Fly to Charlotte before staying in the actual hotel used in the 1980’s film Dirty Dancing. You’ll then stay in Asheville as a base while you explore the local area and visit Lake Lure, also used extensively in Dirty Dancing. Then you’ll head to Dollywood Theme Park, staying in Dolly Parton’s DreamMore Resort before ending your trip with three nights in Nashville. This trip includes one-day admission to Dollywood Theme Park and tickets to the Grand Ole Opry.
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Fly into Charlotte, North Carolina. You’ll stay here for one night before you begin your trip tomorrow.
Days 2 & 3:
Dirty Dancing Hotel (2 nights)
Spend two nights at Mountain Lake Lodge, the hotel used for 1980’s film Dirty Dancing. You’ll be able to see Baby’s chalet, eat in the restaurant used in the film and see the archway that Johnny Castle drives through during the film. You can also enjoy the location of the famous lift scene in the lake
Days 4 - 6:
Blue Park Ridgeway (3 nights)
Drive to Asheville, in the Blue Ridge Mountains for your next 3 nights, you have two full days to explore the vast Biltmore Estate and these wonderfully scenic mountains. Less than an hour away is Lake Lure where many of the Dirty Dancing scenes were filmed.
Days 7 & 8:
Dollywood (2 nights)
Today you’ll make the short but amazing drive through the Great Smoky Mountains to Pigeon Forge. You’ll stay in legendary country singer Dolly Parton’s DreamMore Resort for the next two nights and have one full day in her Dollywood theme park
Days 9 - 11:
Nashville (3 nights)
For your final three nights you’ll be 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 12 & 13:
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.
Our standard prices include a small family car, but you can hire a convertible or SUV. Take a look at your car choice here.
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