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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
22-May-2025
Starting at
USD 3,199.00
Price per day
USD 355.00
Tour Type
Tour Type

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

Map: Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains (Collette)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Louisville, Kentucky
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 -...
Day 7
Gatlinburg - Asheville, North Carolina
Day 8
Asheville
Day 9
Asheville - Charlotte - Tour Ends

Travel Cities (4): Charlotte, Gatlinburg, Lexington, Louisville

Highlights

Attraction

  • Churchill Downs
  • Kentucky Derby Museum
  • Old Louisville Walking Tour
  • Louisville Slugger Museum or Frazier Museum of Kentucky History
  • Buffalo Trace Bourbon Distillery
  • Lexington Horse Farms
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

City

  • Asheville, NC

Attraction

  • Biltmore Estate

Included in Price

Culinary

  • Sip on samples of Kentucky’s home-grown spirit during a tasting at Buffalo Trace Bourbon distillery.

Experience

  • In Lexington, Kentucky, connect with Horse Country’s pride and traditions while visiting private horse farms.
  • Get to know local artisans and their crafts in Berea, Kentucky’s Folk Arts and Crafts Capital.
  • Explore glass art and the American studio glass movement’s history at GLASS National Art Museum.

Travel Package

 

Coming from

 

Going to

Tour...

Louisville

Arrow Going To

Charlotte

Group ToursThis 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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