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Florida Getaway - 13 Days



February 5, 2019 - February 17, 2019 $1,999
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Florida Getaway

Enjoy this wonderful getaway to Florida where you can enjoy the sun and white sandy beaches!

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Highlights Include:

  • Old Town Kissimmee
  • Ft. Meyers Beach
  • Free Day to visit Disney, Sea World, Universal Studios or Holy Land Experience
  • Orlando
  • Optional Everglades Tour

Day 1
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Board the coach in the downriver area of Detroit with the usual rest and lunch stops. Also make a stop in Cincinnati to pick up people who travel with Joy Travel. Arrive in Sweetwater, TN for our first overnight.

Day 2
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Breakfast is included at your hotel. Continue toward Orlando where we will spend the next 4 nights. We have requested balcony rooms for everyone (not guaranteed) so we can enjoy the wonderful sunshine state. Again the usual restroom and meal stops. (B)

Day 3
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Breakfast is included at hotel. Let’s begin with a later departure and head toward Winter Park, FL for lunch. On the way stop at the Morse Museum. What is special about it? It has arguably the largest collection of Tiffany glass on display including a chapel. In 1893 Louis Comfort

Tiffany exhibited a chapel interior at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago that brought him international acclaim. The chapel interior has a colorful history you are sure

to enjoy. Continue to Winter Park to enjoy the fun boutique shops and plenty of restaurants. Return to the hotel late afternoon. Our hotel is across the street from Old Town Kissimmee where you will find a hustling and bustling town with numerous restaurants. The famous Columbia Restaurant is in Old Town. (B)

Day 4
Friday, February 8, 2019

Breakfast at the hotel. You choose which park you want to visit: Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, or Disney’s Animal Kingdom. You may also

choose to visit Sea World or Universal Studios or the Holy Land Experience. (each of the last 3 may have a transportation fee) Stay all day to get your money’s worth. (B)

Day 5
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Breakfast is included at the hotel. Today, enjoy a game of miniature golf. Later, take a part social, part informative, mostly culinary and always fun filled guided tour of Celebration, FL. Tonight Old Town Kissimmee comes alive with an old car show and more fun and exciting things to do. (B, D)

Day 6
Sunday, February 10, 2019

Breakfast is included. Then make our move south to Ft. Myers Beach, Fl and our most favorite beachfront property, Outrigger Beach Resort. Your room with a balcony becomes your home for the next 5 nights. Enjoy the beautiful white, and wide sandy beach just outside your room. This year the breakfast buffet is included only on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Tuesday and Thursday breakfast is on your own. You can order from the menu or fix something in your room. After check-in, we will make a run to Wal-Mart for you to pick up snacks, and breakfasts or whatever you like. Each room has a fridge and a microwave. Remember, the hotel has live evening entertainment each night at the Tiki Hut right on the beach. (B)

Day 7
Monday, February 11, 2019

Buffet Breakfast is included at the resort. Enjoy the beach this morning, and in the afternoon, take a ride to Ft. Myers to visit the winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Let’s enjoy an early (no hosted) dinner before returning to the hotel. (B)

Day 8
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Breakfast is on your own today. Around 9:30 am depart for Miromar Outlets, to enjoy a morning of outlet shopping in the beautiful sunshine, and treat yourself to a really nice lunch. Return to the hotel and the beach about 2:30 pm. This evening enjoy the Beach Theatre. It is an indoor theatre with first run movies along with food. At this point, we do not know what is showing. If we don’t like it, let’s do another miniature golf outing and be the guest of Ron and Sue for hamburgers on the grill. (D)

Day 9
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Buffet Breakfast is included at the hotel. Enjoy what the beach has to offer this morning and in the afternoon take a dolphin searching cruise on a large pontoon boat. If you picked up a steak at Wal-Mart, let’s grill them on the Barbeque tonight before enjoying the entertainment at the resort. (B)

Day 10
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Breakfast is on your own. Today you may take an optional Everglades Adventure Tour. Or you may opt to take in the Jewel of the Island, The Mound House, and the J.N. Ding Darling wildlife refuge. You may also elect to just sit on your balcony or rent an umbrella and sit at the water’s edge.

Day 11
Friday, February 15, 2019

Buffet Breakfast is included at the resort. All good things must come to an end, so today bid farewell to the Outrigger and the white sandy beach and head back north. Travel as far as Macon, GA. (B)

Day 12
Saturday, February 16, 2019

Breakfast is included at the hotel. You will fall in love with Macon as we have a guided tour of the city. In the mid afternoon, continue toward home with an over night stop in Sweetwater, TN. (B)

Day 13
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Breakfast is included at the hotel. There will be morning and afternoon and lunch breaks with an early arrival in the Cincinnati area and a late evening arrival in the Detroit area. Thanks for spending part of your winter enjoying Florida with Custom Holidays. (B)

Trip Facts

  • February 5-17, 2019
  • TBD one week prior to departure
  • $1,999
  • $2,799
  • $1,799
  • $1,740
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