Panama City Extended Stay

Day 1. Home to Bloomington
Today we begin our journey south in hopes of sunshine. Enjoy an included noon lunch today along the way. Relax at the hotel this evening in Bloomington, IL.

Included Meals: Lunch

Hotel: Hawthorn Suites

Day 2. Bloomington to Nashville
After breakfast we pass through the landscapes of Kentucky to Nashville. Enjoy a brief city tour before checking into the hotel. This evening join us for a snack and beverage reception at the hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Snack Reception
Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites

Day 3. Nashville to Panama City
Enjoy a breakfast at the hotel before we traveling to sunny Florida where sandy beaches await you. Check into the Edgewater Resort your oceanfront home for the next 25 days! (The Fly Away group joins us in Panama City today.) Take advantage of the great location within walking distance to many restaurants, shops, attractions, and of course the beach! Join us for a welcome Barbeque dinner poolside with our traveling friends.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Edgewater Resort

Day 4 – Day 28. Panama City
Spend the next 25 days relaxing and enjoying your surroundings. R & J Tours will include a day excursion to Mobile including a tour to the Bellingrath Gardens. Also enjoy a cruise on the Gulf during your stay. We will also plan R & J get together activities at the resort with fun things to do as a group throughout your stay. Enjoy 2 Dinners and 3 Luncheons during your stay in Panama City.

Included Meals: 2 Dinners & 3 Luncheons

Day 29. Panama City to Corinth
Travel to Corinth today and settle in for a restful night. (The Fly Away group flys home today.)

Hotel: Drury Inn

Day 30. Cornith to Peoria
A light breakfast is served before we depart for Peoria today. Enjoy for last evening as a group tonight.

Included Meals: Light Breakfast

Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites

Day 31. Peoria to Home
After breakfast this morning we make our final stretch home with lunch and coffee breaks along the way. We’ll visit with our new traveling friends before arriving home this evening.

Included Meals: Light Breakfast



The Lagoon pool is the largest pool in Panama City Beach. Boasting over 11,000 sq. ft. of Polynesian-style, free-form surface area and an elaborate system of waterfalls and islands within the pool itself. Just recently in spring 2004, the Lagoon pool was enhanced with 45,000 sq. ft of pavers lining the deck surrounding the Lagoon pool with intricate brick patterns. Also edging the pool, fiber optic lighting has been added.

The expansive, newly renovated pool deck also incorporates two heated whirlpools, six reflection pools and live entertainment from 11 to 4 each afternoon to create a tropical oasis overlooking Edgewater’s panoramic stretch of Panama City beach.

~Waterfront Activities~
A host of Waterfront Activities, including windsurfing, banana boat tours, jet ski rental and tours, parasailing and sand volleyball are available directly on the beach. Oceanfront refreshments are easily accessible as well, with our attentive service staff scurrying the beach in search of thirsty guests.

And nearby, glass bottom boats, Shell Island excursions, scuba diving, sunset sailing cruises, deep-sea fishing, snorkeling with dolphins and dozens of other activities are at hand from any number of Local Charter Services.

~Resort Amenities~
Within Edgewater’s 110 acres, guests will enjoy the most extensive list of amenities and activities available in Panama City Beach, including:

Seasonal Entertainment – Live music by the pool from 11am – 4pm

Edgewater’s Personal Shopping Service makes it possible for you to arrive to a fully stocked suite. Just call ahead and tell us what you’d like, and our courteous staff will be happy to pick it up for you.

Complimentary Tram Service offering stops throughout the resort.    
A full-service Activities Desk is provided to handle all your needs, from arranging tee times to providing entertainment options.

Shuffle Board courts play host to friendly games and occasional tournaments alike.

~Resort Fact Sheet~
One-half mile of private beach
0 Hole Executive Par 3 Gold course and Putting Green on Property
11 tennis courts
12 swimming pools including Lagoon Pool
Watersports including boat rides
Bimini Sandbar Lounge
Dining: Palapa Beach Club & Lounge – Oceanfront – Stunning panaoramic view
Pizza Hut on property
Room Service
Bell service
Health Club & Spa
Tennis Pro Shop
Beauty Saloon
Gift Shop
Adult Activities
27 holes of Championship golf at The Hombre Golf Club

Adjacent to Edgewater Beach Resort
Cinema 10 Theaters
1 Hour Photo
Movie Rentals
Publix Grocery
Ice Cream Hop
Clothing Boutique
A Great Variety of Restaurants & More

Nearby Edgewater Resort
Tony Roma’s
Shipwreck Island
Charter Fishing
Wal-Mart Super Center
& More

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $2,369
Single: $3,359
Quad: $212

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Tour Highlights

Price Includes: Condo Accommodations based on Standard One Bedroom with Balcony overlooking Gulf of Mexico

Edgewater Resort Fun Classes and activities for Seniors

Transfers to & from Grocery Store, Shopping Excursions & Church Services

Mobile, Alabama Day Excursion including Bellingrath Gardens

Day Cruise on the Gulf

11 Meals including<
Poolside Welcome Barbeque Dinner with a chance to “get to know each other”

R & J Favorite Choice Dinner

Farewell Dinner Celebration

4 R & J Luncheons

Weekly R & J Planned Activity Get Price Includes: Condo Accommodations based on Standard One Bedroom with Balcony overlooking Gulf of Mexico

Edgewater Resort Fun Classes and activities for Seniors

Transfers to & from Grocery Store, Shopping Excursions & Church Services

Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation

R & J Tour Director

$40 in R & J Travel Bucks

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