Fabulous Florida

Multi-Day Trips
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Date: Monday, 14 February 2022 - Saturday, 26 February 2022

Venue: Florida

 
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COST: $2,995 per person, based on double occupancy, Includes 21 MEALS: 12 Hotel Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, & 6 Dinners, 6 Kick Back Receptions at the Drury Hotels, 12 Nights Lodging, Historic Overview Trolley Tour in Savannah, GA, Historic District Trolley Tour in St. Augustine, FL, Airboat Ride & Admission to Boggy Creek Adventures, Useppa Island Cruise, Guided Historic Walking Tour of Fort Myers, FL, Visit J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge plus      90-minute Tram Tour, Tour of the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, Visit Sun-Harvest Citrus, “Chicago” at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Grassland Airboat tour and Swamp Buggy Tour at Wooten’s Everglades Adventures, Visit the Museum of the Everglades, Admission to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Free time at the Beach in Fort Myers, FL, Visit the Ringling Estate – Museum of Art, Circus Museum, Bayfront Gardens, Ca d’Zan, Visit Sunken Gardens, Admission to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Free Time in Tarpon Springs, FL & St. Simons Island, GA, Admission to the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, Visit the new National Museum of the US Army, Hostess Service, Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation, All Taxes, Meal Gratuities, and Local Guide Gratuities.                  
Single: $4,015; Triple: $2,695 pp; Quad: $2,525 pp 

A $300 PP Deposit is due within 3 weeks of making your reservation. Final Balance Due by 01/03/2022.

 

Monday, February 14: Wellsboro – Glen Allen, VA
 
⦁ Depart from the Terminal for Gettysburg, PA with available pickups: Mansfield, Blossburg, Liberty, Williamsport
PLEASE NOTE: The above pickups are available, but you must contact us with your pickup locations.  We do not stop at all the locations, unless there are people assigned to the stops. 
LUNCH is included at the DOBBIN HOUSE TAVERN.
⦁ Arrive in Glen Allen, VA to check into the DRURY PLAZA HOTEL for 1 Night.
⦁ Enjoy Drury's KICKBACK RECEPTION, including FOOD and BEVERAGE 
⦁ Dinner on your own this evening.
 
Tuesday, February 15: Glen Allen, VA – Savannah, GA 
                                                                                           adventure tours
BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel
⦁ Depart for Savannah, Ga with lunch and rest breaks made en route
⦁ Arrive in Savannah, GA and check into the DOUBLE TREE HISTORIC SAVANNAH for 1 Night.
⦁ Enjoy a private OVERVIEW TROLLEY TOUR.
DINNER at PAULA DEEN’S LADY & SONS.
 
Wednesday, February 16: Savannah, GA – Lake Buena Vista, FL
 
BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.  Depart for St. Augustine, FL 
⦁ Delight in the beauty of the HISTORIC DISTRICT while on the TROLLEY TOUR.
LUNCH is included at THE COLUMBIA
⦁ Depart for Lake Buena Vista, FL
⦁ Arrive in Lake Buena Vista, FL and check into the SPRINGHILL SUITES for 1 Night.Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures
⦁ Dinner on your own this evening.
 
Thursday, February 17:  Lake Buena Vista, FL – Fort Myers, FL
  • BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.  Depart for Kissimmee, FL
  • Adventure awaits at BOGGY CREEK AIRBOAT ADVENTURES! ADMISSION to BOGGY CREEK and an AIRBOAT RIDE are included. Boggy Creek is set in an enchanted 32-acre landscaped park with lighted brick pathways along the shore of a beautiful lake where nature is abounding. You are invited to experience the ultimate outdoor fun under a canopy of majestic oak trees. View the juvenile alligators for an up-close and personal view of Florida’s favorite reptile. Watch as they bask in the sun, or you can feed the mini dinosaurs. Stop by the old swamp shack and take a memorable family photo with Rufus the resident airboat Captain. Pose with some fun unique props and you will have the photo of a lifetime. See the authentic Native American village replica featuring the rooms of each member of a traditional Native family and how they survived on the swamps. Because the village is a living history museum, it is perfect for all ages to enjoy. Through various presentations, the Big Mountain Family will demonstrate the primitive means of living of the Jororo Tribe that once lived on the Kissimmee River hundreds of years ago. View wildlife and enjoy whisking across the water at speeds up to 45 mph while shooting between walls of tall grass.
  • Lunch on your own at Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures                                                                   
  • Depart for Fort Myers, FL
  • Check into the DRURY INN & SUITES for 5 Nights. 
  • Enjoy Drury's KICKBACK RECEPTION, including FOOD and BEVERAGE
  • Dinner on your own this evening.

Friday, February 18 Captiva Island, FL

BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.  Depart for Captiva Island, FL 
⦁ Sail away on the USEPPA ISLAND CRUISE. Useppa Island is an exclusive private island club community with picturesque white cottages, pink pathways and lush tropical vegetation. The only way to visit this exclusive destination is to be a member of the island club, the guest of a member of the cub, or a passenger of Captiva Cruises. This “must-see” island paradise is filled with history and beauty!
⦁ Enjoy lunch on your own at the Collier Inn, visit the Barbara Sumwalt History Museum and take a leisurely stroll through the island’s lush garden paths.
GUIDED HISTORIC WALKING TOUR OF DOWNTOWN – This tour entertains you with narratives of local history and acquaints you with the colorful personalities of the founders of Fort Myers.                                                                  
DINNER is included at FORD’S GARAGE

Saturday, February 19: Sanibel Island, FL

BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.  Depart for Sanibel Island, FL
⦁ Visit J.N. “DING” DARLING NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE located on the subtropical barrier island of Sanibel in the Gulf of Mexico and take a 90-MINUTE TRAM TOUR.
⦁ Lunch on your own at Sanibel Island
TOUR the BAILEY-MATTHEWS NATIONAL SHELL MUSEUM – Learn about mollusks from arNational Shell Museumound the world, including the Giant Pacific Octopus, cuttlefish, sea hares, inhabitants of the Great Barrier Reef, fighting conchs, and the rare Junonia. Pop up into the middle of an oyster bed, then engage with animals in tow touch pools and learn from educational staff about the mollusks you’re holding! Take a break and enjoy a short film about the      mollusks of Sanibel. The movie plays continuously during the day. 
⦁ Visit SUN HARVEST CITRUS – Florida is known for its citrus fruit, so you will squeeze a visit here whose roots date back to 1940. 
DINNER & SHOW at BROADWAY PALM DINNER THEATRE - CHICAGO

Sunday, February 20Ochopee, FLWooten Swamp Buggy Tour

BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.  Depart for Ochopee, FL 
⦁ Visit WOOTEN’S EVERGLADES ADVENTURE – Take an exciting GRASSLAND AIRBOAT TOUR through 259 private acres of the Everglades, then take a SWAMP BUGGY TOUR to explore other ecosystems that the airboats can’t reach, you may even see a manatee! See live alligators      during a handler show right in front of you and you can even hold a gator yourself! At the animal sanctuary you’ll encounter two tigers, two lions, otters, turtles, crocodiles, and more gators! Oh My!!!    

LUNCH is included at a local restaurant.
⦁ Visit the MUSEUM OF THE EVERGLADES – This museum in an old laundry building has displays on the history & culture of the Everglades area.
⦁ Dinner on your own this evening.

Monday, February 21Fort Myers, FL

BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.
⦁ Enjoy ADMISSION to the EDISON & FORD WINTER ESTATES. Enjoy more than 20 acres of historical buildings and gardens including the 1928 Edison Botanical Research Laboratory. Open to the public since 1947, Edison Ford is a National Register Historic Site and is one of the most visited historic home sites in America.
⦁ Lunch is on your own this afternoon.Beach pic
FREE TIME is included to take in the beauty of the LOCAL BEACH – with restrooms. 
⦁ Dinner on your own this evening.

Tuesday, February 22Sarasota, FL

BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel. Depart for Sarasota, FL 
⦁ Visit THE RINGLING ESTATE – Includes entry to the MUSEUM OF ART, CIRCUS MUSEUM, BAYFRONT GARDENS, and a SELF-GUIDED WALK-THROUGH OF THE 1ST FLOOR OF CA D’ZAN. The Ringling is home to one of the preeminent art and cultural collections in the United States. Spend the day exploring the 66-acre estate!
⦁ Check into the HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS for 1 Night.
DINNER included this evening at a local restaurant.

Wednesday, February 23: St. Petersburg, FL – Brooksville, FL

BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.
⦁ Depart for St. Petersburg, FL
⦁ Take in the beauty of the SUNKEN GARDENS – There may be a guided tour if available.
⦁ Lunch stop on your own
⦁ Visit the CLEARWATER MARINE AQUARIUM in Clearwater, FL, home to “Winter” from “Dolphin Tale”. They believe in preserving the environment while inspiring the human spirit through leadership in the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of marine life; environmental education; research; and conservation.                                                                                                                    Clearwater Aquarium
⦁ Dinner on your own with time to shop and explore Tarpon Springs.
⦁ Arrive in Brooksville, FL and check into the HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS for 1 Night.

Thursday, February 24: St. Simons Island, GA – Florence, SC

BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.
⦁ Depart for St. Simons Island, GA
⦁ Lunch on your own in Pier Village
⦁ Arrive in Florence, SC and check into a local hotel for 1 Night.
DINNER included this evening at a local restaurant.

Friday, February 25: Fayetteville, NC – Woodbridge, VA

BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.
⦁ Depart for Fayetteville, NC
⦁ Tour the AIRBORNE & SPECIAL OPERATIONS MUSEUM – The Airborne & Special Operations Museum recounts the actions of heroic soldiers from the early days of the Parachute Test Platoon to the ongoing Global War on Terrorism. The museum preserves the extraordinary feats performed by the United States Army’s Airborne and The Special Operations Forces, all who jump from the sky into battle. Come see what brings out the best in America’s sons and daughters.
⦁ Lunch on your own at Cracker Barrel in Wilson, NC
⦁ Arrive in Woodbridge, VA and check into the HAMPTON INN & SUITES POTOMAC MILLS/WOODBRIDGE for 1 Night.
FAREWELL DINNER included this evening at a local restaurant.

Saturday, February 26: Fort Belvoir, VA – Wellsboro, PA

BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.sun
⦁ Depart for Fort Belvoir, VA
⦁ Visit the new NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE US ARMY
⦁ Lunch on your own                                                                                                                                                            

Return home with sunshine filled memories of your Fabulous Florida Winter Escape!

PLEASE NOTE: All trips and schedules are subject to change, pending the effects of COVID-19.  

 

 

All Dates


  • From Monday, 14 February 2022 to Saturday, 26 February 2022