2018 Dollywood Christmas and Smoky Mountains Tour

2018 Dollywood Christmas and Smoky Mountains Tour
Luxury Motorcoach Tour
December 2 – 8, 2018
7 Days / 6 Nights
Taking Reservations ~ Sign Up Now!
$50 Per Person Deposit due upon Signing & Balance by Nov. 1st
 

2018 Dollywood Christmas and Smoky Mountains Tour

Departure Cities:
Waterloo, Marshalltown, Grinnell, Coralville and Davenport

Price Per Person:
$958 Double / Occupancy
$1,248 Single / Occupancy
$938 Triple / Occupancy
$918 Quad / Occupancy

This INCREDIBLE price includes:

  • Transportation – NEW
  • All Lodging – Drury Inn Indianapolis (2 nights) and The Inn on the River, Pigeon Forge (4 nights)
  • 11 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 4 Dinners
  • Revel in the Dollywood Christmas Lights and Shows & partake in the Holiday Buffet
  • Enjoy the Dollywood Light Parade
  • Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show
  • America’s Hit Parade – Tis the Season Show – non-stop, high-energy evolution of music
  • Visit Gatlinburg with Free time
  • 6 hour guided Motorcoach Tour through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Country Tonite Christmas Show – holiday classics for a nostalgic, spirited holiday celebration
  • Afternoon Free Time or Explore Walden’s Landing
  • Free Time at NEW The Island in Pigeon Forge
  • Guided Tour Schimpff’s Confectionery
  • Gratuity for area step-on guide
  • On Board Tour Leader
  • Luggage Handling

Day 1: Sunday, December 2nd: Welcome all and we’re on our way to enjoying the beautiful Dollywood at Christmas and the Smoky Mountains!! Depart pickup locations for our fun travel day to our Drury Inn Indianapolis hotel. Dinner will be en route. Arrive at hotel and relax. Enjoy their free soda and popcorn.

Day 2: Monday, December 3rd: Enjoy our Hot Breakfast at hotel before departing to Pigeon Forge, TN. Arrive to our Inn on the River Hotel in Pigeon Forge, TN where we will stay for 4 nights. The finest and most luxurious hotel in the area. We will then proceed to the Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show where we have reserved seating to enjoy these two families who have the longest running feud in history!

Day 3: Tuesday, December 4th: Enjoy a Deluxe Hot Breakfast before we depart for the exciting day ahead of us! We have reserved seats to the “Tis the Season” show at the Grand Majestic Theater. Then, we will have some free time and Lunch on Own in the beautiful downtown Gatlinburg! Enjoy their unique shops and attractions such as the Gatlinburg Space Needle, Ripley’s Aquarium, miniature golf, candy factory, breweries, wineries and so much more! After the fun, we’ll enjoy a delicious dinner at Mama’s Farmhouse Restaurant. After, return to hotel for evening OR join us on an OPTIONAL show, “Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry” for additional $23 per person. Will need to know upon signing up if wish to go. Escape to a winter wonderland where visions of sugarplum fairies are just the beginning. This heartwarming show features dancers, ice skaters, acrobats, and even trained animals that are sure to fill your heart with holiday cheer. Featuring the area’s largest living nativity, making for a beautiful and moving highlight. A rare and majestic white lion also makes an appearance—a special treat for the kids. The show is sure to be the start of a holiday tradition that the whole family can enjoy for years to come.

Day 4: Wednesday, December 5th: Enjoy the Deluxe Hot Breakfast at our hotel before we depart to see the GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS!! Enjoy a six-hour guided tour through the Smoky Mountains National Park with a Smoky Mountain raised step-on guide to tell us the old stories that the hills hold dear! Box lunch is included while we are touring. See the AMAZING mountains!  The Smoky Mountains encompasses over 800 square miles and is one of the most pristine natural areas in the East.  The park offers a variety of experiences, including panoramic views, tumbling mountain streams, weathered historic buildings, and mature hardwood forests stretching to the horizon. Whew, then back to our rooms for a little r & r before dinner. Then we’re off to an authentic Italian dinner at Carino’s Grill in Pigeon Forge. After dinner, we’ll depart for the “Country Tonite Christmas Show”.  See why this spectacular Pigeon Forge show has won so many awards including “2001-2016 show of the year”, “Best Live Country Show in America” and “Best Show in the Smokies”!

Day 5: Thursday, December 6th: After enjoying the Hot Deluxe Breakfast this morning, we will depart for a visit to the Incredible Christmas Place. They are one of the country’s largest and most beautiful Christmas villages, offering unique gifts and collectibles from around the world, and celebrating the spirit of Christmas every day of the year.   Then we will have some free time for shopping and Lunch on Own at the Island Development in Pigeon Forge. Your one stop for affordable fun all night and day! Explore their terrific new shopping and entertainment complex with more than sixty retail and specialty shops, restaurants, rides, games, dancing fountains, live music, attractions and much more. Onto enjoy the beautiful Christmas lights and Christmas shows at Dollywood. See the Smokies’ most spectacular light display (over 4 million lights) and a lineup of live Christmas shows (14 shows) that celebrate the true meaning of Christmas, all at Dollywood. Then enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat Christmas feast featuring turkey, dressing and other holiday favorites. After, watch the Parade of Many Colors, an exciting holiday tradition. The Parade of Many Colors includes vibrant floats, interactive characters and a number of other surprises sure to inspire guests with its heart-warming message. The Parade of Many Colors was created by Dolly to express the values and principles that she and her family have held dear their whole lives. The parade reflects the faith, fun and harmony which play prominently in Dolly’s NBC movie Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love.

Day 6: Friday, December 7th:  After Breakfast we will depart our hotel on our way home. We will stop in Jefferson, IN and enjoy a “sweet” guided tour of Schimpff’s Confectionery. Watch candy being made on century-old equipment and enjoy browsing amidst thousands of pieces of American candy memorabilia.  The Candy Demonstration Area, Chocolate Dipping Room, and Candy Museum are always open for viewing. We will then continue our travel to our Drury Inn hotel, Indianapolis for the night.

Day 7: Saturday, December 8th: After enjoying our last breakfast together, we will depart for home with LOTS of good memories and new “friends and family”!  We hope you enjoyed the tour!

 

DEPOSIT $50 PER PERSON DUE IMMEDIATELY UPON SIGNING UP– FINAL BALANCE DUE NOV. 1, 2018

Send Deposit to: Janine McCarthy, DJ Country Tours, Inc., PO Box 96, Conrad, Iowa 50621

 

 



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