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BEGINS IN: FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA

Three Nights on Amelia Island and Two on Cumberland: Nature and History

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Program #1379RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
On Amelia Island, go behind the scenes in Fernandina Beach, once a Victorian seaport village with a historic district dating to the 19th century. Explore the natural paradise of Cumberland Island, renowned for sea turtles, wild turkeys, horses and salt marshes. Enjoy birding, biking, hiking, kayaking and strolling the white-sand beach!


Highlights

• Discover Amelia's rich history and culture, including Fort Clinch and the Amelia Island Museum of History.
• Glide along rivers, creeks and marshes during a study cruise in search of rare birds, dolphins, manatees and other wildlife.
• Visit the First African Baptist Church on Cumberland Island, where John Kennedy and Caroline Bessette were married.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles daily on paths, sand dunes and beaches.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, Fla., 3 nights; boat to Cumberland Island, Ga., 2 nights; boat to Fernandina Beach, departure.

Coordinated by Center for Educational Adventure.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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