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Highlights Of Sunny Florida

Tour Code - 8400

10 days Orlando to Orlando

All inclusive prices starting at: $1519


Begin your trip in Orlando, the “capital” of Disney’s entertainment parks, and travel north to St. Augustine, situated on the Atlantic Coast and the oldest European city in the Unites States. Next, overnight in Cocoa Beach and head to Cape Canaveral for a NASA tour at the Kennedy Space Center. Turn south and visit Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach before crossing 42 bridges to Key West, the southernmost town in the continental United States—only 90 miles from Cuba. Check out the many boutiques and museums, relax on the beach, and be sure to sample delicious Caribbean cuisine. Then, travel back to the Florida mainland and be on the lookout for sunbathing alligators as you experience the Everglades via a thrilling ride aboard an airboat. Overnight in Naples and then head to St. Pete Beach, one of Florida’s most popular resort cities. Relax at your seaside hotel and take advantage of warm-weather activities before heading back to Orlando.

Meals

  • Breakfast - 3
  • Lunch - 0
  • Dinner - 0

Standard Features

SIGHTSEEING: In Miami and Miami Beach; St. Augustine horse-drawn carriage ride, Kennedy Space Centre, airboat tour through the Everglades, Thomas Edison's Winter Home, and Henry Ford's Winter Home.
SCENIC HIGHLIGHTS: Florida's Atlantic coast, Gold Coast, Miami Beach, Florida Keys, Key West, Everglades National Park, Gulf Coast shoreline, and Clearwater Beach.
GUIDES: Services of a professional Tour Director.
TRANSPORTATION: Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
HOTLES: Twin-bedded rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, service charges, and tips for baggage handling.
MEALS: 1 breakfast (B), 2 continental breakfasts (CB)
Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Highlights Of Sunny Florida

Day by Day

Day Description
1

ORLANDO

Enjoy time at leisure to relax or to do some independent exploring. Your Tour Director is on hand this evening to answer any questions.

2

ORLANDO-ST. AUGUSTINE-COCOA BEACH

This morning, head to picturesque St. Augustine, the oldest European city in the United States, founded by Juan Ponce de Leon in his search for the legendary Fountain of Youth. Upon arrival, a HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGE ride through tree-lined and narrow brick streets will highlight 440 years of history. Afterward, there's free time to explore St. Augustine on your own. Perhaps visit the Oldest House in the U.S. or the 17th-century Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. End the day with a walk on sandy Cocoa Beach.

NOTE: In adverse weather conditions the carriage ride will be substituted with a guided trolley ride.

3

COCOA BEACH-CAPE CANAVERAL-FORT LAUDERDALE

Cape Canaveral and the KENNEDY SPACE CENTRE are the hub of America's space operations. Enjoy a NASA tour, which provides insight into the achievements of America's space program. After your tour, head south to Fort Lauderdale, where you will stay for the next two nights. (B)

4

FORT LAUDERDALE. MIAMI BEACH EXCURSION

Tour the greater Miami area, including Fort Lauderdale, nicknamed the "Venice of America," Miami, and Miami Beach. Afterward, time on your own to explore the colourful art deco buildings and beach of Miami Beach. This afternoon, return to Fort Lauderdale and enjoy the Florida sun on the world-famous Fort Lauderdale Beach or by the hotel pool.

5

FORT LAUDERDALE-KEY LARGO-KEY WEST

This morning we head south to the Overseas Highway, crossing 42 bridges through the Florida Keys to picturesque Key West, the southernmost town in the continental U.S. Our suggestion for this evening: visit Mallory Square to enjoy the spectacular sunset, then stroll along Duval Street with its colourful cafes.

6

KEY WEST

On this morning's optional sightseeing tour, sit back and relax on the open-air trolley and view some of Key West's most famous sights, including Ernest Hemingway's home; Fort Zachary; Southernmost Point, situated less that 14 kilomtres (90 miles) north of Cuba; and the Audubon House & Gardens. Spend the afternoon beachcombing or visit the many boutiques and museums. Be sure to sample the delicious Caribbean cuisine for which this semitropical paradise is so famous. (CB)

7

KEY WEST-EVERGLADES-NAPLES

Head back to the mainland to the subtropical wilderness of the EVERGLADES. Board your AIRBOAT for a thrilling sightseeing ride through the extensive swamplands. Sleepy alligators basking on the banks of the waterways are a common sight. Make a brief stop on Fifth Avenue South, Naples' Main Street. Enjoy a walk along the landscaped promenades before heading on to the hotel. (CB)

8

NAPLES-CLEARWATER BEACH

Visit famous inventor THOMAS EDISON'S WINTER HOME & LABORATORY. Step through the always-open "Friendship Gate" to visit HENRY FORD'S WINTER HOME. Don't miss the enormous banyan tree in the garden.

9

CLEARWATER BEACH

A full day to relax on the sugar-white sands of Clearwater Beach. Your Tour Director will have suggestions on the best places to shop and dine.

10

CLEARWATER BEACH-ORLANDO

This morning the motorcoach continues to the Courtyard by Marriott - Marriott Village for tour members extending their stay in Orlando. Continue on to Orlando International Airport, where the tour ends for guests with homebound flights.

Please schedule flights after 4 pm.

Highlights Of Sunny Florida

Dates/Prices

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NB: All prices listed are per person
* Optional Excursions are at the additional cost indicated.

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Apr 2014

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25 Apr 2014 04 May 2014 $1649 USD $2509 USD Hotels Excursions On Request

May 2014

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09 May 2014 18 May 2014 $1549 USD $2139 USD Hotels Excursions On Request

Jun 2014

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06 Jun 2014 15 Jun 2014 $1549 USD $2139 USD Hotels Excursions Open

Aug 2014

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29 Aug 2014 07 Sep 2014 $1549 USD $2139 USD Hotels Excursions Open

Sep 2014

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05 Sep 2014 14 Sep 2014 $1519 USD $2109 USD Hotels Excursions Open
12 Sep 2014 21 Sep 2014 $1519 USD $2109 USD Hotels Excursions Open
19 Sep 2014 28 Sep 2014 $1519 USD $2109 USD Hotels Excursions Open

Oct 2014

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03 Oct 2014 12 Oct 2014 $1519 USD $2109 USD Hotels Excursions Open
10 Oct 2014 19 Oct 2014 $1519 USD $2109 USD Hotels Excursions Open
31 Oct 2014 09 Nov 2014 $1549 USD $2139 USD Hotels Excursions Open

Nov 2014

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07 Nov 2014 16 Nov 2014 $1549 USD $2139 USD Hotels Excursions Open
14 Nov 2014 23 Nov 2014 $1549 USD $2139 USD Hotels Excursions Open

Accommodation Prices

Pre/Post Tour City Start Date End Date Single Price Twin Price Triple Price
PRE Tour Orlando 01 Jan 2014 31 Dec 2014 $93 USD $52 USD $35 USD
POST Tour Orlando 01 Jan 2014 31 Dec 2014 $93 USD $52 USD $35 USD

Charges

Type Name Price
OPTIONAL Gratuity $90 USD

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Highlights Of Sunny Florida

Tour Code - 8400

10 days Orlando to Orlando

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Optional Excursions

For your convenience and to help you plan your leisure time, we offer a complete list of optional excursions that may be offered on this tour or cruise. Some excursions appear in USD while others appear in the local currency of the country you are visiting. For a more accurate list of excursions & prices, visit the Dates & Prices tab and then the Excursions link next to the date most suited to you. Please note any pricing is indicative and will be confirmed upon arrival. Child rates may be available. Please see your local representative.

Details

Name: Busch Gardens Tampa Client Code (BGT- AD 622 Ch 621)
Prices Starting From 95.00 USD
Location: Clearwater Beach
Description: A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos, live shows, restaurants, shops, and games. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age. Round trip transportation is an additional fee.

Name: Champagne Sunset Sail
Prices Starting From 42.00 USD
Location: Key West
Description: Just as famous as the Coral Reef is Key West's sunset. This two hour catamaran sail will delight those who have come to watch the sun sinking into the Gulf of Mexico. Embrace your loved one or enjoy the company of friends and family while you watch the blue sky turn into a spectacular light show as it casts every color imaginable above the horizon. The beauty of a Key West sunset will take your breath away. Enjoy complimentary beer, wine, champagne or soda. Departure times vary with season, please call to confirm trip time. Subject to availability of seating capacity.

Name: Island Ting
Prices Starting From 96.00 USD
Location: Key West
Description: Just bring your towel, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, bathing suit and camera! The Island Ting excursion begins at 10:00am and ends at 4:00pm and includes: Catamaran Sailing, Snorkeling at the Reef, and Kayak Mangrove Exploration. Your day includes a light breakfast of pastries, an egg dish and fruit juices, a full buffet lunch of peel & eat shrimp, assorted Boars Heads meats & cheeses with assorted breads and condiments, assorted side salads and afternoon snack of fresh fruit and chocolate chip cookies. Also included beer, wine, soft drinks and water. Maximum group size is 20 people and is a relaxing way to spend your day. Subject to availability and weather conditions.

Name: Old Town Trolley Key West
Prices Starting From 30.00 USD
Location: Key West
Description: Sit back and relax on an open-air trolley and view some of Key West's most famous sights including Ernest Hemingway's home; Fort Zachary; the Audubon House; and the southernmost point of the United States, situated less than 90-miles north of Cuba. Local Guides will combine colorful anecdotes with well-researched historical information.

Name: Schooner Appledore Sunset Sail
Prices Starting From 52.00 USD
Location: Key West
Description: Available January through May 31, 2014 only. Sail on the 85 ft. classic wood schooner, Appledore. With the wind in your hair and the smell of the sweet sea air, you'll be whisked away to a tropical paradise where all of your worries seem to disappear. With the sun setting over the water, the southernmost point of the U.S. is a spectacular sight. Savor the warm breezes and a spectacular Key West Sunset while enjoying complimentary premium beer, wine, Champagne, soft drinks, and cheese platter. Departure times vary with season, please call to confirm trip time. Subject to availability of seating capacity.

Name: Intercoastal Dinner Cruise
Prices Starting From 61.00 USD
Location: St Pete Beach
Description: Here's your chance to enjoy an elegant night out. Treat yourself to a delicious five-course meal and then kick up your heels on the dance floor to a live band. Every seat in the spacious, plush dining room has a remarkable panoramic view of the changing waterfront scenery.
 
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