An Unbelievable Itinerary—So Much To Do!


KY, TN and Great Smoky Mountains


September 4-10
7 Days & 6 Nights


Double: $2062.00 (based on double occupancy)
Single: $2746.00

PRICE INCLUDES Transportation via motor coach, escort, baggage handling fees, all meal taxes and gratuities, 6 dinners, 4 lunches, 6 breakfasts, all tours (Smoky Mountain National Park, Biltmore Estate, Life of Dolly Parton Tour), all accommodations, taxes, luggage handling, and fees (Boone Tavern, KY, Black Fox Lodge, TN, Drury Inn, KY), admission to all attractions (Dollywood, Gatlinburg SkyBridge, Biltmore Estate), dinner show tickets (COUNTRY TONIGHT, PIRATE VOYAGE, DERBY DINNER PLAYHOUSE). (Please Note: 2 lunches are “on your own,” as well as on travel days.)

Tour Description:

Join Travel Connections Group Tour Director, Don Grant Zellmer as we depart Peru to Lexington, KY for a night at historic Boone’s Tavern for dinner and a private Bluegrass show.

The next day we arrive in Asheville, NC to tour the fabulous Biltmore Estate, lunch in the Biltmore Stable, then continue to Gatlinburg, TN, our home for the next 3 nights (4-Star rated Black Fox Lodge). Then it’s off to the Smoky Mountain National Park with our private guide, and we end the day with the exciting PIRATE’S VOYAGE show.

Day 4 begins with the LIFE OF DOLLY PARTON tour, a heartwarming journey, then it’s the Island at Pigeon Forge—shopping, dining and fun! Then it’s DOLLYWOOD! With countless live shows, music, crafters, and rides from mild to wild, this beautiful park promises “authentic fun and unforgettable memories.”

The following day, experience the Gatlinburg SkyBridge, spanning 700 feet, 500 feet above the mountains. Anakeesta Mountain Park showcases the beauty of the Smokies—play, shop, eat & relax. After a sumptuous dinner at Applewood Farmhouse, we’ll be taking in COUNTRY TONIGHT!, a high-energy, high-stepping, electrifying show!

Day 6 we start home, stopping for the night in Louisville, KY, and seeing a Broadway Musical at Derby Dinner Playhouse, then depart home the following day, full of memories!

Package Details:

Your host: Don Grant Zellmer


  • 6 nights of accommodations
    (Boone Tavern, Berea, KY, Black Fox Lodge, Gatlinburg, TN, Drury Inn, Louisville, KY)
  • Escorted Motor Coach Transportation
  • All Dinners
  • All Breakfasts
  • 4 Lunches
  • Admission to Biltmore Estate
  • Smoky Mountains Private Tour
  • Dolly Parton’s PIRATE VOYAGE Show
  • Life of Dolly Parton Tour
  • Island of Pigeon Forge
  • Admission to DOLLYWOOD (plus meal voucher)
  • Admission to Gatlinburg SkyBridge
  • Admission to Anakeesta Mountain Park
  • Tickets to Derby Dinner Playhouse
  • And Much More!

ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light/Moderate


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