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4-Day Tennessee, Smoky Mountain Tour from New York/New Jersey

  • Tour code: 272-227
  • Available: Mon, Thu (3/16 - 10/31/2017); 5/26; 9/1
  • Depart from: New York, NY; Edison, NJ; Flushing, NY
  • Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
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Virginia, Luray Cavern, Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, American southern style BBQ, Tramways, Smoky Mountain, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner, Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, Ruby Falls, Incline Railway, Rock City, Knoxville Zoo, Natural Bridge, Hershey’s Chocolate World, Chocolate Factory Tour. Inclusions: 3 nights hotel accommodation, All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

Special Remarks:

  • Departures are 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the purchase price will be refunded.

Pricing Details

Single: $310
Double (/Person): $168
Third Person Adult: Free
Child (Age 2-9yrs): Free
Fourth Person Adult: $103
Child (Age 2-9yrs): $103

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free : Offer applies to 3rd person sharing a room with full paying adult. Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. No-show (or late cancellation) of free passenger incurs a $108 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat
  • Child Rate: Children sharing a room with 2 adult passengers pay the same price as a third or fourth adult. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 New York City - Luray(318 miles)
  • Day 2 Luray - Great Smoky Mountains - Pigeon Forge(12 miles)
  • Day 3 Pigeon Forge - Chattanooga(111 miles)
  • Day 4 Chattanooga - Natural Bridge - Hershey - New York(437 miles)
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Day 1 New York City - Luray(318 miles)

Passengers will be picked up in New York in the morning. Today we will leave New York City and drive south to the scenic Luray Caverns in Luray, VA, where we will arrive in the mid-afternoon. We will also spend the night there.

  • Always Visit
    These natural caves in the Shenandoah Valley region of northern Virginia are a popular spot because of their abundance of many types of rock formations. The most famous attraction in the Luray Caverns is The Great Stalacpipe Organ.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $31; Child $19; Senior $28
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn or similar

Day 2 Luray - Great Smoky Mountains - Pigeon Forge(12 miles)

After breakfast, we will travel into the state of Tennessee to take a ride on the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway into Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In the evening, we will travel to Pigeon Forge, TN to the famous dinner show, Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede, where we will enjoy some real southern cuisine.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee boasts impeccable views of that state's segment of the larger Appalachian Mountains. Come visit this impressive wilderness to ride the Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway.

  • Always Visit
    This 520,000-acre park on the eastern border of Tennessee is a United States National Park and UNESCO World Heritage. It is the most-visited national park in the United States, and is renown for the beauty of its landscapes.
  • Always Visit
    The Tramway takes 120 passengers 2.1 miles up the Great Smoky Mountains. Large windows offer magnificent views of the area. At night, passengers can see the lighted visages of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge as well as the nearby parkway.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $13; Child $11; Senior $13

Pigeon Forge is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee, located in the southeastern United States. Pigeon Forge is primarily a tourist destination. The city's attractions include Dollywood, numerous outlet malls, and music theaters.

  • Always Visit
    This Wild-West-Revue-type performance features animals such as pigs, horses, and chickens and is punctuated by a riding competition. The show starts an hour before dinner, with a musical act on the "Carriage Room" before guests are escorted into the arena.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $67; Child $40; Senior $67|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours
Standard Hotel: SUPER 8 or Similar

Day 3 Pigeon Forge - Chattanooga(111 miles)

In the morning, we will make our way to Chattanooga, TN and Lookout Mountain to see the Ruby Falls and Rock City. We will also take the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway. Our last attraction today will be Knoxville Zoo, the No.1 Red Panda conservation in the World.

Chattanooga is the fourth-largest city in the U.S. state of Tennessee. A unique distinction for Chattanooga is the fact that the city has its own typeface, Chatype, which was launched in August 2012.

  • Always Visit
    The Ruby Falls are an underground waterfall located beneath Tennessee's lookout mountain. The Falls are 145 feet high and located in the heart of the Lookout Mountain Caverns. The Ruby Falls area is a National Historic Landmark.
  • Always Visit
    This tram has been running almost continually since 1895, and with the exception of an engine update in 1911, it hasn't changed that much. The ride stretches about one mile up the mountain and reaches a grade of 72.7%.
  • Always Visit
    This historic hilltop on the southern border of Tennessee has a colorful history as a place of importance during wartime. Most notably, it was the centerpiece of the Battle of Lookout Mountain during the American Civil War.
  • Always Visit
    This tourist attraction on top of Lookout Mountain just outside Chattanooga, Tennessee is visited by half a million people every year for its magnificent views, botanical gardens, and impressive natural rock formations. It was opened to the public in 1932.
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn or similar

Day 4 Chattanooga - Natural Bridge - Hershey - New York(437 miles)

On the final day of our tour, we will travel back home via Rockbridge County, VA, stopping in the mid-morning to see the Natural Bridge. Afterward, we will travel to Hershey Chocolate World before back to New York City. See "Departure and Return Details" for dropoff information.

  • Always Visit
    This National Historic Landmark is a unique natural stone arch that spans 90 feet. It was considered sacred to the local Native Americans, and has wowed modern-day Americans from Thomas Jefferson to Herman Melville.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child $12; Senior $20|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

Fun, sweetness and adventure await at Hershey's Chocolate World. You'll be greeted by giant HERSHEY'S Product Characters as you enter this delightful world of food, shops and entertainment devoted to all things chocolate.

  • Always Visit
    This chocolate-themed wonderland in Hershey, Pennsylvania is an indoor marketplace which offers shops and restaurants aimed at encapsulating the Hershey experience. It also includes rides like the Chocolate Tour, Trolley Works, and the Create Your Own Candy Bar attraction.

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.





Terms & Condition


The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.

Booking changes
A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.

Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to Taketours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

Itinerary Variations
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

Tour Cancellation:
We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, Taketours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Chandima on 2017-05-03

A Worthy tour. Crews was very co-operative. Very well organized.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Chunhong on 2017-05-03

Our tour guide Benjamin and 3 bus drivers were very professional and nice and cooperative,even we had a little rough time,I still would recommend it.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Lashun on 2017-05-01

This trip was truly an adventure. I never been hiking but when we went to rock city I feel like I was on a hike and also, at Natural bridge. The driver was excellent and so was the tour guide Kim.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Jason on 2017-04-29

We went to lots of wonderful places for these four days. Luray cavern, Great Smoky Mountains, Ruby Falls, Rock city and more. Our tour guide arranged the schedule perfect and full filled the whole day!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Amelia on 2017-04-29

The attraction they selected are great and earn the price!! Highly recommend attend all of them because you will enjoy and learn a lot about the attractions during the entire trip with the very informative tour guide!!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Jason on 2017-04-29

The tour guide handle everything smoothly. We enjoy the visit of Luary Cavern, Ruby Falls and the Hershey's chocolate world!!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: RAMADEVI on 2017-04-29

I book from TakeTours. The tour guide from the travel company is very nice, very informative and helpful. We enjoy the whole trip.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Maria Victoria on 2017-04-24

I highly recommend this tour. We had a great time and Leo, our tour guide was friendly and accommodating/ He is well informed of the beautiful attractions we went to as well as other places which is not on the itinerary. I highly recommend Leo to be our tour guide on our next trip.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Charlotte on 2017-04-21

Fun, convenient and affordable. If you love nature this trip is worth it! Our tour guide Freeman is very nice and accommodating.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Imran on 2017-04-12

I simply loved this tour , mainly because of the tour guide Mr.Leo.... he is the most friendly and polite tour guide i have come across with taketours.... also the places we visited were just magical....more on the countryside , which is much better than big cities any day :) .. I highly recommend this tour and more importantly the Tour Guide Leo .... he is the best.

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