Florida Circle Tours Brochure

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Title

Florida Circle Tours Brochure

Alternative Title

Florida Circle Tours

Subject

Florida--Tours
Tourism--Florida--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Tour bus lines
Orlando (Fla.)
St. Petersburg (Fla.)
Miami (Fla.)
Daytona Beach (Fla.)
Havana (Cuba)
Nassau (Bahamas)

Description

Florida Circle Tours brochure produced by United Tours in 1950. The brochure details a nine-day coach tour of Florida starting in Jacksonville and traveling to Silver Springs, Orlando, Winter Haven, Cypress Gardens, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Snell Island, Tampa Bay, Tamiami Trail, the Everglades, Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Palm Beach, Indian River, Daytona Beach, Marineland, St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra. It also lists optional trips to Havana, Cuba or Nassau, Bahamas by air or steamer. United Tours was located at 329 East Flagler Street in Miami, Florida.

Source

Original brochure, 1950: United Tours, Miami, Florida.: Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Publisher

United Tours

Date Created

1950

Date Copyrighted

1950

Contributor

Cook, Thomas

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original brochure, 1950: United Tours, Miami, Florida.

Is Part Of

Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Thomas Cook Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

1.34 MB

Medium

8-fold brochure

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Miami, Florida
Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba
Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
Jacksonville, Florida
Silver Springs, Florida
Orlando, Florida
Winter Haven, Florida
Plant City, Florida
Tampa, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida
Snell Isle, St. Petersburg, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida
Miami Beach, Florida
Hialeah, Florida
Miami, Florida
Miami, Florida
Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida
Coral Gables, Florida
Coral Gables, Florida
Miami Beach, Florida
Palm Island, Miami Beach, Florida
Star Island, Miami Beach, Florida
Hibiscus Island, Miami Beach, Florida
Biscayne Bay, Miami-Dade County, Florida
San Marino Island, Miami Beach, Florida
Di Lido Island, Miami Beach, Florida
Belle Isle, Miami Beach, Florida
Indian Creek Village, Indian Creek, Florida
Key Biscayne, Florida
Virginia Key, Miami, Florida
West Palm Beach, Florida
Fort Pierce, Florida
Cocoa, Florida
Melbourne, Florida
Indian River, Florida
Daytona Beach, Florida
St. Augustine, Florida
St. Augustine, Florida
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Tampa Bay, Florida
Bradenton, Florida
Sarasota, Florida

Spatial Coverage

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Temporal Coverage

1950-01-01/1950-12-31

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by United Tours.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by United Tours and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cook, Thomas

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Thomas Cook

External Reference

"Downtown Orlando Historic District Walking Tour." City of Orlando. http://sanfordhistory.tripod.com/Links/wtour.pdf.
Rajtar, Steve. A Guide to Historic Orlando. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2006,

Transcript

FLORIDA Independent Tour
UNITED TOURS Summer-Fall Season 1950
Florida Circle TOURS

1100 MILES of scenic beauty
by MOTOR COACH
*East Coast * West Coast * Lake Country*
Consult Your Local Travel Agent For Further Information

FEATURE ATTRACTIONS IN THE SUNSHINE STATE

1 NIGHT ORLANDO
SILVER SPRINGS
ORANGE BELT
CATTLE RANCHES
LAKE DISTRICT

2 NIGHTS ST. PETERSBURG
CYPRUS GARDENS
GANDY BRIDGE
TAMPA BAY
MILLION DOLLAR PIER
GULF BEACHES

4 NIGHTS MIAMI BEACH
THE EVERGLADES
WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
TAMIAMI TRAIL
SEMINOLE INDIANS
BEACHFRONT HOTELS
OCEAN BEACHES

1 NIGHT DAYTONA BEACH
OCEAN HIGHWAY
INDIAN RIVER
CITRUS GROVES
MARINELAND
AMERICA'S OLDEST CITY


COMPLETE YOUR FLORIDA VACATION
with a trip
to HAVANA or NASSAU
CHOICE OF ROUTES

VIA AIR

1-DAY CRUISE
ONE DAY IN HAVANA

With Luncheon At A Leading Hotel
Sightseeing Includes:
OLD AND NEW HAVANA
RANCHO BOYEROS ROAD
SUBURBAN HAVANA
CUBAN CAPITOL
SHOPPING
$45.50
PLUS TAX $4.50

2-DAY CRUISE
Two days, one night in Havana

Room With Bath And All Meals
At Hotel Lincoln
Sightseeing Includes:
OLD AND NEW HAVANA
SUBURBAN HAVANA
CUBAN CAPITOL
SHOPPING
RANCHO BOYEROS ROAD
HAVANA BY NIGHT
MORRO CASTLE AND FORTRESS
LA CABANAS
$62.50
PLUS TAX $4.50


VIA STEAMER

2-DAY CRUISE
Two Nights on Steamer--Meals and Berth Included Plus
ONE DAY IN HAVANA
With Luncheon At A Leading Hotel

Sightseeing Includes:
OLD AND NEW HAVANA
SUBURBAN HAVANA
CUBAN CAPITOL
SHOPPING
$55.50
PLUS TAX $6.75


3-DAY CRUISE
Two Nights on Steamer--Meals and Berth Included Plus
TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT IN HAVANA
Room With Bath And All Meals At Hotel Lincoln
Sightseeing Includes:
OLD AND NEW HAVANA
SUBURBAN HAVANA
CUBAN CAPITOL
SHOPPING
HAVANA BY NIGHT
MORRO CASTLE AND FORTRESS
LA CABANAS
$72.50
PLUS TAX $6.75

Also NASSAU-AIR CRUISES daily departures from MIAMI
2 DAY CRUISE $49.50
3 DAY CRUISE $55.50
Plus $4.50 tax
Choice of Hotels, Sightseeing, Etc.


9-DAY FLORIDA Circle TOUR
SUMMER AND FALL SEASON 1950
INDEPENDENT - GO ANY DAY
$104.50
PLUS TAXES $5.90

JACKSONVILLE
SILVER SPRINGS-ORLANDO
FIRST DAY--Leave Jacksonville at 9:00 A. M. Your motor coach takes you directly to SILVER SPRINGS. Here you will see Nature's "Underwater Fairyland" from a glass bottom boat. On this cruise you will view many fantastic geological formations, brightly colored tropical fish and sub-aquatic plant life. Leaving Silver Springs, you will then proceed to Ocala and a drive through the citrus producing belt along the ridge section to ORLANDO, the "City Beautiful" that has thirty-three lakes within its city limits and old live oaks draped with Spanish moss. Overnight stop at the HOTEL ORANGE COURT. Room with bath. dinner and breakfast are provided.

WINTER HAVEN--CYPRESS GARDENS--TAMPA
SECOND DAY--Leave Orlando at 9:00 A. M. and motor through Florida's scenic lake country to Winter Haven. A short side trip is made to visit famous CYPRESS GARDENS in the center of Florida's beautiful lake country. Ample time is allowed to enjoy the natural beauty of the grounds and view the magnificent gardens. After returning to Winter Haven you now proceed through Plant City, "Strawberry Capital of the World," and Tampa, one Florida's commercial cities, across GANDY BRIDGE to St. Petersburg for your stay at the HOTEL SUWANNEE. Romo with bath, dinners and breakfasts are provided.

TAMPA BAY--TAMIAMI TRAIL--EVERGLADES
FOURTH DAY--After breakfast leave St. Petersburg at 8:30 A. M. via the famous BEE LINE FERRY across Tampa Bay to BRADENTON, thence to SARASOTA, FT. MYERS--through the heart of the EVERGLADES over the TAMIAMI TRAIL Highway. You will be fascinated by the wild, tropical scenery, many varieties of birds, the colorful SEMINOLE INDIANS in their native environment, dressed in gay costumes of intricate geometric designs. Arriving at MIAMI the metropolis, thence by bus to MIAMI BEACH. Transfer to OCEAN-FRONT HOTEL.

MIAMI--MIAMI BEACH--CORAL GABLES
FIFTH DAY--MORNING--A sightseeing tour visiting MIAMI BEACH, LINCOLN ROAD, COLLINS AVENUE, 79TH STREET CAUSEWAY, HIALEAH RACE TRACK, SEMINOLE VILLAGE and ALLIGATOR FARM, TROPICAL HOBBYLAND, Dinner Key, COCONUT GROVE (Miami's oldest section, rich in botanical beauty), SAUSAGE TREE, CORAL GABLES, the home of the UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, VENETIAN POOL, FRUIT GROVE, LUMMUS PARK, OCEAN DRIVE, PALM, STAR AND HIBISCUS ISLANDS.
SIXTH DAY--Morning free. AFTERNOON--A cruise through the scenic waters of NORTH and SOUTH BISCAYNE BAY and MIAMI BEACH, viewing the many islands, SAN MARINO, DI LIDO, BELLE and the VENETIAN CAUSEWAY, homes of many nationally known celebrities, and hundreds of paltial estates, INDIAN CREEK VILLAGE, North Bay Island, the new RICKENBACKER CAUSEWAY, BISCAYNE and VIRGINIA KEYS, MIAMI SKYLINE and many other points of interest.
EVENING--A MOONLIGHT CRUISE--Dancing--Entertainment
SEVENTH DAY--At leisure.

PALM BEACH--INDIAN RIVER
DAYTONA BEACH
EIGHTH DAY--Leave Miami Beach at 8:80 A. M. via the East Coast along the Atlantic Ocean through WEST PALM BEACH--FORT PIERCE--COCOA--MELBOURNE and the beautiful INDIAN RIVER orange groves to DAYTONA BEACH. Arriving at 3:45 P.M. you transfer to the famous PRINCESS ISSENA Hotel for and overnight stay. Room with bath, dinner and breakfast are provided.

MARINELAND--ST. AUGUSTINE--PONTE VEDRA
JACKSONVILLE
NINTH DAY--After breakfast, transfer to Bus station for departure at 9:50 A. M. for a drive along the Ocean Highway to MARINELAND, where ample time is allowed to view this amazing display of marine life. Through portholes at the MARINE STUDIOS you can see hundreds of fish living under conditions comparable with that of the open sea. After watching the feeding, you board your motor coach at 12:55 P. M. which takes you to ST. AUGUSTINE where a sightseeing tour of this interesting city is made visiting such points of interest as: THE OSTRICH FARM, THE OLDEST HOUSE, HENRY FLAGLER ESTATE, FORT MARION and the FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH. In the late afternoon you again proceed along the Ocean Highway via PONTE VERDA and BEACHES to Jacksonville arriving there at 5:20 P. M. in time to make any north-bound connection.

Summer and Fall Rates Effective May 1st thru Nov. 30th, 1950--Subject to Change Without Notice


FLORIDA BEACH

DETAILED INFORMATION

TOUR RATE INCLUDES--The rate of $104.50 is per person on the basis of two persons in twin-bed room and includes transportation from Jacksonville back to Jacksonville, room with private bath at hotels. Dinner and breakfast included at all overnight stops outlined (no meals included in Miami or Miami Beach), all transfers, admissions and sightseeing as scheduled.

SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS-- $10.00 additional is charged for single room in hotels.

STOP-OVERS--Stop-overs senroute may be arranged and those who wish to may extend their stay in Miami Beach for a side trip to HAVANA or NASSAU.

RESERVATIONS--Early reservations are essential and advance reservations can be made through the office where this folder is received.

NOT INCLUDED--Government taxes ($5.90) tips or items of personal nature.

NOTE: Comparable Florida Circle Tours are operated throughout the Winter Season, Dec. 1st through April 30, at slightly increased rates.

OCEANARIUM

SEE YOUR LOCAL TRAVEL AGENT

THE IDEAL VACATION
Follow the trail of the modern explorer and discover with us the endless scenic variety and natural beauty of Florida. To absorb the sunshine on Coral White Beaches; see the natural beauties of Tropical Gardens, Mountain Lake Sanctuaries and the magic revealing of under-water life. From one end of the State to the other your interest can never lag in the ever-changing scene.

MIAMI

First Class Hotels
Meals as Outlined
Transportation by Motor
Admission Charges
Transfers By Taxi
Sightseeing Trips

ORANGE GROVES

Operated by
UNITED TOURS
329 E. Flagler St. Tel. 9-0603
MIAMI, FLORIDA

SEE YOUR LOCAL TRAVEL AGENT

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