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Nashville Country Christmas
Performance at a Live Music Club.
Tour Dates & Pricing
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season in Music City with three nights at the spectacular Gaylord Opryland Resort. Nestled in a bend in the Cumberland River, this resort has a wide selection of dining, shopping, and recreational activities available. En route to Nashville we will visit Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby. Tour Nashville, stroll the halls of the Country Music Hall of Fame, and enjoy an included performance at The Grand Ole Opry. We will also relax on an afternoon cruise on the General Jackson Showboat, spend time at the ICE! Winter Wonderland, and more.
Choose Your Departure Year:
Day 1 : Begin our Journey
We travel through the beautiful winter scenery to our comfortable overnight accommodations in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Day 2 : Churchill Downs to Nashville
En route to Nashville, we make an exciting stop at Churchill Downs and The Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville. Learn about past Derby winners and the rich history of the first jewel in horse racing’s Triple Crown. See the paddock and the grandstand with time to explore the exhibits in the museum.
This afternoon we arrive in Nashville where we check in to the luxurious Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville’s premiere hotel and our home for the next three 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.
Tonight, we gather and travel to the Grand Ole Opry House for a joyful musical production certain to get you into the holiday spirit.
Day 3 : A Country Music Christmas
Today begins with breakfast at the hotel before departing on a city tour with an expert local guide. Enjoy close-up views of the iconic landmarks and discover the studios and performance halls that provided the roots of country and blues music.
Lunch today takes us to the George Jones Museum. Dine on delicious food while enjoying great views of downtown Nashville and the Cumberland River, then tour the museum of the famed musician with such hits as “He Stopped Loving Her Today.”
Next, explore the history of country, western, and folk music at the Country Music Hall of Fame. The permanent exhibit Sing Me Back Home: Folk Roots to the Present uses artifacts, photographs, recordings, and video to walk guests through the history of the genre.
Later we enjoy dinner and a performance by a major star in country music featuring renditions of Christmas classics and their own original music.
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! Highlights include an 85-foot fountain, three waterfalls, and more than four acres of gardens. 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 a 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 two million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures. Later, explore the Garden Conservatory or The Delta Island Shops. This evening we enjoy a live performance of the Grand Ole Opry 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.
Day 5 : Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch
We depart for home traveling to the Champaign-Urbana, Illinois area for our overnight accommodations.
This evening we get to experience a reindeer kiss and a wonderful Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner and show at Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch. Have a close-up encounter with real reindeer including the chance to pet them, feed them, and more!
Day 6 : Return Home
We journey home with wonderful memories and new friends from our time in Nashville!
November 27, 2021 - December 2, 2021
Price Per Person
Final Payment Date: 09/28/2021
Motorcoach Pickup Locations:
Albert Lea, MN - HyVee Grocery Store
Appleton, WI - DoubleTree
Austin, MN - Walmart
Baldwin, WI - WisDOT Park & Ride 55-02
Baraboo/Lake Delton, WI - McDonalds
Bayside, WI - McDonalds
Bloomington, MN - Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington
Bloomington, MN - Holiday Inn Airport South
Brookfield, WI - Milwaukee-Brookfield Hotel & Suites
Brooklyn Park, MN - Marriott Hotel
Chippewa Falls, WI - McDonalds
Dubuque, IA - Walmart Supercenter
Eau Claire, WI - Holiday Vacations Office
Faribault, MN - Regency Inn & Suites
Fond Du Lac, WI - Radisson Inn & Conference Center
Germantown, WI - Country Inn & Suites
Green Bay, WI - AmericInn By Wyndham
Hudson, WI - WisDOT Park & Ride 55-05
Janesville, WI - Festival Foods
Johnson Creek, WI - Pine Cone Café
Kenosha, WI - McDonalds
Madison, WI - Baymont Inn
Madison, WI - Madison Plaza Hotel
Manitowoc, WI - Holiday Inn
Marshfield, WI - Holiday Inn & Conv. Center
Mauston, WI - McDonalds
Menomonie, WI - AmericInn
Merrill, WI - Walmart
Milwaukee, WI - Milwaukee Airport Hotel
Minnetonka, MN - Sheraton Minneapolis West
Oconomowoc, WI - Metro Market
Onalaska, WI - Walmart Supercenter
Oshkosh, WI - Perkins Restaurant
Osseo, WI - McDonalds
Owatonna, MN - Walmart Supercenter
Portage, WI - Petro Portage
Racine, WI - Petro Station
Rochester, MN - McDonalds
Rockford, IL - Holiday Inn
Sheboygan, WI - McDonalds
Shoreview, MN - Best Western
South Beloit, IL - Flying J Travel Plaza
Sparta, WI - Super 8
St Paul, MN - Doubletree By Hilton
Stevens Point, WI - Dunham's Sports
Tomah, WI - McDonalds
Waukesha, WI - McDonalds
Wausau, WI - Walmart Supercenter
Wauwatosa, WI - Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West
West Bend, WI - AmericInn
Wisconsin Rapids, WI - Walmart Supercenter
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Tour days tend to be long, move at a brisk pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on uneven surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a vigorous pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on rough surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.