This trip to Nashville is bursting with so many holiday highlights, it’s like you’ve made your list and we’ve checked it twice! It’s all your Country Christmas wishes come true!
Day 1 – Christmas is Coming (D)- We’re on the road and heading south! Meet your fellow travelers as we motor to Roanoke, VA. Kick off the festivities with a welcome dinner before turning in for a restful night at the Fairfield Inn & Suites.
Day 2 – Night at the Ryman (B, D) Arrive in Nashville and check in for three nights at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. So much more than a hotel, enjoy plenty of time to get acquainted with all the hotel has to offer including the many specialty holiday attractions, three million twinkling lights, an outdoor nativity, nearly 20 restaurants, cafes and bars, and so much more. Spend your first night in Nashville celebrating the season with the Opryland Christmas Dinner and Concert featuring country singing legend Trace Atkins!
Day 3 – A Country Star Surprise (B, L) - This morning, explore the hotel’s many festive decorations and attractions. Then, bring your appetite and sense of adventure for a lunch cruise aboard one of the world’s grandest showboats, The General Jackson. Feast on southern specialties while taking in a worldclass show featuring holiday classics with a country twist. Back at the hotel, relax, ride the Delta Riverboat through the Opryland’s indoor garden and be amazed at Opryland’s holiday ice sculptures. Tonight, enjoy a Music City Christmas presented by the incredible Nashville Symphony. Performed at Nashville’s premiere concert hall, the show will feature timeless holiday classics, popular hits, Broadway singers, dancers and a surprise appearance by a Nashville star, a perfect gift for our trip!
Day 4 – A Wildhorse Christmas (B, L) - Music comes to life with a visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Then, walk in the steps of legends with a tour of the historic RCA Studio B, Nashville’s oldest remaining recording studio, where many greats recorded their biggest hits! Kick up your heels with a line dancing lesson and a lunch of real Southern BBQ at the one and only Wildhorse Saloon. This evening, experience Christmas at the Grand Ole Opry, performed at the Ryman
Auditorium, known as the Mother Church of Country Music!
Day 5 – Deck the Halls! (B, L, D) - After breakfast, head to Pigeon Forge, TN, in the Smoky Mountains. Get ready for lunch and a show that will knock your socks off at Dolly Parton’s Stampede Theater, known for high spirited, southern adventure! Featuring 32 horses, thrilling stunts, special effects, old-fashioned costumes and a four-course feast, it’s a southern Christmas extravaganza! After all the excitement, relax this afternoon as we drive north to Wytheville, NC for a
delicious farewell dinner and a good night’s sleep at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Roanoke.
Day 6 – Home for the Holidays (B) - Today, we head homeward. You’ll arrive in plenty of time to be home for the holidays to share your memories with family and friends. Happy Holidays!