Florida Discovery

Offer

Price per person
from £2,098

Price based on
London Heathrow
8th Nov 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book a USA tour before 31 January 2018 and you can upgrade your inbound flight to premium economy for just £29 per person on all Virgin Atlantic and British Airways flights to the US. Offer subject to availability.

More details
  • 12 days

  • Southern USA

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tour

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.

At a glance


  • Kennedy Space Centre Visit the hubs of America’s space operations.
  • Everglades airboat ride Hold on tight for a thrilling ride through Florida’s famous Everglades.
  • Fort Myers The winter home and laboratory of the famous inventor Thomas Edison.
  • Florida Keys Journey through the distinctive, sub-tropical savannah landscapes to the southernmost tip of the United States.
  • Key West Once home to author Ernest Hemingway and winter White House for President Harry S Truman.
Florida Discovery map

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

Customer Reviews

Excellent holiday,lots to see and do,Cape Canavral and the Everglades...

26th June 2017
Trusted Customer

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...

1st May 2017
Mr David Lawrence

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour and did not want to come home

Overview

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.

Total meals included:

  • 3 breakfasts

UK - Orlando

Day
1

Fly to Orlando where you will transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay.

No meals included

Orlando

Day
2

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.

No meals included

Orlando - St Augustine - Cocoa Beach

Day
3

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.

No meals included

Cocoa Beach - Cape Canaveral - Miami Beach

Day
4

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Miami Beach

Day
5

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.

No meals included

Miami Beach - Key West

Day
6

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.

No meals included

Key West

Day
7

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Key West - Everglades - Fort Myers

Day
8

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Fort Myers - Clearwater Beach

Day
9

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.

No meals included

Clearwater Beach

Day
10

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.

No meals included

Clearwater Beach - Orlando - UK

Day
11

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in Orlando and/or Clearwater Beach.

No meals included

Home landing in the UK

Day
12

No meals included

Things to note

Accommodation as stated or similar

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Orlando: Courtyard by Marriott Lake Buena Vista at Vista Center
  • Cocoa Beach: Best Western Ocean Beach Hotel & Suites
  • Miami Beach: Hilton Garden Inn Miami South Beach
  • Key West: Fairfield Inn & Suites
  • Fort Myers: Best Western Airport Inn
  • Clearwater Beach: Quality Hotel Beach Resort

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