November 28-30, 2018

7:30 am CST (8:30 EST) Depart from Lakeside Commons on N. Green River Rd (by ONB)

As we travel we will enjoy coffee + doughnuts and take a break.

Our visit to Fontanel includes a tour of this interesting home, the former residence of Barbara Mandrell and her family. We’ll enjoy lunch at Café Fontanela and then a tasting of wines from Natchez Hills Winery.

Later this afternoon we will check-in at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.

During our two-night stay here, you can take in the Treasures for the Holidays exhibition in the hotel, the Hall of Trees, ICE! and more. You can take a leisurely float down the “river” in the hotel’s 4.5-acre Delta aboard a Delta Riverboat. You will be given passes for these at check-in and can do them at your leisure. You will have access to the scheduled complex shuttle service during our stay.

Dinner at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel is on your own tonight.

7:30 pm Amy Grant & Vince Gill - Christmas at the Ryman

Each evening you can enjoy the beauty of the lights and decorations that make Opryland Hotel such a popular destination during the Christmas season.

Overnight: Gaylord Opryland Hotel

Thursday, November 29

Breakfast is included in the hotel.

Tour Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage

Our visit includes an audio tour of the Mansion and the grounds.

A Southern BBQ Buffet Lunch is included in the Cabin by the Spring.

6:30 pm General Jackson Dinner Cruise

Overnight: Gaylord Opryland Hotel

Friday, November 30

Breakfast is included in the hotel.

10:00 am Admission to the Country Music Hall of Fame is included.

NOON: A catered lunch is included at the Country Music Hall of Fame.

1:00 pm Stories Behind the Songs

A Nashville songwriter will present some of his/her published music and tell us the “stories behind the songs”. You’ll probably hear some familiar tunes.

2:30 pm (after the program) Depart from Nashville

We’ll take a break on the way home.

6:00 pm Return to Evansville (Return time is approximate.)


  • Refunds in Full will be given until October 17, 2018.
  • No refunds or credits will be given after October 17, 2018.
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  • For your safety, please remain seated while the bus is in motion.
  • We will have one luggage tag per person at boarding.
  • Please, enjoy your ice cream and milk products outside the bus.
  • Thank you for respecting the sound-space of your fellow travelers and using your cell phone outside of the motorcoach.
  • All Times are CST. Nashville is on the same time.
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  • If the bus does not go, Lifestyle Tours will refund to clients any part of the package that is refunded to Lifestyle Tours.
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$969.00 per person, based on double occupancy

Included in your tour:

Motorcoach Transportation from Evansville; attractions and tours are shown in bold type; six meals; two nights at Opryland Hotel; related taxes, tips and resort fees; baggage handling for one piece per person

Thank you for going to Country Christmas with Lifestyle Tours!