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FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA

Birding on Amelia and Cumberland Islands and in the Okefenokee Swamp

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Program #14147RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Apr 13, 2014
Check-in, 4 p.m. at hotel in Fernandina Beach, FL.
You will be staying at the Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown Fernandina that night.
Location: Fernandina Beach, FL
Nearest city or town: Jacksonville, FL
Nearest highway: I-95
Nearest airport: Jacksonville International Airport

End of Program
Apr 18, 2014
Check-out, 11 a.m. at hotel in Fernandina Beach, FL.
You will be staying at the Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown Fernandina the night before.
Location: Fernandina Beach, FL
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: “HISTORIC HARBOR FRONT HOTEL” offers quality accommodations, friendly and efficient service in clean, comfortable surroundings. Charm, Elegance and Southern Hospitality. All that and more, welcome you as soon as you step onto the hardwood floors of our lobby and take in the elegant winding staircase and hand-painted artwork highlighting Amelia Island's history. Sit and relax in the comfortable lounge area near the fireplace and enjoy coffee or tea and fresh baked cookies every afternoon. Our friendly staff is waiting to welcome you to the Harbor Front Hampton Inn & Suites on Amelia Island. Greet the morning with scenic harbor views in our Breakfast Cafe where our friendly and attentive staff presents a full hot breakfast buffet. It's a perfect place to enjoy that a morning cup of coffee, tea or juice as well as fresh fruit and waffles. The 25 feet high windows give our Cafe an open and airy feel and create a great gathering place for our guests. Comfortable seating invites you to play a game of checkers, catch up on your reading or watch a movie or the game on the 55" inch LED TV. Come back in the evening for our manager's reception and take in the sunset views over the harbor. Enjoy over 50 restaurants and specialty shops, ALL within waking distance of the hotel. We are just 1½ blocks from the Amelia Island Museum of History, which offers daily tours of the Downtown Historic area. Bike rentals, carriage rides, and ghost tours are also popular downtown activities. If relaxation is your preference, white sandy beaches are just minutes away.

Contact info:
19 South 2nd Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 USA
phone: 904-491-4911
web: www.hamptoninnandsuitesameliaisland.com/

Room amenities: Rooms have HBO and cable TV, data ports, voice mail and multi-line speakerphones, coffee pots with complimentary coffee packets each day.

Facility amenities: Complimentary 50+ item breakfast buffet, upper deck pool. King or two queen beds in each room, HBO and cable TV, data ports, voice mail and multi-line speakerphones. On-site guest business office with Internet access, conference facilities, guest laundry, gift shop, fitness center and wireless internet more. •Fitness Room •Pool

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Seasonal rates - call hotel
Participant is responsible for making their own reservations if arriving early or staying over after the program ends. Call hotel for availability and seasonal rates.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: “HISTORIC HARBOR FRONT HOTEL” offers quality accommodations, friendly and efficient service in clean, comfortable surroundings. Charm, Elegance and Southern Hospitality. All that and more, welcome you as soon as you step onto the hardwood floors of our lobby and take in the elegant winding staircase and hand-painted artwork highlighting Amelia Island's history. Sit and relax in the comfortable lounge area near the fireplace and enjoy coffee or tea and fresh baked cookies every afternoon. Our friendly staff is waiting to welcome you to the Harbor Front Hampton Inn & Suites on Amelia Island. Greet the morning with scenic harbor views in our Breakfast Cafe where our friendly and attentive staff presents a full hot breakfast buffet. It's a perfect place to enjoy that a morning cup of coffee, tea or juice as well as fresh fruit and waffles. The 25 feet high windows give our Cafe an open and airy feel and create a great gathering place for our guests. Comfortable seating invites you to play a game of checkers, catch up on your reading or watch a movie or the game on the 55" inch LED TV. Come back in the evening for our manager's reception and take in the sunset views over the harbor. Enjoy over 50 restaurants and specialty shops, ALL within waking distance of the hotel. We are just 1½ blocks from the Amelia Island Museum of History, which offers daily tours of the Downtown Historic area. Bike rentals, carriage rides, and ghost tours are also popular downtown activities. If relaxation is your preference, white sandy beaches are just minutes away.

Contact info:
19 South 2nd Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 USA
phone: 904-491-4911
web: www.hamptoninnandsuitesameliaisland.com/

Room amenities: Rooms have HBO and cable TV, data ports, voice mail and multi-line speakerphones, coffee pots with complimentary coffee packets each day.

Facility amenities: Complimentary 50+ item breakfast buffet, upper deck pool. King or two queen beds in each room, HBO and cable TV, data ports, voice mail and multi-line speakerphones. On-site guest business office with Internet access, conference facilities, guest laundry, gift shop, fitness center and wireless internet more. •Fitness Room •Pool

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Seasonal rates - call hotel
Participant is responsible for making their own reservations if arriving early or staying over after the program ends. Call hotel for availability and seasonal rates.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips

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