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The remainder of the evening is your time to finish settling in and relax before beginning a week of biking along picturesque trails.Lodging: Clarion HotelMeals Included: Dinner
After everyone's bike is checked out we will head out onto the local trail system to ride to Blue Spring State Park, home of the manatee. We will also have a guided tour by a park ranger on the history of the park.Lunch: Box lunch at the parkAfternoon: FIELD TRIP: Bike back to DeLand for biking through Historic Downtown DeLand. This award-winning "Main Street" community -- as designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation -- reflects what is special about the past and present while planning and moving ahead. During our guided biking field trip, you'll see the Mural Walk, Sculpture Walk, and learn about initiatives such as New Urbanism, a movement to connect mixed residential and commercial land use so people can walk to work, dine, and relax in the neighborhoods where they live.Dinner: Dinner location will be back at the hotel.Evening: We try to bring in evening entertainment for you when it is available. If not the evenings are yours to relax and rest and get ready for your next ride.Lodging: Clarion HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Ormond Scenic Loop and Trail is an easily navigated loop of roadways traversing some of the most beautiful and diverse natural scenery remaining in all of Florida. The loop includes four state and six local public parks, as well as ten miles of gorgeous Florida beachfront.Lunch: Picnic Lunch on the LoopAfternoon: FIELD TRIP: We continue the Ormond Scenic Loop and Trail journey. You'll observe varied plant and animal species along the beach, such as the endangered Florida Scrub Jay and nesting sea turtles. Keep your eyes peeled, and you might spy dolphins as well. During migration seasons, you might even spot Northern Right Whales and humpback whales offshore.
We'll return to town via our motorcoach and pass through the Volusia Conservation Corridor, affectionately known as the "Palmetto Curtain." The corridor is the wild heart of Volusia and Flagler counties.Dinner: Dinner will be at the hotel.Evening: We try to bring in evening entertainment for you when it is available. If not the evenings are yours to relax and rest and get ready for your next ride.Lodging: Clarion HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We trust you have enjoyed this new biking adventure and will return for other rewarding Road Scholar programs in the future. Best wishes for all your journeys!Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch