Wednesday, December 29, 2010


Four-Days The Great Smoky Mountains Area

Day One
Arrive in the Great Smoky Mountains and check in to one of the many group-friendly hotels in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, or Gatlinburg.
When you're hungry, head to the The Apple Barn Cider Mill & General Store, in Sevierville. The restaurant, surrounded by an orchard of apple trees, supplies you with the best country cooking in the South. Whether it's breakfast lunch or dinner, you'll want to carry away a bagful of the famous apple fritters. After your meal, enjoy a nice stroll through the Apple Barn Complex and visit the Apple Barn & Cider Mill, the Creamery, the Winery, or the other many shops located at the complex.
Ready to be entertained? Choose from a wide variety of music shows; whether you like country, bluegrass, rock-n-roll, or Broadway show tunes, one of these theaters will get your group to toe-tappin'. Country Tonite Theatre, with its 1,500 seats, has a high-energy production with comedy and music that's been named "Best Show in the Smokies" and "Best Live Country Show in America."
Comedy Barn Theater, voted "Funniest Show" 10 years in a row, is sure to please the whole family.
The Smith Family Theater offers an eclectic blend of audience participation, country and bluegrass, gospel, rock-n-roll oldies, and spontaneous comedy. Smoky Mountain Jubilee combines a fresh, new show with 25 years' experience entertaining the crowds. You can choose from dinner theater, breakfast shows, magic, and more at the many theaters in the Smoky mountain area.
Day Two
Start your day with a step-on guided tour of the most visited national park in the United States, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This three-hour tour will give your group a first-hand look at the awe-inspiring beauty of this free park, renowned for the diversity of its plant and animal life, breathtaking waterfalls and excellent hiking trails.
After a tour through the park, visit the eight-mile historic loop of shops, studios and galleries of Appalachian Crafts known as the The Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community in Gatlinburg. Known for original and unique crafts, this is the largest concentration of artisans in North America.
Are some of your folks ready for more action? History has never been so much fun as on the award-winning mini-golf courses, rides and games of Old Gatlinburg Golf & Games. For fun the whole family can enjoy, try Fort Fun Family Entertainment Center or Camp Thunder Fun Center. Your group will work up an appetite at the diverse activities offered at these fun-filled attractions!
For dinner head to the Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show. In addition to a fabulous four-course feast, the show features 32 magnificent horses, southern belles, and even an ostrich race. After dinner, take your group to another of the great shows in the Smokies. The Miracle Theater in Pigeon Forge is an epic show that tells the story of the life of Christ with an enormous cast, live animals, and terrific theatrical effects.
Fixin 2 Rain is a new Broadway-style musical based on Noah and the Ark and set in the Southern Appalachia of the Great Depression. See a thrilling presentation of classic Chinese acrobatics, high-energy dancing, Asian culture and spectacular costumes at the Great China Circus or the Cirque de Chine at Smoky Mountain Palace. Both these shows feature the artistic skill and beauty of Chinese entertainers and performers.
Day Three
For breakfast this morning your group will love the Old Mill Square and Restaurant. After having a big 'ole southern breakfast, work off some calories during the guided tour of the 1830 mill, pick up products from the mill at the general store, and browse the shops in Old Mill Square.
When you're ready for some wild rides, spectacular shows, and heritage crafts, take your group to Dollywood, Dolly Parton's very own theme park. This theme park features several music shows, handmade crafts, and rides for all ages. You can recharge your energy level during dinner at the Black Bear Jamboree Dinner & Show. Enjoy a fabulous feast while the award-winning cast captivates you with a lavish, high-energy production that includes the best of Broadway, bluegrass, country, fifties and sixties music, and gospel. After dinner step back in time with a performance of one of the many musical shows at Memories Theatre, where terrific entertainers recreate the excitement of musical lengends; the much-loved Patty Waszak Show, complete with music, comedy, audience participation; the hilarious and original musical comedies of Gatlinburg's Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre, celebrating 30 fun-filled seasons in Gatlinburg! Or even see the "King" Elvis as Matt Cordell's Elvis Show at the Great China Circus Theater, or Lou Vuto as the "King" at .
Day Four
Start your final day with an uplifting morning show. Enjoy the Triumphant Southern Gospel Show, Southern Gospel at its best at the Miracle Theater, the Blackwood Brothers Breakfast Show, or Terry Evanswood, Master Illusionist.
Follow that up with America's fun at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. This 1.4 million gallon world-class aquarium offers thrilling dive shows, great food at the Veranda Restaurant and the chance to travel through the world's longest aquarium tunnel where 12-foot sharks swim just above you!
For an unforgettable ride with scenery, there's no better place than Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park. America's largest aerial tramway departs regularly from downtown Gatlinburg, offering a smooth non-stop ride and breathtaking views. Once atop the mountain, visit Ober's Black Bear Habitat, sample some fudge, try indoor ice skating, or pick up a gift or souvenir at one of the many shops.
For an inspiring afternoon, visit and journey through life-size scenes of the story of Christ with more than 100 Biblical figures, dramatic lights, choral music, special effects and memorable narration. Rare biblical coin and heirloom Bible collections make Christus Gardens a "must see" during your Smoky Mountain visit!

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