Fly to Washington DC and spend three nights enjoying the sights and museums of the US Capital. Then you’ll cruise down the Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park and along the Blue Park Ridgeway before exploring the Great Smoky Mountains and finally relax in Nashville.
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Days 1 - 3:
Washington DC (3 nights)
Fly into the US Capital, Washington DC for your first three nights. There’s plenty to see such as The White House, Lincoln Memorial and several Smithsonian Museums. You may also want to visit Arlington National Cemetery just across the Potomac River from Washington DC.
Shenandoah National Park
You’ll leave Washington DC today and head to the Mountains! As you cruise through the Shenandoah National Park take your time and savour the wonderful Skyline Drive.
Nat. Park, VA
Skyline Drive to Roanoke
You’ll complete your journey along the Skyline Drive before embarking on the legendary Blue Ridge Parkway today. This road weaves its way through the mountains and every turn reveals a stunning view.
Blue Park Ridgeway
Continue your cruise south along the amazing Blue Ridge Parkway through the Plateau and Highlands Regions and crossing the border from Virginia to North Carolina.
Days 7 & 8:
Asheville (2 nights)
Your next two nights will be in the lively mountain town of Asheville. Here you can visit the huge Biltmore Estate, built for George Washington Vanderbilt II in the late 1800’s. It’s the largest privately owned home in the US and still owned by Vanderbilt’s descendant. You’ll be pleased to have two nights available as there’s plenty to see in Asheville!
Days 9 - 10:
Gt Smoky Mountains (2 nights)
You’ll make the short but beautiful journey along the Blue Ridge Parkway to Cherokee, just outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for the next two nights. The Great Smoky Mountains is the most visited National Park in the USA and has a natural fog hanging over the range giving it the Smoky name!
Day 11 - 13:
Nashville (3 nights)
Head through thre Great Smoky Mountains for your final three nights in Nashville, the home of country music. Head downtown to watch live music day or night and you must watch a show at the Grand Ole Opry! (pictured). The Jack Daniels Distillery is a great day trip from here and is just 75 miles away.
Days 14 & 15:
Nashville & Fly Home
Major attractions in Music City include the Country Music Hall of Fame, historic RCA Studio B and the Johnny Cash Museum. This evening you’ll catch your overnight flight back to the UK.
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