Florida Fun n Sun 2014

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Airboat ride through Everglades National Park, Florida, USA
Art Deco District in Miami, USA
Miami beach in Florida, USA
Miami skyline in Florida, USA
Art Deco at Miami Beach, USA
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Rating: Read Reviews
  • Brochure: USA and Canada 2014
    Family Experiences 2014
  • Style: Family Experiences
  • Description: Get your fill of beaches, shopping, and theme parks on this Family Experiences guided trip. South Beach Miami and Little Havana are sure to invoke the Cuban side while Tampa's Ybor City Saturday Market indulges all the senses. Thrill on an airboat ride at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Everglades, delight in a trip to Busch Gardens Theme Park along with the choice to spend all day at Disney Parks, Universal Studios or SeaWorld in Orlando. With so much excitement, packed into one trip, the whole family is in for tons o' fun.

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1


    Welcome to Miami, where the summers sizzle and each winter the city becomes a mecca for actors, songwriters and high rollers. The spicy town is home to South Beach, the Art Deco District, world-renowned shopping, trendy nightlife and zesty Little Havana. Get settled at your beachfront hotel before joining your Travel Director and fellow travelling companions at 6 pm for a Kick-off Party at the hotel.

    Meal(s): (Kick-Off Party)

    Hotel: South Beach Marriott (SFC)

    Hotels are subject to change.
  • Day 2


    This morning, enjoy time to explore South Beach, with its world-famous Art Deco style architecture, or cruise along Lincoln Avenue, one of the finest open-air shopping experiences, known as the "Fifth Avenue of the South." Breezy walkways lure shoppers from haute boutiques to top fashion stores, alongside cosy pavement café dining. This afternoon, embark on a walking tour in Little Havana with a Local Expert. Later, the Cuban owner of a popular Little Havana restaurant welcomes you for a Be My Guest dinner. Adults may indulge in a glass of Sangria before tasting the Cuban influenced cuisine. After dinner and desert, revel in an invigorating and fun dance lesson.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Be My Guest Dining)

  • Day 3


    Today is yours to do as you please in Miami. If being outdoors is up your alley, choose to explore Bayside Marketplace, take a cruise along Millionaire's Row or soak up some sunshine out on Miami Beach. If you'd rather, enjoy a day of shopping at the Dolphin Mall, Miami-Dade County's most exciting and largest retail value shopping centre.  Kids and adults, alike, are sure to be amused as the mall blends the hottest concepts in themed entertainment and dining with an unparalleled offering of more than 240 value-oriented stores. Count on a diverse selection of stores for all sorts of interests.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 4


    Say adios to Miami and travel across the state to Tampa on Florida's Gulf Coast. Along the way, stop for a super exciting airboat adventure through the Everglades, catching glimpses of endangered wildlife as you skim across the glassy water. Let your spirit soar, viewing wildlife and nature in its natural habitat. This afternoon, explore the Miramar Outlets, a fun outdoor shopping experience, or simply relax by the hotel swimming pool.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

    Hotel: InterContinental Tampa (MD)

    Hotels are subject to change.
  • Day 5


    Known as Tampa's Latin Quarter for over a century, Ybor City exudes an exotic blend of aromas, flavours, sights and sounds.  From the scent of roasting Cuban coffee early in the morning to the rhythms of Latin music late into the night, Ybor is a feast for the senses. Stroll the the city's Saturday Market, located in Tampa's Historic District. The market is one of the most popular shopping destinations for locally produced items unique to the Tampa Bay area. This afternoon, head to the Florida Aquarium! Explore for a bit on your own and then gather for a special behind-the-scenes private guided tour after the aquarium closes to the public. Tonight, dig in at a Highlight Dinner with your travelling buddies.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Highlight Dinner)

  • Day 6


    The entire family will thrill over some of Florida's best roller coasters, rides, attractions, shows and animal encounters at Busch Gardens today! The African-themed park is one of America's largest zoological institutions, with 335 acres and more than 2,700 animals.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 7


    Spend your morning relaxing or perusing the International Mall & Westshore Plaza. This afternoon, travel east from the coastal shores of Tampa to Orlando. Tonight, enjoy a poolside party with your newfound friends at the hotel's awesome pool!

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Dinner)

    Hotel: Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate (D)

    Hotels are subject to change.
  • Day 8


    Today choose one of Orlando's biggest theme parks. An all-day pass to Disney Parks, Universal Studios, or SeaWorld is yours for the taking. Mickey Mouse, movie-making or marine mammals… Decisions, decisions!

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 9


    Orlando offers hours and hours of fun things to do with your family and today is yours to discover it all on your own. Perhaps take an optional trip to exciting Kennedy Space Center, NASA's launch headquarters, the only place on Earth where you can tour launch areas, meet a veteran astronaut, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, and even view a simulated launch. Perhaps spend some time shopping on International Drive at the Premium Outlets. If you haven't had your fill of southern Florida's awesome theme parks, return for more play time, splash around at a local water park or hang out your resort's amazing pool. Tonight, celebrate the end of a fantastic Floridian holiday with newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Farewell Dinner)

  • Day 10


    Say goodbye to the Sunshine State today, as your guided trip comes to an end. Extend your stay at the Omni Orlando Resort or take your complimentary transfer to the Orlando International Airport.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

What's Included

Insider Experiences

  • Be My Guest Join your Cuban host at his restaurant and be effortlessly transported from Miami to Havana for a fascinating and charming evening of Cuban hospitality, music and delicious traditional cuisine.
  • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure experience, unique to your itinerary, courtesy of your expert Travel Director.
  • Local Expert Join a guide for a walking tour of Little Havana.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • MiamiDiscover the neighbourhood of Little Havana.
  • The EvergladesTake a unique thrill ride over the Everglades grasslands on an airboat.
  • Ybor CityStroll the Ybor City Saturday Market, in Tampa's Latin District, offering produce, gourmet foods, sauces, fresh baked breads, prepared foods, orchids and herbs.
  • TampaExperience many of Tampa's best shopping sites and Busch Gardens Theme Park.
  • Florida AquariumExplore and learn about marine life at The Florida Aquarium.
  • OrlandoExplore the U.S. home to the best theme parks, water parks, shopping malls, dining and natural attractions.


  • 9 full breakfasts
  • 5 evening meals:
    • Kick-off Party with light appetisers and drinks with your Travel Director in Miami
    • Be My Guest Dinner in Miami
    • Highlight Dinner in Tampa
    • 1 three-course dinner
    • Farewell Dinner in Orlando

Travel Highlights

  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom.
  • First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.
  • Audio Headsets provided throughout your trip to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
  • Complimentary keepsake photo and map.
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last day of your guided trip
  • 9 nights First Class accommodation

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