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Lookout for Chattanooga/ Biltmore & More

Lookout for Chattanooga/ Biltmore & More

Lookout Chattanooga, here we come! Join Wolf's to explore the scenic heights at Chimney Rock State Park, Chattanooga's Incline Railway and Rock City Gardens, and a mesmerizing journey below ground to see the nation's deepest waterfall at Ruby Falls. Delight in the history and beauty of Biltmore Estate & Gardens, relax on a sunset riverboat cruise and relive memories of the Walton's TV series with a stop at the home that inspired the show, the Walton's Mountain Museum, General Store and more.

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Lookout Chattanooga, here we come! Join Wolf's to explore the scenic heights at Chimney Rock State Park, Chattanooga's Incline Railway and Rock City Gardens, and a mesmerizing journey below ground to see the nation's deepest waterfall at Ruby Falls. Delight in the history and beauty of Biltmore Estate & Gardens, relax on a sunset riverboat cruise and relive memories of the Walton's TV series with a stop at the home that inspired the show, the Walton's Mountain Museum, General Store and more.

Package Includes:  5 Nights’ Lodging, 5 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners, Self-guided Tour of Biltmore Estate & Gardens, Visit Chimney Rock State Park, Admission to Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3-D Theatre, Admission to the National Medal of Honor Museum, Stop at Chattanooga Choo Choo, Sunset Cruise Aboard the Southern Belle Riverboat, Ride on the Chattanooga Incline Railway, Visit Rock City Gardens, Admission to the Walton Hamner House and Walton’s Mountain Museum, Stop at Walton’s General Store, Baggage Handling and Transportation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

***ALL WOLF'S TOURS - Times and Itinerary are subject to change. ***

 

 

DAY 1

Lookout Chattanooga, here we come! During this tour you explore the scenic heights of Chimney Rock State Park, Chattanooga's Incline Railway and Rock City Gardens, as well as a mesmerizing journey below the surface to witness the nation's deepest waterfall open to the public at Ruby Falls. Delight in the history and beauty of Biltmore Estate & Gardens, relax on a sunset riverboat cruise and relive the memories of the Walton's TV series with a stop at the home that inspired the show, the Walton's Mountain Museum, the General Store and more. Following meal and rest stops at your expense, your travels take you to Asheville, NC for an overnight stay at the Hampton Inn Asheville-Tunnel Road (828-255-9220). The hotel features an indoor pool, fitness center and business center with complimentary W-Fi. In-room amenities include a mini refrigerator, tea/coffeemaker, hairdryer and iron/ironing board. Dinner is on your own tonight with the rest of the night to relax and unwind.

DAY 2

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before you check out and depart for Biltmore Estates & Gardens where admission is included for a self-guided visit. Explore America's Largest Home, as magnificent today as it was more than a century ago. Your self-guided house visit spans three floors and the basement of the luxurious family home of George and Edith Vanderbilt. Explore the stories of the Vanderbilt family, their guests, and employees through displays of vintage clothing, accessories, art, furniture, and more. Stroll the gardens and delight in the beautiful and its "scent"sational surroundings. Next, you travel to Chimney Rock State Park where upon arrival your experience begins as you cross over the Rocky Board River and take the scenic mile drive up the mountain. You will then be shuttled to the top of the mountain. After a brief introduction by a park associate, you take a 26-story elevator ride inside the mountain in about 32 seconds to some of the best views in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Lunch is included during your visit. Afterwards, you depart for check-in at The Read House Hotel (423-266-4121) for a three-night stay. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown, this landmark property features an indoor pool and state-of-the-art fitness center, onsite restaurant and a bar and billiards room. Dinner tonight is included with the remainder of the night to enjoy the hotel amenities or just relax.

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DAY 3

Wake to breakfast included at the hotel before you board the motorcoach for the Tennessee Aquarium. Admission is included for self-guided exploration of the 2 buildings where you can trace the path of water from the mountains to the sea. Witness fascinating native animals that live in our backyards and the amazing creatures that thrive in some of the most remote locations on Earth. You can also enjoy a movie at the IMAX 3-D Theater. Next, visit the new National Medal of Honor Heritage Center. In the heart of downtown Chattanooga, the Museum brings to life the amazing stories of ordinary people who demonstrated extraordinary heroism under the most difficult circumstances. The Museum aims to inspire you with the values demonstrated by Medal of Honor recipients - Patriotism, Citizenship, Courage, Integrity, Sacrifice and Commitment. The hope is that you leave encouraged knowing that you too have the potential to be a hero. Then, enjoy some time at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, as well as Warehouse Row where you can grab lunch on your own. This evening, dinner is included at a local restaurant followed by a sunset cruise on the Southern Belle Riverboat. See Chattanooga from the beautiful Tennessee River and enjoy the end of the day leisurely floating along, viewing the shoreline scenery and listening to music. You return to the hotel after the cruise.

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DAY 4

A delightful breakfast is included at the hotel prior to departure for Lookout Mountain and a one-way ride on the Incline Railway. Known as "America's Most Amazing Mile", the Incline Railway's trolley-style cars climb through the natural beauty surrounding historic Lookout Mountain at a breathtaking 72.7% grade straight up. Sit back, relax and marvel at the scenic views of the mountains and valleys from the observation windows in the car as well as the panoramic views from the observation tower at the Incline's top station. Next, you are off to visit Rock City Gardens located at the top of Lookout Mountain. A true marvel of nature, Rock City features massive ancient rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species, and breathtaking "see 7 states" panoramic views. Take an unforgettable journey along the Enchanted Trail where each step reveals natural beauty and wonders along the woodland path. Lunch is included today before you journey deep inside historic Lookout Mountain to see the tallest underground cave waterfall open to the public in the U.S. Descend 260 feet by glass-front elevator to see ancient cave formations along the cavern trail to the thundering waterfall. Hundreds of gallons of water rush over by the minute amazing you with its rugged beauty. After you return to the surface, you depart for the hotel to freshen up and enjoy an included dinner.

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DAY 5

Breakfast is once again included at the hotel before you pack up and depart for Charlottesville, VA with a lunch stop at your expense along the way. Upon arrival in Charlottesville, you check in at the Hampton Inn Charlottesville (434-978-7888) for an overnight stay. Hotel amenities include an outdoor seasonal pool, fitness center and business center with complimentary WiFi. Guest rooms feature a mini refrigerator, coffeemaker, hairdryer and iron/ironing board. Dinner is included at a local restaurant before turning in for the night.

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DAY 6

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before you check out and depart for Schuyler, VA to visit the Walton Hamner House, the boyhood home of Earl Hamner, Jr creator of the popular 1970's television series, The Waltons. Built in 1915, as a company house, by the local soapstone company, the Hamners purchased the home in 1929 when Earl Sr. worked as a machinist for the Alberene Stone Company. The house served as a model for the show. Explore the Walton's Mountain Museum offering replicas of John-Boy's Bedroom, Ike Godsey's Store, "The Walton" kitchen and living room, pieces of memorabilia and more. You will also make a stop at Walton's Mountain General Store. Following your visit, you depart for lunch included on your return trip home and rest stop if needed.

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***TIMES & ITINERARY ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE***

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Camp Hill Capital City Mall - Behind JCPenney's
3506 Capital City Mall Drive, Camp Hill, PA
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Carlisle Carlisle Point Mall, 800 East High Street
Park in mall lot across from Pizza Hut
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Chambersburg Chambersburg Weis Market -1056 Wayne Ave.
Park lot behind Applebee's along grass.
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Hanover Hanover - Petco Shopping Ctr, 416 Eisenhower Dr
Park in small parking area to the left of Petco
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York York Four Points Sheraton, 1650 Toronita St.
Go to the right and park in the far corner of lot
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York Springs York Springs - Wolf's Terminal
200 Old US Rt. 15 - Park near large sign
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