SOLIVITA TRAVEL CLUB DAY TRIPS: 2011 2011 Tampa Zoo

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SOLIVITA TRAVEL CLUB DAY TRIPS: 2011 2011 Tampa Zoo
SOLIVITA TRAVEL CLUB
DAY TRIPS: 2011
2011
Tampa Zoo
Wednesday, January 12 $59
Off we will go to visit the voted #1 zoo, the Wild World of Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo. Divided into 7
main exhibit areas you will have time to explore the bird aviaries, & the Primate World where monkey
business is a daily occurrence. Next you can visit the Florida Boardwalk- from land, sea and sky, and then
set off to the African Safari. OH MY! Get a close up look at leopards, tigers, and bears and many more
endangered animals at the Asian Gardens. Don’t forget your camera. (Lunch included at Red Rose).
Call “B” St Peter 427-3289 Payment Due 12/22/2010
The Titanic Experience
Friday, February 25 $69
You are cordially invited to set sail without leaving Orlando as we help celebrate Captain E. J. Smith’s
retirement from the White Star Line, given in honor by George and Eleanor Widener. Be one of the
distinguished guests who will not only enjoy a 4 course dinner, but hear stories (by actors dressed in period
costume) of those who survived the sinking of that great ship, (and those who did not). You will also have
time to stroll through the museum and if you dress in period costume it might fetch you a surprise.
Call Lucy Allard 427-9822 Payment Due by 1/18/11
Hermann’s Royal Lipizzan Stallions of Austria
Friday, March 4 $50
Travel to Myakka Fl to the winter training camp of the Royal Lippizan Stallions where you will learn why
they owe their existence to General George Patton & Colonel Hermann. Wait until you see the grace and
beauty of these gentle giants as they glide through their various routines under the commands of their
trusted trainers. This demonstration will show the relationship between horse and rider and you will be
amazed as you watch them prance and dance around the ring. (Lunch included at Troyer’s Amish
Restaurant). Call Charlene Blair 427-9706 Payment Due by 1/25/11
Hollis Gardens and Frank Lloyd Wright
Thursday, April 7 $39
Do you know that right here in Central Florida there is a permanent display of photographs, furniture, and
drawings of Frank Lloyd Wright, the famous architect. Our day trip starts out at the “Child of the Sun”
visitor center at the Florida Southern College. We will gain insight into the relationship Mr. Wright had
with this college through the displays and a guided tour of the various buildings on campus. After lunch
we will head to the beautiful Hollis Gardens which was voted Best of Class Gardens. The formal 1.2 acre
botanical gardens donated by the Hollis family contains water features, thousands of flowers, ornamental
shrubs and much more. (Lunch on Own at Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grill).
Call Nan Johnston 427-2237 Payment Due by 2/28/11
HAIR- The Musical- Tampa
Sunday, May 29 $103
“Let the Sun Shine In,” “Good Morning, Starshine,” “Easy to Be Hard,” and many more songs of the 60’s
will get this explosive production stirring something within you. The Starz Center for the Performing Arts
(formerly the Tampa Center) is presenting this exuberant musical about a group of young Americans
searching for peace and love in a turbulent time. It has struck a resonant chord with both young and old
audiences. This musical will have you leaving with a spring in your step and a smile on your face.
Call Fran Knight 427-2989 Payment Due by 3/15/11
Ybor City & Columbia Restaurant Dinner Show
Friday, June 17 $83
Today we will travel to Ybor City, Tampa’s Historic Latin Quarter. It offers an exotic blend of aromas,
flavors, sights and sounds. Visit the Ybor City Museum complex which covers about one half of a city
block and includes an ornamental garden, and three restored cigar workers houses. You might then choose
to take the trolley or stroll down 7th Avenue, named in 2008 by the American Planning Association as “One
of the Ten Greatest Streets in America”. Browse the eclectic shops and art galleries or stop by one of the
many cigar stores in hopes of seeing a hand-rolled cigar being made. Stop for a cup of Cuban coffee or
some Spanish Sangria. But don’t over indulge as dinner will be served at the famous Columbia Restaurant,
a Florida tradition since 1905. In addition to award-winning Spanish/Cuban cuisine, the restaurant features
flamenco dance performances which we will enjoy before we set out for home.
Call Caral Carlson 427-7233 Payment Due by 4/17/11
Lake Placid
Thursday, September 15 $52
Wow! This delightful journey to Lake Placid, FL is one you are sure to remember. Our step-on-guide will
board our coach and share information on the 42 beautiful murals that adorn the buildings in this lovely
town. You will learn the history of how these murals came about with information specific to each one.
We will then browse the Caladium Arts and Crafts Co-Op and visit the newest attraction, The Toby Clown
Museum and Library. (Lunch included at Heron’s Garden).
Call Fran Knight 427-2989 Payment Due by 7/19/11
Forever Florida Eco-Safari
Thursday, November 3 $69
Today we are off on a Safari. An Eco-Safari right here in St.Cloud. Sitting 5 feet off the ground in our
open air safari coach we will go on an adventure. We will go deep into the 4,700 acre Forever Florida
wildlife conservation area preserved just as nature intended. This pristine site boasts nine distinct Florida
ecosystems and an endless array of natural flora and fauna. Hold on to your seat and bring your camera.
Hopefully there will still be time to set a spell in the rocker on the wrap around porch after we have light
BBQ lunch. Call Charlene Blair 427-9706 Payment Due by 4/2/11
Holiday Tropical Lights Dinner Cruise
Thursday, December 15 $63
Come aboard the beautifully decorated Calypso Queen as we set sail out of Clearwater Harbor. Enjoy a
delicious buffet as we take this Holiday themed sightseeing cruise enjoying the holiday lights on the
various harbor boats and homes along the shoreline. Sign up to set sail with us as we glide through the
waters having a fun time with fellow Solivitans. Call Lucy Allard 427-9822 Payment Due by 11/15/11