UPCOMING DAY TRIPS - SUMMER 2019

​941.378.0303

​​​               SHIP & SHORE TRAVEL

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SARASOTA, FL

 Ship & Shore Travel
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Sarasota. Fl. 34243

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We now offer
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES at SHIP & SHORE TRAVEL!
Fans of
ROYAL CARIBBEAN can now book their next cruise through us. We offer short 4 day trips, or longer. Look for group cruises in this newsletter.
If you don’t see the trip you’re looking for, call us, and we will book you wherever you’d love to go. And we offer transportation for you to the cruise terminal.

   

ONCE – BROADWAY PALM, FT. MYERS
WEDNESDAY                           SEPTEMBER 25TH, 2019                      $105.00
 From the Oscar winning film, and eight Tony Awards winning Broadway show, comes ONCE! From the very first note, ONCE pulls you in and doesn’t let your go. This gorgeous and uplifting show strikes and unforgettable chord. Set in Dublin, An Irish musician ready to give up on his career is drawn to a Czech immigrant that helps him keep writing and performing. Through their shared love of music, an unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful, but complicated love story. ONCE won eight Tony Awards and the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.

 
            IMMOKALEE CASINO
FRIDAY                               SEPTEMBER 27TH, 2019                       $38.00
Feeling Lucky? Come with us down to Immokalee Casino and enjoy slot machines, table games, 3 restaurants and more.Everyone will receive our group booklet with a free drink coupon, 10% off your meal. Enjoy a large non-smoking area and much more! We’ve had some big winners on our bus!

 
FRANKLIN LOCKS BUFFET CRUISE – FT. MYERS
SATURDAY                            OCTOBER 12TH, 2019                          $102.00
Arrive at Fort Myers Yacht Basin where we will board the 600 passenger Captain J.P. Paddlewheel, to enjoy a five hour relaxing cruise, going east on the calm waters of the Intracoastal Waterway. Pass through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Locks that control the waters in Lake Okeechobee and observe the working of the locks. The Intracoastal Waterways and their banks flourish with tropical growth, wild flowers and ferns, exotic birds and wildlife in their natural habitat. You will have a delicious All-You-Can-Eat luncheon as you travel, and on the way back join in the sing-along, dancing or the open 3rd deck.    

                  
 IMMOKALEE CASINO
TUESDAY                          OCTOBER 15TH, 2019                            $38.00

Feeling Lucky? Come with us down to Immokalee Casino and enjoy slot machines, table games, 3 restaurants and more.Everyone will receive our group booklet with a free drink coupon, 10% off your meal. Enjoy a large non-smoking area and much more! We’ve had some big winners on our bus!

    

        STEEL MAGNOLIAS – EARLY BIRD THEATER, CLEARWATER          

              THURSDAY                              OCTOBER 17TH, 2019                            $92.00                 
The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant Annelle, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town’s rich curmudgeon Ouiser; an eccentric millionaire Miss Clairee; and the local social leader M’Lynn whose daughter Shelby is about to marry a “good ole boy.” It is filled with hilarious repartee and humorously revealing verbal collisions. The sudden realization of their mortality draws on the underlying strength—and love—which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in this wonderful story about friendship.

               

                          OKTOBERFEST – CAPE CORAL                               

SATURDAY                               OCTOBER 19TH, 2019                                      $58.00
Every year in October, the Cape Coral German Club organizes Munich in Cape Coral. The Cape Coral Oktoberfest is the largest party of the year in the community! It is THE event for fun, good food, freshly poured domestic and German beer, live music on several stages, laughter, dancing – simply put – it’s that famous German Gemütlichkeit. 3 stages, 2 dance floors and non stop music, with 2 bands direct from Germany. Featuring and extensive selection of German food, Schnitzel, Sauerbraten, Bratwurst, Sauerkraut and more! Also, a large selection of German Biers, wines and spirits. Bring your Lederhosen!


                              MT. DORA CRAFT FESTIVAL – 35TH ANNUAL                                 

SATURDAY                              OCTOBER 26TH, 2019                             $57.00
Throughout this historic community, the streets come alive with more than 400 talented crafters & artists from all over the country displaying and offering for sale their finest works to the more than 100,000+ visitors who are expected to attend this two-day event. Plus there's food and entertainment to round out a perfect day outdoors. This is one of Central Florida's favorite festivals and what a perfect time of the year to host a craft fair with the cooler weather and the holidays just around the corner. The Mount Dora Craft Fair is a top ranked event featuring an eclectic mix of arts and crafts from sculptures to ceramics to paintings to woodworking, and more, providing you with the opportunity to find unique gifts for you or for those on your holiday list. And with all of the crowds in the streets, it's a perfect time to shop along the resident stores. Afterwards, we’ll stop at Russell Stovers Candy to help with that sweet tooth!

  

            FINDING NEVERLAND – MAIN THEATER, BROADWAY PALM, FT MYERS             WEDNESDAY                             OCTOBER 30TH, 2019                            $105.00
Enjoy a wonderful buffet lunch and then get ready for FINDING NEVERLAND. Based on the Academy Award-winning film of the same name, Finding Neverland tells the incredible true story behind the creation of one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration for his next work until he meets a beautiful widowed mother and her four young sons. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a lot of faith and a little bit of pixie dust, Barrie shares his journey to Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of youth lasts forever.         

        

                 DAMES AT SEA – OFF BROADWAY THEATER, FT. MYERS                  

WEDNESDAY                             OCTOBER 30TH, 2019                             $98.00
After a delicious buffet, walk into the Off-Broadway theater for DAMES AT SEA, a tap-happy musical parody of the golden era of Hollywood musicals! Ruby heads to New York to become the next Broadway star, but after landing a job in the chorus, her dreams are almost shattered when the theatre is set for demolition. With the help of two sailors, the show is moved to their ship and when the leading lady becomes sick, Ruby has the chance to jump in and save the day

         
                       BABCOCK RANCH ECO TOUR – PUNTA GORDA                  

MONDAY                                NOVEMBER 4TH, 2019                            $88.00
Discover the natural heart of Florida on a narrated 90 minute eco-tour. Experience the thrill of seeing alligators, birds, perhaps deer, wild hogs, wild turkeys, sandhill cranes and more, often coming within a few yards. Travel through four different ecosystems including Telegraph Cypress Swamp. Our guides will enhance your experience with their commentaries. Get back to nature and enjoy the excitement of a true wilderness adventure. After the tour, we’ll enjoy a down home cookout at the Ranch, with Chicken, Hamburgers and Hotdogs. See Florida in a still pristine setting!


                        ISLAND PARADISE COOKOUT – PORT RICHEY                   

THURSDAY                               NOVEMBER 7TH, 2019                           $95.00
Relax, put on your flip flops and enjoy a beautiful excursion through West Central Florida’s beautiful and historic waterways. Enjoy complimentary beverages as we take you from our dock in New Port Richey into the Gulf of Mexico to one of the islands of North Anclote Key. Step on to the beach and walk in the surf, hunt for shells and sand dollars or play corn hole while enjoying one of the most breathtaking beaches and sunsets in the world! Always one of a kind! When the bell rings experience fresh grilled island cuisine! Enjoy two types of fresh chicken, homemade pulled pork, smoked sausages, island slaw and potato salad. Sit in your favorite beach chair or on the boat and enjoy. We will have plenty of food for everyone. You can bring your own special diet and we will be happy to prepare it on the grill. We offer sodas, water, beach umbrellas & games all complimentary. Capt. Bob and his boat are ready to show you a relaxing, fun filled day! You can bring you own special drinks and snacks…, and sunscreen!                    

              

                                  TAMPA THEATRE HISTORIC TOUR                             

TUESDAY                                 NOVEMBER 12TH, 2019                           $89.00
Built in 1926, the Tampa Theatre is one of America’s most elaborate movie palaces and a beloved community landmark. Visitors to the Theatre enjoy world-class entertainment under a realistic night sky with twinkling stars, in a romantic Mediterranean courtyard replete with old-world statues, flowers, and gargoyles. Like other movie palaces around the country, Tampa Theatre was enormously popular when it opened. For the first time in history, the common person had access to opulence — for 25 cents! Come learn about its rich history on a delightful guided tour. At the end of the tour we’ll hear the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ come to life! For lunch, we will be going to the Parkview Grille in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg, for a pre-select lunch. And finally, a stop at the local favorite Mazzaro’s for all your Italian delicacies.             

                  

                                  SOLOMON’S CASTLE – ONA, FLORIDA                         

THURSDAY                                 NOVEMBER 14th, 2019                          $88.00
In the lush Florida woodlands is one man's dream of paradise. A visit to Solomon's Castle may be the most unique experience of your life. The Home, Galleries, and Workshop of internationally renowned artist Howard Solomon are open to the public. Sculptor, painter, author, and builder of dreams, here is where Howard shares his unique view of the world. Decorated with more than 80 interpretive stained glass windows and countless metal sculptures the castle is a day-long delight. This is one of the most unusual places you will ever see. We will have our own guided tour of the place. After the tour you will have time to explore on your own. We will be having a delicious lunch there at The Boat in the Moat, also built by Howard. Enjoy this unique, wonderful place.
                   


          IMMOKALEE CASINO

WEDNESDAY                        NOVEMBER 20TH, 2019                        $38.00
Feeling Lucky? Come with us down to Immokalee Casino and enjoy slot machines, table games, 3 restaurants and more. Everyone will receive our group booklet with a free drink coupon, 10% off your meal. Enjoy a large non-smoking area and much more! We’ve had some big winners on our bus!

 
 
SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS – MAIN STAGE, BROADWAY PALM, FT. MYERS   
THURSDAY                         NOVEMEMBER 21ST, 2019                      $105.00
Sounds of Christmas is perfect for everyone and will remind you why this is the most joyous time of the year! Bring your family and friends as we celebrate the season with festive production numbers, beautiful dancing and dazzling costumes! You’ll hear over 30 holiday songs you know and love including Deck the Halls, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, Silent Night, Jingle Bells, Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree and more. And this holiday extravaganza wouldn’t be complete without a visit from the big guy himself…Santa Claus! Enjoy their wonderful buffet before the show.


A CHRISTMAS CAROLE – OFF BROADWAY, BROADWAY PALM, FT. MYERS

THURSDAY                             NOVEMBER 21ST, 2019                           $98.00
The Charles Dickens classic comes alive on stage, but with a twist! The story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his discovery of the true meaning of Christmas is reimagined and told as a 1940s radio broadcast complete with vintage commercials, live sound effects and musical underscoring. The small cast brings dozens of characters to life as three ghosts take Scrooge on a thrilling journey through Christmas past, present and future. A delicious lunch buffet is served before the show.


THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION – TRADEWINDS RESORT, ST. PETE BEACH

THURSDAY                              NOVEMBER 28TH, 2019                           $96.00
Arrive at the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort on St. Pete Beach. Enter into a Tropical Paradise, with a lush 8000 sq.ft. garden atrium lined with two parallel rows of eight, 23-foot majestic palm trees. Indulge in a bountiful Thanksgiving Buffet in the beautiful ballroom. Begin with a Salad Station with a wide variety of salads, soups and seasonal fruit. Enjoy the Pasta Station and the Ice Carving Station with Shrimp Cocktail and Crab Claws, then indulge in the entrees with Traditional Turkey with trimmings and many delicious entrees. Complete your feast with a Viennese Dessert Table. Following dinner, step outside to view this Tropical Island Hideaway with its beautiful beach and meandering waterways shaded by abundant vegetation and white swans. A wonderful experience from start to finish!

 
           MIROMAR OUTLETS HOLIDAY SHOPPING – ESTERO
MONDAY                                 DECEMBER 2ND, 2019                            $47.00
Let’s get that Holiday shopping done in style! With over 140 Designer and Brand Name outlets, and 17 places to eat, Miromar Outlets is the place to get those Holiday gifts you’ve been looking for. Everyone will receive a VIP Savings Brochure, as well as a Welcome Bag. So bring your friends and have a wonderful Holiday shopping experience at one of Florida’s biggest and best Outlet Malls.

 

 GAYLORD PALMS “ICE! THE POLAR EXPRESS” WITH CIRQUE DREAMS UNWRAPPED

STAGE SHOW – KISSIMMEE
WEDNESDAY                            DECEMBER 4TH, 2019                              $96.00
ICE! is back at Gaylord Palms with an all-new theme featuring THE POLAR EXPRESS™. Take a journey of imagination through this heart-warming story as a young child embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole while learning about friendship, bravery and the true spirit of Christmas. Experience this adventure through hand-carved sculptures and displays made from more than 2 million pounds of ice. Go down the ICE! Slide, be amazed at the sculptures in this 9 degree Winter Wonderland! Parkas are provided. Make sure you wear close toed shoes, it’s cold! Upon arrival, have a seat and watch Cirque Du Soleil’s “Dreams Unwrapped stage show. Be dazzled by an array of seasonal characters brought to life in a dreamscape of imaginative costumes and creativity, while stunning feats of showmanship are performed on stage and in the air. The entire family can enjoy this uniquely inspired 25-minute Christmas dream presented with the Broadway style and inventive theatrics for which Cirque Dreams is renowned. On our way over we will stop at Fred’s in Plant city for their famous country buffet.

 
              PUNTA GORDA HOLIDAY LIGHTS BOAT CRUISE
WEDNESDAY                              DECEMBER 4TH, 2019                            $99.00
The Christmas Lights Canal Cruise has been a tradition for over 30 years! This popular, one-hour cruise tours the residential canals to view Christmas lights, displays and decorations on homes, boats, seawalls and docks. The neighbors take great pride in their unique Holiday Decorations. Boats of all shapes and sizes cruise the canals during the evenings in December to enjoy this warm display of community Christmas spirit. We will have dinner before the cruise at The Captains Table, overlooking the beautiful bay of Charlotte Harbor. Merry Christmas!        

          

                        FT. LAUDERDALE CHRISTMAS PAGEANT                       

SATURDAY                                DECEMBER 7TH, 2019                            $130.00
The Emmy award-winning Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant is a South Florida Christmas tradition for over 35 years! This Broadway-style stage celebration features a cast of over 300 performers who push themselves further each year to put on a show that’s more dynamic, more challenging, and more amazing than the last. At each year’s Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant you will hear your favorite holiday songs and will witness a powerful retelling of the story of the first Christmas, complete with live animals, flying angels and a whole lot more. There’s always something new that can’t be missed in each year’s show. This is a one-of-a-kind celebration that brings together family, friends, and loved ones for one joyous night or afternoon of entertainment and celebration of Christmas. We will enjoy a wonderful Holiday Buffet onsite before this amazing show.

              

                                         EPCOT CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL - ORLANDO                                   

MONDAY                                  DECEMBER 9TH, 2019                            $179.00
It’s an International Yuletide Extravaganza! Discover a festival like no other, featuring the joyous holiday traditions of our 11 World Showcase nations. Epcot International Festival of the Holidays surrounds you in the wondrous sights, sounds and flavors of the season, as celebrated by cultures near and far. Come and delight in stirring live musical productions. Savor seasonal food & beverage specialties at the expanded Holiday Kitchens. And take a festive global tour—as costumed performers bring time-honored traditions to life throughout World Showcase!


     CHRISTMAS CRUISE HOLIDAY SING ALONG – ST. PETE BEACH  

WEDNESDAY                            DECEMBER 11TH, 2019                            $86.00
Put your Santa hat on and join us on the Starlite Sapphire ship for a fun filled afternoon of cruising, eating and singing along to all of your favorite Holiday songs. Enjoy a wonderful order off the menu lunch. A full cash bar is available. Look for Dolphins while the Capt. tells some history of the area. Then get ready to sing along to the sounds of Christmas.


     FLORIDA BOTANICAL GARDENS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS – LARGO    

THURSDAY                              DECEMBER 19TH, 2019                            $98.00
Florida Botanical Gardens will once again be bedecked in over a million LED lights. Come out and see the many traditional favorites, like the snowman family, as well as our new items, all while celebrating the season. It’s a must see! Before we arrive at the Gardens, we will dine at a local institution, Bascom’s Steakhouse in Clearwater. Choose from Salmon Oscar, Center Cut Pork Chop, or Chicken Dijon. Dessert included. They have a full cash bar available. Let’s enjoy the season in style!


       SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS – BROADWAY PALM, FT. MYERS   
WEDNESDAY                          DECEMBER 25TH, 2019                         $105.00
Sounds of Christmas is perfect for everyone and will remind you why this is the most joyous time of the year! Bring your family and friends as we celebrate the season with festive production numbers, beautiful dancing and dazzling costumes! You’ll hear over 30 holiday songs you know and love including Deck the Halls, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, Silent Night, Jingle Bells, Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree and more. And this holiday extravaganza wouldn’t be complete without a visit from the big guy himself…Santa Claus! Enjoy their wonderful buffet before the show.