WINTER ESCAPE FLORIDA
This tour covers the East and West Coasts of Florida. We visit Old St. Augustine, Kennedy Space Center, Miami, Thomas Edison’s Winter Home at Ft. Myers, and Florida’s Blue Springs!
1 NORTH CAROLINA / SOUTH CAROLINA / GEORGIA: Today we head south leaving the cold winter weather behind us. On our way to the Sunshine State we go through North Carolina and South Carolina and spend the night in Kingsland, Georgia.
2 THE SUNSHINE STATE / ST. AUGUSTINE: This morning we stop at the Florida Welcome Center on our way to St. Augustine – the Oldest City in the USA! We have a guided tour of this historic city including the Fountain of Youth and after having lunch and time for shopping we make our way to our hotel for the night near Titusville.
3 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER: Today we take the Kennedy Space Center Tour to see the site that we have seen on TV so many times as we have watched with great excitement and anticipation the launching of spacecraft. We then head south to overnight in Orlando.
4 SEA WORLD: We depart today heading to Sea World! We’ll watch sea lions, otters, penguins, whales and dolphins perform in the many entertaining shows in the park. We will spend another night in Orlando.
5 ORLANDO / MIAMI: Today we continue south to Miami where we visit Bayside Market filled with shops and resturaunts. This afternoon we board an Amphibious Land Cruiser with South Beach Duck Tours where we will view Biscayne Bay, South Beach, Millionaires Row, Ocean Drive, the Historic Art Deco District and more. We will overnight in Miami.
6 THOMAS EDISON’S WINTER HOME/FORT MYERS: Our day starts with an Airboat Ride at Miccosukee Indian Villiage where we will ride through the Everglades. After lunch we will tour Thomas Edison’s Winter Home in Fort Myers and the Laboratory and Workshops where he perfected many of his early inventions. We will also visit a Museum containing a large collection of these early inventions and his Tropical Gardens. We will overnight in Fort Myers.
7 SUNSHINE SKYWAY BRIDGE / BUSCH GARDENS / TAMPA: On our way to Tampa we cross the beautiful Sunshine Skyway Bridge for a spectacular view of the cities of St. Petersburg and Tampa. We will visit the 355 acre 19th Century African-Themed Animal Theme Park. We overnight in Tampa.
8 SILVER SPRINGS / KINGSLAND, GEORGIA: This morning we will take a Glass Bottom Boat Tour in Silver Springs before heading to Kingsland, Georgia for the night.
9 HOMEWARD BOUND / SOUTH AND NORTH CAROLINA: Today we head for home going back through the Carolinas warm from the Florida Sunshine and ready for Spring!
Price per Person
Deposit$100.00 per person
• Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation
• 8 Nights Hotel Accommodations
• Baggage Handling at Hotels
• Admission to All Listed Attractions
• Local Guide in St. Augustine
• Services of a Tour Director
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