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Autumn in the Great Smoky Mountains October 15 - 19, 2014
Offered By: Butler Motor Transit
One of the most beautiful places to be at peak foliage time! If you love magnificent vistas and breath-taking scenery, you will want to be on the bus with us we are doing all the BEST of this majestic mountain country! Call some friends and join us this trip is one of our favorite Autumn tours, hands down and it often sells out!

Operates: No scheduled departures
Tour Length: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Departs From: Butler, PA * Kittanning, PA * Natrona Heights, PA *


Price:
Double Room - $843.00
Quad Room - $743.00
Single Room - $1,093.00
Triple Room - $773.00

Tour Itinerary

October 15 – With time to get acquainted with our new traveling friends, we head south to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Arrive at our hotel, our home for the next three nights, amidst all the excitement. This evening, you will be able to enjoy dinner on your own at a restaurant of your choice.

October 16 – A continental breakfast is included each morning at the hotel. Today our professional local guide will give us a narrated tour of the area and the Great Smoky Mountains, including Cherokee, North Carolina and Newfound Gap – absolutely beautiful! Then this afternoon you will have some free time to explore the quaint shops of downtown Gatlinburg. There is a National Craft Show going on at the convention center in town that you may want to check out, or perhaps you’ll decide to take a tram ride up the mountain for a magnificent Autumn view! Have plenty of film in your camera! Later, it’s back to Pigeon Forge for the wonderful "Dixie Stampede" with a 4-course dinner, plus a fun-filled, action-packed extravaganza that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime! Our groups always LOVE our evenings at the Stampede! (CB, D)

October 17 – Today is our day for the famous "Dollywood" Theme Park. The great shows and talent here are some of the best in the country. Also, October is "Gospel Music Month", so prepare for some extra-heartfelt singing throughout the park! We include dinner at Dollywood, and then head over to our reserved seats at what’s been voted the "Best Show in the Smokies", Country Tonight! It combines your favorite country classic with new hits and hilarious country comedy, and continues to be the most award-winning show in the smokies! A great evening of fun! (CB, D)

October 18 – This morning is a favorite treat of past travelers – we take our seats for the Blackwood Jamboree Show with heart-warming, fun entertainment! A little time to get lunch at Bass Pro, and then we head for Kentucky. The afternoon will find us making a picture stop at scenic Cumberland Gap Visitor’s Center and National Forest with its beautiful Autumn views. Overnight is in Richmond, KY with a delicious dinner included at "Acres of Land", set amidst the rolling hills of an award-winning vineyard. (CB, D)

October 19 – Breakfast is included before driving a short ways to Lexington to pick up our local step-on tour guide and be treated to a wonderful overview of the beautiful "Bluegrass Country". Rest stops and a nice dinner stop are planned for your traveling comfort as we journey on home! (B)

Cost Includes: deluxe motorcoach travel, 4 nights’ lodging, 7 meals (4 breakfasts, 3 dinners), Dollywood Park admission, 3 excellent shows, other sightseeing listed above, luggage and tax

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL BUTLER MOTOR TOURS AT 724.282.1000 OR 1.800.222.8750!

Departure times: TBA

Hosted by Gad-About Tours

 


Terms and Conditions:

REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICY:

Prior to 30 days from your departure date a full refund will be made (with the exception of special event and/or show tours, air tours and cruises which will be different - be sure to ask about these details when your booking is made). There is no refund for cancellations made within 30 days prior to your departure date. But you are welcome to send someone in your place and let us know the name change (this does not apply to air and cruise tours which have various restrictions, strict cancellation policies and name change charges).

REFUND PROTECTION PLAN:
Butler Motor Tours offers a refund protection plan on all overnight tours with varying restrictions due to the nature of the tour. We highly encourage you to take advantage of it, although it is certainly your own individual decision. This plan is available at an additional cost and will protect your monies due to sickness or death, but it does not cover you if you simply "change your mind". An official written letter from the doctor is required for proof of illness or a statement as to the death in your family. This plan expires 30 days after cancellation, if the documentation is not received within 30 days of cancellation, the refund is forfeited. There is only a small window period of time in which you are allowed to purchase the plan so be sure to ask upon booking.

SMOKING & ALCOHOL:
To ensure passenger comfort, we have a "NO SMOKING" policy on all of our tours, which also includes e-cigarettes. Ample comfort stops are made for smoking and restroom convenience. Feel free to request a smoking or non-smoking hotel room when making your reservations. No alcohol is allowed on any tour at any time. We reserve the right to refuse boarding under such circumstances that these policies are not followed.

CANCELLED TOURS:
Butler Motor Tours reserves the right to cancel any tour that has not reached a minimum number of reservations. We also reserve the right to change tour prices and itineraries if so dictated by circumstances beyond our control. We always avoid canceling a tour if at all possible, as we understand the inconvenience to you - our valued customer. Feel free to ask about any departure, especially if you are taking vacation days at your place of work.

LUGGAGE:
The cost of your tour includes one piece of luggage per person to be checked under the coach and one small carry-on piece. Any additional suitcase is allowed at a cost of $5.00 per day and this must be paid with the final tour payment. You will be responsible for the handling of your own carry-on luggage at all times.

RESPONSIBILITY:
Butler Motor Tours acts as an agent in arranging hotel and other accommodations and cannot be held responsible for non-performance.

ADA NOTICE:
Any person or group which requires an ADA accessible bus is requested to inform us at the time of reservation, and must notify us in writing no later than 48 hours prior to the charter's departure.