It’s an annual Florida Reunion! Spend nine nights at the Dolphin Beach Resort in delightful St Pete Beach, between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway, within walking distance to many restaurants, attractions and shops. There is a great combination of included things to do.
Day 1 Depart for Tennessee
Depart today and enjoy a welcome dinner and overnight in Clarksville, Tennessee. (Dinner)
Day 2 Travel to Georgia
Continue today to the “Peach State” of Georgia for an overnight in Macon. (Breakfast)
Day 3 Arrive in St. Pete Beach
Arrive in delightful St. Pete Beach, Florida, for ten days of sunkissed fun. Stay in the heart of St. Pete Beach, between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway, within walking distance to many restaurants, attractions and shops. There is a great combination of included things to do, optional attractions and free time starting with dinner. (Breakfast and dinner)
Day 4 Optional St. Pete Beach Orientation Tour
Your first free day in St Pete Beach. For those who wish, an orientation tour of the St. Pete Beach area is offered. Get acquainted with your new home along with Maderia Beach, Indian Rocks Beach and Treasure Island.
Day 5 Tarpon Springs, Hellas Greek Restaurant and Big Cat Rescue
Today, visit Tarpon Springs with its Greek sponge and fishing docks. Lunch at Hellas Greek Restaurant gives us a taste of the unique Greek culture of the area. Later, visit Big Cat Rescue, the world’s largest big cat sanctuary before returning to the hotel. (Lunch)
Day 6 Free Day or Optional Henry B. Plant Museum and IMAX Dome Experience
A free day or join us for an optional visit to the Henry B. Plant Museum which shows the story behind one man’s empire of railroads, steamships and hotels. Also visit Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry and see a show in the fabulous IMAX Dome.
Day 7 Historic Spanish Point, St. Armand’s and Der Dutchman
Today, make our way south along the Gulf to Historic Spanish Point. Here, over 30 acres of history, natural splendor and archaeological mystery await including Mrs. Potter Palmer’s Jungle Walk, the lush Sunken Garden and the Butterfly Garden. Then spend time in St. Armands Circle with its shops, galleries and boutiques. Stop at Der Dutchman Restaurant for a hearty Amishstyle meal. Enjoy their Barn-Raising Dinner Buffet, bountiful Salad Bar and Amish pies and desserts. (Dinner)
Day 8 Solomon’s Castle and Lipizzan Stallions
Venture to the town of Ona for a one-of-a-kind attraction at Solomon’s Castle. What began as a humble home, artist Howard Soloman has turned into a 12,000 square foot “castle” covered with discarded aluminum printing plates. Meet the artist, tour the home and have lunch in the “Boat-in-the-Moat” Restaurant. From there, head south to Myakka City where you see a fascinating training session of the world-famous Lipizzan Stallions. (Lunch)
Day 9 Free Day or Optional Florida Aquarium Visit
A free day in St Pete Beach to do as you wish. If you wish, you could join us on an optional visit to the fascinating Florida Aquarium, where you will come face to face with the interesting and incredible wonders of the deep.
Day 10 Bok Tower Gardens and Giraffe Ranch
Today, venture east to visit Bok Tower Gardens. This National Historic Landmark featuring acres of ferns, palms, oaks and pines is highlighted by the 205 foot neo-Gothic and art deco Singing Tower. Enjoy lunch before traveling to the Giraffe Ranch where you’ll experience first-hand, the lives of Giraffe and other exotic animals from the comfort of specially designed 4-wheel drive vehicles under the direction of an expert guide. (Lunch)
Day 11 Free Day and Calypso Queen Dinner Cruise
Another free day. Tonight, set sail on the Calypso Queen for an evening dinner cruise on the sparkling waters of Tampa Bay.
Day 12 Depart for Georgia
Depart Texas and return to Georgia for an overnight stay in Macon. (Breakfast)
Day 13 Travel to Tennessee
Continue home today with a farewell dinner and final overnight in Clarksville, Tennessee. (Breakfast and dinner)
Day 14 Arrive Home
Arrive home from your Florida Beach Party. (Breakfast)