Spend five nights at the impressive Gaylord Opryland Resort richly decorated for the holidays. Highlights include Opryland’s famed ICE! Show, lunch and show aboard the General Jackson Showboat and dinner and top-notch entertainment at Opryland’s Christmas Dinner Show.
1 Arrive in Tennessee
Welcome to Nashville with a transfer to the Gaylord Opryland Resort. Tonight, meet your Tour Manager at 6:00 p.m. and get to know your traveling companions during a welcome dinner at the resort. Meal: D
2 Nashville Sightseeing & Country Music Hall of Fame
Begin the day with a narrated tour of Nashville conducted by a local guide. See the Honky Tonks, Music Row, the historic Ryman Auditorium and even a full-scale replica of the Parthenon. Then, visit the fabulous Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Called the “Smithsonian of Country Music” because of its collection of artists’ artifacts, photographs, recorded sound and vintage video, the museum is highlighted by its core exhibit Sing Me Back Home: A Journey Through Country Music
. Meal: B
3 Free Day & Grand Ole Opry
Today is a day at leisure for you to explore the incredible Opryland Resort. Here, you will experience southern hospitality at its finest as you stroll through nine acres of lush gardens and flowing waterfalls inside a glass atrium.
Take a ride on a Delta River Boat through the Resort and see this remarkable complex from a whole new perspective. Dinner tonight is at the Opry Backstage Grill which serves Southern fare paired with live music. In the evening,
sit back and enjoy the excitement of the Granddaddy of Country shows, the Grand Ole Opry.
Meals: B, D
4 General Jackson Showboat & Belle Meade
Enjoy the morning at the Opryland Resort. Then, climb aboard the one of the largest showboats, ever built, the General Jackson
. An elegant triumph of American ingenuity, the “Gen Jack” was launched on the Ohio River in 1985. Expect a delicious luncheon while experiencing a dazzling holiday show featuring stunning costumes and lively entertainment celebrating the best of the holiday season.
In the afternoon, visit the elegant Belle Meade Plantation and learn the century-long history of the estate through a guided tour. Meals: B, L
5 Opryland’s ICE! Show & Opryland Christmas Dinner Show
Today, experience Opryland’s annual ICE!
show. This winter holiday attraction is an interactive world of colorful hand-carved ice sculptures created by artists from around the world. Also, enjoy the exciting synchronized light and music fountain show in the Delta Atrium. Also enjoy the outdoor Nativity display with special light effects. In the evening, you are treated to a Christmas Dinner and Show at the Opryland Resort. Meals: B, D
6 Travel Home
Your trip ends with a group transfer to the Nashville’s International Airport for flights out after 11:00 am. Meal: B