Awesome Asheville, NC

Awesome Asheville, NC

We'll explore the Mountains, Music and Much More on this tour of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Awesome Asheville!

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We'll explore the Mountains, Music and Much More on this tour of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Awesome Asheville!

The Scenic Paths

Drive through the Daniel Boone National Forest which encompasses a total of 635,000 acres in Kentucky.  Continuing on we will drive through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park as we make our way to Asheville, NC.  We’ll take a journey through the Blue Ridge Parkway. Start off with a visit to the Folk Art Center to admire an impressive collection of Appalachian arts and crafts, then take in the history and expansiveness of the parkway at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitors Center.  We’ll conclude our sightseeing tour of the Blue Ridge Parkway with a mountain-top experience with a 20 mile ride out to Craggy Gardens, where stunning vistas stretch far into Tennessee.  We’ll visit the Chatlos Memorial Chapel at Billy Graham’s Training Center at The Cove.  Tour the chapel, reflect in the prayer room, and learn more about Billy Graham’s mission at his special retreat center tucked in the mountains.  Experience the work of the potter’s hand at The Village Potters where you can create your own unique piece of pottery, if you wish.

 

Asheville is Awesome!

We’ll head into downtown Ashville with a local guide who will share Asheville’s rich history.  There are lots of entertainment venues in the Asheville area.  We’ll enjoy the toe-tapping fun of the Blue Ridge Mountain Opry “Bluegrass and BBQ”show featuring a live performance of a variety of classic Southern, Appalachian, and Old Gospel songs.  We’ll take in a fun and lively Decades of Swing performance at the Crest Mountain Dinner Show. This mountain-top theater serves up an elegant buffet meal with a side of entertainment that will truly warm the heart. Combine that with toe-tapping music as you sing along to your favorite hits from the 40’s, 50’s & 60’s.  To conclude our time in North Carolina, we’ll take in a performance at the Flat Rock Playhouse, a professional non-profit theatre located in the village of Flat Rock and known for its quality productions of popular musicals, comedies and dramas. 

 

The Biltmore Estate

We will spend a day visiting the Biltmore Estate, America’s largest privately owned home.  Tour the impressive 250-room chateau, a wonder of architecture and hospitality, and stroll acres of formal and informal gardens designed by America’s foremost landscape architect,Frederick Law Olmsted.  Take some time to visit Antler Hill Village and the award-winning Biltmore Winery

Day 1

- Depart for Lawrenceburg, IN
- $25 Total in Food Vouchers for dinner at Hollywood Casino* plus $15 in Slot Play

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Day 2

- Receive $10 Food Vouchers for Breakfast
- Travel through the Daniel Boone National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park as we travel to Asheville, NC
- Evening at the Crest Mountain Dinner & Show - Show is Decades of Swing

B, D

Day 3

- Visit the Biltmore Estate
- Blue Ridge Mountain Opry and Dinner

B, D

Day 4

- Day Touring the Blue Ridge Parkway
- Stop at the Folk Art Center
- Stop at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitors Center
- See Craggy Gardens
- Visit Chatlos Memorial Chapel

B, L, D

Day 5

- Great Smoky Mountains Rail Fall Foliage 1st Class Train Ride with included Lunch
- Performance at the Flat Rock Playhouse

B, L, D

Day 6

- Arrive at French Lick Casino & Hotel where a Farewell Banquet Dinner is included as well as $10 in Casino?Slot Play

B, D

Day 7

- Breakfast Buffet is included in the Grand Colonnade at the French Lick Casino & Hotel
- Return to Wisconsin

B

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Trip Includes:  Home Pickup (restrictions apply), Breakfast with Bucky, 14 MEALS (6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches & 6 Dinners)

 

Hotel Accommodations

Day One -  Hollywood Casino, Lawrenceburg, IN

Day Two - Five -  Holiday Inn & Suites Biltmore    East, Asheville,NC

Day Six -  French Lick Casino & Hotel,   French Lick, IN

 

PER PERSON RATE:

Double Occupancy   $1659

Single Occupancy   $2095

Triple Occupancy $1625

 

Final Payment Due:  9/22/2019

 

OPTIONAL TOUR CANCELLATION PROTECTION PLAN PER PERSON:

Double or Triple Occupancy $136

Single Occupancy $168

 

Gratuities for meals at Hollywood Casino are not included and are at the passengers discretion.  Driver and Tour Director gratuities are not

included and are at the passengers discretion. Shows are subject to change without notice due to circumstances beyond our control. All winnings over $1,199 require a Social Security Card.  Casino Meal and Play packages are subject to change.  All reservations require a passengers legal name as it appears on your state issued I.D. and your date of birth.

 

Cover photo is courtesy of visitnc.com

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