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					Smoky Mountain
Autumn Colors
6 Days ● October 19-24, 2009 Tour 11136

Tour Highlights:
Kentucky Derby Museum ● American Printing for the Blind Tour Smith Family Theatre Show ● Dollywood Theme Park Dixie Stampede Dinner Show ● Great Smoky Mountains Tour Gatlinburg Craft Fair ● Muscle Car Museum ● Country Tonite Show Blue Grass Horse Farm Tour ● Derby Dinner Playhouse 9 Meals
Day 1, Monday Today we board our comfortable motor coach en route to the scenic Smoky Mountains. We will overnight in Clarksville, IN. Day 2, Tuesday Our day begins at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. Here we enjoy a trackside tour of where the Kentucky Derby is run. The Kentucky Derby Museum showcases the Thoroughbred industry and the Derby. At the American Printing House for the Blind we have a plant tour of one of the oldest and largest firms creating products for the visually impaired. The Braille production area and “talking books” studio are highlights. This afternoon we arrive in Pigeon Forge, TN, for a three night stay at the Holiday Inn Express. After dinner, “Showtime in the Smokies” begins with the Smith Family Show, voted the best show in the Smokies for the last three years. Country, bluegrass, gospel and comedy will keep you entertained. B, D Day 3, Wednesday Today we visit Dollywood, a park which evokes the homespun fun and traditions of the Smokies. Conceived and founded by Dolly Parton, the park offers many craft demonstrations, musical entertainment and a coal-fired steam train ride around the 130 acres. During October, Dollywood hosts a salute to an old-time harvest celebration offering autumn cuisine along with the Southern Gospel Jubilee. This evening is fun and laughter at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Theatre. After

our meal, a modern-day Wild West revue presents a 32 horse show along with a ‘feud’ between the “North” and “South” involving the entire audience. B, D Day 4, Thursday A local guide will join us this morning for a tour through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, celebrating its 75th Anniversary. Beginning at the Sugarlands Visitor Center, our route will offer numerous scenic overlooks before arriving in Cherokee, NC, for a short visit. Upon our return to Gatlinburg you will have time to browse through the 34th Annual Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair featuring the nation’s finest crafts people of the region or an opportunity is provided for those who wish to visit Garrett’s Muscle Car Museum in Sevierville, with more than 90 muscle cars worth over 7 million dollars. After our evening meal, it’s time to enjoy award-winning entertainment at the Country Tonite Theatre. This high-energy production mixes singing, dancing and comedy for your delight. B, D Day 5, Friday Today we bid farewell to the Smokies and travel to the Bluegrass Country of Lexington, KY. A region distinguished by rich historical heritage that centers on Thoroughbred horses. A Bluegrass guided tour will travel through the countryside filled with exquisite horse farms, a walking tour of Old Friends Farm, Keeneland Race Course and historic downtown Lexington. We continue on down the road to Clarksville, IN for our lodging. Tonight is dining and entertainment at the Derby Dinner Playhouse. A “mysterythemed” performance will entertain us. B, D Day 6, Saturday With many memories of the Smoky Mountains to share, we return to our home destination by late afternoon. B

Tour Cost Per Person: $899 Double; $859 Triple; $819 Quad; $1139 Single $100 deposit per person is due with reservation. Cancellation Protection Option is available for $25 per person and due with deposit. Balance is due September 4, 2009. For more information, call Ellen Pahmeier at 920-693-8256. Please make checks payable to Cleveland State Bank. Travel arrangements made in conjunction with Nationwide Travelers

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