TOUR INCLUSIONS: Roundtrip transportation by chartered motorcoach * accommodations for 4 nights based on double occupancy * admission to all sightseeing as per itinerary * meals include breakfast daily, 4 lunches and 2 dinners * luggage handling * taxes and gratuities for hotels, included meals, bellmen and local guides * services of a Tour Director from 4 Seasons Tours *.
Not included: alcoholic beverages, driver gratuity.
Conditions: A deposit of $100 is due with each reservation. Final payment is due April 1, 2017. Cancellations: Deposits are refundable until April 1, 2017. After final payment date, no refunds unless replaced by another passenger.
Responsibility: B & B Travel, Inc, d/b/a/ 4 Seasons Tours and Travel acts only as agent for suppliers in arranging transportation, accommodations and all services included in this tour. 4 Seasons Tours and Travel is not liable for loss, damage, injury or expense caused by delay, failure or accident of any conveyance or service or for any cause whatsoever, whether or not due to or caused by any company or person. No refunds for any unused portion of the tour.
ELEGANT ASHEVILLE, NC
Featuring The Biltmore Mansion
The Village Hotel on Biltmore Estates
May 15 - 19, 2017
5 days / 4 nights
I T I N E R A R Y
Day 1 - INDEPENDENCE/NEWARK/WILMINGTON/WINSTON-SALEM, NC
Morning departure takes you south to Richmond, VA for lunch at the Tobacco Restaurant, well known for it’s good food. Continue south to Winston-Salem, arriving in the late afternoon. Dinner at your hotel this evening. Meals:L,D
Day 2 - WINSTON-SALEM/ASHEVILLE
This morning visit the Reynolda House Museum of American Art to enjoy a guided tour of this large country house which offers a fine collection of furnishings and American paintings, prints and sculpture. The works of Mary Cassatt, Frederic Church, John Singleton Copley, Gilbert Stuart and Andrew Wyeth are represented. Following an independent lunch at nearby Reynolda Village, continue to Asheville, your home for two nights. Afternoon check-in at the new Village Hotel near the winery and located on the grounds of the Biltmore Mansion and Estate. Dinner at one of the Estate restaurants. Meals:B,D
Day 3 - ASHEVILLE
Visit the great Biltmore Mansion this morning. In 1887, George Vanderbilt selected architect Richard Morris Hunt to build his mansion in the style of a French chateau with the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop! It is the largest private home in America. Tour independently with an audio tape. Lunch at the Deerpark or Stable Restaurant on the Estate. After lunch you may return to the mansion to see more and visit the shops. Meals:B,L
Day 4 - ASHEVILLE/GROVEWOOD/RALEIGH A special visit this morning arranged just for us at Grovewood’s North Carolina Homespun Museum. Staff members will describe the rich history of the woolens and woodworking operations begun by the Vanderbilts in the early 20th century. At the award winning Grovewood Gallery enjoy two floors of American handcrafted pottery, jewelry, furniture and sculpture representing nearly 600 artists. In addition, you can enjoy the Antique Car Museum and the sculpture gardens. Lunch at a local restaurant before we depart for Raleigh, NC for overnight. Meals:B,L
Day 5 - RALEIGH, NC
Depart Raleigh this morning for Fredericksburg, VA for lunch before continuing home with arrival in the late afternoon.