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Price Per person double occupancy
Single Supplement: $485
Price Includes: 7 nights lodging at 2.5-star hotels, breakfast daily, 3 lunches & 5 dinners, full time tour director, all deluxe private transfers throughout, luggage handling, all applicable taxes and sightseeing tours as indicated in itinerary.
Not Included: Roundtrip airfare or transportation to Lancaster, PA, 5 lunches & 3 dinners, tips to tour guides, driver, hotel staff of approximately $70, optional travel insurance, any required pre departure COVID-19 testing.
Deposit Required: $300 per person will reserve your place. A $100 service fee will be charged for cancellation at any time in addition to our normal payment and cancellation policy.
Day 1 - West Virginia
This morning we depart from Lancaster, PA and travel to West Virginia, making appropriate stops along the way. Enjoy a local favorite luncheon. Overnight in Huntington, WV (L)
Day 2 - Toyota Plant, Kentucky Horse Park & Museum
After breakfast we enjoy a morning tour of Toyota’s largest vehicle manufacturing plant in North America in Georgetown, KY. Here the first American-made Camry rolled off the assembly line in 1988. Visit the Kentucky Horse Park—a working horse farm, international equestrian competition venue, and an educational theme park in Lexington, Kentucky. Learn the various breeds, tour the Hall of Champions and the International Museum of the Horse. Overnight in Lexington, KY (B, D)
Day 3 - My Old Kentucky State Park
This morning, enjoy a casual, buffet-style restaurant specializing in southern country cooking at the Stephen Foster Restaurant. Visit My Old Kentucky Home State Park which inspired Stephen Collins Foster’s famous song, “My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night!” The farm is Kentucky’s most famous and beloved historic site. It was originally named “Federal Hill”. You’ll get the opportunity to ride a horse-drawn carriage to tour the town of Bardstown and revel in the outdoor musical theatrical production of the Stephen Foster Story—father of American music. Overnight in Bardstown, KY (B, L)
Day 4 - Corvette Museum, Hermitage Plantation, Mike Huckabee Show
Tour the National Corvette Museum—showcasing the Chevrolet Corvette, an American sports car in production since 1953. Visit The Hermitage—a historical plantation and museum in Davidson County, Tennessee. It was owned by Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the U.S. (from 1804 until his death in 1845). Attend the Mike Huckabee show taping in Hendersonville, TN. Dinner and overnight in Nashville, TN (B, D)
Day 5 - General Jackson Showboat Cruise, Country Music Hall of Fame
Browse the shops and amenities at the famous and expansive Gaylord Opryland Hotel. Board one of the largest showboats ever built—the General Jackson Showboat, for a scenic trip along the Nashville skyline and a delicious southern-style buffet. Tour the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, one of the world’s largest museums and research centers dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American vernacular music. Overnight in Nashville, TN (B, L)
Day 6 - U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Spend the day investigating the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama (a museum operated by the government of Alabama, showcasing rockets, achievements, and artifacts of the U.S. space program). Learn about the development of the space shuttle program, examine military hardware in the Team Redstone exhibit, experience a motion-based flight simulation on board HyperShip and experience the Red Planet in the Mars Play Station. Attend a presentation in the model of NASA’s Payload Operations Integration Center and tour through two International Space Station models as part of the “ISS: Science on Orbit” exhibit. Overnight in Chattanooga, TN (B, D)
Day 7 - Ruby Falls, Chattanooga, Country Tonight Theater, Pigeon Forge
Experience Ruby Falls, a series of underground cascading waterfalls totaling 145-feet in Lookout Mountain. Walk the Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge, which was built in 1890. The 2,376-foot bridge was the first to connect Chattanooga, Tennessee’s downtown, with North Chattanooga. Browse the bustling area and grab some lunch along the way. Stretch your legs a bit at The Island—a playful destination featuring unique shops, restaurants, and amusements. Enjoy the evening at Country Tonight Theater, a large venue for family-friendly variety shows featuring live music, comedy, and dancing. Overnight in Pigeon Forge, TN (B, D)
Day 8 - Travel Home
Today we head homeward through Virginia and into Pennsylvania making appropriate stops along the way (B, D)