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CHEROKEE & THE SMOKY MOUNTAIN TRAIN RIDE

10/11/2017 - 10/13/2017

HIGHLIGHTS:   2 Nights at Harrah’s Cherokee Resort & Casino, Smoky Mt Train Ride, Cherokee Museum, Dillard House Lunch, & the Autumn Beauty of the Smoky Mountains … 5 Meals

Join us for a Fall Foliage trip that features the beauty of the mountains and the excitement of HARRAH’S HOTEL & CASINO in Cherokee, North Carolina.  This huge resort sits in the heart of the Smoky Mountains on the land held by the Cherokee Indians for generations. The complex houses a casino, shops, and restaurants and has plenty to hold your interest during your stay.     

 

DAY 1 … Depart and travel into North Carolina and the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains.  This afternoon our group arrives at the “Gateway” of the Smoky Mountain National Park in Cherokee.  This land, still owed by the Native American Cherokee Nation, houses the HARRAH’S CASINO & RESORT, our home for the next 2 nights. Enjoy the amenities and activities of this exciting place. (D)

DAY 2 … This morning the group boards the Smoky Mt Special Train in Bryson City for a for a Fall Foliage Rail adventure.  Enjoy traveling Bluegrass musicians with an occasional Appalachian story while traveling along the Tennessee and Nantahala (nan-tuh-HAY-luh) River.The historic trellis bridge Fontana Trestle takes you across Fontana Lake and into the beautiful Nantahala Gorge. Arrive at the Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) for a one-hour layover where you can relax by the river or enjoy sightseeing!  After the train ride, we make a stop at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian for those that would like to explore the many exhibits and artifacts on display.  Returning to our resort, the remainder of the day is at leisure.  (B,L)

DAY 3 … This morning we depart this beautiful area for a scenic drive into Georgia with a special lunch stop at the famed DILLARD HOUSE. Sit down to bowls of steaming delicious foods served family style and you can eat all you want.  Later we return home. (B,L)

PRICE OF TRIP:  $489

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT...$150

TRAVEL PROTECTION WITH  TRIP CANCELLATION/INTERRUPTION...$50

DEPOSIT REQUIRED:  $100

FINAL PAYMENT DUE:  SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

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