Flordia – Jan 18-Feb 3, 2019
Fun in the Sun on St. Pete Beach
Friday, January 18, 2019 – Sunday, February 3, 2019
$1,719.00 per person double
$2,799.00 per person single
$1,869.00 per person double
$3,099.00 per person single
$2,119.00 per person double
$3,589.00 per person single
Depart Lafayette at 6:00AM, Lebanon at 6:30AM and Indianapolis at 7:00AM.
Includes motorcoach transportation, 14 nights lodging in Florida, 1 night hotel en route to Florida and 1 night on the return, 2 breakfasts, luggage handling and transportation for 5 optional tours while in Florida.
Journey with Imperial as we chase the sun to the sandy beaches of the Gulf Coast. We’ll spend 14 nights at the recently renovated Dolphin Beach Resort located right on St. Pete’s Beach! Each room is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. In addition to the wonderful sand beach, you can lounge at the sparkling blue swimming pool with sundeck, relax at Flipper’s Beach Bar or enjoy meals (on your own) at Boca Sands Grille (open for breakfast, lunch & dinner). Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided by the hotel.
Located directly across from the Dolphin Beach Resort is the Dolphin Village Shopping Center which features numerous restaurants and shops. There is a CVS Pharmacy, Dollar Tree and Publix supermarket to name a few.
The Central Avenue Trolley picks up in front of the Dolphin Beach Resort giving you easy access to even more shops and restaurants. You may purchase a day pass (for a minimal charge) and travel to St. Petersburg Pier or down to Pass-A-Grille Beach. There is also a car rental company near the hotel.
Imperial will offer transportation to 5 optional side trips during your stay. Please contact our office for more details.
Want to spend more time on the beach?
Give Imperial a call for options & cost to extend your stay.
Optional Side Trips for Florida 2019
Early Bird Dinner Theater– A unique, fun, and exciting entertainment and dining experience awaits us at the Early Bird Dinner Theater. Enjoy a hilarious comedy “Run for Your Wife”.
(Rate – TBA. Payment due by December 13, 2018)
Red Barn Flea Market combines a traditional flea market, plaza shops, food courts and open-air farmers markets in a 145,000 sq.ft. former lumber yard. Enjoy 80,000 sq. ft. of air-conditioned indoor shopping, fresh produce, entertainment and a variety of prepared foods. Embark on a treasure hunt through more than 600 flea market booths and shops.
Ellenton Premium Outlet is home to 130 designer and brand outlet stores for the whole family. This outdoor mall features covered walkways, lush, tropical landscaping and flowing water fountains. Ellenton Premium Outlets stores range from women’s apparel and accessories to home furnishings to specialty items. (Transportation only)
Florida Aquarium – This 200,000-sq.-ft. Aquarium tells Florida’s unique water story, from a drop of water underground to the open sea. Super gripping exhibits give you the amazing scoop on oceans, bays and beaches, wetlands and coral reefs. Some exhibits even offer interactive touch experiences.
Also included is the Wild Dolphin Cruise which allows safe viewing of wild dolphins in ways that will not disturb their natural behaviors or habitat.
TripAdvisor.com ranked The Florida Aquarium in the top 10 Aquariums in the country!
($40.00 per person due by December 13, 2018)
Transportation to St. Petersburg where you may choose to visit one of the following museums:
The Dali Museum celebrates the life and work of Salvador Dali (1904-1989) and features works from the artist’s entire career. The collection includes over 2,000 works from every moment and in every medium of his artistic activity including 96 oil paintings, many original drawings, book illustrations, prints, sculpture, photos, manuscripts and an extensive archive of documents.
The Chihuly Collection presented by the Morean Arts Center is a stunning, permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique glass artwork in a magnificent 10,000 square foot setting designed by award-winning architect Albert Alfonso. The Collection is now located in a completely new space across from the Morean Arts Center, in the heart of the most vibrant tourist area in St. Pete.
The new Imagine Museum visually takes you through the history of studio glass from the early pioneers of Littleton and Labino through to the groundbreaking, transcendent art being produced in the medium today. Explore the richness of thought, concept, technique and execution of these amazing artists and enter into the world of light, reflection and creative expression.
(Transportation only – Admission fee is not included)
Tarpon Springs – Known as the “sponge capital of the world”, this historic riverfront town has a way of transporting you thousands of miles away to a coastal village in Greece. Enjoy some of the finest Greek Restaurants, Markets and Bakeries. Stroll the narrow streets lined with whitewashed shops, galleries and cafes. (Transportation only)
Side trips are subject to change.