7 Days
Tour Type:
Please see Terms and Conditions
Package Price per Person: Single $3,035 | Double $2,350


12 in stock

Featuring ARK Encounter, Derby Dinner Theatre, and the Warther Station Dinner Tour.

This is a favorite holiday tour, join us as we share in the spirit of Christmas!

Note: Gratuities for Wade Tours Driver and Escort are not included but welcome


12 in stock

  • November 29, 2024

Accompanied service

Bus Transportation 5-breakfasts, 1-lunch, 3 dinners 6 nights of accommodations Baggage Handling admissions and guide service as stated in the itinerary


11/29/2024 - Pickup - Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 6:00AM

11/29/2024 - Pickup - Exit 31 Park & Ride – Utica, NY – 7:15AM

12/5/2024 - Drop off (Approx) - Exit 31 Park & Ride – Utica, NY – 6:30PM

12/5/2024 - Drop off (Approx) - Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 8:00PM


Day one – Friday, November 29

Travel to Columbus, Ohio for an overnight stay at Drury Inn & Suites (614) 854-0216 – enjoy a hot breakfast in the morning, free snacks (more than a snack) and cold beverages at the 5:30 Kickback®

Day two – Saturday, November 30

After BREAKFAST, we travel to Williamstown Kentucky and the ARK Encounter! It is the largest timber frame structure in the world. An experience like no other, from the moment you turn the corner, and the towering Ark comes into view, you’ll experience the pages of the Bible like never before. Enjoy lunch included here at the Emzara’s Kitchen.

It’s on to Nashville, Tennessee for A Country Christmas staying 3-nights at Gaylord Opryland Resort (615) 889-1000 – there is no better way to celebrate the season!

It’s everything Christmas, millions of twinkling lights and you’ll be amazed at the indoor gardens, cascading waterfalls, and an indoor river with their very own Delta flatboat. Tonight, you will want to get yourself acclimated to all this resort offers including several restaurants to choose from to enjoy a leisurely dinner on your own.  After dinner stroll around viewing this winter wonderland, enjoy it with a ride included on the Delta Riverboat Christmas Cruise.  (Breakfast)

Day three – Sunday, December 1

Enjoy a leisurely BREAKFAST at your resort and if you have not had an opportunity to take a ride on the Delta Riverboat Christmas Cruise, this time would make for a relaxing morning.

This afternoon, on the General Jackson Showboat Luncheon Cruise, experience a genuine Nashville Christmas with some of the finest country musicians and singers that Music City has to offer. Beautiful stage lighting, colorful costumes, and blend in a hearty dose of country comedy and you’ve got a Christmas show like none other.

After your cruise, take advantage of this time for ICE! A signature holiday attraction, features favorite scenes from the beloved movie The Polar Express™, brought to life in magnificent sculptures hand-carved from more than 2 million pounds of ice. Over 40 world-renowned artisans spend over 6-weeks hand-carving 6,000 blocks of ice to create this one-of-a-kind Christmas attraction with over 17,000-square-foot and 9 immersive scenes.  It’s all part of A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland!

Enjoy the evening and all the attractions throughout the resort. Join the nightly tree lighting, sing Christmas carols, view the nativity scene, and watch the spectacular tree lighting. If shopping is on your list of “to do’s”, Opry Mills is Tennessee’s largest outlet, value retail, shopping, dining, and entertainment destination, located across the parking lot from your resort.  Just think you could do most all your Christmas Shopping all in one place!                            (Breakfast, Luncheon Cruise)

Day four – Monday, December 2

Enjoy another delicious BREAKFAST and a day at your leisure to enjoy all the Holiday Festivities happening at Gaylord Opryland Resort.

Discover all the Merry Experiences happening this Christmas at Gaylord Opryland, you have yet to experience! This is the perfect destination to make the most of this year’s holiday season.

Tonight, the Gaylord Opryland Resort has created a special celebration of food, fun and entertainment – “Christmas Dinner Show” performer TBA. Featuring a delicious holiday meal prepared by the resort’s culinary team followed by live entertainment performing a Holiday Concert.

(Breakfast, Dinner Show)

Day five – Tuesday, December 3

Today we bid farewell to Nashville and the lovely Gaylord Opryland Resort and begin our travels to Louisville Kentucky, checking into the Hampton Inn by Hilton Downtown Louisville, a perfect fit for a comfortable stay.

Celebrate a Christmas classic film brought to vibrant theatrical life, its “A Wonderful Life” at the Derby Dinner Playhouse – George’s guardian angel, helps him see that money is not what makes a person rich!   (Dinner Show)

Day six – Wednesday, December 4

After BREAKFAST at our hotel, we begin our sights on Dover, Ohio for our final overnight and FAREWELL DINNER with new friends! You’ll enjoy an inspirational experience at the Ernest Warther Museum, home to the World’s Master Carver, what the Smithsonian has valued as “priceless masterpieces.” After our tour of his works, you will enjoy a delicious meal in a beautiful spacious area of the museum, a unique dining experience and a perfect ending.(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day seven – Thursday, December 5

After BREAKFAST, we depart for home from this wonderful holiday journey – a tour not to miss, of Christmas dreams come true. Give yourself or someone you love, the gift of holiday magic!   (Breakfast)

Package price per person based on Double Occupancy:

 Double $1,775 , Single room add $540

SEATING PREFERENCE: If yes, please let us know your preference in the boxes 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. All seats will be sold. If you wish to NOT sit next to a stranger, you must purchase the seat next to you.  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.

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No Risk deposits for travelers – Fully refundable up to final payment (60-days prior to departure). After final payment, cancelled within 60-day, all monies paid will stay as a credit in your account until you are able to once again travel. However, Wade Tour & Travel, acts only as an agent in arranging the various accommodations, sightseeing, restaurant and attraction reservations which are made available and therefore, assumes no responsibility for non-recoverable expenses!

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

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