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Nashville Country Christmas

Departs: 12/2/2017 Returns: 12/7/2017

6 Days | Motorcoach Tour

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Christmas season in the Music City.
Performance of the world famous Grand Ole Opry in the Ryman Auditorium
Gaylord Opryland Resort atrium and Delta River flatboat excursion
Country Music Hall of Fame exterior and interior photographs
General Jackson Showboat river cruise and meal with Holiday Vacations
ICE! Winter wonderland at the Gaylord Opryland Resort

Daily Itinerary Items

Day 1 : Begin Our Journey
We travel through the beautiful winter scenery to our comfortable overnight accommodations in Indianapolis, Indiana. Tonight, we’ll get to know our fellow travelers at a special Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner. D


Day 2 : Churchill Downs to Nashville
En route to Nashville, we'll make an exciting stop at Churchill Downs and The Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville. Learn about past Derby winners and the rich history of the first jewel in horse racing’s Triple Crown. See the paddock and the grandstand on our tour then have time to explore the exhibits in the museum. This afternoon we arrive in Nashville where we check into the luxurious Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville's premiere hotel and our home for the next three nights. Featuring four expansive atriums and gardens, over fifteen scrumptious on-site dining options, decadent spa treatments and world-class service, this resort will exceed your wildest dreams. Tonight, we gather and travel to the Grand Ole Opry house for Cirque Dreams Holidaze, an acclaimed stage extravaganza with 300 costumes, 20 acts and 30 artists that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. B


Day 3 : A Diamond Rio Christmas
Today begins with an included breakfast at the hotel before departing on a city tour with an expert local guide. Enjoy close-up views of the many landmarks and discover the studios and performance halls that provided the roots of country and blues music. Lunch today takes us to the Wildhorse Saloon, one of Nashville's top entertainment and dining options. Known for their sizzlin' delicious southern style barbecue, this will be an extra special treat! Later, we tour the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and the Hatch Show Print, a letterpress print shop that produced classic gig posters. After the tour, test your skills and make your own poster to keep as a souvenir. Tonight, we enjoy an included dinner and show featuring one of the most successful Country Music acts of the '80s and '90s, Diamond Rio. We experience their renditions of Christmas classics as well as some of their own tunes. B,L,D


Day 4 : Boat Ride & The Grand Ole Opry
We enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning before embarking on the Delta River Flatboat, located in our resort! Board the boat on the serene indoor river and float through the incredible four and a half acre gardens. Highlights include an eighty-five-foot fountain and three waterfalls. Later this morning we depart for an included lunch aboard the General Jackson Showboat, Nashville’s one and only cruise. Combining a world-class country music variety show with a delicious southern inspired meal, we get a full feel for the south as we cruise the Cumberland River. This afternoon take time to enjoy the hotel’s abundant offerings. See the winter wonderland, ICE! and wander through more than 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures, Frosty the Snowman, a full nativity and more! Explore the treasures at The Holidays Craft, Antique and Art Show, the Garden Conservatory or The Delta Island Shops. This evening we enjoy the Grand Ole Opry show at one of the most historical and recognizable theaters in the country, the legendary Ryman Auditorium. We receive a glimpse into entertainment and music history as we appreciate a top-notch musical presentation. B,L


Day 5 : Hardy's Reindeer Ranch
We depart for home traveling to the Champaign/Urbana area for our overnight accommodations. This evening we get to experience a reindeer kiss and a wonderful Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner and show at Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch. D


Day 6 : Return Home
We journey home with wonderful memories and new friends from our time in Nashville!


B - Breakfast;CB - Continental Breakfast; BR - Brunch; L - Lunch; D - Dinner

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes 
• All transportation
• Holiday Vacations Tour Director
• Experienced local guides 
• Motorcoach and professional Driver
• Baggage handling at hotels
$100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour

8 Excellent Meals Featuring
• Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner 
• Lunch at the Wildhorse Saloon
• Country Christmas Dinner Show
• Lunch on the General Jackson Showboat
• Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner

All Accommodations Featuring
• 3 nights at the Gaylord Opryland Resort

Attractions & Highlights
• Churchill Downs
• Kentucky Derby Museum
• Cirque Dreams Holidaze
• Nashville city tour
• Country Music Hall of Fame
• Hatch Show Print
• Diamond Rio performance
• Delta River flatboat
• ICE! Winter wonderland
• Treasures for the Holidays antique and art show
• Performance of the world famous Grand Ole Opry in the Ryman Auditorium
• Hardy's Reindeer Ranch

Tour Pricing

Category - Occupancy Price (Per Person)
Motorcoach - Double $1899
Motorcoach - Triple $1839
Motorcoach - Quad $1779
Motorcoach - Single $2399

Final Payment Date: 10/4/2017

Itinerary ID:62689029 | Tour Code: SOXB1202171
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