12/05/2018 - 12/08/2018

HIGHLIGHTS:   Hotel Roanoke & the "Fashion of the Evergreens", The Greenbrier, Abingdon & the Barter Theatre, Grove Park Inn …7 Meals


DAY 1 …We board our deluxe motorcoach for a journey to the Blue Ridge Mountains for this super deluxe holiday trip of elegance. Our route leads us across the Carolinas, and into Virginia.  Tonight our home is in the historic Roanoke Hotel, built in 1882, and has hosted presidents, millionaires, the Miss Virginia Pageant, and now Excursions Unlimited distinquished travelers. The building is decorated throughout and is famous for the Fashion of the Evergreens, a multiple Christmas Tree display around the hotel. Welcome Dinner. (D)

DAY 2 … No rush today as we make our way into the mountains of West Virginia for an amazing experience of luxury. Your home is the world class 5-Star resort located in White Sulphur Springs, WV… the World Class resort … THE GREENBRIER.  Begin to enjoy the many amenities of this exquisite resort, including culinary demonstrations, tour of the property or slide show, access to the President’s Cottage Museum, afternoon tea, and tonight a gourmet dinner with orchestra entertainment in the evening. The hotel should be beautiful during this Christmas Season.  Be pampered and enjoy it!  The Greenbrier has also added their Casino Club.  Described as Monte Carlo meets Gone with the Wind, the premier West Virginia casino combines high-roller thrills and high-class style to create an unforgettable Greenbrier gaming experience. (B,D)

DAY 3 … A fabulous breakfast and we depart and travel to Beckley for a lunch stop at Tamarack, referred to as "The Best of West Virginia. This large arts and crafts facility is run as an economic development project of the West Virginia Parkways Authority, offers food options, and sells West Virginia craft products, such as wood, glass, textiles, pottery, metal, jewelry, as well as specialty food items, fine art, and West Virginia books and recordings out of the mountains of West Virginia. Later we proceed to the oldest settlement west of the mountains in Virginia, Abingdon.  We overnight in this historic area with tickets for a holiday performance at the legendary Barter Theatre.  Established during the Depression years, guests were allowed to trade their produce for a ticket to see a show. (B,D)

DAY 4 …Into the Carolinas, we cross the mountains to Asheville for lunch at the Grove Park Park Inn, a heralded resort in the Blue Ridge Mountains. What a way to end such a wonderful and colorful seasonal getaway, as we return home after sampling so many gourmet delights. (B,L)  


PRICE:  $1099   per person, based on double occupancy 

            SINGLE SUPPLEMENT…Add $400

            TRAVEL PROTECTION: $105

            DEPOSIT REQUIRED:  $200 per person

            FINAL PAYMENT DUE:  October 20, 2018

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