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7-Day South & North Carolina, Tennessee Tour from Atlanta with Airport Transfers

  • Tour code: 855-6487
  • Available: Sat
  • Depart from: Atlanta, GA
  • Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights
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Highlights:

Visit Asheville, NC, Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC (NASCAR Hall of Fame, NC), Chattanooga, TN (Lookout Mountain Incline Railway, TN, Rock City, GA, Ruby Falls, TN), Great Smoky Mountains, TN (Great Smoky Mountains In-depth Tour, TN), Nashville, TN, Pigeon Forge, TN (Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede, TN). Inclusions: Roundtrip airport transfer, 6 nights hotel accommodations

Special Remarks:

  • Visit the Great Smoky Mountains - the National Park with most visitors in US
  • Take the Incline Railway on Lookout Mountain
  • Enjoy southern dinner show Dixie Stampede featuring America's civil war
  • 100% guaranteed departure; if cancelled 120% will be refunded

Pricing Details

Single: $1257
Double (/Person): $832
Third Person Adult: Free
Child (Age 0-12): Free
Fourth Person Adult: $466
Child (Age 0-12): $466

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: (1) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $548 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Child above 2 yrs must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 yrs. 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 Atlanta
  • Day 2 Atlanta - Charleston(266 miles)
  • Day 3 Charleston - Charlotte - Asheville(276 miles)
  • Day 4 Asheville
  • Day 5 Asheville - Pigeon Forge - Great Smoky Mountains - Pigeon Forge(110 miles)
  • Day 6 Pigeon Forge - Nashville
  • Day 7 Chattanooga - Atlanta(103 miles)
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Day 1 Atlanta

Guests should meet the tour guide at the baggage claim area at Atlanta International Airport and take the scheduled shuttle bus to the hotel. Complimentary pick-up service is available between 9 AM and 9 PM.
Standard Hotel: Wyndham Garden Duluth or equivalent

Day 2 Atlanta - Charleston(266 miles)

In the morning, we head to east and will arrive the oldest and largest city in South Carolina, Charleston. First, we will visit an American heroine- The USS Yorktown, which is the tenth aircraft carrier to serve in the US Navy. Then we will take the Carolina Belle Cruise. During the scenic and relaxing tour, you will see lots of landmarks and points of interest! The one-hour Carriage tour of Charleston's historic district areas is an interesting blend of history combined with the witticism and humor of the tour guides.

Charleston is a city rich in history, tradition and Southern charm, attracting nearly 4 million visitors a year. Come explore Charleston and experience its fascinating vacation opportunities first-hand.

  • Always Visit
    It is one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $24; Child (6-11 yrs) $16; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $19|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • Always Available
    It's the best way to enjoy the beauty of the Charleston Harbor and learn the rich history of the Holy City
    Admission (Optional): Adult $27.56; Child (4-11 yrs) $20.14; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25.97|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Always Available
    The Carriage tour of Charleston’s historic district areas is an interesting blend of history combined with the witticism and humor of the tour guides.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $27.56; Child (4-11 yrs) $16.96; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27.56|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn Charleston Gateway or equivalent

Day 3 Charleston - Charlotte - Asheville(276 miles)

After departing from hotel, we will visit Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Later we will head for Charlotte, which is the largest city in North Carolina. In Charlotte, we will visit NASCAR hall of Fame, it wasn't just built to be a museum. It was built to be a shrine to the history, heritage, and future of the sport we love. And then we will stop to see the outsides of City Hall, bank of America headquarters.

Charleston is a city rich in history, tradition and Southern charm, attracting nearly 4 million visitors a year. Come explore Charleston and experience its fascinating vacation opportunities first-hand.

  • Always Visit
    Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is a historic house with gardens located on the Ashley River at 3550 Ashley River Road, Charleston County, South Carolina.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (6-12 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and the seat of Mecklenburg County. Charlotte has a humid subtropical climate and is situated halfway between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, between Washington, D.C. and Atlanta. Charlotte is located several miles east of the Catawba River and southeast of Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in North Carolina.

  • Always Visit
    The NASCAR Hall of Fame honors drivers who have shown exceptional skill at NASCAR driving, all-time great crew chiefs and owners, and other major contributors to competition within the sanctioning body.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-7 yrs) $12; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $22; Junior (8-12 yrs) $18|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
Standard Hotel: Baymont by Wyndham Asheville/Biltmore or equivalent

Day 4 Asheville

In the morning, we explore the city by foot, walking tour will provide lots of information about its vibrant arts scene and historic architecture. We depart around noon to visit Biltmore estate. Also, we have a chance to visit Biltmore Winery. Later we head to downtown Asheville, after enjoying this artic area we will go back the resort. In the evening, we will start our Omni Grove Park Inn Night Tour.

Asheville is home to a growing number artists and writers, and has been described as the "hippie capital of the South." If you are looking for good food and relaxing atmosphere, Asheville may be the right destination for you.

  • Always Available
    Asheville Walking Tour will provide lots of information about Asheville's vibrant arts scene and historic architecture.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 20 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    Completed in 1985, Biltmore House and Gardens is George Vanderbilt's historic country estate located in Asheville, NC. The 250-room chateau is an architectural masterpiece, as well as the property's gardens and grounds which were designed by renowned architect Frederick Law Olmsted.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $69.55; Child (10-16 yrs) $34.77; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $69.55|Opening Hours: Daily 8:30am - 6:30am|Duration: Approx. 4 Hours
  • Always Visit
    It is an historic resort hotel on the western-facing slope of Sunset Mountain within the Blue Ridge Mountains. It has been visited by many United States' presidents and many other notable personages. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the hotel is an example of the Arts and Crafts style.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Baymont by Wyndham Asheville/Biltmore or equivalent

Day 5 Asheville - Pigeon Forge - Great Smoky Mountains - Pigeon Forge(110 miles)

In the morning we will visit Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, and after having lunch in Gatlinburg, we will start to visit the Great Smoky Mountain. After a stop in Gatlinburg, TN, we will continue on to Pigeon Forge, TN to see the Dixie Stampede Western show, which was created by the great Dolly Parton.

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
    Relive the tragic sinking of the Titanic at the Titanic Museum, a half-scale model of the original ship. Follow the fate of a real passenger as you explore the Titanic’s cabins, suites, and exhibits that include a real iceberg and artifacts from the ship.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $24; Child (5-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

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 Available
    Customer will go inside the national park and take photos of its beautiful landscape. Also visit the Newfound gap, which is located at an altitude of 5046 feet between the border of North Carolina and Tennessee. From its platform,it allows visitors to see a 360-degree panorama of the surroundings, giving a spectacular view and fresh air of the mountains.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

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
    In 1988, the first Dixie Stampede opened in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, just outside of Dollywood, Dolly Parton's theme park. The show is still going strong today, and has expanded to two other locations in the American South.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $67; Child (2-12 yrs) $41.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $67|Duration: Approx. 3 Hours
Standard Hotel: Howard Johnson Pigeon Forge or equivalent

Day 6 Pigeon Forge - Nashville

First, we will visit Madame Tussauds Nashville. Later we will visit Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. We also have chance to visit Tennessee State Capitol and stop by John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge. After hotel checking in, we will start the Nashville Night Tour, before enjoying downtown Nashville, we will visit The Parthenon.

Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County.

  • Always Visit
    Madame Tussauds Nashville lets you interact with more than 45 lifelike wax figures of musicians from past and present. You'll get an opportunity to get up close and personal with greats such a Johnny Cash, Taylor Swift and Reba McEntire and more. Also featured are themed zones like WSM Studios, MTTV featuring current pop icons, Music Alley and the Grand Ole Opry where you can touch and take photos with your favorites in fun and famous scenes.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20.76; Child (3-12 yrs) $15.30; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20.76|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • Always Visit
    The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum was established in 1961, although a building itself wasn't constructed until 1967. The Hall is dedicated to the preservation and exploration of both country music itself and the culture that surrounds it.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $24; Child (6-17 yrs) $14; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20; incl. tax|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • Always Visit
    This 3,150 ft bridgespans across the Cumberland River. A walker-friendly bridge that offers some of the best views of the skyline.
    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes
  • Outside Visit
    (Outside Visit) This graceful structure was designed by noted architect William Strickland who considered it his crowning achievement. The Capitol is not very big. A rectangular building, it measures roughly 60 by 30 meters.
    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes
  • Always Available
    Explore downtown Nashville's hopping music and nightlife district, experience the true heart and musical soul of Nashville. Including a 15mins visiting the Parthenon which is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours
Standard Hotel: Ramada Murfreesboro or equivalent

Day 7 Chattanooga - Atlanta(103 miles)

Our morning will be dedicated to an exploration of the Chattanooga, TN area. We will ride the Incline Railway up the slopes of Lookout Mountain. At the top, we will visit Rock City, home to both rock formations and botanical gardens, and see the Ruby Falls, a spectacular underground waterfall. After that, we will go back to Atlanta.

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
    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
    The famous Ruby Falls, an underground waterfall, are a natural phenomenon, and are fed by rainwater and underground springs. The water from the falls flows out of the caverns and eventually joins up with the Tennessee River.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $22; Child (3-12 yrs) $13.10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $22|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • 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%.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $16.40; Child (3-12 yrs) $7.65; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $16.40|Duration: Approx. 10 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    Rock City is as famous for its aggressive mid-19th-century marketing campaigns as for its views and gardens. Still, Rock City does offer a lot to visitors: panoramic views, botanical gardens, and amazing rock formations are all features.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $22; Child (3-12 yrs) $13.10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $22

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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.

Cancellation penalties per person for tours last 5 or more days(Notification day and departure day are not counted)

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

Itinerary Variations
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