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Rustic Florida Backroads "2" ~ Florida History Tour / March 19, 2024 / $101.00 p/p

Travel through rural Florida on this All New Tour! See little known scenic and historic sites on this relaxing tour away from the traffic of Florida.

See and tour the oldest library in Southwest Florida in Alva Florida.  Visit locations where presidents and famous movie stars came to escape inFlorida. Learn about the Calusa and Seminole Indians
Tour two Florida islands that has been both a playground for the rich and famous, world famous fishing location and important mining site.  Learn about and see a body of water which attracted fishermen from around the world at the turn of the 19th century.  See the beach home of famous actress Katherine Hepburn and learn about the role she played in a small island town we will be visiting.

So spend the day with our historian, Dave Bredimus, visiting old Florida as we visit historical sites and hear stories about old Florida.  Lunch is included, along with visits to multiple museums and tours of National Historic sites.

On this tour you’ll get to see and experience a little bit of old Florida on the back roads!

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Get ready to have fun while learning about Florida History!

Dave will be your guide on numerous Florida trips that will be an educational experience that explores the history, geography, architecture, and cultures in a fun and interesting way.

Born and raised in Saint Paul Minnesota, Dave graduated from St. Cloud State University with a teaching degree in history and social studies. He taught junior high and high school history and was an administrator in the Saint Paul Public School system for 38 years.

He developed a tour program for adults starting in 1981 and has done hundreds of day trips and many overnight trips covering every state in the United States. Dave has also led 17 trips to Europe and additional trips to Asia and the Caribbean including Cuba.

You are in for a real treat when traveling with Dave to historic destinations across Florida!

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To Book Your Fun Trip With All Around, You Need To Call Our Tour Office Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm at... (941) 488-9393

On the day of your trip we have several Pick-Up Locations throughout Manatee, Sarasota & Charlotte Counties for you to drive to and park your car.  We will pick you up at one of these locations and drop you back off there when your tour has ended. You can pick the location that is most convenient for you.

Pick-Up and Drop-Off times Vary based on your destination and we will give you those times when you call to book your fun All Around tour!

Port Charlotte Walmart – 19100 Murdock Cir, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
North Port Walmart – 17000 Tamiami Trail, North Port, FL 34287
Venice – Laurel Rd and Pinebrook Rd – Plaza Venezia (northeast corner behind the McDonalds)
Sarasota – Burlington Coat Factory on the corner of Bee Ridge and Cattleman
Bradenton – Lowes on Hwy 70 – 7395 52nd Place East
  • Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation
  • Museum Admissions
  • Lunch