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A MAGICAL HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE – NASHVILLE AND MEMPHIS: DECEMBER 10-16, 2019

A MAGICAL HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE

A “Country Christmas” in Nashville with a “Blue Christmas” in Memphis

Tour Includes

6-nights’ accommodation, (6) breakfasts, (5) Dinners includes a dinner show, Luncheon Cruise on General Jackson, all shows, attractions, and admissions as stated in the itinerary.

Prices

Package Price per Person: Single $1875.00 | Double $1475.00

Pickup Locations

Latham Farms Sams Club – Latham, NY – 5:00 AM
Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 5:30 AM
Utica Delta Marriott – Utica, NY – 7:00 AM

Tour Itinerary

Day 1, Tuesday December 10th:

Start your Holiday Experience traveling to Columbus, Ohio to spend our first night.

Day 2, Wednesday December 11th:

After BREAKFAST, we are on our way to Nashville, Tennessee….. for A Country Christmas!

There is no better way to celebrate the season then in “Music City, USA”… Nashville, TN. Its charm is sure to capture your heart and it shines the brightest at Christmas. Our 2-night stay will be at the one-and-only The Gaylord Opryland Resort – promises to bring smiles and yuletide cheer to everyone. Outside there are millions of white lights and inside are holiday decorations everywhere. After our check-in, you’ll have free time to relax and enjoy all the amenities of this beautiful hotel.

This evening enjoy dinner at Ole Red, a local favorite, and then we’re off to enjoy a special celebration of Christmas at the Ryman with Amy Grant and Vince Gill to present their beloved Holiday show at the historic Ryman Auditorium with the beautiful sounds of Christmas!

Day 3, Thursday December 12th

After enjoying a leisurely morning BREAKFAST, we have included ticket to “ICE”!  Sculptures brought to life in two million pounds of hand-carved exhibits.  You just must see it to believe it!  Today you’ll enjoy a LUNCHEON CRUISE aboard the “General Jackson Showboat” Nashville’s most unique floating theatre providing fantastic sightseeing, musical entertainment and delicious food.  After our cruise enjoy some free time at Opry Mills Mall – here, you will step into the spotlight at Madame Tussauds Nashville – the home of famous fun in Nashville as you get up close and personal with several lifelike wax figures of your favorite celebrities.  Return to Gaylord Resort and enjoy the cascading waterfalls as you travel down a scenic river winding through a 4.5-acre indoor garden taking in the beauty on the Delta River Flatboat Tour, while guides share facts about Gaylord Opryland Resort.

Tonight, we are in for a special treat to bring out the holiday spirit as we enjoy the Country Christmas Dinner Show featuring a Trace Adkins Christmas featuring songs from The King’s Gift!

Day 4, Friday December 13th:

After BREAKFAST, we bid farewell to Nashville, Tennessee and travel to Memphis Tennessee for a “Blue Christmas” that you will experience at Graceland……

The highlight of your visit, is of course, a visit to the Graceland Mansion. You will see traditional Holiday lights and decorations. The interior is decked out in Christmas décor and includes his traditional red velvet drapes and the Presley family Christmas artifacts – just as they were displayed by Elvis.

Have an Elvis-inspired stay at The Guest House At Graceland, this luxury Elvis-Themed hotel just steps from the famous singer’s Memphis mansion, Graceland. Everything reflects the charm, stylistic flair, and warm hospitality of “the King” himself. Complimentary peanut butter cupcakes await you on arrival!

  • Evening enjoy a Peanut Butter & Jelly Station and each morning a complimentary Walk to Graceland mansion for a quiet walk through Meditation Garden where Elvis and his family are laid to rest.
  • Lobby Lounge with Live Entertainment nightly
  • Explore Memphis and buzzing Beale Street with complimentary shuttle service

The Guest House at Graceland’s might be the closest you can get to living like Elvis. From live music in the lobby to films and live performances in the auditorium, the love Elvis has for music lives on here!

Tonight, enjoy DINNER included at a local favorite before we explore Memphis, the city on the river.  See Mighty Lights, this nightly light show combines a colorful, synchronized display and two iconic bridges over the Mississippi River. Visit the grand Memphis icon to see decorated gingerbread houses displayed throughout The Peabody!

Day 5, Saturday December 14th:

After BREAKFAST, we bid farewell to Memphis and travel to our overnight in Louisville, Kentucky

Tonight, enjoy a Holiday adventure and DINNER at the Brown Hotel, stroll around the hotel amid the holiday décor, exploring all the holiday magic that will delight and fill you with Christmas Joy!

Later, enjoy a unique and magical holiday experience, “Lights Under Louisville”  an underground holiday light show, the one-of-a-kind drive through underground passageways, with over 850 lit characters and over 2,000,000 points of light.  It’s the only underground light show of its kind on the planet!

Day 6, Sunday December 15th:  

After BREAKFAST, we travel to Akron, Ohio for our final night stay, where we will enjoy a delicious farewell DINNER and a holiday tour, featuring a million holiday lights and decorations for Deck the Hall at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens.

Day 7, Monday December 16th:

After BREAKFAST, we depart for home from this wonderful holiday journey – We hope you’ll join us as we welcome in the 2019 holiday season sharing in the spirit of Christmas!

Special Requests & Additional Information

SEATING PREFERENCE: If yes, please let us know your preference in the special requirements section on the booking page with the specific seat, seat location and if you would like to sit near someone. Check out our seat assignment policy page for our seating chart. If no preference is made, your seat will be assigned by Wade Tours. Check out the seating chart to the left!!

We encourage you to book early to accommodate any special needs and to assure that members of your party will be seated together. We reserve the right to assign seats when necessary.

ROOM PREFERENCE: We offer both two queen bed rooms and single king bed rooms. Please let us know your preference and we will do our best to match you to that room.

RESERVATIONS:  To be FAIR and IMPARTIAL seat assignments will be taken at the time of booking your reservation.  Deposit of $100 per person. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations within 60 days from departure will be subject to a $100 fee per person, plus cost for tickets, meals, hotels and other non-recoverable expenses.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Is available and recommended due to unforeseen circumstances that can arise and if they do, we want you to be protected BEFORE and DURING your tour. Travel Insurance 

BAGGAGE: One large suitcase, and one carry-on bag per person.

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