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Heart of the South with the Great Smoky Mountains

It's all bourbon and bluegrass on this jaunt from the capital of the South to the heart of the Kentucky Derby.

Travel through America's heart and soul. Tour a Vanderbilt mansion, explore the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains and enjoy a hosted dinner at the Muhammad Ali Center.

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Travel Style - Discoveries

For those wanting to visit multiple countries in a single trip.

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What's included

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7 nights

Accommodation

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11 Meals

7 breakfasts, 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)

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On-trip Transport

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Included Highlights that will delight you

CONNECT WITH LOCALS

In Louisville experience the stories and history as you get an in-depth look into the life of Muhammad Ali over dinner with his childhood friend at the Muhammad Ali Center (Day 6)

DIVE INTO CULTURE

Visit Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farms to meet equines whose racing careers have come to an end. (Day 6)

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Visit Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farms, providing a dignified retirement to thoroughbreds whose careers have come to an end. (Day 6)


Sightseeing highlights

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ORIENTATION of Charlotte, Asheville, Lexington, Louisville

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VISIT Nascar Hall of Fame, George Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Kentucky Horse Park, Alltech Brewing & Distilling Co., Old Friends, Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby Museum or the Louisville Slugger Museum

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