Skip to content

The Biltmore, Pigeon Forge & Gaitlinburg

The Biltmore, Pigeon Forge & Gaitlinburg

The Biltmore, Bigeon Forge and Gaitlinburg

Trip Includes: Motorcoach Transportation, 5 Nights Accommodations, 5 Breakfasts, 2 lunches & 1 Dinner, The Biltmore Estates admissions, NC Arboretum, Asheville Trolley, Dollywood, Smoky Mountain Tour, Country Tonight Holiday Show, The Wheel at the Island, Ole Smokey Distillery, Luggage Handling at hotels, Meal Taxes and Gratuities. 

Day 1

7:00 AM Depart Weis Markets, Harrisburg
7:30 AM Depart Sam’s Club, Mechanicsburg.
Rest and meal stops “on own.” Arrive about 6PM at the Doubletree Hotel, Biltmore Village. Check in and enjoy your evening “on your own.”

Day 2

After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll visit the NC Arboretum, Nestled in the Southern Appalachian Mountains just south of Asheville, The North Carolina Arboretum offers acres of cultivated gardens and groomed trails featuring some of the most beautiful, botanically-diverse plants in the region. Later you will have tickets for the “Hop on/ Hop off” Trolley tour of Asheville. You may use this ticket all day to explore all that Asheville has to offer. Some of the many included stops are: The Biltmore Village, The Omni Grove Park Inn, Where you can see the entries for the International Gingerbread Competition, Downtown Asheville, The Arts District and more. The day is yours to do as you please.

B

Day 3

After breakfast at the hotel, we will depart for the Biltmore, a Vanderbilt mansion that’s America’s largest privately owned home. The Biltmore’s grand spaces will be lavishly
decorated with trees and Christmas finery throughout, and its many fireplaces will be adorned with greenery, ribbons and flowers. You’ll have timed admission to the house today, time to explore the grounds, the conservatory and shops, A lunch is included at the Stable Cafe on site. We’ll have a wine tasting and time to explore Antler Hill Village. Evening is free to do as you please. Optional tour: This evening you will have the option to return to the Biltmore for Christmas by Candlelight in the mansion. Enjoy Biltmore House by candlelight and firelight, reminiscent of the first Vanderbilt family Christmas in 1895, it’s a completely different ‘feel’ and a chance to see anything you missed this morning.

B, L

Day 4

After Breakfast we will depart for Gatlinburg. A local guide will greet us for a narrated drive through the Smoky Mountains National Park. Enjoy the splendor and beauty of the mountains and keep your eyes peeled for bear, deer, raccoons and any of the many animals and wildlife of the Smokies. Your guide will enlighten you on both the natural and cultural history of the mountains, and the people that call it home. After your tour, We’ll end at Ole Smokey Distillery in Gatlinburg where you’ll taste all they have to offer! You will have free time in downtown Gatlinburg to explore the shops and grab lunch on your own. Maybe you will want to take a ride up to the Skywalk, SkyTower and SkyBridge or just enjoy the whimsical shops and attractions on the main street in Gatlinburg. Check into our Pigeon Forge Hotel, enjoy a local traditional Dinner and see the Country Tonight Christmas show.

B, D

Day 5

After Breakfast this morning we’ll head over to “The Island” where you can shop and explore plus take a ride on “The Wheel” where you can enjoy all of Pigeon Forge. Lunch is included at the Timberwood Grill. This afternoon we’ll arrive at Dollywood as they open for a ‘Smoky Mountain Christmas’. This winter wonderland is alive with music, four million twinkling lights, rides and shows, all included in your admission.

B, L

Day 6

After Breakfast we’ll check out and visit Parrot Mountain and Garden of Eden. Their Secret Garden is beautiful, you can see Toucans, Horn bills, Magpies and other birds flying freely in this beautifully landscaped garden. As you stroll down paved pathways you will enjoy viewing tens of thousands of flowers and plants and the soothing sounds of the picturesque waterfall. Depart for home with meals/ rest stops en route “on your own.
Arrive home approximately 9PM

B

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Loading
Name Address Contact Details Times
Harrisburg 4300 Linglestown Road Harrisburg PA 17112
Out from Weis Markets - Closest to Sheetz
View
Mechanicsburg - Sams 6520 Carlisle Pike Mechanicsburg PA 17050
Sam Club Lot closest to Silver Spring Diner
View
From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favorites
Loading

Keyword Search

Availability Search