A Hallmark Movie Christmas, featuring Nashville and Ashville

Multi-Day Trips
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Date: Monday, 29 November 2021 - Tuesday, 07 December 2021

Venue: Nashville and Asheville

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COST: $2,599 based on double occupancy and includes motorcoach transportation, hostess service, 9 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 6 Dinners, 8 Nights Lodging, The Ark Encounter, Louisville Slugger Museum, Derby Dinner Playhouse, Kentucky Derby Museum, The Frazier Museum, Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, Winter Woods Spectacular, County Music Hall of Fame, Christmas Dinner Show at Opryland, Nashville Music City Tour with Local Musician, General Jackson Showboat Lunch Cruise, Grande Ole Opry, Asheville City Tour, Biltmore Estate & Gardens Tour, National Harbor, National Mall, Guided Tour of the National Cathedral, Round Trip Luggage Handling, All Taxes, Meal Gratutites, and Local Guide Gratuities

Triple: $2,359 pp; Quad: $2,239 pp; Single: $3,339 pp

A $300 deposit is due within 3 weeks of making a reservation. Balance is due by October 15, 2021.

 

Come with us on a holiday trip as magical as a Hallmark Christmas Movie! Our tale unfolds as we visit enchanting locations all decked out for Christmas. Celebrate the “First Noel” at the Ark Encounter in Kentucky, then jingle all the way to Nashville for a “Tennessee Christmas” experience before dashing through the snow to Asheville ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­to see the spectacular Biltmore Estate. It’s a trip sure to top your Christmas Wish List and we can promise all the adventure and warm-fuzzies that you’d expect from a Hallmark Christmas Movie!

Monday. November 29

  • Depart from Terminal, with available pickups: Mansfield, Blossburg, Liberty, Williamsport
    • PLEASE NOTE: The above pickups are available, but you must call to confirm.  We do not stop at all pickup locations, unless people are designated to get on at our available pickup locations. 
  • FULL BREAKFAST is included at a restaurant along the way.
  • Lunch and rest breaks will be made, as needed.ns gl
  • Check into the DRURY INN & SUITES, your home for the night. At every Drury Hotel, from 5:30-7:00 pm, you can enjoy FREE ALCOHOLIC DRINKS or SODA and ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FOOD!
  • WELCOME DINNER is included at the GOLDEN LAMB. When Jonas Seaman traveled from New Jersey to Ohio in 1803 and spent $4 for a license to operate a “house of Public Entertainment” on Broadway in the newly-founded village of Lebanon, he could never have imagined that more than 200 years later his establishment would still be offering food and lodging for travelers. Seaman’s establishment got its name from the sign hung outside the business – an image of a golden lamb. In early times it was not uncommon for business to be associated with symbols as many in that period were unable to read.

Tuesday, November 30

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • Depart for Williamstown, KY.   na ark
  • ADMISSION to the ARK ENCOUNTER. The largest timber-frame structure is 510-feet long, seven stories high, and is an exact replica of Noah’s Ark according to the book of Genesis. This beautiful piece of architecture is filled with state-of-the-art exhibitions to tell the true story of Noah and the flood. Admission includes a self-guided tour of the Ark with State of the Art Exhibits, full size Noah’s Ark and the Ararat Zoo.
  • Lunch is on your own at the Ark Encounter. 
  • Depart for Louisville, Kentucky
  • Enjoy a self-guided visit at the LOUISVILLE SLUGGER MUSEUM. Baseball connects generations, we see it here every day. Since the sport is such a big part of American history and culture, even visitors who don’t consider themselves big fans find something here that resonates with them. Maybe it’s the fun stories and fascinating machinery in the factory, or the hands-on exhibits, or one of our special exhibitions that broaden the interpretation of baseball. And, really, who doesn’t love a free mini bat?
  • Check into the GALT HOUSE HOTEL for the next 2 nights. Louisville’s Waterfront Hotel is quite simply the best place to find a unique and authentic experience in this exciting city. Sip bourbon while taking in the spectacular views of the Ohio River. Located just a shot away from Whiskey Row, where you immerse yourself in the history of Kentucky’s native spirit. Explore world-renowned cultural encounters at nearby Museum Row, featuring icons such as Muhammad Ali and Louisville Slugger. Delight your palette with mouthwatering culinary tastings in our    top-rated restaurant scene. Galt House Hotel is in the center of it all.
  • This evening, enjoy DINNER at DERBY DINNER PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS PLAY & DINNER, one of the oldest and largest continually operating professional dinner theatres in the country. For over 45 years the theatre has served the Southern Indiana region and Kentucky by reaching out to more than three million people.

Wednesday, December 1

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel. na derby
  • ADMISSION is included to the KENTUCKY DERBY MUSEUM and play REINDEER GAMES! Holiday magic transforms our racehorses into racing reindeer. Includes all elements of "Off To The Races" holiday style as guests wager on their favorite reindeer to win the race. Each guest recieves their own reindeer antlers for luck. It's a Ho-Ho-Ho lot of fun!
  • Lunch is on your own today
  • Admission to THE FRAZIER MUSEUM - Founded in 2004 by local philanthropist Owsley Brown Frazier, the Frazier initially opened as an arms museum, but shortly thereafter expanded its focus to Kentucky, U.S., and world history. The museum houses of one of the largest collections of toy soldiers and historical miniatures on permanent public display in the world, The Stewart Collection. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the Frazier documents and reinterprets stories from history using artifacts, exhibitions, and live daily interpretations by talented staff of teaching artists. With the opening at the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Welcome Center and The Spirit of Kentucky exhibit in 2018, the Frazier became the official starting point of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Their annual Christmas exhibit is yet to be announced!
  • Enjoy the EVAN WILLIAMS EXPERIENCE Located on Louisville's historic "Whiskey Row," the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience will feature an artisanal distillery, tours, tastings, and more! Celebrating te legacy of Evan Williams, Kentucky's first distiller, this immersive experience brings to life the history and tradition of Kentucky's native spirit. 
  • Dinner is on your own this evening.
  • Experience WINTER WOODS SPECTACULAR - a section of Iroquois Park will transform into a winter wonderland where event goers will enjoy a 1/2 mile drive of lighting and artistry that will explore and celebrate the holidays. 

Thursday, December 2

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • Depart for Nashville, TN
  • Lunch is on your own today in downtown Nashville Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Visit Nashville TN
  • Admission to the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum adds a strikingly modern touch to the Nashville skyline and is situated at the epicenter of the city’s rapidly growing core, a block from the popular honky-tonks of Broadway, across the street from Bridgestone Arena and Music City Center, and adjacent to the Omni Hotel. The museum, called the “Smithsonian of country music” because of its unrivaled collection, recently unveiled a $100 million expansion, doubling its size to 350,000 square feet of dynamic state-of-the-art galleries, archival storage, education classrooms, retail stores, and special event space boasting stunning downtown views.na opry
  • Check into the OPRYLAND HOTEL your home for the next 2 nights– Includes admission to see ICE! Anytime during the stay! Enjoy the best of Nashville at one spectacular resort. Our hotel features lush atrium gardens, unique dining and plenty of poolside fun, including SoundWaves, an upscale water experience featuring 4 acres of combined indoor and outdoor water attractions. Experience some of the area’s best live music and entertainment, all just steps from the Grand Ole Opry and minutes from downtown Nashville.
  • Tonight, enjoy a CHRISTMAS DINNER SHOW, featuring THE OAK RIDGE BOYS. Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits and a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades.

Friday, December 3

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotelna nash
  • MUSIC CITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR with local Musician/Songwriter as guide! Hop in a custom golf cart for a breezy tour of Nashville's highlights. Going with a guide ensures you never miss a landmark, as well as learn little-known stories about Nasville's history and culture. A small group capped at seven people ensures plenty of photo opportunities and the full attention of your guide. 
  • GENERAL JACKSON SHOWBOAT LUNCH CRUISE – This famous cruise ship takes guests to view the beautiful Cumberland River, a gorgeous and historic waterway winding throughout Nashville. “Taste of Tennessee” is a fantastic musical journey which allows guests to experience some of their favorite songs in a memorable way while enjoying a traditional southern meal. Each song and genre pay homage to the extensive musical influence that Tennessee has had on the country.
  • FREE TIME to explore OPRYLAND.
  • DINNER is included tonight at PAULA DEEN’S KITCHEN. Born from the values of spending time with family and friends sharing a meal together, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen invites guests to feel at home while enjoying genuine Southern hospitality and family-style dining.
  • Visit the GRAND OLE OPRY. The Grand Ole Opry is the stage that showcases the past, present, and future of country music. For 95 years, we’ve been the home to the art form’s growth and change, from the first broadcast in the National Life Building on WSM’s Barn Dance in 1925 to the move into the new Opry House in 1974, and now to audiences across the globe on Circle TV. The Opry remains the platform that connects artists and fans to the music they love.

Saturday, December 4

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel
  • Depart for Asheville, NC
  • Lunch on your own en routena ash
  • ASHEVILLE CITY TOUR... Known as an art colony, a healing resort and home to notable luminaries, statesmen, and bohemians, Asheville is one of the most welcoming vibrant cities in America. Asheville is that type of unique, special place that lingers sweetly in your mind and memories for years to come. The city's rich architectural legacy with its mix of Art Deco, Beaux Arts and Neoclassical styles is the perfect retro-urban backdrop to the edgy energy that emanates from the locally owned-shops and art galleries, distinctive restaurants and exciting entertainment venues.
  • Check into the DOUBLETREE your home for the next 2 nights.
  • Dinner is on your own this evening.

Sunday, December 5

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel
  • DAYTIME TOUR of the BILTMORE ESTATE & GARDENS - A daytime visit to Biltmore is a feast for the senses. Wrap yourself in the scent of fresh evergreens as you admire holiday décor featuring wreaths, garlands, and the sparkle of thousands of ornaments on more than 55 glorious Christmas trees. The celebration continues across the estate, including colorful holiday blooms in the Conservatory, commemorative Christmas wine at the Winery, special menus in restaurants, and Antler Hill Village’s must-see evening illumination display.
  • Depart for downtown Asheville, NCna bit
  • Lunch is on own today.
  • FREE TIME at the Hotel or Antler Village
  • A CANDLELIGHT DINNER at the Biltmore.
  • CANDLELIGHT TOUR of the BILTMORE ESTATE - Biltmore House greets you with the soft glow of luminaries and holiday lights on a towering Norway spruce. Inside, thousands of ornaments on dozens of Christmas trees reflect the flicker of candlelight, firelight, and twinkle lights. Live performances of Christmas music add to your self-guided evening visit, which includes admission to Antler Hill Village & Winery. The Village is a must-see part of your holiday experience: trees, buildings, and pathways to our restaurants, shops, and Winery are illuminated with a glittering cascade of lights, the fountain is aglow with special visual effects, and the ornament display that adorns the Winery’s Tasting Room ceiling is nothing short of stunning.

Monday, December 6

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel
  • Depart for National Harbor, MDnash
  • Check into the GAYLORD NATIONAL, including ADMISSION TO A SIGNATURE HOLIDAY ATTRACTION and a RIDE ON THE CAPITAL WHEEL. Escape the ordinary at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. Standing on the shores of the Potomac River, our stylish resort offers convenient access to many of Maryland's most beloved attractions, including the Capital Wheel and MGM National Harbor®. There also are plenty of things to explore right under the roof of our hotel. From the 19-story glass atrium overlooking the river and full-service spa to our seven distinct restaurants, you can experience it all. Cap off your night at Pose Lounge & Nightclub, our rooftop bar with stunning views of National Harbor. Afterwards, unwind in our spacious rooms and suites furnished with comfortable beds, flat-panel Smart TVs and mini- refrigerators. They house 94 event rooms for conferences, business meetings and wedding receptions. Whatever the reason for your trip to the Washington, D.C. area, allow Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center to make it one you won't soon forget.
  • Dinner is on your own this evening. 

Tuesday, December 7

  • BREAKFAST is included at the Hotel.
  • Depart for Washington, DCna last
  • FREE TIME on the NATIONAL MALL at the SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS in Washington, DC
  • GUIDED TOUR is included of the NATIONAL CATHEDRAL. Grounded in the reconciling love of Jesus Christ, Washington National Cathedral is a house of prayer for all people, conceived by our founders to serve as a great church for national purposes. Washington National Cathedral holds a unique place at the intersection of sacred and civic life. As the Cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, we strive to serve God and our neighbors as agents of reconciliation, a trusted voice of moral leadership and a sacred space where the country gathers during moments of national significance.
  • Depart towards home, with a DINNER BUFFET included at COUNTRY CUPBOARD, all decorated for Christmas.

PLEASE NOTE: All trips and itineraries are subject to change, pending the effects of COVID-19.  

 

 

All Dates


  • From Monday, 29 November 2021 to Tuesday, 07 December 2021