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BLUEGRASS COUNTRY & THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS

Louisville, Lexington, Gatlinburg & Asheville

9 Days: Tueday, September 22–Friday, September 30, 2022

Price reflects $50 Member Discount and $100 Air Booking Bonus**

$3,099*
per person double occupancy

*INCLUDES round-trip airfare, fuel surcharge and all air taxes and fees.

THIS INCREDIBLE NEW JOURNEY—from Kentucky to Tennessee to North Carolina—has it all! Start in Louisville, “handsome, underrated and undeniably cool,” says Lonely Planet and experience the big three: thoroughbreds, Bourbon and baseball. Visit Churchill Downs, tour the Kentucky Derby Museum and enjoy a walking tour of Old Louisville, followed by your choice of a visit to the Louisville Slugger Museum or the Frazier Kentucky History Museum at the start of the Bourbon Trail. Listed in National Geographic Traveler's "50 Best Places of a Lifetime," Kentucky's famed Bluegrass Region is next, and Lexington—Horse Capital of the World—is at its heart. In historic Berea we’ll experience the arts-and-crafts center of Kentucky before we travel through Daniel Boone National Forest. From our accommodations in the charming Smoky Mountain resort town of Gatlinburg we'll explore the Park and experience a tour and tasting at the Ole Smoky Moonshine Dstillery. From “arty” Asheville in the Blue Ridge Mountains, we'll visit the incredible Biltmore Estate, Winery and Gardens.

RESERVE BY : March 15, 2022
*After deadline, call 617.338.1111 for availability

  • Includes
    • Round-trip regularly scheduled flights from Boston to Louisville and Charlotte to Boston, via a connecting city
    • Private sedan transfers within 50 miles of Boston's Logan Airport (one car per booking)
    • Eight nights' accommodations
    • Thirteen meals: eight breakfasts, one lunch, four dinners
    • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers
    • Services of professional Tour Director
  • Features

    Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby Museum, Old Louisville Walking Tour, Choice on Tour, Buffalo Trace Bourbon Distillery, Lexington Horse Farms, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Anakeesta, Asheville, Biltmore Estate.

  • Accommodations
    • DAY 1 Flight from Boston
    • DAYS 1–2 Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown, Louisville KY
    • DAY 3–4 DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Lexington, Lexington KY
    • DAYS 5–6 Margaritaville Resort, Gatlinburg TN
    • DAYS 7–8 Cambria Hotel Downtown Asheville, Asheville NC
    • DAY 9 Return flight to Boston
      or similar hotel accommodations
  • Weather

    Average Minimum and Maximum Temperatures in Frankfort, KY,

    Average min and max temperatures in Memphis, United States of America

    (clicking on image will send you to the weather data website)

  • Pricing and Deposit

    $3,069 per person triple occupancy; $3,999 for single reservations. Single accommodations for this tour are limited. Fuel surcharge, air taxes and fees subject to change. Cancellation waiver and travel insurance is $299. Although not required, we recommend purchasing the waiver. Purchase must be made at time of booking. Per person deposit is $600. Click here to learn about Collette's CANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN.

    ** An additional loyalty discount is available if you have travelled on a Collette program within the past 24 months. You will receive a $150 discount if you have traveled on a Collette program within the past 12 months.You will receive a $100 discount if you have traveled on a Collette program within the past 13-24 months. $100 Air Booking Bonus valid until 3/15/2022. After that date price will increase by $100.

  • Identification

    Travel within USA

    For travel completed by September 30, 2021, all airlines will ask for identification when you check in. It is recommended that you carry a passport if you have one. A driver's license (with a photo I.D.) is also acceptable for domestic flights.

    Effective for travel October 1, 2021 forward, the REAL ID Act standards for identification while travelling will be in effect. This means a standard issued driver's license used as a form of identification will no longer be accepted for domestic air travel within the United States. Instead, a Real ID compliant form of identification must be presented both at the time of booking air travel with Collette and upon checking in at the airport to board any flight. Any fees associated with changing a reservation resulting from a non-compliant identification will be the responsibility of the guest. For more information on Real ID, Please visit the Department of Homeland Security website: https://www.dhs.gov/real-id

  • Activity Level

    The overall activity level of this tour is a level 2. This means you like a balanced approach to travel. You feel confident walking at least 30-45 minutes at a time over a variety of terrains - from cobblestone streets to easy pathways; a couple of hills or a few flights of stairs. You're comfortable walking a few city blocks at a time, but need some time to unwind and relax.


Last updated 5/3/2021 10:39:26 AM


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