Best of The Carolinas’ 45TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR – 16 Days | May 3, 2024 – GUARANTEED DEPARTURE!
- Double $4,999
- Single $6,785
Included Meals: 11 Continental Breakfasts • 1 Fehr-Way Lunch • 1 Fehr-Way Dinner
DEPOSIT: $200 per person, plus optional travel insurance due at booking. Final payment due March 2, 2024
DAY 1 WINNIPEG – MINNEAPOLIS, MN Hop aboard and get acquainted with your new travelling companions as we begin our journey to the East Coast of the United States.
DAY 2 MINNEAPOLIS – MERRILLVILLE, IN Today, we continue our journey through Minnesota and Wisconsin, where we travel along the edge of picturesque Wisconsin Dells, on the way to Indiana.
DAY 3 MERRILLVILLE – LOUISVILLE, KY Today, we will head to the Blue Grass State of Kentucky to overnight in Louisville, where we visit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kentucky Derby Museum and the famous Churchill Downs.
DAY 4 LOUISVILLE – ASHEVILLE, NC Travelling through the Great Smoky and the Appalachian Mountains, we are en route to one of the most popular eastern mountain resorts, Asheville, known for its vibrant art scene and historic architecture.
DAY 5 ASHEVILLE – CHARLOTTE, NC Today we tour America’s largest privately-owned home, The Biltmore House. Originally constructed between 1889 and 1895, by George Washington Vanderbilt II, it contains 250 rooms and rests on the 7000-acre Biltmore Estate overlooking the Smoky Mountains. Later today we’ll arrive in Charlotte, North Carolina.
DAY 6 CHARLOTTE – MYRTLE BEACH, SC (2 NIGHTS) Visit the Billy Graham Library this morning. Designed to reflect Billy Graham’s journey from humble farm boy to America’s Pastor, the barn- shaped building is located on 20 landscaped acres, only miles from where Billy grew up. This afternoon we’ll arrive in Myrtle Beach, famous for being the central city on the Grand Strand with 60 miles of white sand beaches.
DAY 7 MYRTLE BEACH – This morning, we are off to Barefoot Landing – an area combining beauty and nature with the fun and excitement of shopping, dining, and entertainment. Migratory waterfowl, exotic fish and wildlife make Barefoot Landing their home. A stroll along the boardwalk is reminiscent of an old fishing village. As a gentle breeze blow across the 27-acre lake, you may choose to sit and just relax during this shopping excursion! Enjoy a free afternoon exploring the ocean waterfront. This evening we will take in a murder mystery dinner show.
DAY 8 MYRTLE BEACH – CHARLESTON, SC (2 NIGHTS) Travel down the coast to Charleston – a city steeped in history and southern charm – and visit Brookgreen Gardens. These sculptured gardens span 9,100 acres and include several different themes with American figurative sculptures inside. A guided tour will provide us with the history of the gardens as well as some of the plant life in South Carolina Low Country. This afternoon, tour the Boone Hall Plantation – a Colonial Revival Style home with slave cabins.
DAY 9 CHARLESTON A Guided Tour of Charleston takes us along cobblestone streets lined with 18th- century architecture and an old slave market area. Take a Harbour Boat Tour this afternoon and capture this historic city from a different perspective.
DAY 10 CHARLESTON – CHATTANOOGA, TN (2 NIGHTS) Today, start your journey west as you travel to the home of the famous Chattanooga Choo Choo which will be your home for the next 2 nights.
DAY 11 CHATTANOOGA, TN This morning we will visit one of Chattanooga’s famous attractions, Ruby Falls, a 145 foot high waterfall. Descend 260 feet in a glass front elevator into the mountain and explore the cavern trail to the tallest cave waterfall open to the public in the United States. Mid morning get ready for a ride up America’s Most Amazing Mile where you will hear the history and see the beautiful views of Lookout Mountain on the Incline Railway. Enjoy lunch on your own at the beautiful Rock City Gardens, atop Lookout Mountain. This afternoon take a self-guided tour of Rock City which is a true marvel of nature featuring massive ancient rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species, and breathtaking panoramic views of 7 states. This evening enjoy a special Fehr-Way Anniversary Dinner.
DAY 12 CHATTANOOGA – NASHVILLE, TN (2 NIGHTS) This morning, we depart Chattanooga and arrive in Music City USA – the country music capital of the world. This afternoon you will have some free time to explore downtown Nashville. No visit to Nashville would be complete without a show at the Grand Ole Opry, enjoy Gold Circle seats at this live performance phenomenon.
DAY 13 NASHVILLE, TN Grab your cowboy hat and boots because today we explore Music City, Nashville, Tennessee. Located in downtown Nashville, we will visit the RCA Studio and the “Smithsonian of Country Music” the Country Music Hall of Fame today. Immerse yourself in the stories and traditions of the music through artifacts, photographs, and vintage video of country music legends. Enjoy a free afternoon and evening on your last day in Nashville.
DAY 14 NASHVILLE – CHAMPAIGN, IL Travelling through Illinois, we overnight in Champaign. Stop in Wisconsin Dells for lunch at your own cost and consider buying some famous Wisconsin Cheese.
DAY 15 CHAMPAIGN – MINNEAPOLIS, MN Today our travels take us through farm country and into the Twin Cities.
DAY 16 MINNEAPOLIS – WINNIPEG, MB Homeward bound with memories of important historical events, gorgeous flower gardens and white-sand beaches.
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