When you arrive in Gatlinburg, you'll meet your tour manager and begin with a visit to WonderWorks, an amusement park for the mind with over 100 interactive exhibits. Experience the trembling of a 6.0 earthquake, make human-size bubbles in the bubble lab, fly a fighter jet, lie on a bed of nails, ride the roller coaster simulation, experience rock climbing and test your skills on the 50ft tall indoor ropes challenge course. During your visit, stay for “The Wonders Of Magic” starring master magician Terry Evanswood and fly 400ft in the air on our helium balloon with "The Wonders of Flight."
You'll enjoy entertainment and dinner at Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede. This fun-filled, action-packed extravaganza includes the comedy and musical talent of Bluegrass and Country band, Mountain Rukus. Only Dixie Stampede brings you this diverse mix of musical talent of Bluegrass and Country in such a family-friendly atmosphere. After your dinner show, you'll head to your hotel for the evening.
After breakfast, you'll experience the World’s Largest Permanent Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee which will provide you with the ultimate Titanic experience the moment you step aboard the massive, ship-shaped structure. You'll be swept up in the excitement, wonder and consequences of the Titanic story. You'll see more than 400 priceless artifacts and treasures on two decks, walk the Grand Staircase, sit in a full-sized lifeboat and hear actual survivor stories, touch an iceberg and dive to the wreck site on a film expedition.
After lunch, you'll take Pigeon Forge’s Premier Egyptian escape game adventure, 45 minutes of Escape Game Excitement! You'll venture deep into an ancient Egyptian tomb with your team of archaeologists! You must work together to find success in this battle of wits, or face the Pharaoh’s wrath. If you fail, you may never escape.
You'll visit Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Marvel at 12-foot sharks, the giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins swimming as you enjoy the State-of-the-Art Clear Underwater Tunnels throughout the Aquarium! An Ultimate Underwater Experience without being wet! Explore many unique underwater worlds and the Best Shark Exhibit in the Most Spectacular Underwater Tunnel. Enjoy entertaining dive and feeding shows. Pet horseshoe crabs and stingrays. Enjoy playful penguins swimming, pop up on the penguins' private beach and get nose-to-beak!
After dinner, you'll have free time in downtown Gatlinburg before returning to your hotel for the evening.
After breakfast, you'll visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park which straddles the border of North Carolina and Tennessee. The sprawling landscape encompasses lush forests and an abundance of wildflowers that bloom year-round. Streams, rivers and waterfalls appear along hiking routes that include a segment of the Appalachian Trail. An observation tower tops Clingmans Dome, the highest peak, offering scenic views of the mist-covered mountains.
In the afternoon, you'll have free time to enjoy the Island in Pigeon Forge. Afterwards, your tour will conclude and you'll begin your journey home.
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