Depart: November 1, 2013

Return: November 7, 2013

Smoky Mountain Christmas
featuring Biltmore House in Ashville and Pigeon Forge
Presented by Green River Lines/Hansen Tours
 
Included:

6 Nights Lodging
6 Breakfast/1
Continental Breakfast
Deluxe Motorcoach
7 Shows
4 Lunches
Tour Escort
Biltimore Estates
4 Dinners
Baggage Handling
Stop in Cherokee, SC
Christmas Light Tour
Christmas Place Store


Rates:

• Single/$1315
• Double/$1045
• Triple/$955
• Quad/$910

 

 

     

Day 1
Friday, November 1 
Traveling through Illinois, Indiana and the gentle rolling hills of Kentucky on our way to Renfro Valley, rolls and juice will be served on the coach as we enjoy the scenery, with a stop in Indiana for lunch.   We will be staying at the Heritage Inn tonight.  We will have dinner at the Boarding House for down-home southern cooked meal and then go to the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center for an evening of good country music.  Back to the hotel and a good night sleep.        BD

Day 2
Saturday, November 2 
Saturday: Breakfast will be served in the lobby of the hotel.  A nice leisurely ride to Ashville, SC with a stop along the way, it’s a surprise!  But it will include a tasty lunch and fun activities.  We will arrive in Ashville late-afternoon and check into the Country Inn and Suites for the next 2 nights.  We will go for dinner before settling in for the night. BL

Day 3
Sunday, November 3
Breakfast will be served in the lobby of the hotel.  We will spend the day at the Biltmore House enjoying the Winery, the Biltmore House Gardens and the Antler Village, all part of the Biltmore House, fully decorated for the Holidays!!!  America's largest home is decorated with dozens of Christmas trees, hundreds of wreaths, bows, and poinsettias, miles of evergreen garland, and thousands of ornaments.  Stroll acres of formal and informal gardens designed by America's foremost landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted.  Italian Gardens,  to the breathtaking presence of ancient trees have helped keep the original look of the gardens,  including their “All America Rose Garden” featuring more than 250 varieties.  Discover their new Antler Village that connects the estate's present and past, providing a relaxing place for dining, shopping, historical exhibits, and new ways to experience Biltmore's hospitality.  The Village is also home to the Winery, where we will take a tour and then enjoy a tasting.  Our Lunch will be at Deer Park for their wonderful Sunday Brunch.    BL

Day 4
Monday, November 4
Monday:  Breakfast will be served in the lobby of the hotel.  We will head towards Pigeon Forge but first a stop in Cherokee for a little shopping and lunch.  After lunch we will begin our drive over the Great Smoky Mountains and into Pigeon Forge.  We will be staying at the Ramada for the next 3 nights.  Our show tonight will be at Dolly’s  Dixie Stampede, where we will be entertained and served Dinner at the same time. Back to our hotel for a good  nights sleep.      BD

Day 5
Tuesday, November 5
This morning we are going to have breakfast at the Country Breakfast Jamboree.  The Country Breakfast Jamboree featuring The Blackwoods  and is a must see for all ages!  We can enjoy a complete entertainment experience in one fantastic theater with a tasty country style breakfast and the Blackwoods singing their chart topping traditional Country and Gospel hits! Lunch will be at Wood Grille Buffet after we stop at the Christmas Place to visit one of the largest Christmas stores around.  A fast paced show is waiting for us at the Country Tonight Show.  But be ready for a great evening!!.....  We are going to the do the Dinner/Show at the Smith Family Theater. The Three brothers will delight you with their humor and great singing.    BLD

Day 6
Wednesday, November 6
Breakfast will be served in the lobby of the hotel.  We are going to visit the Titanic to celebrate its 100th year anniversary.  The tour will give you a look back in history at this amazing ship and the people that sailed on it.  After we’ve done with our tour we will have lunch at the Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant. We will head to the 50’s Matinee at the Smith Family theater.  Sit back and sing along with the “songs” of the 50’s.  This evening we are going to see the Hatfield and McCoys Dinner Feud!!!  While they “Feud”…we will eat!!!! We will be plum tickled with the action, excitement and comedy of their little shindig - not to mention the dinner served with each show. Our Full Southern Homestyle Feast Includes: Country Fried Chicken, mashed Potatoes, Pulled Pork and all the trimmings!!!!  After the dinner and show we will be joined by a step on guide and take a 90 minute tour of Pigeon Forge Spectacular Light displays.   Back to the hotel for a good nights sleep. BLD

Day 7
Thursday, November 7
After breakfast in our hotel we will depart for Illinois and take with us the memories of great entertainment and the Christmas Spirit of the Smoky Mountains. B

  • Shows we will see on our trip:
  • Renfro Valley Entertainment Production
  • Dixie Stampede
  • Country Breakfast Jamboree  featuring the Blackwood’s Brothers
  • Country Tonight
  • Smith Family Show
  • Back to the ‘50’s Show
  • Hatfield and McCoys Show
  • A Tour of the Titanic
  • A Tour of the Christmas Lights

*  Shows may change their schedules at anytime but these are the ones under contract for now

*  This is a revised schedule from the original brochure with extra features added.  Any sign ups before January 3rd were locked in at the old price.


Green River Lines/Hansen Tours * 3131 May Road * Peru, IL 61354 PH: 815-224-9276 or 800-892-1419
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