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Our 2012 Getaway to Fort Myers takes on a new twist.  We fly directly to Ft. Myers for a six day stay Feb. 6-11th.  For those that desire more “fun in the sun” and would love to spend more time, we invite you to join us for a second week, Feb. 11-17th.  Two weeks in the Florida sun to relax. Does it get any better than this?

1. Home to Fort Myers

Board your flight today to Fort Myers. Check into your hotel for a five night stay. Freshen up and get ready for our first night out. Dinner is served at the beautiful Blue Point Oyster Bar. The remainder of the evening is at your leisure. R & J Tours has chosen the beautiful Homewood Suites for their wonderful service, full breakfasts each morning, and managers reception each evening at the hotel!

Hotel: Homewood Suites

Included Meals: Manager’s Dinner Buffet


Day 2 – Fort Myers

Breakfast is served at the hotel this morning. Board the motorcoach and we’ll make our way to Sanibel & Captiva Island and enjoy some free time. Enjoy lunch on your own during this time. Others may want to enjoy the free morning with a round of golf, or maybe take a shuttle to Hammond Stadium. Later we’ll tour the Edison Ford Estate. Return to the hotel for the managers reception at the hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Manager’s Dinner Buffet


Day 3 – Fort Myers

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before we head for Naples and spend some time enjoying the scenery and atmosphere. This evening we’ll board the mystery train dinner theatre for a five course meal and great entertainment; plus beauitful scenery!

Included Meals: Breakfast, Manager’s Dinner Buffet

 

 

Day 4 – Fort Myers

Breakfast is served before a full day of exploring Fort Myers Beach. Lunch will be served at Beach Pierside Grill. Enjoy some free time to walk along the sandy shore before we return to the hotel and freshen up for the evening. Tonight you are special guests at the Broadway Palms Dinner Theatre.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


 

Day 5 – Fort Myers

Breakfast is served before another full day of exploring the Fort Myers area. First we will visit the Shell Factory & Nature Park. Later we’ll hop aboard one of Bob’s Everglades Hydro-boats for a ride that you will long remember. This evening dinner is included at the Sweet Tomatoes Restaurant.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


 

Day 6 – Fort Myers to Home

This morning enjoy some free time to relax by the pool, do some final shopping at the beautiful Bell Tower. You’ll have time to eat lunch at a restaurant of your choice before we pack our bags and head to the airport. Arrive home with memories of a little getway to Fort Myers!

Included Meals: Breakfast


Extended Stay Option

Day 6 – Fort Myers

Those returning home will have a relaxing morning at the hotel before your non stop flight home. If you are staying for the next very relaxing and enjoyable seven days, this day is a free day to spend as you please.

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 7 – Fort Myers

Go to the church of your choice. Many churches are located near the hotel and we assist you in finding those.
We will enjoy our evening dinner at Bistro 41 right at Bell Tower within easy walking distance of the hotel. This is more than a great restaurant, it is a great experience.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 8 – Fort Myers

Today we head out for an all day trip to Clewiston, Florida for a fantastic tour of Sugarland farms and factories. An inside look at the Sugar Cane and Citrus industries.  Enjoy included lunch at the nostalgic Clewiston Inn.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Manager’s Dinner Buffet


Day 9 – Fort Myers

This morning’s destination is Butterfly Estates. This is a hands on nature park atmosphere with an educational twist. This inviting setting provides a place that is not only a botanical garden & butterfly conservatory but an “experience”. We will enjoy a refreshing included lunch at Flutterby’s Café.  During the afternoon, complimentary motorcoach service is provided to the large and wonderful Miromar Outlet Mall. Just relax at the hotel if you so desire.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Manager’s Dinner Buffet


Day 10 – Fort Myers

Enjoy a relaxing morning by the pool, strolling or shopping  the beautiful Bell Tower shops.  This afternoon provides us with a new experience as we tour Manatee Park. Manatee Park is a rare opportunity to see the endangered West Indian Manatee (known as Sea Cows) in their natural habitat.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Manager’s Dinner Buffet


Day 11 – Fort Myers

This morning after breakfast we will head to downtown Ft. Myers to explore their Farmers Market held every Thursday morning. At this “green market” you can browse the local bounty.  Later we also take in the Ft. Myers Fleamasters with more than 900 vendors. It’s billed as “Southwest Florida’s number one tourist attraction”. Lunch will be on your own with many spots to choose from.  This afternoon we visit ECHO (Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization). ECHO’s large selection of tropical fruit trees, edible plants and crops educates visitors on sustainable farming and hunger issues. The only facility of it’s type, it highlights six typical settings encountered by Third World peasant farmers.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Manager’s Dinner Buffet


Day 12 – Fort Myers

Today we return home to the “cold country”, thankful to have had time in the sun to relax and fellowship with new found friends.  On our way to the airport we visit Lee County Sports Complex and Hammond Stadium, spring training home of our Minnesota Twins.

Included Meals: Breakfast


Please Note: This tour is designed to enjoy the relaxing warmth and atmosphere of sub tropical South Florida. Scheduled events are not mandatory if you choose to spend your time on other activities. However, there is no reduction in pricing since those events are prearranged.

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $1,979
Single: $2,399
Triple: $1,879
Quad: $1,779

Flyaway Pricing Per Person Information, Second Option

Double: $2,879
Single: $3,799
Triple: $2,739
Quad: $2,589

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $129
Single: $164

Flyaway Travel Protection, Second Option

Double: $200
Single: $270

Travel Bucks

$30 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$100 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 45 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed

No

Price Includes

Roundtrip Airfare from MSP, including all baggage fees, airport taxes & fuel surcharges, 11 Meals (24 Meals for Extended Option), Activities as stated in brochure



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 77°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
77°
Getaway to Fort Myers
Flyaway Departure Date:
02/06/2012
Flyaway Return Date:
02/11/2012
2nd Flyaway Departure Date:
02/06/2012
2nd Flyaway Return Date:
02/17/2012

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Tour Highlights

Beautiful Homewood Suites - Our comfy “home away from home” - which has been carefully selected for it’s convenient & safe location with many dining, shopping, and entertainment options within easy walking distance.

Full hot breakfast every morning at the hotel
Nightly managers reception Monday – Thursday
Complimentary shuttle in the surrounding area
Sanibel & Captiva Islands
Trolley Tour of Naples & Tin City
Fort Myers Beach with lunch & shopping
Mystery Dinner Train Theatre
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Edison Ford Estate Tour
Everglades Airboat Adventure
Shell Factory & Nature Park

Extended Stay Option Highlights
Sugarland Tour – Clewiston, FL
Manatee Park
Farmers Market
ECHO
Ft. Myers Flea Masters
Butterfly Estates
Great Dining & Relaxing time
Deluxe Motorcoach service our entire stay



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
77°
Getaway to Fort Myers
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 77°
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