Date: Oct. 7, 2019 - Oct. 12, 2019
Departure Regions: Midwest (WI, IL, IN)
Departure Cities: Appleton, WI, Beloit, WI, Burlington, WI, Cedar Grove, WI, Clintonville, WI, Coloma, WI, Delafield, WI, Denmark, WI, Fond du Lac, WI, Germantown, WI, Green Bay Area, WI, Janesville, WI, Johnson Creek, WI, Juneau, WI, Kenosha, WI, LaCrosse, WI, Lomira, WI, Madison, WI, Manitowoc, WI, Mauston, WI, Menasha, WI, Milwaukee North (Brown Deer), WI, Milwaukee South (13th & College Ave.), WI, Milwaukee West (Hales Corners), WI, New London, WI, Oconomowoc, WI, Oshkosh, WI, Plover, WI, Port Washington, WI, Portage, WI, Racine, WI, Shawano, WI, Sheboygan, WI, Sparta, WI, Tomah, WI, Waukesha, WI, Waupaca, WI, Wausau/Rothschild, WI, West Bend Area (Allenton), WI, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Franklin Park, IL, Gurnee, IL, Hinsdale, IL, Rockford, IL, South Holland, IL, Hammond, IN, Merrillville, IN
Smoky Mountains: Misty Mountain Music
6 days / 5 nights
Departure Dates: October 7-12; 21-26
Tour Code: MMMx99
DAY ONE – L
The beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains awaits us as we meet out travel companions. Enjoy lunch before continuing our journey to the first night in Covington, KY at the Holiday Inn, Covington, KY.
DAY TWO – CB, L
We continue traveling through Kentucky today, stopping at Berea for lunch at the historic Boone Tavern. Owned and operated by Berea College, the tavern is more of a roadhouse than its name would indicate. Students of the tuition-free Berea College operate Boone Tavern. It has recently undergone an extensive remodeling.
Later we continue to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and our accommodations at the Music Road Inn for the next three nights. This evening we enjoy the musical stylings of a live stage show (TBA).
DAY THREE – CB, D
This morning we take a drive through Great Smoky Mountain National Park. The scenery is beautiful. Watch for the wildlife residing in the park. The park has one of the most diverse collections of flora and fauna in the United States.
Later we spend some time shopping in Gatlinburg, gateway to the park. Tonight enjoy an included dinner at the locally famous and delicious Applewood Farmhouse then take your seats to see another wonderful music show (TBA).
DAY FOUR – CB, D
We spend most of the day at Dolly Parton’s famous musical theme park – Dollywood.
Nestled in the foothills of the Smokies, Dollywood has something for everyone. More
than a dozen stages feature the best in country, bluegrass, mountain and gospel music.
Craftsmen demonstrate blacksmithing, glass blowing and wood carving. For the very brave, take a ride on the award-winning wooden roller coaster, the Thunderhead. Once again another great dinner music show is in store (TBA) in Pigeon Forge!
DAY FIVE – CB, D
We will leave Pigeon Forge this morning heading for our overnight accommodations in the Louisville, KY area. Along the way we will stop at Corbin, KY for a visit to Sanders Café and Museum. Experience KFC just the way it was in 1940 at this restored restaurant.
Later we will stop at the Louisville Slugger Museum to learn about the history of baseball’s favorite bats. This evening we will enjoy dinner and a show at the Derby Dinner Playhouse. Overnight at the Radisson in Clarksville, IN
DAY SIX – CB
With the beauty and music of the Smokies in our memories, we continue home to family and friends.
PER PERSON PRICING:
Deposit: $200 per person within 7 days of making reservation. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure. Luggage handling included for one suitcase. RoamRight Insurance is available and strongly recommended.