8 Days
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Package Price per Person: Single $2,700 | Double $2,024 | Triple $1,884 | Quad $1,784


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Fall into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the nation’s most-visited national park. There’s no better time to plan a trip to celebrate its 90th anniversary in 2024, its beauty in the fall is no secret!

Celebrate with us as we learn the history of the mountains along with some unforgettable experiences. Visit the iconic Biltmore Estate, explore historic downtown Gatlinburg, take a scenic gondola ride to the summit of Anakeesta, indulge in the luxury of Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort.

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

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  • October 26, 2024

Accompanied service

Bus Transportation 7-breakfasts,1-lunch, 5-dinners 7 night of accommodations Baggage Handling admissions and guide service as stated in the itinerary


10/26/2024 - Pickup - Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 6:45AM

11/2/2024 - Drop off (Approx) - Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 7:00PM


Day one, Saturday October 26, 2024

Today we travel to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley with a stop at the internationally famous Luray Caverns. Discover Eastern America’s largest and most popular caverns, a U.S. Natural Landmark noted for the profuse variety of formations and unsurpassed natural color. From well-lighted, paved walkways explore rooms with ceilings 10 stories high, filled with towering stone columns and crystal-clear pools.

Overnight in Harrisonburg Virginia and enjoy dinner at the Southern Kitchen.  (D)

Day two, Sunday October 27, 2024

Arrive in Pigeon Forge Tennessee for a 3-night stay at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort, surrounded by the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains, for her fabulous fall fun annual Harvest Festival and “Great Pumpkin LumiNights,” just minutes from Dollywood’s award-winning theme parks. This hotel upholds the spirit of the South in a fresh new way, as can only be imagined by Dolly and Dollywood.

Tonight enjoy dinner and entertainment at Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Show, with thrilling horse-riding stunts, spectacular special effects, phenomenal musical productions plus a mouth-watering four-course feast complete with a delicious dessert! “It’s the most fun place to eat in the Smokies”! (B,D)

Click here to see a preview of the Stampede Dinner Show.

Day three, Monday October 28, 2024

Your ticket to Dollywood Theme Park – the friendliest theme park atmosphere in the world! Full day to enjoy and extend to nights all aglow during Harvest Festival featuring the award-winning Great Pumpkin LumiNights nighttime experience with hundreds of artistic pumpkin sculptures, in whimsical and delightful scenes throughout the park. Entertainment and interactive activities throughout the park and an exciting nightly finale during the best fall festival in the Smokies! (B)

Day four, Tuesday October 29, 2024

Enjoy a leisurely morning at your lovely resort before departing for historic downtown Gatlinburg, spend the afternoon strolling the sidewalks and shops before enjoying a big outdoor adventure on a scenic gondola ride to the summit of Anakeesta – a Cherokee word that means “high ground.”

Return to your lovely resort and enjoy all the amenities! Tonight, we will head out for a fun night at The Island with dinner included at Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, all served family style! (B,D)

Day five, Wednesday October 30, 2024

Depart the lovely DreamMore Resort and explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the beauty of western North Carolina located in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

In Cherokee, we travel back to the 18th century at the Oconaluftee Indian Village and witness the struggle between the Cherokee and early European settlers. Here, centuries-old techniques for survival have been passed down from generation to generation and preserved in this living history site.

After a day exploring the Great Smokies, arrive in Asheville North Carolina for a 2-night stay and dinner with your fellow travelers. (B,D)

Day six, Thursday October 31, 2024

Today you will visit the historic Biltmore Estate – Back in 1895, George Vanderbilt II decided to build himself a “little mountain escape” in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. The result was the decadent grandeur of the Biltmore Estate. Today we will tour the sprawling mansion, the manicured grounds, and Antler Hill Village & Winery. Enjoy complimentary wine tasting and experience what it was like to be a wealthy tycoon in the Gilded Age of America.

Dine at Stable Cafe where you will enjoy a 3-course luncheon in a casual bright and airy atmosphere – A southern comfort menu in a historic setting that was once the estate’s horse stable.

Tonight, enjoy dinner on your own in downtown Asheville’s eclectic mix of restaurants and cafés. (B,L)

Day seven, Friday November 1, 2024

We pack up and depart for Staunton Virginia, located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley – this mountain town is often named one of the most beautiful “Main Streets,” in the United States.

Before we check into our hotel, take a journey on the Virginia Scenic Railway, sit back, and enjoy the ambiance of beautifully renovated passenger cars and a delectable meal as you glide through some of Virginia’s prettiest scenery of the legendary Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains. (B,D)

Day eight, Saturday November 2, 2024

Depart for home with many beautiful memories – A tour you won’t want to miss, especially if you have never seen the Great Smoky Mountains National Park spectacular fall foliage…. (B)

Experience Fall in the Smoky Mountains! Enjoy nature, festivals, and viewing mountain sunsets, one of those unique things in life and should be on your bucket list of things to do in the Smoky Mountains!

Price per person:

Single $2,700 | Double $2,024 | Triple $1,884 | Quad $1,784

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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