Mid-American Coaches
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Motor Coach Tour

Dirty Dancing Meets Filthy Rich

Monday, October 2 - Friday, October 6, 2017

Highlights:

• 8 Meals (4 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners )
• Chimney Rock State Park
• Lake Lure Inn Antique Music Box Tour
• Sunset Cruise on Lake Lure
• Biltmore Estate: House Tour with Headsets
     - Deerpark Buffet
     - Winery and Antler Hill
• Folk Art Center
• Nashville Nightlife Theater Dinner & Show
• One Night Lodging - Fairfield Inn - Cookeville, TN
• Two Nights Lodging -
      The 1927 Lake Lure Inn, Lake Lure, NC
• One Night Lodging - Club Hotel - Nashville, TN
• Luggage Handling (Except Last Hotel)
• Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
• Trip Cancellation & Interruption, available upon request

Departure Points:
Washington:  Depart 7:00 AM / Return 5:30 PM
Lowe’s in Kirkwood:  Depart 8:00 AM / Return 4:30 PM

Monday, October 2 –  Open Road   
Today we get to know our traveling companions & enjoy our drive to Tennessee.  Our overnight lodging tonight is at the Fairfield Inn in Cookeville, TN.  We will enjoy gift cards at Cracker Barrel for dinner.  (Dinner)

Tuesday, October 3 – Rock Star & Dirty Dancing
Following a marvelous breakfast you load your coach and visit nearby Chimney Rock Park. Here you take the elevator to the Top of the Rock, see Hickory Nut Falls and the Moonshiners Cave.  It’s a morning with nature, a breath of fresh air in the mountains and an incredible view you’ll remember for a lifetime.
DIRTY DANCING. Afternoon arrival at Lake Lure Inn in Western North Carolina, near Asheville. This luxury hotel built in 1927 serves as your headquarters for a two night stay. It is one of North Carolina’s landmark hotels, built when the waters of Lake Lure first began to fill, it has hosted many celebrities; from F. Scott Fitzgerald, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Emily Post and Calvin Coolidge, to Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey during the filming of “Dirty Dancing;” and now our group.  Once registered you enjoy a tour of the Lake Lure Inn Antique Music Box. The Inn has been recently restored to its full splendor, and is home to a unique collection of art and antiques. You also enjoy a Sunset Cruise where your skipper guides you past local attractions and landmarks including locations used in filming ‘Dirty Dancing.’  This is followed by a Dinner Buffet at the Lake Lure Inn.   (Breakfast/Dinner)

Wednesday, October 4 – Filthy Rich   
Enjoy another marvelous breakfast before departing. This day features the Biltmore Estate and begins with a tour of the Biltmore House with Audio Headsets, America’s largest privately owned home. This 250 room French Chateau is a real wonder.  Cross the threshold into a world of beauty virtually unchanged for more than a century.  You may also, explore the acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed New York’s Central Park. Lunch today is at the Deerpark Restaurant. Featuring an endless buffet of Southern style dishes and Appalachian specialities. At the Biltmore Winery you delight in free wine tastings and a redesigned self-guided tour to learn how we make award-winning wines. you will also have time to Browse Antler Hill Village where you’ll experience more of Biltmore’s story. After a day in the home of one of America’s Wealthiest Men we depart for dinner on our own. Then we depart Asheville to return to Lake Lure Inn. (Breakfast/lunch)

Thursday, October 5 – Folk Art Center & Nashville Nightlife
Hot breakfast at the Inn before beginning today's activities.  Tucked peacefully among the pines on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Folk Art Center is a showplace of fine regional crafts from the mountains of nine Southern states.  The Center is operated by the Southern Highland Craft Guild, a nonprofit, educational organization of over 750 juried craftspeople.  Then we depart for Nashville, TN.  Tonight’s lodging is at the Club Hotel Nashville Inn & Suites. Arrive at Nashville Nightlife for Buffet Dinner followed by "Best of Country" show. Come and experience a celebration of Country Music from both past and present. Hear songs from many of the great artists in country music history along with today’s hottest superstars.  Pack a small overnight bag for tonight, no luggage handing available.    (Breakfast/Dinner)

Friday, October 6 – Home
Hot breakfast at the hotel before departing.  We will stop for lunch on own & rest stops along the way before returning home .   (Breakfast)


Tour Cost:
$995.00 - Per Person Double Room
$1,275.00 -  Single Room
$920.00 - Per Person Triple Room

$200.00 per person deposit due with reservation
Final Payment due:  August 28, 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.