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Tour Overview

Experience the magic of a holiday season spent in the Smokies with great Dixieland attractions and entertainment. Begin with a breathtaking drive into Great Smoky Mountains National Park to observe the majesty of these iconic mountains and the roaming wildlife. Travel north to Pigeon Forge where we explore Dollywood, one of America’s most famous theme parks, and enjoy live performances of your favorite classics before watching the enchantment of Christmas come to life at the area’s most award-winning show, Country Tonite. Crossing into North Carolina, we stop in Asheville to embark on a candlelight tour of the country’s largest private residence, the Biltmore Estate, filled with spectacular decorations, choirs, and lit fireplaces. Conclude your holiday getaway in Charlotte with a guided tour to immerse yourself in the city’s fascinating history and watch millions of lights transform the iconic racetrack into a winter wonderland.

The Holiday Advantage
Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Exceptional Accommodations
Exceptional Accommodations
Most Meals Included
Most Meals Included
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
Call 1-800-826-2266 to Book

You can earn a $100 Travel Show Credit good for your next trip with Holiday Vacations by simply clicking the photo to watch the online travel show! The show is about 10 minutes long and at the end, you'll have the ability to submit your contact information and receive a travel credit which can be applied to this or any Holiday Vacations tour. Get started now!

EACC
This tour has a live interactive travel show coming up. A Holiday Vacation Travel Professional will lead the event and answer questions. To participate and earn $100 travel credit, RSVP by clicking the button.
Tour Highlights

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes:

Accommodations

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 1 night at the Drury Inn & Suites Charlotte Northlake
  • 2 nights at the Holiday Inn Express-Sieverville
  • 1 night at the Hampton Inn Asheville
  • 1 night at the Drury Inn & Suites Charlotte Northlake before we return home
Attractions & Highlights

Attractions & Highlights

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park guided tour
  • Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show
  • Leisure time & Christmas shows at Dollywood
  • Country Tonite Theatre's Christmas Show
  • Biltmore Estate feat. Antler Hill Village & Candlelight Christmas tour
  • Charlotte guided city tour
  • Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Meals

8 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Daily breakfast
  • Lunch at Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant
  • Dinner at the Biltmore Estate’s Stable Restaurant
Tour Date & Pricing

Tour Dates & Pricing

Day Itinerary

Day Itinerary

Day 1 : Fly to Charlotte

We fly to Charlotte, North Carolina and check in at our comfortable accommodations.

Day 2 : Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Our morning starts with a drive into the most visited national park in the U.S., Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Learn about the history and wildlife of the park from an expert guide while enjoying breathtaking views. This evening, we attend a Christmas production of the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show, serving up a Southern homestyle feast and side-splitting comedy. We then check in at our accommodations in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for a two-night stay.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 : Pigeon Forge & Dollywood

Wake up well-rested and enjoy a leisurely morning with a delicious included breakfast. For lunch, we travel to Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant to indulge in their award-winning cuisine. Next, we spend the afternoon witnessing Christmas shows at Dollywood, Dolly Parton's fascinating amusement park known for its impressive live performances. Experience the season with actors, dancers, singers, and musicians performing Christmas classics and historic retellings. This evening, get ready for spectacular entertainment and holiday cheer at Country Tonite, voted Best Show in the Smokies! Enjoy the talents of singers and dancers as your season’s favorites come to life with beautifully choreographed scenes and dynamic performances for a real Country Christmas.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 : The Biltmore at Christmastime

After an included breakfast we depart for Asheville, North Carolina. En route, we explore Bush's Baked Beans Visitor Center to dive into the 110-year-old history of this classic American staple. In Asheville, we stop at the Visitor Center and take time to stroll through the downtown area to browse the quaint shops. Upon arrival at the Biltmore Estate’s Antler Hill Village there is free time for lunch and exploring this charming property, the country’s largest private residence. Enjoy the Farmyard, Antler Hill Barn, craft demonstrations, complimentary wine tasting at the Biltmore Estate Winery, or shopping at the many boutiques and craft stores. Later, we gather for an included dinner onsite at the Stable Restaurant before entering the mansion for a festive candlelight audio guide tour. Reminiscent of the first Vanderbilt Christmas in 1895, the ambiance is set by live choirs and lit fireplaces. Our accommodations this evening are near the estate.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 : A Charlotte Christmas

After a leisurely morning we return to Charlotte and enjoy lunch on our own at Optimist Hall, a refurbished gingham mill with fantastic food options and specialty shops. Next, a local guide joins us for a tour of the city to reveal Charlotte’s fascinating history, architecture, and popular destinations. The afternoon is free to explore Charlotte as you please – options include a visit to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, The Billy Graham Library, and much more. Following a celebratory Farewell Dinner, visit Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where more than three million lights transform the famous racetrack into a breathtaking winter wonderland light show.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 : Fly Home

Tour Map

Tour Map

Tour Map for Smoky Mountain Christmas
Departure Cities

Departure Cities

Airport Pickups

Choose a State:

Birmingham - Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Bentonville - Northwest Arkansas National Airport

Little Rock - Little Rock National Airport

Phoenix - Sky Harbor International Airport

Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport

Orange County - John Wayne Airport

San Diego - San Diego International Airport

San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport

Denver - Denver International Airport

Hartford - Bradley International Airport

Washington - Ronald Reagan National Airport

Washington - Washington Dulles International Airport

Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International Airport

Jacksonville - Jacksonville International Airport

Miami - Miami International Airport

Orlando - Orlando International Airport

Tallahassee - Tallahassee International Airport

Tampa - Tampa International Airport

West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International Airport

Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Cedar Rapids - Eastern Iowa Airport

Des Moines - Des Moines International Airport

Boise - Boise Airport

Chicago - O'Hare International Airport

Moline - Quad City International Airport

Evansville - Evansville Regional Airport

Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne International Airport

Indianapolis - Indianapolis International Airport

South Bend - South Bend International Airport

Wichita - Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

Lexington - Blue Grass Airport

Louisville - Louisville International Airport

Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Lafayette - Lafayette Regional Airport

New Orleans - Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Shreveport - Shreveport Regional Airport

Boston - Boston Logan International Airport

Baltimore - Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Detroit - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Grand Rapids - Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Saginaw - MBS International Airport

Duluth - Duluth International Airport

Minneapolis - Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport

Kansas City - Kansas City International Airport

Springfield - Springfield-Branson National Airport

St Louis - St. Louis Lambert International Airport

Gulfport - Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

Jackson - Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

Billings - Billings-Logan International Airport

Bozeman - Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport

Missoula - Missoula Montana Airport

Charlotte - Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Greensboro - Piedmont Triad International Airport

Raleigh - Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Bismarck - Bismarck Airport

Fargo - Hector International Airport

Grand Forks - Grand Forks International Airport

Omaha - Eppley Airfield

Newark - Newark Liberty International Airport

Albuquerque - Albuquerque International Airport

Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport

Albany - Albany International Airport

Buffalo - Buffalo Niagara International Airport

New York - Kennedy International Airport

New York - La Guardia Airport

Rochester - Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport

Syracuse - Syracuse Hancock International Airport

Cincinnati - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Cleveland - Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Columbus - John Glenn Columbus International Airport

Dayton - Dayton International Airport

Oklahoma City - Will Rogers World Airport

Tulsa - Tulsa International Airport

Portland - Portland International Airport

Allentown - Lehigh Valley International Airport

Harrisburg - Harrisburg International Airport

Philadelphia - Philadelphia International Airport

Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh International Airport

Charleston - Charleston International Airport

Greer - Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Rapid City - Rapid City Regional Airport

Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Knoxville - McGhee Tyson Airport

Memphis - Memphis International Airport

Nashville - Nashville International Airport

Austin - Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Dallas - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Houston - George Bush Intercontinental Airport

San Antonio - San Antonio International Airport

Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City International Airport

Norfolk - Norfolk International Airport

Richmond - Richmond International Airport

Seattle - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Spokane - Spokane International Airport

Appleton - Appleton International Airport

Baldwin - Groome Transportation

Eau Claire - Groome Transportation

Green Bay - Austin Straubel International Airport

Hudson - Groome Transportation

Madison - Dane County Regional Airport

Menomonie - Groome Transportation

Milwaukee - Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport

Charleston - Yeager Airport

Choose Your Departure Year:

Smoky Mountain Christmas

Experience the magic of a holiday season spent in the Smokies with great Dixieland attractions and entertainment. Begin with a breathtaking drive into Great Smoky Mountains National Park to observe the majesty of these iconic mountains and the roaming wildlife. Travel north to Pigeon Forge where we explore Dollywood, one of America’s most famous theme parks, and enjoy live performances of your favorite classics before watching the enchantment of Christmas come to life at the area’s most award-winning show, Country Tonite. Crossing into North Carolina, we stop in Asheville to embark on a candlelight tour of the country’s largest private residence, the Biltmore Estate, filled with spectacular decorations, choirs, and lit fireplaces. Conclude your holiday getaway in Charlotte with a guided tour to immerse yourself in the city’s fascinating history and watch millions of lights transform the iconic racetrack into a winter wonderland.

The Holiday Advantage
Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Exceptional Accommodations
Exceptional Accommodations
Most Meals Included
Most Meals Included
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
View Dates & Book Online Call 1-800-826-2266 to Book

You can earn a $100 Travel Show Credit good for your next trip with Holiday Vacations by simply clicking the photo to watch the online travel show! The show is about 10 minutes long and at the end, you'll have the ability to submit your contact information and receive a travel credit which can be applied to this or any Holiday Vacations tour. Get started now!

EACC
This tour has a live interactive travel show coming up. A Holiday Vacation Travel Professional will lead the event and answer questions. To participate and earn $100 travel credit, RSVP by clicking the button.

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes:

Accommodations

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 1 night at the Drury Inn & Suites Charlotte Northlake
  • 2 nights at the Holiday Inn Express-Sieverville
  • 1 night at the Hampton Inn Asheville
  • 1 night at the Drury Inn & Suites Charlotte Northlake before we return home
Attractions & Highlights

Attractions & Highlights

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park guided tour
  • Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show
  • Leisure time & Christmas shows at Dollywood
  • Country Tonite Theatre's Christmas Show
  • Biltmore Estate feat. Antler Hill Village & Candlelight Christmas tour
  • Charlotte guided city tour
  • Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Meals

8 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Daily breakfast
  • Lunch at Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant
  • Dinner at the Biltmore Estate’s Stable Restaurant

Tour Dates & Pricing

Day Itinerary

Day 1 : Fly to Charlotte

We fly to Charlotte, North Carolina and check in at our comfortable accommodations.

Day 2 : Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Our morning starts with a drive into the most visited national park in the U.S., Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Learn about the history and wildlife of the park from an expert guide while enjoying breathtaking views. This evening, we attend a Christmas production of the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show, serving up a Southern homestyle feast and side-splitting comedy. We then check in at our accommodations in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for a two-night stay.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 : Pigeon Forge & Dollywood

Wake up well-rested and enjoy a leisurely morning with a delicious included breakfast. For lunch, we travel to Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant to indulge in their award-winning cuisine. Next, we spend the afternoon witnessing Christmas shows at Dollywood, Dolly Parton's fascinating amusement park known for its impressive live performances. Experience the season with actors, dancers, singers, and musicians performing Christmas classics and historic retellings. This evening, get ready for spectacular entertainment and holiday cheer at Country Tonite, voted Best Show in the Smokies! Enjoy the talents of singers and dancers as your season’s favorites come to life with beautifully choreographed scenes and dynamic performances for a real Country Christmas.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 : The Biltmore at Christmastime

After an included breakfast we depart for Asheville, North Carolina. En route, we explore Bush's Baked Beans Visitor Center to dive into the 110-year-old history of this classic American staple. In Asheville, we stop at the Visitor Center and take time to stroll through the downtown area to browse the quaint shops. Upon arrival at the Biltmore Estate’s Antler Hill Village there is free time for lunch and exploring this charming property, the country’s largest private residence. Enjoy the Farmyard, Antler Hill Barn, craft demonstrations, complimentary wine tasting at the Biltmore Estate Winery, or shopping at the many boutiques and craft stores. Later, we gather for an included dinner onsite at the Stable Restaurant before entering the mansion for a festive candlelight audio guide tour. Reminiscent of the first Vanderbilt Christmas in 1895, the ambiance is set by live choirs and lit fireplaces. Our accommodations this evening are near the estate.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 : A Charlotte Christmas

After a leisurely morning we return to Charlotte and enjoy lunch on our own at Optimist Hall, a refurbished gingham mill with fantastic food options and specialty shops. Next, a local guide joins us for a tour of the city to reveal Charlotte’s fascinating history, architecture, and popular destinations. The afternoon is free to explore Charlotte as you please – options include a visit to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, The Billy Graham Library, and much more. Following a celebratory Farewell Dinner, visit Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where more than three million lights transform the famous racetrack into a breathtaking winter wonderland light show.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 : Fly Home

Tour Map

Tour Map for Smoky Mountain Christmas

Departure Cities

Airport Pickups

Choose a State:

Birmingham - Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Bentonville - Northwest Arkansas National Airport

Little Rock - Little Rock National Airport

Phoenix - Sky Harbor International Airport

Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport

Orange County - John Wayne Airport

San Diego - San Diego International Airport

San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport

Denver - Denver International Airport

Hartford - Bradley International Airport

Washington - Ronald Reagan National Airport

Washington - Washington Dulles International Airport

Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International Airport

Jacksonville - Jacksonville International Airport

Miami - Miami International Airport

Orlando - Orlando International Airport

Tallahassee - Tallahassee International Airport

Tampa - Tampa International Airport

West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International Airport

Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Cedar Rapids - Eastern Iowa Airport

Des Moines - Des Moines International Airport

Boise - Boise Airport

Chicago - O'Hare International Airport

Moline - Quad City International Airport

Evansville - Evansville Regional Airport

Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne International Airport

Indianapolis - Indianapolis International Airport

South Bend - South Bend International Airport

Wichita - Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

Lexington - Blue Grass Airport

Louisville - Louisville International Airport

Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Lafayette - Lafayette Regional Airport

New Orleans - Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Shreveport - Shreveport Regional Airport

Boston - Boston Logan International Airport

Baltimore - Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Detroit - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Grand Rapids - Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Saginaw - MBS International Airport

Duluth - Duluth International Airport

Minneapolis - Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport

Kansas City - Kansas City International Airport

Springfield - Springfield-Branson National Airport

St Louis - St. Louis Lambert International Airport

Gulfport - Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

Jackson - Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

Billings - Billings-Logan International Airport

Bozeman - Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport

Missoula - Missoula Montana Airport

Charlotte - Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Greensboro - Piedmont Triad International Airport

Raleigh - Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Bismarck - Bismarck Airport

Fargo - Hector International Airport

Grand Forks - Grand Forks International Airport

Omaha - Eppley Airfield

Newark - Newark Liberty International Airport

Albuquerque - Albuquerque International Airport

Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport

Albany - Albany International Airport

Buffalo - Buffalo Niagara International Airport

New York - Kennedy International Airport

New York - La Guardia Airport

Rochester - Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport

Syracuse - Syracuse Hancock International Airport

Cincinnati - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Cleveland - Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Columbus - John Glenn Columbus International Airport

Dayton - Dayton International Airport

Oklahoma City - Will Rogers World Airport

Tulsa - Tulsa International Airport

Portland - Portland International Airport

Allentown - Lehigh Valley International Airport

Harrisburg - Harrisburg International Airport

Philadelphia - Philadelphia International Airport

Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh International Airport

Charleston - Charleston International Airport

Greer - Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Rapid City - Rapid City Regional Airport

Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Knoxville - McGhee Tyson Airport

Memphis - Memphis International Airport

Nashville - Nashville International Airport

Austin - Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Dallas - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Houston - George Bush Intercontinental Airport

San Antonio - San Antonio International Airport

Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City International Airport

Norfolk - Norfolk International Airport

Richmond - Richmond International Airport

Seattle - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Spokane - Spokane International Airport

Appleton - Appleton International Airport

Baldwin - Groome Transportation

Eau Claire - Groome Transportation

Green Bay - Austin Straubel International Airport

Hudson - Groome Transportation

Madison - Dane County Regional Airport

Menomonie - Groome Transportation

Milwaukee - Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport

Charleston - Yeager Airport