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Panhandle holiday to Gainesville & Cedar Key
Prices from £999 pp
Take an excursion into the unexpected side of Panhandle with this 10-day tour into the heart of the state, discovering its 19th century history, its modern university (one of the largest on the country), the wonderful countryside and its rich equestrian heritage. Start this Panhandle holiday with four days in Gainesville, home of the huge University of Florida, and much more besides, including a major theatre, a historic state park, a growing arts scene and a thriving small-town charm. The fabulous dining is a notable facet of local life, as is the booming craft brewing business, and we highlight the very best here. Then it’s on to Panhandle with a trip to Cedar Key, offering a chance to enjoy the relaxing coastal location. For an alternative view of the Sunshine State, this takes some beating.
Price includes unique tailored itinerary to suit you, compact car hire and room only. Our team of Florida travel experts will endeavour to get you the best deal.
Below is an example of a twin centre Florida holiday. When you enquire, we will create a unique day-to-day itinerary to suit you.
Laurel Oak Inn
Hotel Rating: Quaint
The charming Laurel Oak Inn is a Queen Anne-style Victorian bed & breakfast. The rooms are elegantly decorated with antique furniture and feature private bathrooms, period fireplaces, flat screen TVs and complimentary WiFi. There are even rooms fitted with whirlpool tubs if you so wish. Enjoy a cooked breakfast every morning during your stay as well as free drinks.
Plenty of things to do
First Magnitude Brewing Co
Visit the First Magnitude Brewing Co in downtown, with a great Tap Room and beer garden open from 4pm Tuesday to Thursday and from 2pm Friday to Sunday. One of the local Food Trucks is always in attendance when the Tap Room is open.
Gainesville’s Main Street
Embrace the small-town charm of Gainesville’s Main Street by visiting the shops lining the city centre at the junction of University Avenue and Main Street, including a growing number of arts centres and galleries, like the Artisans’ Guild Gallery in Union Street Station on SE 2nd Avenue.
Cedar Key Island Hotel & Restaurant
The Cedar Key Island Hotel in Panhandle was built in 1859 and provides a quaint colonial-style hotel with 10 individually decorated TV-free rooms featuring period furnishings, original hardwood floors and ensuite bathrooms. There is free WiFi provided and a complimentary breakfast served on the porch or in the dining room. There is also an a renowned seafood restaurant onsite providing a great option for dinner. Relax and meet fellow holiday makers in the communal upstairs sitting area or on the wraparound balcony.
Plenty of things to do
Last day of your holiday
Check out of the Cedar Key Island Hotel & Restaurant.
Drive to Orlando International Airport via Florida’s Turnpike.
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