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 5 - Thursday, 12/9/2021 - Titanic / Fly Home
Discover the Titanic Museum after breakfast. It is built at half-scale to the original ship, and contains over 400 artifacts. Finally, depart for the airport and your return flights home. - Breakfast

Additional Tour Information:

  • Pigeon Forge (4) - Courtyard by Marriott
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