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December 5-9, 2022
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November 10, 2021 | Wednesday
Little Havana Food & Cultural Tour $159
Taste authentic Cuban cuisine while learning about Little Havana’s culture and heritage. This exciting Little Havana Food & Cultural Tour explores the rich history and culinary delights of a vibrant neighborhood. We will taste authentic Cuban cuisine and listen to the stories behind those doing the cooking. We’ll learn about spiritual beliefs the community practices including Santeria; visit a cigar factory, explore Domino Park and The Cuba Ocho Art Museum.
And - We will savor some of the Best Bites in Town such as a picadillo-stuffed empanada at one of the oldest restaurants in the area. Filled with rustic charm and graced by a large illustration of Cuba across the walls, this establishment forms part of the daily routine of most Little Havana locals. Although the El Pub Restaurant isn’t La Bodeguita in Cuba, Hemingway’s favorite watering hole, the drink at this local Taverna is as close as you can get without a passport. Virgin drinks are available also.
Next we’ll visit the Ball and Chain, an authentic Cubano restaurant painted with music memorabilia from Cuba’s glorious past. According to the Travel Channel, you must have a Ventanita - This dark, potent liquid is Miami’s everyday fuel. Similar to an espresso, this ultra-sweet and revitalizing shot of energy is a Cuban staple. For a sweet bite we’ll sample a guava pastelito from the Yisell Bakery. All this and so much more! What a fun way to
learn about our Cuban neighbors.
December 8, 2021 | Wednesday
White Hall | Home of Henry Flagler w/Lunch at Chesterfield $139
December 13 -14, 2021 | Monday - Tuesday
Christmas Town Busch Gardens
$467 pp/dbl | $534 pp/sngl
What did we fit into two days? Busch Gardens Christmas Town, Ybor City's Columbia Restaurant, Cigar City, Clearwater Marine Aquarium and a Dolphin Boat Cruise!
Step up your holiday celebrations with a night at Busch Gardens' Christmas Town. Experience Tampa's Biggest and Brightest Holiday Event on the West Coast. Christmas Town features millions of twinkling lights, holiday character meet and greets, family-favorite Christmas shows and more! Treat yourself to indulgent culinary treats at the Christmas Town Village and select locations around the park to satisfy all of your Christmas cravings.
Before we visit Christmas Town we're going to check Ybor City off the Christmas List. We'll have lunch at the Historic Columbia Restaurant in Ybor in the beautiful Andalucía white linen dining room. Meal includes your choice of Ropa Vieja or Arroz con Pollo. Salad, cuban bread, dessert, coffee and tea are included with your meal. Choice of dessert includes Flan, Dulce De Leche Chocolate Cake or Mango Mousse Cake. After our luxurious lunch we'll all head out to explore Cigar City on our own.
We'll be checking into Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in gorgeous New Tampa. We'll have a free continental breakfast at the hotel before departing for Clearwater Marine Aquarium where you can visit Hope and Winter - two of the center's rescue dolphins. You'll also have a chance to see sea turtles, otters, pelicans, sharks and stingrays during your visit to one of the many exhibits on site. Next, we'll have lunch with the locals at Salty's Island Bar & Grille situated right on the beach.
After lunch we're off for a dolphin exploration boat tour. During the 90 minute narrated cruise you're guaranteed to see dolphins and other marine life in their natural habitat. Their double decker catamaran boasts an enclosed area in the shade as well as a sun deck and premium bar for you to purchase if you choose. When we're done with the cruise we'll board the bus for home. We'll make a fast food stop en route for a quick dinner on your own.
December 16, 2021 | Thursday
Winter Park Playhouse Classic Sinatra & Lunch At Olive Garden
A Sinatra Holiday Bash!
Ring in the holidays at the Winter Park Playhouse with this fresh, swinging’ musical! From classic Sinatra tune to seasonal favorites Rat Pack style, this show is complete with 40 popular hits including “Fly Me to The Moon,” “That’s Life,” “New York, New York,” “Mistletoe and Holly,” “The Christmas Song,” “Silver Bells,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” and many more. Prior to the performance enjoy a delicious dinner, with a choice of entrees, at the Olive Garden Restaurant.
January 19, 2022 | Wednesday
Machu Picchu Exhibit & Lunch at The Yard House
This all-new, immersive museum experience will transport you to the jewel of the only cradle of civilization in the Southern Hemisphere, the Incan city of Machu Picchu. You will walk among a stunning selection of 192 artifacts from royal tombs that include spectacular objects that belonged to noble Andean lords. Here you will plunge into the Amazon rainforest and come face-to-face with one of the most impressive collections of gold treasures to ever tour the world.
Before our explorations at the museum we'll stop for a leisurely lunch at The Yard House in Boca Raton. Located in the luxurious Mizner Park shopping complex The Yard House offers New American cuisine and "the largest draft beer collection in the world". Menu choices to be announced.
February 21-24, 2022
Biloxi at the Beau Rivage
$449 pp/double | $27 pp/insurance
$529 pp/single | $33 pp/insurance
The beautiful, four-diamond Beau Rivage is our home for three nights on this fabulous gaming getaway. Each room has a Keurig coffee pot, glass enclosed step in shower and a separate spa sized tub in the marble tiled bathrooms, comfortable beds and pillows.
The exciting casino has over 1800 slot machines and table games of all kinds, a variety of dining venues, plus in-house shopping, a spa, fitness facility and an outside swimming pool.
Tour includes 3 Nights at the Beau Rivage, $25 free play from the Beau plus two $15 Food Credits; Visits to two additional casinos with $15 free play from each, totaling $75 in vouchers; Baggage handling, taxes, resort fees and transportation. Everyone’s a winner on this trip.
Full Payment by money order, cash, or check payable to Goodtime Getaways of Vero is due 7 days after registration. Reservation is not confirmed until receipt of payment. No refunds for individual cancellations regardless of reason. Cancellation Insurance is affordable and strongly recommended. If Goodtime Getaways of Vero cancels the trip, all payments will be refunded.
March 13 – 14, 2022 | Monday/Tuesday
Seminole Mystery Train & Bubble Room
$409 pp/dbl. | $469 pp/single
Hop on board the Murder Mystery Dinner Train for a scenic 3.5-hour ride, a delicious 5-course dinner and a laugh-inducing live-action murder mystery show where passengers guess “whodunit?”
Sign up now for the Murder Mystery Dinner Train for an evening of Fun, Food, and Murder! This unique dining experience includes a delicious five course dinner prepared on board, served at tables of four, with an ongoing comical mystery that plays in the aisles during this fun-filled evening! You’ll love this 3½ hour train ride aboard the Seminole Gulf Railway. Costumes encouraged, but optional.
After our train ride, we’ll spend the night in Ft. Myers. Following breakfast in the hotel, we’ll travel to Sanibel His-torical Museum and Village, founded in 1984 with a mission to preserve and share Sanibel history.
The story of Sanibel is told from the Calusa and Spanish eras to the early pioneer families who settled on the island in the 1800s. It tells of warriors, adventures, fishermen, farmers and proprietors.
Before departing for home, we will make a stop at the Bubble Room Restaurant to enjoy lunch.