Want to escape the cold weather and winter blues?Join us as we travel to sunny Florida for a few days of fun, entertainment, and respitefrom the cold of winter!!Our itinerary looks like this:
·Board our motor coach and head for Jacksonville, FL
·Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant
·Check into a Jacksonville area hotel for a four-night stay
Feb. 20:B, D
·Enjoy a Continental Breakfast at the hotel
·Visit Kingsley Plantation, where we’ll see the lovely grounds and learn about its historic past and ongoing restoration.While Kingsley Plantation dates back more than 1,000 years, beginning with the Timucuan Indians, the structures we will see are from 1798 and were built by slaves.
·Head to Amelia Island, southernmost of the Atlantic coast barrier islands which stretch from NC to FL, for a guided tour of this beautiful island, which boasts 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters.Located off the coast of northeast Florida, this island was founded by the French, named by the English and tamed by the Americas!.
·Visit the historical district “Fernandina Beach,”the northernmost city on Florida’s Atlantic coast, and stroll along this stunning beach.Fernandina has had the flags of 8 nations flown over it since 1562, the only municipality in the US that has flown 8 different nation flags.
·Dinner at a local restaurant
Feb. 21:B, D
·After a Continental Breakfast, we’ll take a guided tour of St. Augustine, America’s oldest city. Founded in 1565 (55 years before the Pilgrims arrived on Plymouth Rock) by the Spanish, this city boasts beautiful beaches, remarkable architecture, antiqued buildings, and a significant role in shaping our nation, and the Spanish heritage and culture still are dominant throughout St. Augustine’s Old Town.We will have lunch on our own and some free time to browse the shops on historic St. George Street.
·Next we’ll visit the famous “Fountain of Youth.”
·This evening we enjoy a Dinner Party with entertainment
Feb. 22:B, D
·After breakfast we’ll start our day with a guided tour of beautiful Jacksonville, FL.With its divers waterways and historic neighborhoods, Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida, by its population and its area.
·Next we’ll enjoy a narrated cruise on the St. John’s River
·Dinner at a local restaurant
·Breakfast at the hotel
·Depart for home
Price per person:
Single: $570.00 Double: $450.00 Triple: $430.00
Single: $45.00 Double: $35.00
Checks for insurance should be made to Travel Insured International and mailed to J & J's Tours. In order to cover pre-existing conditions, insurance must be purchased within 14 days of initial deposit.
EASTERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE
April 28-May 7, 2018
Join us for this fantastic 7-night cruise to the Eastern Caribbean aboard Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas.Our cruise departs from sunny Fort Lauderdale on its way to Nassau, St. Thomas, and Phillipsburg.
Our first stop will be Nassau, with its dazzling beaches, turquoise waters, colorful past, and vibrant Junkanoo culture.Famous for its relaxing and beautiful beaches, Nassau is located on New Providence Island and is next door to Paradise Island, home of Atlantis and other luxury hotels and resorts.There’s plenty to do here, including shopping, trying your luck in a casino, snorkeling, or swimming with the dolphins.
Our next stop will be St. Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands, docking in the harbor of Charlotte Amalie, with one of the most breath-taking harbors in the world.Once home to pirates of long ago, St. Thomas today offers beautiful beaches, a fascinating history, and bountiful duty-free shopping!We might want to relax and unwind at Magens Bay, considered one of the ten most beautiful beaches in the world!
Our final stop will be Phillipsburg, the main town, the capital, and the commercial center of St. Maarten, an island of two cultures, Dutch and French.Here we will enjoy gorgeous coastline, lush tropical landscapes, a great selection of restaurants, and plenty of duty-free shopping.
We’ll spend three full days at sea, in which we can take advantage of the many activities on board.We will enjoy fine dining, food for any taste at any time; the award-winning entertainment which goes beyond anything at sea; and a full onboard spa to help you relax and rejuvenate.The top deck Aqua Park with everything from waterslide to hot tubs and the casino with all your favorite games also provide opportunities for fun and relaxation!Also Royal Caribbean offers many exciting excursions at all of our stops.
Our itinerary looks like this:
April 28:Travel from Clemmons to Titusville, FL
April 29:Continue to Ft. Lauderdale, board Allure of the Seas, and depart at 4:30 PM
April 30:Nassau, Bahamas, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
May 1:At sea
May 2:Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
May 3:Phillipsburg, St. Maarten, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
May 4:At sea
May 5:At sea
May 6:Arrive Ft. Lauderdale, 6:15 AM, Depart for Richmond Hill, GA, for overnight
May 7:Travel home
We will depart from Clemmons, on April 28, overnight in Titusville, FL, and continue to Fort Lauderdale on April 29 to embark on our 7-night cruise.We return from Fort Lauderdale on May 6, stopping overnight in Richmond Hill, GA, arriving in Clemmons on May 7.
Tour includes the cruise (but not excursions or gratuities), motor coach, and en route hotels.
Price per person:
Balcony Single: $2965.00Balcony Double:$1659.00
Outside Single:$2630.00Outside Double:$1495.00
Inside Single:$2403.00Inside Double:$1382.00
NOTE:A deposit of $500.00 must be paid at the time of booking in order to secure a cabin.Final payment is due January 22, 2018.Cancellation penalties apply after January 28, 2018.
We do recommend travel insurance.Since the insurance is age-based, you will need to call for a price and will need to purchase it along with your deposit in order to cover pre-existing conditions.