Dec 2-7, 2013, Smoky Mountain Christmas
10 Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners
Roundtrip Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
5 Nights Lodging
Loretta Lynn Ranch & Museum
Smith Brothers Dinner Show & Country Tonite Show
Festival of Lights
Titanic Attraction Museum
National Quilters Museum
Hotel Bag Handling
All Taxes & Meal Gratuities
Full Time Bank Escort
Sweet Magnolia Tours Luggage Tag
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Double: $999 per person
Triple: $925 per person
Deposit: $200 per person is due with reservation form to secure reservation
Final Payment Due: October 15, 2013
Your Itinerary at a Glance
Pigeon Forge, TN
Smoky Mountain Christmas
Day 1: December 2, 2013
Tour Begins - Jackson, TN
Day 2: December 3, 2013
Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation will whisk you on a getaway into the picturesque Smoky Mountains. Today we will travel to Jackson, Tennessee where you will rest for the night. Dine this evening at the Old Country Store for pure, honest, Southern Cookin'. It's like having Sunday dinner at Grandma's! (D)
Jackson, TN - Hurricane Hills, TN - Pigeon Forge, TN
Remember the Coal Miner's Daughter? Visit Loretta Lynn's Ranch & Museum in Hurricane Hills, Tennessee. Experience the Legend of Loretta Lynn in her 18.000 square foot Museum. Tour Loretta's Plantation Home, Butcher Holler Home Place & Simulated Coal Mine. Continue to Loretta's Kitchen for lunch on your own. You'll travel to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for a three night stay. Dinner will be at a local favorite eatery. (B,D)
Day 3: December 4, 2013
Pigeon Forge, TN - Gatlinburg, TN - Pigeon Forge, TN
Breath-taking vistas and divine views begin the day as you tour Smoky Mountain National Park. Explore the quaint shops, attractions and restaurants of Gatlinburg, the town that snuggles the foothills like a cub to a mama bear. This evening enjoy the Smith Brothers. This dinner theater show features lots of music and lots of family friendly comedic spots. Top off the evening with a drive through the Festival of Lights. Marvel at the 5 million shimmering lights as you cruise through town before retiring to your hotel and dream visions of sugar plums. (B,D)
Day 4: December 5, 2013
Pigeon Forge, TN
After breakfast tour the Titanic Attraction. This interactive museum contains 400 artifacts. While on your self guided tour you can walk up the Grand Staircase, steer the ship, and even feel the coldness of 28 degree water. Touch a real live, growing iceberg and hear actual survivor stories. It's shopping time! experience the spirit of Christmas at the Incredible Christmas Place, the South's largest Christmas shopping village. Grab lunch on your own before going to Dollywood. 4 million lights drape the park in holiday splendor, casting a warm glow that sets the scene for a winter wonderland like no other. Use your meal voucher to sample southern cooking in the Park. Top off the evening with Country Tonite's Smoky Mountain Christmas Show. Elaborate sets and costumes combined with cherished Christmas Carols inspire the magic of the season. (B,D)
Day 5: December 6, 2013
Pigeon Forge, TN - Paducah, KY
Today we depart for Paducah, Kentucky, the only major city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with an Indian name. Visit the National Quilt Museum and view the elegant displays at the 30,000 sq. ft. contemporary structure highlighting the vigorous rebirth of quilt making that began in the 1970s. Enjoy quilts and the stories they tell throughout the year. The lobby features quilt patterned stained glass windows and an exciting gift and bookshop. Enjoy a night's stay at a Drury Inn and our farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
Day 6: December 7, 2013
Paducah, KY - Journey Home
Before rolling home, we'll take a brief tour of the Riverfront to see the Portraits from Paducah's Past. 50 life-size murals depict its rich history. We'll stop for lunch on your own before arriving back in St. Joseph, Missouri, with all your fond memories of breath-taking views and holiday moments! (B)
Included Meals Key: B= Breakfast, D = Dinner
Cancellation Insurance Recommended
The enhanced travel protection plan fee (fee) is determined by trip cost. This protection plan guarantees full refund on all payments (including deposit), except the waiver fee itself, made for tour rates in case of cancellation up to the time & date of departure due to personal illness (medical documentation required) or death of a member of the immediate family (official documentation required). If the passenger must return early due to personal illness or death of a member of immediate family, payment of the waiver fee guarantees a refund for the unused services. The fee is non-transferable and valid for each applicant only. The fee does not cover any services such as airline tickets not purchase through NVB Ambassadors. Schedule of Benefits: Trip Cancellation - Trip cost less waiver fee of $69; Trip Interruption - 150% of trip cost; Baggage & Personal Effects - $1,000; Medical Expense - $25,000; Emergency Medial Transport - $250,000; Accidental Death & Dismemberment - $25,000; Travel Guard Assist; LiveTravel(R). The Pre-existing Medical exclusion will be waived if the insured meets the following conditions: 1. The insured must be medically able to travel when he/she pays his/her plan cost. In the event that a claim is filed, the injury or illness must be substantiated to the Claims Department. 2. The amount of Trip Cancellation Coverage purchased at the time equals the full cost of all pre-paid non-refundable trip arrangements. This is applicable to all coverage contained in the policy. Additional information is available through Sheri McCoy, at Nodaway Valley Bank Ambassadors.
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