Florida Discovery


  • USA

  • Steady pace

Tour : 8401

Price match guarantee

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Overview

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Take a voyage of discovery through the atmospheric Everglades of sub-tropical Florida, exciting area of Orlando, and the home of the historic Apollo space missions.

Highlights

  • Kennedy Space Centre Visit the hubs of America’s space operations.
  • Everglades airboat ride Hold on tight for a thrilling ride through Florida’s famous Everglades.
  • Fort Myers The winter home and laboratory of the famous inventor Thomas Edison.
  • Florida Keys Journey through the distinctive, sub-tropical savannah landscapes to the southernmost tip of the United States.
  • Key West Once home to author Ernest Hemingway and winter White House for President Harry S Truman.

Price match guarantee

Find a like-for-like tour that's cheaper elsewhere and we'll match its price and give you £100 off. That's how confident we are that we offer the best possible value for money on our touring holidays.

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Price match guarantee

Private home pick-up service

You'll be picked up at home and whisked off to your departure point in a private, air-conditioned car, and we'll be waiting to take you home too.

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Private home pick-up service

Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

No meals included

UK - Orlando

Day
1

Fly to Orlando where you will transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay.

Orlando

Day
2

Today is free to relax or explore the many sights in the Orlando area. Perhaps visit one of Orlando's famous world-class theme parks: go beyond the screen and jump into the action of your favourite films at Universal Studios Florida or pay a visit to one of its many shopping malls.

Orlando - St Augustine - Cocoa Beach

Day
3

Founded by Juan Ponce de Leon in 1565, St Augustine is the oldest European city in the United States. Enjoy a history lesson from an expert guide, see the sites and discover the attractions on St Augustine's hop-on-hop-off sightseeing trolley. There’s free time to wander its galleries and boutiques and the elegant Alcazar Courtyard of the St Augustine City Hall and Lightner Museum, with its extensive collections of fine and decorative art from the 19th century. Visit the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse in the USA or venture onto the shore to see the 17th century Castillo de San Marcos National Monument.

Cocoa Beach - Cape Canaveral - Fort Lauderdale

Day
4

Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Centre are the hubs of America's space operations. A NASA tour provides insights into the achievements of America's space programme. Head south to Fort Lauderdale for two nights.

Fort Lauderdale - Miami Beach - Fort Lauderdale

Day
5

This morning, enjoy an excursion to Greater Miami, including Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Miami Beach. This morning, enjoy an excursion to Greater Miami, including Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Miami Beach. There will be time to explore the colourful art deco buildings and beautiful palm-lined beach of South Beach. Return to Fort Lauderdale and the rest of the day is at leisure.

Fort Lauderdale - Key West

Day
6

This morning, head south along the Overseas Highway, crossing 42 bridges through the Florida Keys to picturesque Key West, the southernmost town in the continental United States. The suggestion for this evening is a visit to Mallory Square to view the spectacular sunset and then a stroll on Duval Street with its colourful cafés.

Key West

Day
7

Enjoy a full day exploring the sub-tropical island city of Key West, boasting Victorian homes, gingerbread conch houses and mansions on the National Register. There’s a host of interesting local landmarks to visit, including Ernest Hemingway House on Whitehead St – now a museum dedicated to the famous author - and Harry Truman's Little Whitehouse, or the John Audubon House and Gardens. No trip would be complete without a visit to the Southernmost Point in the US, situated less than 90 miles north of Cuba.

Key West - Everglades - Fort Myers

Day
8

Return to the mainland and the subtropical wilderness of the Everglades to board an airboat for a thrilling ride through the extensive swamplands, before arriving in Fort Myers.

Fort Myers - Clearwater Beach

Day
9

Begin the day with a visit to Fort Myers, the winter home and laboratory of the famous inventor Thomas Edison. Study his collection of intriguing inventions on a guided tour of the museum. Be sure not to miss the enormous banyan tree in the tropical, botanical garden and then step through the always open 'Friendship Gate' to visit Henry Ford's winter home. Later, cross Tampa Bay over the impressive Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the resort of Clearwater Beach, with its charming white sandy beaches. In the evening, there’s the chance to take an optional dinner cruise through Florida's peaceful inland waters.

Clearwater Beach

Day
10

A full day to relax at Clearwater Beach. The Clearwater area offers a fine selection of warm weather activities, including tennis, golf, deep-sea fishing, and a variety of watersports.

Clearwater Beach - Orlando - UK

Day
11

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in Orlando and/or Clearwater Beach.

Home landing in the UK

Day
12

Total meals included:

  • 3 breakfasts

Orlando

Day
1

Your tour starts today.

Orlando

Day
2

Today is free to relax or explore the many sights in the Orlando area. Perhaps visit one of Orlando's famous world-class theme parks: go beyond the screen and jump into the action of your favourite films at Universal Studios Florida or pay a visit to one of its many shopping malls.

Orlando - St Augustine - Cocoa Beach

Day
3

This morning, head to picturesque St. Augustine, the oldest European city in the U.S., explored by Juan Ponce de Leon in his search for the legendary Fountain of Youth. Free time to explore on your own. Perhaps visit the Oldest House in the U.S. or the 17th-century Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. End the day with a walk on sandy Cocoa Beach.

Cocoa Beach - Cape Canaveral - Miami Beach

Day
4

Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Centre are the hub of America’s space operations. Enjoy a NASA tour for insight into the achievements of America’s space program. Afterward, head south to Miami Beach.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Miami Beach

Day
5

This morning, you have the option to choose a Miami city sightseeing tour that highlights famous Ocean Drive, South Beach, and Little Havana. If you prefer, spend the day in the highly sought-after South Beach, exploring the beaches or meandering through art galleries, boutiques, restaurants, and enjoying the Florida sun. Your tour director will have other suggestions for spending your time.

Miami Beach - Key West

Day
6

This morning, we head south to the Overseas Highway, crossing 42 bridges through the Florida Keys to picturesque Key West, the southernmost town in the continental U.S.

Key West

Day
7

Sit back and relax on the world-famous Conch Tour Train. During your 90-minute journey, the train will loop through Old Town Key West before making three stops—one being Southernmost Point, situated less than 90 miles north of Cuba. Be sure to sample the delicious Caribbean cuisine for which this semi-tropical paradise is so famous.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Key West - Everglades - Fort Myers

Day
8

Head back to the mainland to the subtropical wilderness of the Everglades. Board your airboat for a thrilling sightseeing ride through the extensive swamplands. Sleepy alligators basking on the banks of the waterways are a common sight. Overnight in Fort Myers.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Fort Myers - Clearwater Beach

Day
9

Visit famous inventor Thomas Edison’s Winter Home and Laboratory. Step through the always-open “Friendship Gate” to visit Henry Ford’s Winter Home. Don’t miss the enormous banyan tree in the garden.

Clearwater Beach

Day
10

A full day to relax on the sugar-white sands of Clearwater Beach.

Clearwater Beach - Orlando

Day
11

Your tour ends today.

What's included

Tour only

Prefer to book your own flights and transfers? You have the freedom to do that with our Tour Only holiday option.

  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage

Tour with flights

Let us take care of everything. Our package option includes return flights from your chosen airport, plus overseas transfers to your hotel.

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes

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