Get picked up at home and whisked off to your departure point (within 50 miles).
Meals included: 3 breakfasts,
Take a voyage of discovery through the atmospheric Everglades of sub-tropical Florida, exciting area of Orlando, and the home of the historic Apollo space missions.
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Fly to Orlando where you will transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay.
Today is free to relax or explore the many sights in the Orlando area. Perhaps visit one of Orlando's famous world-class theme parks: go beyond the screen and jump into the action of your favourite films at Universal Studios Florida or pay a visit to one of its many shopping malls.
Founded by Juan Ponce de Leon in 1565, St Augustine is the oldest European city in the United States. Enjoy a history lesson from an expert guide, see the sites and discover the attractions on St Augustine's hop-on-hop-off sightseeing trolley. There’s free time to wander its galleries and boutiques and the elegant Alcazar Courtyard of the St Augustine City Hall and Lightner Museum, with its extensive collections of fine and decorative art from the 19th century. Visit the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse in the USA or venture onto the shore to see the 17th century Castillo de San Marcos National Monument.
Iconic launch base and home to NASA: Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Centre are the hubs of America's space operations. A guided tour provides compelling insights into the achievements of America's seminal space programme. Head south to Fort Lauderdale for two nights.
Travel to Greater Miami for an excursion which includes Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Miami Beach. Wander the palm-lined beach and laidback streets of South Beach and its colourful art deco buildings; look out for the “Versace Mansion”, now an exclusive, luxury boutique hotel. Return to Fort Lauderdale and the rest of the day is at leisure.
Head south along the Overseas Highway, crossing 42 bridges through the tropical islands of Florida Keys, to Key West; the picturesque, southernmost town in the continental United States. This evening pay a visit to Mallory Square for sunset views and then wander the colourful cafés of Duval Street.
Enjoy a full day exploring the sub-tropical island city of Key West, boasting Victorian homes, gingerbread conch houses and mansions on the National Register. There’s a host of interesting local landmarks to visit, including Ernest Hemingway House on Whitehead St – now a museum dedicated to the famous author - and Harry Truman's Little Whitehouse, or the John Audubon House and Gardens. No trip would be complete without a visit to the Southernmost Point in the US, situated less than 90 miles north of Cuba.
Return to the mainland and the subtropical wilderness of the Everglades to board an airboat for a thrilling ride through the extensive swamplands, before arriving in Fort Myers.
Begin the day with a visit to Fort Myers, the winter home and laboratory of the famous inventor Thomas Edison. Study his collection of intriguing inventions on a guided tour of the museum. Be sure not to miss the enormous banyan tree in the tropical, botanical garden and then step through the always open 'Friendship Gate' to visit Henry Ford's winter home. Later, cross Tampa Bay over the impressive Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the resort of Clearwater Beach, with its charming white sandy beaches. In the evening, there’s the chance to take an optional dinner cruise through Florida's peaceful inland waters.
A full day to relax at Clearwater Beach. The Clearwater area offers a fine selection of warm weather activities, including tennis, golf, deep-sea fishing, and a variety of watersports.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in Orlando and/or Clearwater Beach.
Accommodation as stated or similar
Excellent holiday,lots to see and do,Cape Canavral and the Everglades visit were excellent (could have spent longer there as time just flew by).
Thoroughly enjoyed our tour and did not want to come home
Thoroughly enjoyable,good Tour Director(Terri).However some of the hotels were remote, so if they did not have restaurant facilities and there were none nearby e.g. in Key West you were struggling to locate meals.
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