Join us in Nashville for a spectacular country 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 “indoor river”—all in full holiday decor. While you’re here, enjoy a lunch cruise aboard the General Jackson Showboat...and even a romantic carriage ride and a photo with Santa, if you choose! Take an optional city tour of red-hot Nashville (Forbes Top Destinations, USA Today Hot Destinations, Lonely Planet Best in Travel). A fantastic way to kick off the holidays early and revel in Christmas festivity before the hectic rush of the real thing!
- Explore the dazzling range of personal services, family, entertainment and golf options at the Gaylord Opryland Resort®, an amazing city within a city!
- Stress-free early Christmas shopping at the Resort’s many wonderful stores
- Enjoy a special Christmas Dinner & Show featuring Trace Adkins
- Evening at the Grand Ol' Opry for their feautred Holiday Show
- Holiday-themed attractions including a life-sized ice-sculpting exhibit, the beautifully decorated “Parade of Trees” and a fly-over by Santa himself!
- Cruise aboard the General Jackson Showboat or opt to take a romantic carriage ride
DAY 1: GAYLORD OPRYLAND RESORT
Welcome to Nashville and the Gaylord Opryland Resort! After you settle in, head out to enjoy the resort’s many attractions, such as acres of indoor gardens, a cascading waterfall, a re-creation of a Delta River Town, dozens of unique shops and ten restaurants. Tonight meet your fellow tour participants for a Welcome Reception.
DAY 2: SHOWBOAT CRUISE/GRAND OLE OPRY
Today we’ll board the General Jackson®Showboat for a cruise along the Cumberland River, which includes a delectable lunch, holiday music and comedy show. This afternoon we take in ICE! at the Opryland. This incredible ice-sculpture exhibit showcases more than 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures and slides! Spend time afterwards shopping for those last minute Christmas decorations and gifts. Tonight it’s the Grand Ole Opry holiday show.Meals included: B, L.
DAY 3: A DAY AT LEISURE/CHRISTMAS DINNER PARTY
Choose from a variety of on-site activities today or sign up for our optional Nashville city tour. At the resort, browse through the Exhibition Hall where many of the resort activities are taking place such as a figure skating show or gingerbread decorating. You’ll also want to stroll both the exterior and interior grounds of the resort to take in the 3 million lights and holiday decorations on display or take a Delta Flat boat ride to view the evening Delta fountain shows.
OPTION—Nashville City Tour: Our driving tour will include Music Row – home to recording studios and music publishing offices – Nashville’s historic and Victorian warehouse districts and the State Capitol. A visit to the Ryman Auditorium, one of Nashville’s signature historical country music landmarks, and home to the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974 will complete our tour. Enjoy lunch on your own. Price: $72 per person.
Tonight you’re in for a real treat—a special Christmas Dinner & Show featuring Trace Adkins! Feast on a traditional holiday meal with all the trimmings and revel in the joy of the season. Meals included: B, D.
DAY 4: FAREWELL BRUNCH
Today say good-bye to your new friends at our farewell brunch at the resort. But before you leave, be sure to finish up your Christmas shopping! You'll find 25 specialty shops right inside the resort.Meal included: Brunch.
Dec 2-5, 2018
Depart/Return: Nashville, TN
Price Per Person:
Traditional Room-Double: $1,277; Single: $1,545
Premium Garden View Room-Double: $1,347; Single: $1,695
Traditional Room: $198/night
Premium Garden View: $258/night
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 ($72 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.
high 59°/low 41°
Schedule to arrive at our starting hotel by 5:00 p.m. on Day 1.
Schedule your flight home to depart after 2:00 p.m. on Day 4.
The Gaylord Opryland Resort Shuttle offers a shuttle to/from the Nashville International Airport for $30 per person roundtrip or $19 per person one-way. Guests 65 and older and children under 12 receive a discounted rate of $28 roundtrip per person and $18 one-way 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. Taxis are also available for approximately $25 one way.
The Gaylord Opryland Resort offers self park at $29 per day inclusive of tax.
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.
TV, hair dryers, irons, blow dryer, in-room safe, 2 phones with data port and voicemail, fitness center and business center. Indoor and outdoor pool with jetted hot tub.
The Gaylord Opryland Hotel offers nine acres of themed experiences all under glass. Including, Relâche Spa a 27,000-square-foot facility with 12 lavish treatment rooms. To make a reservation at the spa please call (615) 458-1772. There is 4,000-foot state-of-the-art fitness center, three sparkling blue pools, 24-Hour Concierge and Room Service, countless bars and restaurants, 25 distinctive boutiques, fashion stores and retail shops.
Dress on tour is semi-casual.
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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