4 Days • 3 Nights • 5 Meals
December 7-10 in 2014
Depart/Return: Nashville, TN
Price Per Person:
Traditional Room-Double: $1,197; Single: $1,395
Premium Garden View Room-Double: $1,297; Single: $1,595
Traditional Room: $228/night
Premium Garden View: $278/night
About the Tour
Join us in Nashville, Tennessee for a very special Thanksgiving departure to revel in a spectacular country pre-Christmas that’s sure to create wonderful memories! You’ll enjoy four days of entertainment in this picturesque “Music City.” For festive warmth and sheer opulence, nothing compares to an Opryland Christmas put on by Gaylord Opryland Resort®. Its size, decorations, and breadth of activities and amenities are hard to believe. Unpack once, settle in, and explore this magnificent resort’s world-renowned spa, two swimming pools, one-of-a-kind restaurants, glass “atrium gardens” lush with tens of thousands of plants, and even an “indoors river” – all in full holiday decor. While you’re here, enjoy a lunch cruise aboard the General Jackson Showboat, a razzle-dazzle performance by the famous Rockettes®, and even a romantic carriage ride and a photo with Santa, if you choose! Try an optional city tour of Nashville's famed music sites including Ryman Auditorium, former home to the Grand Ole Opry. A fantastic way to kick off the holidays early and revel in Christmas festivity before the hectic rush of the real thing!
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- Explore the dazzling range of personal services, family, entertainment and golf options at the Gaylord Opryland Resort®, an amazing city within a city!
- See the famous Rockettes® at a Radio City Christmas Spectacular®
- Stress-free early Christmas shopping at the Resort’s many wonderful stores plus the Treasures for the Holidays art, craft and antiques show
- Enjoy a special Christmas Dinner & Show, and holiday-themed attractions including a life-sized ice-sculpting exhibit, the awe-inspiring “Parade of Wooden Soldiers” and “Living Nativity,” and a fly-over by Santa himself!
- Cruise aboard the General Jackson Showboat or opt to take a romantic carriage ride
Nashville City Tour
Day 3 Option: Our optional driving tour includes Music Row—home to recording studios, music publishing offices -- and hundreds of other sites related to country, gospel and Christian music—Nashville’s historic and Victorian warehouse districts, and the State Capitol. A visit to the Ryman Auditorium, one of Nashville’s signature country music landmarks, and home to the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974 will complete our tour ($58 per person).
Room Types Options
Select room type: Traditional Guest Rooms
Relax in the tasteful, recently renovated decor of traditional guest rooms, with an exterior view. Tastefully appointed, featuring contemporary colors, traditional guest rooms create a warm, inviting atmosphere. Unwind and enjoy Gaylord Opryland's luxurious accommodations, enticing amenities and superior service.
Select room type: Premium Garden View Rooms
Premium guest rooms offer all the amenities of the traditional guest rooms, with a dash of splendor that comes from the beautiful view from your private balcony, overlooking one of three stunning atriums. Similar in layout to the Traditional Room, the Premium Garden View Rooms feature French doors that open up to your own balcony, where you can enjoy the calming beauty of the indoor gardens.
high 59°/low 41°
Time Zone Eastern
Arrival Time Schedule to arrive at our starting hotel by 5:00 p.m. on Day 1.
Departure Time Schedule your flight home to depart after 3:00 p.m. on Day 4.
Airport-Hotel Shuttle The Gaylord Opryland Resort Shuttle offers a shuttle to/from the Nashville International Airport for $38 per person, roundtrip fare $28 per person, one-way fare. Guests 65 and older and children under 12 receive a discounted rate of $25 for roundtrip fares and $15 one-way fares per person. Upon your arrival to the airport, you can find the Gaylord Opryland Welcome Desk on the lower level of the airport between the two escalators. Taxi's are also available for approximately $25 one way.
Vehicle Parking The Gaylord Opryland Resort offers self park at $18+ tax per day.
Walking Distance Moderate/extensive walking is required to enjoy this tour to its fullest due to the venue where it is held. There will be some instances where standing in line (possibly up to 30 min. in length) may be required. Mobility devices are available for rental.
Currency US Dollar
Hotel Amenities TV, hair dryers, irons, fitness center and business center. Indoor and outdoor pool with jetted hot tub.
Additional Information Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further details approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing all your final documents.
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