8520 N. Wickham Road, Viera, FL
4 days 3 nights in Key West December 18 to 21, 2016
The Florida Greeters Dayaway Travel Club
Presents “The Everglades, Florida Keys and Key West”
A Fully Escorted 4 day & 3 Night Tour limited to 10 passengers
Day 1: Depart 8: am from Groups location (Satellite Beach Schector Recreation Center, Walmart Viera and Walmart Palm Bay with three short shopping stops along the way or way back including the Sawgrass Mills (world’s largest outlet mall) the Rain Barrel Artisans colony, Key’s Souvenirs and Shell shop. We will make a stop in the Everglades National Park Visitors Center to learn more about the importance of this unique Ecosystem. Robert is here is the name of a major large fruit stand in the Nursery area of Homestead, Redland and Florida City. We will drive directly through the River of Grass known as the Everglades with its’ fierce Melelucas along the way. Drive along the Overseas Highway with the Atlantic Ocean on your left and the Gulf of Mexico on your right. Here you will learn about the history and importance of the Ecosystem, and every island over 42 bridges. Make sure you bring your camera for the scenic picture stop at Channel # 5 overlooking the bridge. Early Dinner on route for the outstanding Sunset at Lorelei Restaurant and Cabana Bar overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. This evening we check into the 3 Diamond Best Western Hibiscus one block from Duval Street.
Day 2: Today enjoy a fully narrated trolley ride including all of Key West’s major sights with a choice of guided tours of Hemingway House or the new Butterfly and Nature Conservatory or Key West Aquarium for those who have already seen Hemingways... Browsing time will be allotted on Duval Street. An optional spectacular sunset cruise following or preceding dinner depending on the time of year will be made available. Our dinners in the Keys include the great dining at the Half Shell Raw Bar known for outstanding Crab Cakes. The ambiance here includes the Historic Seaport with all of the sailboats including the booze cruise, America’s Cup vessels, Fast Cat and the tall Schooner Masts. The trolley picks up at the Hotel.
Day 3: After Breakfast we will visit Truman’s little White House and do a walking tour of Hemingway hang outs. If you have already visited the little White House then you may wish to substitute the equally interesting Audubon House. We will also visit Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritville restaurant and shop on Mallory Square s and the historic La Concha Hotel with the best Panoramic view of Key West from the Rooftop. After an afternoon at leisure at the hotel’s tropical pool and bar we will view the famous sunset at Mallory Square.
Day 4: After breakfast on route home a stop at a Marina will be made for an interactive experience feeding the largest Tarpons you will ever see. Early Dinner at Mrs. Mac’s Kitchen in Key Largo or the Cauley Square Tea Room depending on time of the day. The final attraction is the three-acre National Historic Site which features an amazing coral castle created by Latvian Ed Leedskalnins using nothing but homemade tools that he created from cast off parts, over the 20 years that it took to complete, not one witness has been found that saw construction in progress. Begun in 1920, the amazing structure, comprised of over 1,100 tons of coral rock, features a 9 ton gate and one-of-a-kind sundial. The story of the castle, seen by millions on television, is related for visitors at the site.
Members $800 per person double occupancy guests $810 Single Occ. Plus $300
Deposits $100 per person, Balance due October 19, 2016 Cancellations: $100 per person non-refundable with Reservations and no refunds within two months prior to departure unless a substitution is found. The tour includes: accommodations, transportation, attraction admissions, taxes, 3 breakfasts, 2 dinners, and gratuities. All prices and itineraries are subject to change based upon availability. All times are approximate and there are no refunds for unused portions. We Highly Recommend Trip Cancellation Insurance!________________________________________
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