Annual Florida Adventure
Including Crystal River, The Villages, Cocoa Beach & Saint Simons Island, GA

Friday, February 7th, through Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Escape the winter weather and travel to Florida with us for a relaxing and fun motor coach trip.  Our tour includes excellent accommodations from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean; plus an opportunity to stay at America’s friendliest and most active retirement community, The Villages.  Our extended stay hotel includes a fully equipped kitchen and use of one golf cart for each room!  A tour designed with you in mind…a traveler who appreciates new experiences, quality, comfort, planned activities and free time to explore at your own pace!  Don’t delay, make your reservations today!


Method of Travel:


Single: $5150.00
Twin: $3,200.00
Triple: Call for Triple Rate

Package Price Includes:

Round trip transportation via deluxe, fully equipped motor coach. 

Hotel accommodations as follows:

Day 1      Holiday Inn Express, Ashland, VA

Day 2     Best Western Plus, Santee, SC

Day 3 - 4   Plantation on Crystal River, Crystal River, FL

Day 5 - 8   Towne Place Suites by Marriott, The Villages, FL

Day 9 – 11 Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, Cocoa Beach, FL

Day 12 – 13   Saint Simons Inn, Saint Simons Island, GA

Day 14   Embassy Suites by Hilton, Charlotte, SC

Day 15   Fairfield Inn, Beckley, WV

23 Meals including 15 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 7 Dinners. 

All attractions, admission, sightseeing and all underlined features in the itinerary. 

Services of a professional Tour Director throughout the trip. 

All hotel taxes and baggage handling. 

All gratuities for motor coach driver, tour director and restaurant wait staff for included meals.


 Day 1 – Departing Rochester, New York via our comfortable fully equipped 2020 motor coach we will travel to Ashland, Virginia for the night.  Accommodations will be at the Holiday Inn Express within walking distance of restaurants.  Dinner “on your own” tonight. 

Day 2 – Following breakfast we will continue south and overnight in Santee, South Carolina.  Dinner will be at the Captain’s Quarter’s restaurant within walking distance of the hotel.  (Breakfast & Dinner included) 

Day 3 – Continuing south we will arrive late in the afternoon at Crystal River located on the west coast of Florida.  Accommodations for the next two nights will be at the Plantation on Crystal River surrounded by the natural springs of Kings Bay.  This beautiful 50-year old, 232 acre eco-friendly resort on the bay in Crystal River is home to more than 400 West Indian manatees that migrate to this area annually.  Dinner will be at the hotel this evening.  (Breakfast & Dinner included) 

Day 4 – Following breakfast you are free to enjoy the resort amenities.  This afternoon a scenic narrated river cruise through the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge.  Cruise the waters of Kings Bay home to over 40 named springs that have been featured in both National Geographic and the Discovery Channel’s North America Series.  (Breakfast & Dinner included) 

Day 5 – Today we will leave the west coast and travel inland to Inverness for an exciting narrated nature Airboat Tour on the Withlacoochee River.  This afternoon we will arrive at The Villages and be met by a local guide for a tour and orientation of the city of over 100,000 (age 55+).  You will learn of the Town Squares and all of the recreational opportunities that are available to you. (Breakfast included)

 At the completion of the tour you will pick-up your Golf Cart. (One cart per room).  All carts come with a roof, rain enclosure, headlights, directional signals and the 1st tank of gas (range of about 200 miles).  The Villages have golf cart roads throughout the property.

 Accommodations will be at TownePlace Suites by Marriott, an extended stay hotel in Spanish Springs, for a four night stay.   Suites include a fully equipped kitchen and free internet.  This ideal location is just a short walk or golf cart ride to the Town Square where you will find dining, shopping and live entertainment every night. The evening is free…cruise the streets, listen to the music from the comfort of your golf cart, dance by the bandstand and have dinner at one of the many eating establishments. 

 Day 6 - After breakfast we will board the motor coach and travel to Silver Springs Nature’s Theme Park site one of the largest artesian springs in the world.   On a glass bottom boat excursion you will learn of Florida’s diverse ecosystem from an experienced tour guide.  Back at the resort you may explore the shops, boutiques, bistros, restaurants and many stores throughout the three Town Squares….all accessible by golf cart!  (Continental Breakfast included)

 Day 7 – Following breakfast we will board the motor coach and depart for the area known as the heartland of Florida’s Thoroughbred Horse Farms.  Visit and tour Chasin’ A Dream Horse Farm, a broodmare foaling farm where you learn of the breeding, training and life of these animals.  Lunch is included today in Ocala.  (Continental Breakfast & Lunch included)

 Day 8 - A day of leisure for you to enjoy all that The Villages has to offer.  Tonight dinner is included before attending the evening show at the “Orange Blossom Opry”, a variety musical production including Country, Bluegrass, Rock and comedy.  (Continental Breakfast and Dinner included)

 Day 9 - Following breakfast we will check-out of our hotel, depart The Villages and travel across the state to the Atlantic coast.  Our hotel for the next three nights will be at Oceanfront Hilton Cocoa Beach.   Dinner tonight will be at the hotel. (Continental Breakfast & Dinner included)

 Day 10 -11 - You are at leisure during the day and evening to enjoy the hotel amenities and walk the beach.  Transportation will be provided for those wishing to attend Sunday Mass.  (Full Breakfast daily included)

 Day 12 – Today we depart Cocoa Beach and Florida traveling to the “Golden Isles of Georgia”.  We will tour the community of Brunswick and St. Simons, the largest of the islands.   Accommodations for the next two nights will be the quaint Saint Simons Inn by the historic lighthouse.   Dinner is “on your own” at one of the many village restaurants.  (Full Breakfast included)

Day 13 – Following breakfast a narrated island trolley tour is planned. The remainder of the day is at leisure to walk St. Simons Island pier, visit the lighthouse museum, discover the Tree Spirits or browse in the village shops.   A group dinner tonight will be at a popular local restaurant. (Continental Breakfast & Dinner included)

 Day 14 – After breakfast we depart St. Simon’s and travel through Georgia and South Carolina arriving in Charlotte, North Carolina in the later afternoon.  Overnight accommodations will be at the Hilton Embassy Suites featuring a Manager’s Reception with complimentary drinks and snacks.   There is a full service restaurant on site for dinner “on your own”.  (Continental Breakfast included)

 Day 15 – Enjoy a full breakfast before check-out.  Admission and tour of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, a high-tech, interactive attraction including the Pit Crew Challenge and racing simulators. In the afternoon we will travel to Beckley, West Virginia for the night.   Overnight accommodations will be at the Fairfield Inn, and dinner will be The Char restaurant, one of our traveler’s favorites!  (Full Breakfast, Lunch Voucher & Dinner included)

 Day 16 – After breakfast and hotel check-out we will depart for home, filled with wonderful memories of our 2020 Florida Getaway! (Breakfast Included)



Know Before You Go:


DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT - A $250.00 per person deposit must accompany your reservation.  This includes a $25.00 per person non-refundable processing fee in the event of cancellation.  Final payment is due TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2019.

 CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY - A full refund will be given (less the non-refundable processing fee) for cancellations received prior to the final payment date.   Cancellations received after the final payment date will be subject to the following penalties:

 Up to 60 days prior to departure............................................Processing fee

59- 36 days prior to departure......................................25% of the trip total

35- 29 days prior to departure......................................50% of the trip total

28 - 15 days prior to departure..................................... 75% of the trip total

14 days - day of departure or no show..........................................No refund

 INSURANCE - Purchase of travel insurance for cancellation/interruption is not required, but is highly recommended to protect your travel investment, and is available at an additional cost.  Should you wish to receive an insurance form application, please contact the DayTours office. 

KONING DAYTOURS, INC. acts an agent and is not liable for injury, damage, loss, accident or failure of the transportation company or lodging property or sightseeing attraction to deliver services.  We reserve the right to revise the itinerary or substitute arrangements, should circumstances warrant it.



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