Smoky Mountain Splendor

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Smoky Mountain Splendor
October 8 - 14, 2018
$1308 Double, $1736 Single 


Tour Protection: $70 per person 


It is no wonder that this area is rich in history and entertainment. Experience it all on this Perkiomen trip.

Smoky Mountain Splendor

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$1,308.00

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Smoky Mountain Splendor
October 8 - 14, 2018
$1308 Double, $1736 Single 

Tour Protection: $70 per person 

Ridge upon ridge of endless forest straddling the border between North Carolina and Tennessee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the largest protected areas in the Eastern United States. World renowned for the diversity of its plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, and the depth and integrity of its wilderness sanctuary, the park attracts over nine million visitors each year. It is no wonder that this area is rich in history and entertainment. Experience it all with this Perkiomen trip. 

Monday, October 8

Touring southward brings us to our lodging in Burlington, North Carolina.  

Tuesday, October 9

This morning we visit historic Old Salem, a restored Moravian village. The spirits of these devout, industrious people live again as costumed workers introduce us to one of the most authentic restorations in America. Following lunch at the Old Salem Tavern we will depart for our lodging for the next two evenings at the Switzerland Inn. Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, the Inn is unsurpassed for its spectacular view! This evening after dinner a local historian will inform us with a Mountain Heritage presentation.   CB, L, D

 

Wednesday, October 10

Following a delicious breakfast at the Inn we will explore northward along the Blue Ridge Parkway with stops at interesting attractions such as the Emerald Village Minerals Museum and Grandfather Mountain (weather permitting). Back at the Inn they will be busy getting ready for our evening meal.   B, D 

Thursday, October 11

Sadly we must depart the lovely Switzerland Inn, but today we have other highlights to look forward to. First we will visit the magnificent Biltmore Mansion and Gardens. Surrounded by an estate of 11,000 acres, this huge mansion is fashioned after a French Renaissance Chateau with elaborate furnishings. Continuing west we will travel through Great Smoky Mountains National Park to our lodging for the next two evenings in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  This evening we will enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.   B, D 

Friday, October 12

Our day will be spent at Dollywood, the “entertainment capital of the Smokies”. The combination of shows, family rides and Dolly Parton’s upbeat music will make the day extra special.  CB

Saturday, October 13

This morning we will be entertained by Patty Waszak…this one woman show will amaze you, as she plays 40 different musical instruments! After free time for lunch and shopping in Gatlinburg, we depart the Smoky Mountains area. Our lodging this evening will be in Dublin, Virginia.  CB 

Sunday, October 14

Today, the splendor of the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains will remain etched in our memories long after our early evening return home.  CB