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Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains

featuring Louisville, Lexington, Gatlinburg & Asheville

 

Summary:

Take a delightful trip through the heart of Appalachia, discovering the equestrian culture of Kentucky, the pioneer spirit of Tennessee, and the mountainous beauty of North Carolina. Get a taste of Bourbon, baseball, and Thoroughbreds in Louisville and Le...

Duration
9 Days
Cities
4
Next Departure
19-May-2022
Starting at
USD 2,699.00
Price per day
USD 300.00

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Collette
Tour
Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains
Sub-Title
featuring Louisville, Lexington, Gatlinburg & Asheville

Summary

Take a delightful trip through the heart of Appalachia, discovering the equestrian culture of Kentucky, the pioneer spirit of Tennessee, and the mountainous beauty of North Carolina. Get a taste of Bourbon, baseball, and Thoroughbreds in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky. Travel through Daniel Boone National Forest as you make your way to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. From your home base of Gatlinburg, explore the natural wonders of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. After a day of exploring, enjoy dinner at Anakeesta, high above Smoky Mountains National Park. Travel on to Asheville, North Carolina, and enjoy the city’s historic architecture, engaging neighborhoods and robust arts districts. Tour the Biltmore Estate, George Vanderbilt’s "little mountain escape” in the Blue Ridge Mountains. When you leave, you’ll have the warmth and charm of southern Appalachia still in your heart.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Louisville, Kentucky - Tour Begins
Day 2.
Louisville
Day 3.
Louisville - Lexington
Day 4.
Lexington - Berea - Lexington
Day 5.
Lexington – Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Day 6.
Gatlinburg - Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Gatlinburg
Day 7.
Gatlinburg - Asheville, North Carolina
Day 8.
Asheville
Day 9.
Asheville - Charlotte - Tour Ends

Visited cities (4): Asheville, Gatlinburg, Lexington, Louisville

 

Remarks

Highlights

Attraction

  • Churchill Downs
  • Kentucky Derby Museum
  • Old Louisville Walking Tour
  • Choice on Tour
  • Buffalo Trace Bourbon Distillery
  • Lexington Horse Farms
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Asheville
  • Biltmore Estate

Included in Price

Culinary

  • Sip on samples of Kentucky’s home-grown spirit during a tasting at Buffalo Trace Bourbon Distillery.
  • Enjoy Southern fare at historic Boone Tavern in the center of Berea, Kentucky.
  • Dine at Anakeesta with panoramic views of Smoky Mountains National Park.

Experience

  • Enjoy a visit to a private horse farm in Lexington, Kentucky.
  • Stop in Berea, the arts and crafts capital of the state of Kentucky.
  • Take in the vibrant and artistic downtown of Asheville, North Carolina during a walking tour.

Travel Package

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Tour Louisville Asheville

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

  

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