Mid-American Coaches
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Motor Coach Tour

Fall in the Great Smoky Mountains

Monday, October 9 - Saturday, October 14, 2017

Highlights:

- Two Nights Lodging - Holiday Inn Express - Cookeville, TN
 - Two Nights Lodging - Mainstay Suites - Pigeon Forge, TN
 - One Night Lodging - Comfort Inn & Suites - Asheville, NC
 -  Luggage Handling
 -  Five Hotel Breakfasts / One Lunch / Four Dinners
 - Visit the Titanic Museum & Attraction
 - Dinner at Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant
 - Admission to Music Mansion Theater Show
 - Guided Tour through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
 - Guided Tour of the Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery
 - Dolly Parton’s Lumberjack Adventure Dinner Show
 - Self Guided Tour of the Biltmore House with Audio Sticks
 - Lunch at Deerpark Restaurant on the Biltmore Estate
 - Visit Antler Hill Village on the Biltmore Estate
      & Biltmore Winery
 - Dinner at Stone Ridge Tavern
 - Visit the Asheville Folk Art Center
 - Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
 - Trip Cancellation Insurance Available Upon Request

Featured Area:
- Asheville, NC
 
Departures:
- Mid-American Coaches, Washington, MO - Depart: 7:00 AM / Return 5:30 PM
- Lowe’s, Kirkwood, MO - Depart 8:00 AM / Return 4:30 PM

Monday, October 9 - Today we depart for a lovely journey to Cookeville, TN.  This afternoon we will check into the Holiday Inn Express in Cookeville.  This evening is free to enjoy on your own.
Tuesday, October 10 - Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel.  Depart Cookeville and travel to Pigeon Forge, TN.  (You will be changing from Central to Eastern Time Zone.)  This afternoon we will visit the Titanic Museum & Attraction. As the whole world remembers the world’s most famous luxury liner, Titanic Museum Attraction will continue to let “passengers” experience what it was like to walk the hallways, parlors, cabins and Grand Staircase of the Titanic while surrounded by more than 400 artifacts directly from the ship and its passengers. Arrive & Check into the Mainstay Suites in Pigeon Forge, TN for your two night stay.  After an included dinner at Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant, we will enjoy the Music Mansion Theater Show.  Pigeon Forge's BIGGEST and BEST Variety Show. Over two hours of live music, state of the art special effects and some of the best dancing you will ever see.   (B/D)
Wednesday, October 11 - Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel.  Depart for a Guided Tour through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park including boxed picnic lunch in the park. Though much of the half-million-square-acre Great Smoky Mountains National Park is still wilderness with natural features such as trails, mountain vistas, & waterfalls, the national park contains roads that showcase the natural beauty of the mountains. We will see the wonderful fall colors of the area and what the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has to offer. This afternoon we will enjoy a Guided Tour of the Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery complete with Taste Test. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn about the history of Tennessee moonshine and experience the distilling process from beginning to end.  Then this evening, we will enjoy reserved seating to Dolly Parton’s Lumberjack Adventure Dinner Show. With amazing State of the Art Sound and lighting, Multi-Million dollar designed sets and unbelievable special effects, this fun feast dinner adventure will WOW everyone! The facility sets the tone for what you will experience in the main show. The stunning production includes amazing displays of skill from the lumberjacks, incredible acts of acrobatic agility and breathtaking aerial performances!   (B/D)
Thursday, October 12 - After our complimentary breakfast at the hotel, we will depart for our self guided Audio Tour through the Biltmore House, America’s largest privately owned home. The luxurious family home of George and Edith Vanderbilt is a marvel of elegance and charm, as magnificent today as it was more than a century ago. Your self-guided house visit spans three floors and the basement. You’ll see displays of vintage clothing, accessories, art, furniture, and more that tell stories and illustrate the lives of the Vanderbilt family, their guests, and employees. A delicious lunch is included at the Deerpark Restaurant on the Biltmore Estate. After lunch we will board our bus for a short drive over to Antler Hill Village on the Biltmore Estate for shopping and time to visit the Biltmore Winery before departing the estate grounds.  Arrive and check into the Comfort Inn & Suites Biltmore Square in Asheville. Dinner this evening is included at the Stone Ridge Tavern.   (B/L/D)
Friday, October 13 - Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel, we will enjoy some time to explore the Ashville Folk Art Center before departing for Cookeville, TN. The Folk Art Center is home to the Southern Highland Craft Guild.  The center showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary crafts of the Southern Appalachians.  In addition to an Eastern National bookstore and Blue Ridge Parkway information desk, the center houses three galleries, a library and Allanstand Craft Shop.   (You will be changing back from Eastern to Central Time Zone.)  Arrive and check into the Holiday Inn Express in Cookeville, TN.  Dinner this evening is included at Cracker Barrel.   (B/D)
Saturday, October 14 - After a complimentary breakfast at the hotel, we’ll board our Motorcoach for a relaxing ride back home.   (B)

Tour Cost:
$ 1,100.00 per person - Double
$1,420.00 per person - Single
$995.00 per person - Triple

Deposit of $200.00 due upon reserving.
Balance due by September 1, 2017



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Cancellation Policy/Refunds

If you must cancel on a 1 day tour and it is within 10 days of departure, refunds will be based on deposits returned to Mid-American Coaches prior to trip departure.  We do however, allow you to get another person to fill your seat.   If  we have a wait list, we will try to fill the seat from our wait list.  If we do not have a standby list, you will not receive a refund.
Once final payment (30days prior) is made on multi day trips 2 or more days,  cancellation of passengers will have to be filed on the cancellation insurance that is available  for all multi-day tours.  No insurance is sold on 2 day trips.
If you have elected to not purchase the insurance, Mid-American Coaches has the right to retain any monies paid by customer.  If this seat is resold, then at that point you may receive a refund.
Any fly/international/rail/cruise tours will have exceptions that will be covered at the time of booking.
If you are forced to leave a tour anytime after departure, refunds will be based on monies that are recoverable.  Refunds cannot be made for unused motorcoach transportation.