A Biltmore Christmas

A Biltmore Christmas

Historic Boone Tavern, Murder Mystery Show, Christmas Place, Dollywood Christmas Festival, Biltmore Estate, Christmas at Music Mansion, French Lick Springs

A Gorgeous Estate & Dollywood!

  • Berea, KY; Pigeon Forge, TN; and French Lick, IN

  • December 3-7, 5 Days, 8 Meals


Climb aboard the Van Galder holiday express in search of Christmas magic!

Day 1

HISTORIC BOONE TAVERN HOTEL: This historical 1907 hotel is staffed by the Berea College students and furnished with furniture handcrafted over the last 100 years.

MURDER MYSTERY SHOW: Enjoy a fantastic welcome dinner while you solve a Christmas mystery.


Day 2

CHRISTMAS PLACE: Browse the South's largest Christmas Village at the foot of the Smoky Mountains. Ornaments, garlands, nativities ... there is truly something for everyone!

DOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL: Four million dazzling lights, Christmas mountain music shows, beautifully designed costumes and a lighted parade jump-start those Christmas spirits with a sparkle as bring as Ms. Parton herself.

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Day 3

BILTMORE ESTATE: Welcome to America's largest privately owned home, decorated in seasonal grandeur. Explore the 250-room, fully furnished family home as the audio tour comments on the architecture, artifacts and history. Afterward, experience life during the 1900s in the farm exhibits and stop at the estate's winery for a self-guided tour and tasting.

CHRISTMAS AT MUSIC MANSION: Sugar plum fairies, soaring angels, enchanted reindeer, oh my! Singers, dancers, and comedians turn your evening into a first-class Christmas experience.

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Day 4

FRENCH LICK SPRINGS: Spend the evening at the famous and historic French lick Springs Resort & Casino! Stay where the rich and famous have stayed, such as Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Clark Gable, Joe Louis, Elizabeth Taylor, Joe and Rose Kennedy, and the infamous Al Capone.

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Day 5

The holiday express travels home with a renewed holiday spirit, ready for the Christmas season.


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

ACCOMMODATIONS: Boone Tavern Hotel, Berea, KY; Inn at Christmas Place, Pigeon Forge, TN; French Lick Springs Hotel, French Lick, IN


TOUR INCLUSIONS: Professional tour director, transportation, accommodations, luggage handling, admissions, and 8 meals including 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 3 dinners.


ACTIVITY LEVEL 2 / MODERATE WALKING: Average walking/activity throughout the tour. Ability to climb stairs and walk on uneven surfaces is required.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Janesville, WI Van Galder Terminal
3120 N. Pontiac Dr., Janesville WI
Madison, WI Shopko South Towne Mall
2101 W. Broadway, Lot "G", Madison WI
Rockford, IL Van Galder Terminal
7559 Walton St., Rockford IL
South Beloit, IL Fas Mart/McDonald's ($3 per day)
Hwy 75 and I90, South Beloit IL
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Van Galder Bus Company

A Division of Coach USA

715 S. Pearl St.

Janesville WI 53548

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