St. Petersburg, Florida Leisure

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

2. Bloomington to Nashville
After breakfast we’ll pass through 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

3. Nashville to Atlanta
Depart after breakfast at the hotel as we head into the Deep South.  Enjoy the passing scenery as we motor into Georgia.  Arrive in the Atlanta area and check into your hotel.  This evening enjoy a cocktail reception loaded with appetizer, snacks, and beverages.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Snack Reception
Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites

4. Atlanta to St. Petersburg
(The fly away group arrives today.)  Enjoy a breakfast at the hotel before we traveling to sunny Florida where sugar sand beaches await you.  Check into the Sirata Beach Resort for a relaxing and fun 10 night stay!  Your resort is located in the heart of St. Pete, perfectly nested between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway.  Take advantage of the great location within walking distance to many restaurants, shops, attractions, and of course the beach!  
Included Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Sirata Beach Resort

5. St. Petersburg
This morning join us for an informative breakfast orientation reception detailing all there is to do in the area.  Today is yours to enjoy!  Many optional activities are available at the hotel.
Included Meals: Breakfast

6. St. Petersburg
Today we visit Busch Gardens offering great entertainment, rides, and an interactive zoo.  Return to the hotel for a restful evening.  Some may want to take in the entertainment at the hotel’s patio and pool bar on most evenings.

7. St. Petersburg
Travel south and enjoy the sunny coastline enroute to Fort Myers.  Visit Thomas Edison’s home, including some of Edison’s incredible inventions and his lovely botanical garden.  Lunch is arranged at a delightful waterfront cafe.  
Included Meals: Lunch

8. St. Petersburg  
Motor past Clearwater to beautiful Tarpon Springs the “Sponge Capital of the World.”  This charming village was founded back in 1907 Tarpon Springs is a Mecca of Greek culture.  Stroll around this charming seaside village where divers bring in the famous sponge from off the virgin gulf waters. Walk the fishing docks and do some browsing in the local shops.  Lunch today is planned  at  a wonderful local Greek restaurant.  Enjoy an included boat cruise from the Sponge Docks along the Anclote River to see gulf birds, dolphins or manatees.  Return to the resort for a restful evening.
Included Meals:  Lunch

9. St. Petersburg  
Today an optional tour to Orlando is planned. Transportation is provided and you can choose between one of the many attractions including Disney World, Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center at your own cost.

10. St. Petersburg  
Sleep late and enjoy a free day at the resort on sunny Gulf Coast.  This evening join us for dinner at a favorite waterfront restaurant.
Included Meals: Dinner

11. St. Petersburg  
Today is yours to pursue your own
interests in St. Pete.  

12. St. Petersburg  
Enjoy another free day here in beautiful St. Petersburg.  This evening is on your own to choose one of the many restaurants in the area.

13. St. Petersburg  
 Sleep late and enjoy a free day at the resort on sunny Gulf Coast.  Take a dip in the sparkling pool or pull up a chair on the sugar sand beach!  There are many optional activities to participate in if you wish!  This evening you are special guests aboard the Starlite Princess Dinner Cruise on Boco Ciega Bay!  A perfect farewell celebration to sunny Florida!
Included Meals: Dinner

14. St. Petersburg to Mobile  
(The fly away group departs for home today.  The motorcoach group tours along into Alabama with a delightful stop at a local fruit stand for some purchases.  Our home will be Mobile for the evening. Join us for a snack & beverage reception at the hotel.
Included Meals: Managers Reception    
Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites

15. Mobile to Memphis  
Travel to Memphis today the “Birthplace of the Blues.”  Check into your hotel for restful evening.  Transportation is complimentary for those who would like to visit famous Beale Street for dinner and local entertainment.
Included Meals: Breakfast                    
Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites

16. Memphis to Kansas City  
A light breakfast is served before we depart Memphis this morning.  Continue to Kansas City where we’ll check into our hotel and freshen up before our farewell dinner at a local favorite restaurant.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner             
Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites

17. Kansas City 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: Breakfast

Dates & Prices
Departure Date:
Feb. 9-25, 2007  17  Days
Price Per Person:
Double: $2,199    Triple: $2,089
Quad:    $1,979    Single: $3,169
Optional Travel Insurance:
$149 double (per person)/$198 single

Fly Option:
Feb. 12-22, 2007  11 days
Double: $2449      Triple: $2329
Quad:     $2199       Single: $3189
Fly Option Insurance:
$164 double (per person)/ $235 single

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $1,979
Single: $3,169
Triple: $2,089
Quad: $198

Passport Needed


Price Includes

Single:  $3169
Double:  $1979
Triple:  $2089 

Single:  $198
Double:  $149

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