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O: Florida Keys and The Everglades

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015 to Saturday, March 14, 2015
Presented by: Angeles Chapter, Sierra Sage, Sierra Singles
Level: Moderate
Location: Everglades, FL, USA


Join us for this 8 day, 7 night fly-drive excursion to the wonders of Florida Everglades and the Florida Keys. Highlights will be visiting the Everglades National Park, viewing the many varieties of birds such as Herons, Anhinga’s, Ibis, Cranes, Egrets, as well as alligators, turtles, snakes and many more wild creatures. Who knows, we might even see some manatees and American Crocodiles. We will visit John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park on Key Largo to view the reef on a glass bottom boat, swim and or maybe even snorkel. Key West is one of the destinations with opportunities galore to enjoy the shops, museums, and historical places and/or take advantage of the tours, etc available. We will even stop at the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key and the History of Diving Museum on upper Matecumbe Key in Islamorada.

Trip includes all transportation in Florida, 7 nights lodging, all admissions to scheduled places, and tours and all breakfasts. Trip does not include air fare to and from Florida, lunches, dinners or optional tours.

Trip cost is $1350 for Sierra Club Members ($1450 for non-members) A $500 deposit will hold your place on the trip with the remainder due by December 1, 2014. For information and to apply, contact Leader: Mike Sappingfield at (949-768-3610) or write to him at 26352 Via Juanita, Mission Viejo, CA 92691.

Co-Leaders: Mary Morales, Patty Sappingfield


Photo credit: Mike Sappingfield