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In the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in east Tennessee you will find picturesque Bavarian architecture and lushly landscaped gardens decorated and sparkling for the season at The Inn at Christmas Place. Here you will experience Christmas at its finest. Come with us to Pigeon Forge where we’ll encounter Old World Charm and hospitality second to none. You will experience the spirit of Christmas while you view 60 designed-themed Christmas Trees. Even our private rooms are all decked out in Christmas finery. A singing Santa will entertain us at the Inn, and we will be thrilled by a visit from Charles Dickens’ great, great, grandson. You will enjoy a fantastic hot breakfast each and every morning in the midst of Christmas grandeur.

 

Day 1 – Home to Pigeon Forge, TN

We will fly into Knoxville and be picked up by our coach for the ride to Pigeon Forge. We will enjoy getting settled into our festive surroundings and then walk over to our dinner at Johnny Carino’s Italian Buffet. We will then board the coach for a guided ride through the Winterfest Light Show where we will view over 9 million lights. Winterfest in the Smokies is a spectacular event we will not want to miss!

Included Meals: Dinner

Hotel: The Inn at Christmas Place (5 Nights!) 

 

Day 2 – Pigeon Forge

After our included hot breakfast, we will stroll over to the largest Christmas store in the Southwest, The Christmas Place, just across from our Inn. Just wait till you see it! You have the rest of the morning, so take your time, you won’t want to miss a thing. Lunch is on your own to pick from the many eating spots near our Inn. Our evening Christmas entertainment will be at Hatfield & McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Show. Watch as they bring their two feudin’ families together for a night of food and entertainment. There is something here for everyone to enjoy.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

 

Day 3 – Pigeon Forge

Wake up to the aroma of a Christmas breakfast and roam the halls and all the floors of our beautifully decorated Inn. Enjoy a cup of White Christmas coffee in the lounge. You will be on your own for lunch and to take in the sights and sounds of the area.  Our evening entertainment will take place in the Comedy Barn Theater, after a home-cooked dinner at the Applewood Farmhouse. Come experience a Christmas show like only The Comedy Barn can bring you. You will hear all Christmas music, see all Christmas costumes, and laugh at special acts you’ll only see on their stage. Who knew Christmas could be so funny!

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

 

Day 4 – Pigeon Forge

We will head over to The Old Mill Square after breakfast where we will find Pigeon River Pottery, a General Store, a Farmhouse Kitchen, a Candy Kitchen, an Old Mill Creamery, a Toy Bin, and Sassafras. There are about 10 unique, fun-filled shops. Everything here at the historic Old Mill is very old or is made to look old and very quaint. It is a very good place to find something to eat for lunch. We will then journey back to the hotel before heading off to The Dixie Stampede. We will be entertained at the preshow at the Dixie Carriage House, and then we’ll be escorted into the main show and dining…everyone gets excited to experience Christmas at Dixie! Nothing compares to the way they bring the spirit of Christmas to life right before your very eyes! The Dixie arena is transformed into a true fantasy land. A spectacular live nativity is both dramatic and sacred, and it will be a scene never to forget. Christmas at Dixie will remain a wonderful memory long after we leave the arena.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

 

Day 5 – Pigeon Forge

This morning we will be in for a real treat. After our breakfast together we will head off to Bush’s Best Visitor Center. Walk through the century old history of an iconic family business in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. We can shop the Old-Fashioned General Store, take part at the interactive Museum, and have a bite to eat at the Bush’s Family Café. We will stop off at the hotel before we enjoy our evening meal in an upscale mountain lodge atmosphere at Calhoun’s Restaurant. After a pleasant dining experience, we will head over to our reserved seating at Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry where we will be amazed by a multi-million dollar production with state-of-the-art special effects. But the most important part of the evening is the celebration of the birth of Christ with the area’s largest living Nativity. Watch and wonder at the synchronized evening light show – stunning!

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

 

Day 6 – Pigeon Forge to Home

Enjoy your last breakfast at the Inn and relax at your leisure amid the festive atmosphere before our trip to the airport takes us back home to reality. If this tour does not get you started thinking Christmas, nothing will! Tilt your head back and dream of all things Christmas!

Included Meals: Breakfast

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $1,999
Single: $2,399
Triple: $1,899
Quad: $1,799

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $129
Single: $164

Travel Bucks

$30 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$200 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 45 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed

No

Tour Pace

Moderate Walking

Price Includes

10 Meals, Roundtrip Airfare plus baggage fees & taxes, Hotels & Activities as stated, Luxury Motorcoach



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 55°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
58°
Christmas in the Smokies
Flyaway Departure Date:
12/01/2014
Flyaway Return Date:
12/06/2014

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Tour Highlights

5 Nights at The Inn at Christmas Place
Winterfest in the Smokies Light Show
The Christmas Place
Hatfield & McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Show
Comedy Barn Theatre with home-cooked Dinner
The Old Mill Square
Christmas at Dixie Stampede
Bush’s Best Visitor Center
Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
58°
Christmas in the Smokies
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 55°
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