Hatfields, McCoys and the Music of the Crooked Road
featuring Stolen Pig Dinner and Two Live Tribute Shows
 7 Days • 12 Meals
Holiday by Motorcoach
Visit actual Hatfield & McCoy feud sites

 Highlights
  • Free home or local pickup and return
  • 12 Meals (6 dinners and 6 breakfasts)
  • Spend 2 nights at the Chief Logan State Park Lodge with special Coal Camp Family Dinner
  • Visit the West Virginia coalfields including Coal House, site of the 1920 coal miners labor dispute
  • Travel into the West Virgina backcountry and visit Hatfield & McCoy feud sites as well a local museum filled with exhibits of local artwork and historical artifacts
  • Sit down to a “Stolen Pig Dinner,” a tongue-in-cheek celebration to the famous feud with live Bluegrass Music
  • Visit Butcher Holler, the birthplace of the world’s most famous coal miner’s daughter, Loretta Lynn
  • Enjoy an evening of Virginia Country Cooking and live Tribute Show to Loretta Lynn whose hits include Coal Miners Daughter and Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ and Patsy Cline, known for Crazy and I Fall to Pieces
  • Visit the Birthplace of Country Music Museum to learn the history of Appalachian music
  • Take a lap around Bristol Motor Speedway and enjoy an included dinner while being entertained by American Pride Country playing the music of the Statler Brothers
  • Special tribute show at The Fold featuring the music of June Carter and Johnny Cash
  • $35 in Mayflower Money

 Itinerary
Day 1 -2  Chief Logan State Park and Coal Camp Dinner
We’re off on an exciting adventure to the hills of the Virginias with an overnight and welcome dinner in Kentucky. We arrive deep into the Mountains and Coalfields of West Virginia to the Chief Logan State Park Lodge for a two night stay. Tonight, with the sun setting over the forested hills of Coal Country you enjoy a Coal Camp Family Dinner of traditional Southern fried chicken, sauteed rainbow trout and more. Dinner is accompanied by a local Bluegrass Mountain Band. The “boys from up the holler” are sure to get your toes a tappin’ and your hands a clappin’ with that good ‘ol Mountain Music. Meals: B, 2D
Day 3  Hatfields, McCoys and The Stolen Pig Dinner
This morning you tour the coalfields. You will also see the Coal House in Williamson, a unique structure built in 1933 from 65 tons of coal. Today it houses a local gift shop and tourist information center. We will also learn about the coal miners labor dispute from 1920 in Matewan. In the afternoon we head into the backcountry to some of the actual Hatfield & McCoy feud sites. Visit the place where Johnse Hatfield and Rose Anne McCoy fell in love and see the site of the famous Hog Trial. We also visit a local museum filled with exhibits of local artwork and historical artifacts before sitting down to a “Stolen Pig Dinner” with all the trimmings. This is a tongue-in-cheek celebration to the famous feud (No Shooting Allowed) and your meal is again accompanied by live Bluegrass Music. Meals: B, D
Day 4   Loretta Lynn’s Butcher Holler and an Evening with Patsy and Loretta
This morning we stop in Van Lear, Kentucky, to visit Butcher Holler, the birthplace of the world’s most famous coal miner’s daughter, Loretta Lynn. Her birthplace and family home is nestled between two fog-shrouded mountains. Later, we come to Abingdon, Virginia, for a two-night stay. Tonight our special dinner show begins with Virginia Country Cooking and ends with a Tribute Show to a pair of Country Music Legends, Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline. Hear some of Loretta’s greatest hits such as Coal Miners Daughter, Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ and Louisiana Woman. You will also enjoy the music of her friend the immortal Patsy Cline who had such hits as Walking After Midnight, Crazy and I Fall to Pieces. Meals: B, D
Day 5  Birthplace of Country Music Museum and Statler Brothers with Johnny Cash Tribute Show
We begin the day in Bristol at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. This Smithsonian affiliate is dedicated to telling the story of the region’s rich music legacy. Known as the “Bristol Sessions,” the legendary Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers, were among the first artists ever recorded here. Enjoy free time in Bristol with its quaint shops and state line which separates Virginia from Tennessee. Then, we head to Bristol Motor Speedway where you do a lap on the highbanked track known as “The World’s Fastest Half-Mile!” Here, dinner is served while being entertained by American Pride Country, a group that plays the music of the Statler Brothers. Then we travel to The Fold, the legendary music center for a special tribute show to June Carter and Johnny Cash. Hear such hits as Ring of Fire, Jackson and Long Legged Guitar Pickin Man. Meals: B, D
Day 6-7  Homeward Bound
We travel to Kentucky for a farewell dinner and final night before continuing home with memories of the Hatfields, Mc- Coys and the music of the Crooked Road. Meals: 2B, D

 Accommodations
Days 1  Hampton Inn, Ashland, KY
Days 2-3  Chief Logan State Park Lodge, Logan WV
Days 4-5  Country Inn, Abingdon, VA
Days 6  Four Points Sheraton, Louisville, KY
 

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