Day 1 : Nashville
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 four 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.
Day 2 : Belle Meade Plantation
This morning we depart for a guided tour of the 27,000 sq. ft. Fontanel Mansion. Former home of Country Music Legend Barbara Mandrell, this mansion has been transformed into a Christmas paradise. After our tour, we enjoy an included lunch on the grounds. This afternoon takes us on a tour of famous Belle Meade Plantation to learn the history of this mansion and museum. Unlike most plantations of its time, Belle Meade was primarily used for thoroughbred horse breeding, training, and racing. After our tour of the grounds, we enjoy some Southern Christmas treats. 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,L
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 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. Later, explore
the Treasures for the Holidays 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 : Fly Home
We return home with music in our hearts and unforgettable memories of our getaway to Nashville!
B - Breakfast; CB - Continental Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner; T - Tea
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