NEW YORK CITY GUIDED TOUR
Saturday, September 6
Begin the day at South Street Seaport for lunch and time on your own. This afternoon
embark on a four-hour guided tour of New York City. The most popular part of New York City is the area between Columbus Circle and Battery Park. Within those borders are some of the world's most famous places (all or most to be visited): The Empire State Building, Chinatown, Grand Central Terminal, The United Nations, The Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport, Washington Square Arch, Little Italy, Rockefeller Center and Times Square. There are several opportunities to get off the coach and walk around.
Cost: $67 adults, $62 age 12 & under includes transportation and guide service.
Friday, September 12
Try your luck at one of Atlantic City's famous casinos. With more than 2,000 of the hottest Atlantic City Slot machines, you'll find all your favorite games, plus Progressives and Video Poker in a wide range of denominations. Feel the excitement playing hot Atlantic City table games from Blackjack to Craps, all on the most thrilling gaming tables on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. So grab the dice, double down, or place your bet on red or black; there's never a dull moment on the Atlantic City casino floor.
Cost: $38.00 per person includes transportation in a deluxe motorcoach. Casino and rebate to be confirmed and subject to change without prior notice.
A rest stop is planned en route to Atlantic City. We'll arrive about 12noon, departing at 6pm for the return trip home. A rest stop will be made on the way.
NASHVILLE & MEMPHIS
Day 1, Saturday, September 13
Depart for Natural Bridge, VA. Check in at The Natural Bridge Hotel & Conference Center. Dinner buffet included at the hotel.
Visit Natural Bridge—the immensity is startling - the majesty is striking with twenty stories of solid rock, carved by the fingers of nature.
Drama of Creation—a dramatic narration of the Seven Days of Creation, accompanied by classical music and moving lighting effects. During the night pageant, mountain sides form a vast stage. Scenes move and change with the mood of gripping music in a
spectacle which takes the onlooker back into the eternal ages.
Day 2, Sunday, September 14
Breakfast included at the hotel. Take time to visit a few Natural Bridge attractions: Caverns, Butterflies at the Bridge, Native American Village, Wax and/or Toy Museum.
Depart for Gatlinburg, lunch stop en route, on your own. Check in at the Greystone Lodge at the Aquarium
Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show— Whether you're city-folk or country cuzins, you'll love the singing and dancing, mighty feats of strength, jaw dropping stunts and side splitting comedy! And the country cookin' — whooee it's good!
Day 3, Monday, September 15
Breakfast included at the hotel. Depart for a guided tour of the Great Smoky Mountains. Our Adventure begins in America's most visited National Park. Traveling up the Tennessee side of the mountain we will pass the Chimneys and Morton Overlook with panoramic picture stops along the way. Don't forget your camera! Then it is on to Newfound Gap, the top of the mountain, where we cross the state line for our descent into North Carolina. A stop will be made at a National Park Visitor Center. For an unforgettably enriching experience, we will visit the town of Cherokee and experience the wonders of historical exhibits and unique crafts.
Enjoy a box lunch as we depart for Music City Nashville! Check in at the Gaylord Opryland Resort for the next 2 nights.
This evening enjoy a great show, a rich Southern meal and a cruise on the Cumberland
River that you can't get anywhere else but on the General Jackson Showboat!
Day 4, Tuesday, September 16
Breakfast included at the resort. Depart for a guided tour of Historic RCA Studio B the only historic studio tour in Nashville. More than 35,000 songs were brought to life including more than 1,000 top ten American hits, and over 150 Elvis Presley recordings.
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum presents the crown jewels of its vast
collection to illustrate country music's story as told through the turns of two centuries. A treasure trove of historic country video clips and recorded music, dynamic exhibits and state-of-the-art design, a museum store, live satellite radio broadcasts, on-site dining, and fabulous public spaces all contribute to an unforgettable Museum experience.
Deli buffet included at the Country Music Hall of Fame then return to the Resort.
Dinner included at the resort this evening then depart for the Grand Ole Opry—The
world's longest running live radio program, featuring American country music.
Entertainment to be announced.
Day 5, Wednesday, September 17
Breakfast included at the resort. Depart for the "Blues City", Memphis. Upon arrival enjoy lunch, included at Graceland's Chrome Grille.
Step inside Graceland Mansion and follow in the same steps as Elvis himself as you
enjoy an audio-guided tour featuring commentary and stories by Elvis and his daughter, Lisa Marie. The tour includes Elvis' living room, music room, parents' bedroom, dining room, kitchen, TV room, pool room and the famous Jungle Room. Tour also includes Main Level of the home, two rooms in the basement, Elvis' father's business office,
Museum, Elvis' Hawaii: Concerts, Movies and More Exhibit and Elvis' Tupelo '68 Special Exhibit.Trophy Building, Racquetball Building with Exhibits, Meditation Garden, final resting place of Elvis. Also included: Elvis' two custom jets, Elvis: Live from Vegas, Elvis Presley Car
Check into Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel. Located across the street from Graceland Mansion, this unique Elvis- themed hotel has rooms accented with black and white framed Elvis photograph's and light touches of The King.
Tonight, the After Dark Dinner Experience on famous Beale Street! See Memphis at
night and Beale Street at its best! Enjoy food, drink & live music at the best clubs on Beale Street. The night includes two clubs, 2 drinks, Cover Charge, dinner (choice of BBQ Ribs, Chicken or Catfish), blues and jazz, Memphis-style.
Thursday, September 18
Breakfast included at the hotel. Depart on a Memphis city guided tour. Highlights
include: Downtown Memphis, the "Mighty" Mississippi, Beale Street, Cotton Row,
Victorian Village, Two Statues of the Kings (Elvis & B.B. King), Lorraine Motel, St. Jude's Children's Hospital (stop at the pavilion where Danny Thomas is entombed), Peabody Hotel, Sun Studio, Memphis Pyramid, FedEx Forum. Lunch on your own today then depart for return to Nashville.
Check into the Gaylord Opryland Resort. Enjoy the beautiful view from your private
balcony, patio or bay window overlooking on of the three stunning atriums. Enjoy the
evening on your own for dinner and time to explore this magnificent resort. Then take a ride on the Delta River Flat Boat inside the Gaylord Opryland Resort. A tour guide will take you on a relaxing 15-minute journey down the Delta River and provide you with interesting facts about the Gaylord Opryland Resort and its gardens.
Day 7, Friday, September 19
Breakfast is included this morning. Depart for a visit to the original Grand Old Opry Ryman Auditorium. This National Historic Landmark, continues its more than 100 year music tradition by offering the best in entertainment. Explore its rich entertainment history and how the Ryman became known as the "Carnegie Hall of South" during the years when Caruso and Sousa performed, Jack Johnson boxed, Houdini escaped and so much more in the 5th Avenue vestibule timeline exhibit.
Depart Nashville, lunch on your own today en route to Wytheville. Dinner included at the Log House 1776 Restaurant and check in to the Comfort Suites, Wytheville.
Day 8, Saturday, September 20
Breakfast included at the hotel. Depart for Schuyler, VA—box lunch included en route.
Visit Walton's Mountain Museum - see replicas of John-Boy's Bedroom, Ike Godsey's
Store, "The Waltons" kitchen, "The Waltons" living room, and the new MILITARY
MUSEUM annex. Enjoy a 30-minute video featuring Earl Hamner and the stars of "The
Waltons". See hundreds of photographs and pieces of memorabilia. Visit the Recipe
Machine, Exhibit, and Scripts rooms. Depart for home, dinner included at Ryan's Family Steakhouse.
$1736. Per Person, 2 per room
$1596. Per Person, 3 per room
$1486. Per Person, 4 per room
$2326. Single Occupancy
Cost Includes: Transportation, 7 nights lodging, Luggage Handling, 17 meals (7 breakfast, 3 lunch, 7 dinners), Natural Bridge, Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show, Guided Smoky Mountains Tour, General Jackson Dinner Cruise, Country Music Hall of Fame, Studio B, Grand Ole Opry Show, Graceland Mansion, After Dark Dinner Experience, Guided Memphis City Tour, Delta Boat Ride, Ryman Auditorium Backstage Tour, Walton's
Mountain Museum, Guide Service, Taxes and Gratuities.
NEW YORK CITY—A DAY ON YOUR OWN
Saturday, September 20
We'll arrive in NYC at 11am and depart at 8pm. Shop on Fifth Avenue, stroll through
Times Square, see a show On Broadway, or tour a museum. NOTE: This is also the
weekend for the Feast of San Gennaro—the streets of Little Italy are awash with stalls cooking up a wealth of delicious food. Parades and street entertainment add to the fun.
Individual Broadway Show tickets available!
Contact us today for tickets to your favorite show!
Cost: $48 per person includes transportation.
GREEN DRAGON & ROCKVALE SQUARE OUTLETS
Friday, September 26
As the rooster crows early morn, the Green Dragon comes alive every Friday morning in the little country town of Ephrata. Located on a 30 acre site in the heart of the
Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the Green Dragon Market has grown to be one of the
largest Farmers Markets in the area. Featuring over 20 acres, the market offers visitors the choice of shopping indoors or outdoors. With 7 large market buildings and many other smaller shops, the Green Dragon merchants offer everything from "soup to nuts". There is a local saying, "if you can't buy it at the Green Dragon, it chust ain't fer sale!"
Ranked as one of the largest and most successful factory outlet centers in the country, Rockvale Outlets features more than 90 brand name factory direct stores including Pottery Barn, Carter's, Hartstrings, Under Armour, Pendleton, Bose, Jones New York, Gymboree Outlet, Ten Thousand Villages, and one exclusive merchant, the Eagles End Zone. The center features seven restaurants including an Olive Garden, Cracker Barrel and Ruby Tuesday, and an on-site hotel. Other amenities include weekend shuttle/trolley service, on-site Bank and two children's play areas.
Cost: $35 per person includes transportation.
ATLANTA BRAVES at PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Sunday, September 28
Join us as travel to Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia to see the Fightin' Phils take on the Atlanta Braves. Game time is 1:35pm with seating in Outfield Level 107.
Cost: $85 per person includes transportation and game ticket.