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|Feb 23, 2020 - Feb 28, 2020||
Home to crystal clear blue waters, rich plant and wildlife diversity, Florida Keys and Everglades National Park happen to be one of the world’s most distinctive regions and epitomizes a warm Florida vacation. Starting in the Florida Everglades, ride the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail. Experience the exhilaration of an airboat ride through the Everglades, the largest subtropical wilderness in North America and home to numerous rare and endangered species. Make your way to Key Largo, the gateway to the Florida Keys and visit the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, the first undersea park in the United States. This tropical park extends three miles into the Atlantic Ocean where you can choose to snorkel, enjoy a glass-bottom boat tour, kayak, or simply explore on a stand-up paddleboard and watch the colorful fish below.
The Overseas Heritage Trail will guide you along the causeways and bridges for all 107 miles of the rides to Key West. With the Atlantic Ocean on your left and the Gulf of Mexico on your right, the route parallels U.S. #1 to Mile Marker 0 and the southernmost point in the continental United States. Stop at several attractions along the way, including a diving museum and local brewery, and set out on a cruise to watch the sunset on the water. Escape the cold of winter and experience the best of Florida on this 2020 Florida Keys and Everglades guided bicycling tour!
Start your Florida bicycle tour by meeting your Sojourn leaders at the Miami airport. After a short shuttle to the Everglades Alligator Farm, take a breathtaking airboat ride through the Everglades grasslands. Indulge in lunch at a local restaurant and head to Everglades National Park to witness its diverse plant and wildlife. Later, take a spin to the Pa-Hay-Okee boardwalk and enjoy a private welcome reception and dinner.
Shuttle to the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and explore the reefs on a glass bottom boat tour or kayak the waters of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. There is also the opportunity to dive in on a snorkeling tour! After lunch at the park, cycle or shuttle back to the hotel. The afternoon is free for you to partake in a variety of activities. Dinner will be at a renowned local restaurant.
Set off on a ride following the MM markers of US #1, counting down the miles to Key West. Head southwest along the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail towards the town of Marathon. There are a number of attractions to stop along the way, including a brewery and a diving museum. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant this evening.
Start your morning by crossing the famous Seven Mile Bridge, cutting through mangroves and passing crystal clear waters along the way. After a lunch of delicious local fare, continue on to Key West, crossing more bridges on the way.
Today is your day to explore Key West. Take an optional ride with the Tour Leaders to see some of the local attractions, including Ernest Hemingway’s famed home, the famous Florida Keys Lighthouse, and the marker for the southernmost point in the continental U.S. Later, regroup and head out on a sunset cruise before savoring a memorable farewell dinner on the waterfront.
After breakfast, we will depart for the Key West International Airport. Scheduled drop off time is 10:00 am. If you are flying home from Miami International Airport, your Tour Leaders will shuttle you to the airport. Scheduled arrival time at Miami International is 1:30 pm.
The self-proclaimed "Pearl of the Florida Keys," Playa Largo Resort and Spa offers a host of activities and luxury experiences designed to renew your mind, body, and soul. (2 Nights)Lodging Website
Relax on the powder-soft sands of Tranquility Bay Beach House Resort's private beach, or poolside at one of their three sparkling swimming pools. Tranquility Bay is a tropical oasis like no other. (1 Night)Lodging Website
Ideally located right on the waterfront of Old Town Key West within a working cruise ship port and just steps from the famous Mallory Square and one block from Duval Street, the Margaritaville Key West Resort & Marina is a hub of relaxation and luxury in the middle of all of the excitement that Key West is famous for. (2 Nights)Lodging Website
Reserve one of our regularly scheduled trip dates for your private group and qualify for reduced pricing. The larger your group, the lower the per person price. Gather your friends and we’ll do the rest to provide your group with a truly personalized and memorable vacation. Smaller groups can join published trips and receive reduced pricing on trips that aren’t reserved as private trip dates.
For groups of 16-18 people traveling together on a published tour date, a 10% discount on the double occupancy trip price will apply.
For groups of 12-15 people traveling together on a published tour date, a discount of 8% on the double occupancy trip price will apply.
For groups of 8-11 people traveling together on a published date, a discount of 6% on the double occupancy trip price will apply.
Group discounts may not be combined with other offers.