2018 November Tours


 

Magical Smoky Mountain Christmas
November 15-17, 2018


3 Days / 2 Nights
4 Meals

Price per person:
Twin/Double $419
Single $499


Deposit: $50.00 Per Person
Final Payment is due on or before October 15, 2018
Optional Trip Cancellation/Interruption Protection $31 per person.
Tour #18019
 
 
It’s Christmas at Dollywood in the great Smoky Mountains! Join Shenandoah Tours for this magical celebration, a heart-warming, old-fashioned Smoky Mountain Christmas. Visit Dollywood where more than four million colorful lights fill the night sky, and enjoy shows overflowing with the season’s warmth and magic. Why...Miss Dolly herself is sure to enjoy this winter wonderland.
 

Day 1 - Travel to Pigeon Forge / Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Show

Travel with Shenandoah Tours as we uncover the treasures of the season in Pigeon Forge, nestled at the foot of the great Smoky Mountains. Millions of sparkling lights illuminate the entire district and add to the festive ambiance here in the Smokies. Tonight, we’ll enjoy Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures Dinner and Show. Lodging awaits in Pigeon Forge for a two-night stay. (D)

Day 2 - Dollywood Smoky Mountain Christmas

The entire area is decked out in its Christmas best for this joyous holiday season. A free morning to explore the shops and boutiques filled with Christmas treasures. This afternoon finds us at Dollywood for a “Smoky Mountain Christmas.” This winter wonderland is alive with four million twinkling lights. Enjoy thrilling rides and spectacular holiday shows. All of the shows are included with our Dollywood admission ticket. Among these are “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” “Christmas in the Smokies,” “O Holy Night,” “Appalachian Christmas,” and “A Christmas Carol.” As darkness falls the park is transformed into a winter wonderland. Don’t miss the Carol of the Trees with holiday music transforming the Rivertown Lake into a seasonal symphony. This is a Christmastime must-see. Dinner is included in the park before returning to our hotel for a restful evening. (CB,D)

Day 3 - Travel Home

A free morning to enjoy browsing and shopping for holiday treasures. Time to visit the nearby outlets or The Island featuring unique shops and casual restaurants. By early afternoon we’ll board our coach for the trip home. Indeed this is one of our best loved Christmas tours, and one of the brightest spots we’ll visit this holiday season, “the most wonderful time of the year.” (CB)
TOUR INCLUDES:
 
  • Transportation via climate controlled, lavatory equipped motorcoach
  • Luggage handling one bag per person
  • Services of a Shenandoah Tours Escort
  • Accident insurance
  • Accommodations as outlined
 
  • Attractions: Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Show, Dollywood Smoky Mountain Christmas, Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg
  • Meals:
2 continental breakfasts
2 dinners
 

 
 

JESUS & A Christmas Carol
LANCASTER, PA
November 16-17, 2018


2 Days / 1 Nights
3 Meals

Price per person:
Twin/Double $369
Single $469


Deposit: $50.00 Per Person
Final Payment is due on or before October 16, 2018
Optional Trip Cancellation/Interruption Protection $31 per person.
Tour #18011
 
 
It’s the most wonderful season of the year and JESUS is the most wonderful story ever told! See this, experience this, at Sight & Sound’s Millennium Theatre in Lancaster. Meet this man who rolled up his sleeves, strapped on his sandals, walked the streets of Jerusalem, sailed with fishermen, and crossed the raging Sea of Galilee. Witness his ministry and his miracles as they come to life, and experience a love beyond our comprehension. In addition, enjoy one of our favorite holiday shows, A Christmas Carol, at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. This two-day getaway will make holiday memories to last a lifetime.

Day 1 - Arrive in Lancaster / JESUS

We’re off by motorcoach today to Lancaster, in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Have lunch on our own before arriving at Sight and Sound’s Millennium Theatre for JESUS, their spectacular new show. JESUS is an action-packed musical adventure that will take us on an amazing journey with the most famous person ever to walk the earth. Witness his ministry and miracles as they come alive on the great stage. We’ll be overwhelmed by his love, mercy, and goodness, as were the people whose lives he changed forever. JESUS...yes, thre is just something about that name! Dinner is included afterwards at one of our favorite Amish restaurants, with overnight at the Country Inn. (D)

Day 2 - Scrouge Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre / Home

A morning of quiet beauty in Amish Country. Following our included breakfast we travel along backroads on our way to either Kitchen Kettle or a local farmers’ market. On to Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre for an included lunch and splendid peformance of A Christmas Carol, a seasonal favorite! Even for a grumpy old miser like Ebenezer Scrooge, it’s never too late to change. And when he is visited by three ghosts - Past, Present, and Future, he discovers his selfish ways and greets Christmas morning with new found happiness. Following the show we’ll board our coach for home. Enjoy this special holiday time in Lancaster. (B,L)
TOUR INCLUDES:
 
  • Transportation via climate controlled, lavatory equipped motorcoach
  • Luggage handling one bag per person
  • Services of a Shenandoah Tours Escort
  • Accident insurance
 
  • Overnight Accommodations
  • Attractions: JESUS at the Millennium Theatre, & A Christmas Carol at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
  • Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
 

 
 

New York City
Christmas Showtime
November 23-25, 2018


3 Days / 2 Nights


Price per person:
Twin/Double $859
Single $1329


Deposit: $150.00 Per Person
Final Payment is due on or before Sept. 21, 2018
Optional Trip Cancellation/Interruption Protection $57 per person.
Tour #18020
 
 
New York is celebrating its most festive time of the year...the Christmas season! Come with Shenandoah Tours and enjoy this exciting city all decked out in its finest array. Sparkling Christmas lights and the decorated windows adorning the shops along Fifth Avenue and throughout the city are a feast for our eyes. See the amazing Rockettes in their spectacular Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, enjoy a great sightseeing tour, and have time for shopping too. See it - experience it - live it - book your seat now.

Day 1 - Arrive in New York City

All aboard! It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we’re en route to New York City for a festive time when the city is beautifully decorated for the upcoming holiday season. Our accommodations await in the heart of the theatre district near Rockefeller Center and 5th Avenue. A free evening allows time for dining New York Style or enjoying one of Broadway’s great shows.

Day 2 - Sights of New York City

A native New Yorker joins us for a guided tour of this exciting city. From Rockefeller Center to Greenwich Village to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine; from 5th Avenue to Central Park; from Times Square to Little Italy, the sights and sounds of the city are ours to enjoy. The remainder of our day is free for individual interests. Enjoy shopping time too...stroll the aisles of Macy’s, Saks, and Nordstrom, or take a carriage ride through Central Park. Enjoy to the fullest...there’s so much to see and do in “the city that never sleeps.”

Day 3 - Radio City Music Hall/Home

Awake to the sights and sounds of the city. The best is yet to come...it’s Christmas magic on the great stage at world-famous Radio City Music Hall with the Christmas Spectacular featuring the Rockettes! The beloved “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers,” “New York at Christmastime,” and “The Living Nativity” are all a part of this dazzling show that is sure to put us in the spirit of the season. Soon it’s time to board our coach for the trip home. It’s been a joyful trip, and we can all share these pleasant memories during our journey home.
TOUR INCLUDES:
 
  • Transportation via climate controlled, lavatory equipped motorcoach
  • Luggage handling one bag per person
  • Services of a Shenandoah Tours Escort
  • Accident insurance

 
  • Guided Sightseeing Tour of New York City
  • Reserved Seats for Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular
  • Accommodations at the Novotel


 

 
 

Candlelight Christmas at Biltmore Estate & Grove Park Inn Gingerbread Houses
Nov. 28-29, 2018


2 Days / 1 Night
3 Meals

Price per person:
Twin/Double $419
Single $499


Deposit: $50.00 Per Person
Final Payment is due on or before October 15, 2018
Optional Trip Cancellation/Interruption Protection $31 per person.
Tour #18023
 
 
The Biltmore Estate celebrates Christmas in grand style! Visit America’s largest home all dressed in its finest array for the holiday season...decorated trees, wreaths, bows, and poinsettias. An additional treasure is a visit to the Grove Park Inn to see the amazing display of gingerbread houses, and delight in these sugar-and-spice creations. Enjoy a special dinner at Biltmore Estate and a holiday buffet at historic Grove Park Inn. It’s the most wonderful time of the year...come along and enjoy!

Day 1 - Arrive in Asheville / Candlelight Tour of the Biltmore Estate

Welcome to this Winter Wonderland Tour! Journey south to Asheville, North Carolina, and experience the finest of the holiday season! Accommodations await us in Asheville. As dusk settles over the city we’re off to the magnificent Biltmore Estate for a fine holiday dinner and their annual Christmas Candlelight Tour. Enter the grounds where over 500 luminaries cast a warm glow. The best is yet to come...a candlelight tour of this incredible estate, the 225-room French Renaissance chalet, home of George Vanderbilt. Crackling fires, glittering trees, and hundreds of candles glow throughout rooms richly decorated for an old-fashioned Victorian Christmas. This is an experience we’ll long remember! (D)

Day 2 - Grove Park Inn Gingerbread Houses / Home

This morning we return to the Biltmore Estate to tour the winery and visit Antler Hill Village, a dining and shopping complex. Afterwards, we’re off to the fabulous Grove Park Inn to see the amazing display of gingerbread houses. People from across the country create these culinary sugar-and-spice masterpieces for competition in this annual event. Enjoy beautiful decorations and warm by the giant fireplaces in the grand lobby. What a wonderful way to be swept up in the holiday spirit. Enjoy a holiday lunch buffet before boarding our coach for the trip home, bringing with us cherished memories of this special holiday tour. (B,L)
TOUR INCLUDES:
 
  • Transportation via climate controlled, lavatory equipped motorcoach
  • Luggage handling one bag per person
  • Attractions: as outlined
  • Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
 
  • Services of a Shenandoah Tours Escort
  • Accident insurance
  • Overnight Accommodations
 

 
 

A Country Christmas
At Opryland Hotel
Nov. 30 - Dec 3, 2018


4 Days / 3 Nights
2 Meals

Price per person:
Twin/Double $1039
Single $1429
Atrium View Rooms Available - see below


Deposit: $150.00 Per Person
Final Payment is due on or before September 23, 2018
Optional Trip Cancellation/Interruption Protection $85 per person.
Tour #18048
 
 
Get in the spirit of the holiday season as we discover more than two million sparkling lights and thousands of poinsettias at the fabulous Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Stroll through acres of lush indoor gardens and along winding pathways and waterfalls. See brilliant displays of holiday ornaments and huge, sparkling trees. It’s truly a sight to behold as everywhere we look, Christmas is coming to life! Our days and evenings will be filled with wondrous holiday festivities. Highlights include a Live Holiday Production, a spectacular Christmas Dinner and Show, General Jackson luncheon cruise, and the legendary Grand Ole Opry. This tour is one you don’t want to miss!

Day 1 - Travel to Nashville

All aboard!! We’re on our way to Nashville for a three-night stay at the fantastic Opryland Hotel. We arrive at the hotel all decked out in its finest array just as dusk settles over the city. What a spectacular sight as over two million Christmas lights sparkle in the night. A free evening to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.

Day 2 - General Jackson Showboat/Delta River Flatboat/Treasures for the Holidays/Grand Ole Opry

Mid morning we’ll attend a Live Holiday Production at the Grand Ole Opry House. This show is sure to put us in the Christmas spirit! At our leisure, we can enjoy a ride aboard the Delta River Flatboat, surrounded by the lush indoor gardens of this beautiful resort. See the 85 foot fountain, three waterfalls and, hopefully, “Danny,” the 80 plus pound catfish that lives in the river! We’ll also have a chance to complete our holiday shopping at “Treasures for the Holidays,” a craft, antique and art show. This evening, we attend the legendary Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Auditorium - a great opportunity to see and hear our favorite country music entertainers.

Day 3 - Live Holiday Stage Show/“ICE”/Christmas Dinner and Show

Another special day filled with wonder and amazement. Visit “ICE!,” the awe-inspiring experience where more than 2 million pounds of ice come to life under the skillful hands of talented artisans. Watch ice sculptures being carved before our very eyes at the live carving zone. Enjoy a wonderful luncheon cruise and holiday musical revue aboard the General Jackson Showboat. A special evening of dining and entertainment awaits at the Christmas Dinner and Show. Enjoy a traditional holiday meal including all the trimmings, followed by a spectacular Christmas show. (L,D)

Day 4 - Travel Home

Filled with good tidings and holiday cheer, we bid farewell to Nashville and return home with wonderful memories of “A Country Christmas at Opryland Hotel.”
Please note: Tour itinerary is established by the Opryland Hotel and is subject to change.
Atrium View Rooms - Cost of Tour Per Person
Twin $1149 & Single $1639
Optional Trip Protection $85.00 Per Person
CANCELLATION POLICY:
 
  • Days prior to departure
  • 60 or more
  • 59 to 46
  • 45 or less (or No Show)
 
  • Charges per person
  • No charge
  • $150.00
  • No refund
 
TOUR INCLUDES:
 
  • Transportation via climate controlled, lavatory equipped motorcoach
  • Luggage handling one bag per person
  • Attractions: as outlined
  • Meals: 1 lunch, 1 dinner
 
  • Services of a Shenandoah Tours Escort
  • Accident insurance
  • Accommodations at Opryland Hotel