Travel to Bethlehem and enjoy a delicious luncheon to begin our tour. We then visit Christkindlmarket, a unique family holiday event modeled after the open-air…
When: November 17 – 24
Length: 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
Departs: Lanc 7:00 A.M., Hbg E 7:45 A.M., Hbg W 8:00 A.M., York 6:30 A.M.
Day 1: Join Conestoga Tours on a trip that combines two of our country’s top entertainment destinations, Branson and Nashville. You will view almost ten top Christmas shows on a tour that is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. A travel day west finds our lodging in Richmond, IN.
Day 2: After breakfast, we continue to Branson and check in to our motel for the next three nights. Following dinner, we attend the Grand Jubilee Show at the Grand Country Music Hall. (B, D)
Day 3: We begin our day attending the Brett Family Show at the American Bandstand Theatre. Enjoy country, contemporary, patriotic and the sounds of Christmas. This afternoon we attend the ever-popular Daniel O’Donnell Show, featuring Ireland’s top male vocalist, his band and Ireland’s top female vocalist, Mary Duff. We enjoy a buffet dinner before attending our final show of the day, the Hughes Brothers Christmas Show. This popular brother act with their dynamic vocals will put you into the Christmas spirit. (B, D)
Day 4: We visit the Titanic Exhibit and tour a replica of the inside of the original ship along with priceless artifacts and historic treasures. We enjoy an Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City, as we enjoy the sights, smells and songs of an 1800’s village at Christmas. With over four million twinkling lights, inspiring entertainment and holiday food, Silver Dollar City is sure to be a highlight. We savor the Christmas buffet here before we attend our final show in Branson, the Andy Williams Ozark Mountain Christmas, featuring Jimmy Osmond and the Lennon Sisters. (B, D)
Day 5: We depart Branson this morning enroute to Nashville, Music City USA. Upon arrival, you will check into the legendary Opryland Hotel. Under majestic, climate-controlled glass atriums, you will be surrounded by acres of lush indoor gardens, winding rivers and pathways, sparkling waterfalls and two million Christmas Lights. Tonight enjoy a fabulous dinner at the Opryland along with a show featuring country superstar Trace Adkins. (B, D)
Day 6: Enjoy a fabulous breakfast at the Opryland Hotel. After breakfast, visit “Ice”, a new exhibit of carvings, sculptures and 3-D holiday-themed displays–all made out of ice. Later, return to the Opryland Hotel to experience the “Treasures for the Holidays” Craft, Art & Antique Fair featuring handmade and novelty gifts. This afternoon we cruise on the grand General Jackson Riverboat and enjoy fabulous food and more Christmas entertainment. This evening you will enjoy dinner on your own. After dinner, you will board your motorcoach to depart for the Grand Ole Opry House for a fabulous Broadway-style show. (B, L)
Day 7: After another delicious breakfast at the Opryland Hotel, check out and depart to meet your guide for a highlights tour of Nashville. Your driving tour will include the homes of many well-known country and western entertainers and a drive through downtown Nashville, featuring historic Second Avenue, the State Capitol, Fort Nashborough, and the Ryman Theatre. After the tour, depart for your last night of lodging. Dinner is on your own this evening. (B)
Day 8: We depart for home with Christmas memories of our time in Branson and Nashville. We return home early evening. (B)
Per Person Rates:
Tour Miles: 2,500
Caper Coupon: $25.00
Price includes: 7 nights accommodations, 4 dinners, 1 luncheon cruise, 7 breakfasts, all shows in Branson and Nashville, Titanic Exhibit, Silver Dollar City, “Ice” Show in Nashville, Nashville tour and deluxe motorcoach transportation.