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Travel Is Fun Tours
919 Tyrone Boulevard
St. Petersburg FL 33710
PHONE: (727) 347-1600
FAX: (727) 347-9698
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The next Travel Club Meetings are on Wed. MAR 14th!
9:30 AM at Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd., Seminole.




Our pickup location for both single & multi-day tours in Seminole is now Home Depot at 10550 Park Blvd Seminole FL 33772 We also offer parking/pickup for all tours at our Tyrone Gardens location at the corner of 58th St & 9th Ave N. in St. Petersburg



PLEASE NOTE - We accept Visa, MasterCard & Discover for payment - Prices listed below are cash discount prices - Credit card users please add $2 per person, or 4% on Multi-day trips

MARCH 2018
MAR. 2, FRI. - FL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL in Plant City 3:30 pm show is Jerry Lee Lewis, incl. festival admission...$49

MAR. 4, SUN. - FL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL in Plant City 3:30 pm show is Lee Greenwood, incl. festival admission...$49

MAR. 7, WED. - FL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL in Plant City 3:30 pm show is Engelbert Humperdinck, incl. festival admission...$49 All Strawberry Festival Concert tickets are sold separately, prices vary.

MAR. 8, THURS. - Dueling Piano's at JELLYROLLS at DISNEY'S BOARDWALK RESORT Doors open at 7 PM, show begins at 8:00, we will arrive early, and you will have time to explore the Lakefront Boardwalk,  reminiscent of turn-of-the-century Atlantic City. Enjoy dinner (on your own) before the show. Disney's Boardwalk Resort is situated on Crescent Lake adjacent to the Beach Club, Yacht Club and the Swan and Dolphin Resorts which are all within walking distance, a full loop around the lake is a little under a mile! You won't have to walk a mile for this adventure, it is optional for those who wish to do so...$54 (Jellyrolls admission incl.)

MAR. 9, FRI. - ARCADIA RODEO with their New Arena! The beautiful new arena seats 7,796 people and replaces the previous arena which was built in 1959, the rodeo began in 1928 at a local rancher's farm. Traditional events include Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Riding and more! An afternoon event, lunch on your own at rodeo...$59 Bleacher Seat/$72 Backed Seat

MAR. 10, SAT. - SOLOMON'S CASTLE Castle Tour, Galleries & Workshop of "Found Object" Artist Howard Solomon w/lunch (choice of Chicken and Yellow Rice or Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes, dessert too)...$65
MAR. 11, SUN. - CIRQUE du SOLEIL "VOLTA" Under the Big Top in Tampa, at the Tampa Greyhound Track in Tampa. This is a large, climate-controlled traveling Cirque Show with regular seating in the Big Top! 1:30 PM Show...$94

MAR. 15, THURS. - LUNCH BUNCH with Todd! At Mallie Kyla's in Brooksville! A Lunch Bunch favorite...$45

MAR. 17, SAT. - CALYPSO QUEEN for St. Patrick's Day! Departs Clearwater Beach Marina to experience the beauty of the waters of Clearwater Harbor with live sightseeing narration by the Captain. This casual, tropical themed cruise includes a delicious Island-Style buffet luncheon buffet including beer, wine & rum punch too! Indoors, climate controlled...$59

MAR. 18, SUN. - MOUNT DORA SPRING CRAFT SHOW with 200+ Vendors filling the Streets! The focus of the event is on high quality, hand-crafted items made by the vendor. Enjoy a nice stroll through quaint downtown Mt. Dora, lunch on own...$49

MAR. 22, THURS. - "UNEXPECTED SONGS: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rodgers & Hammerstein" at Show Palace Dinner Theater in Hudson, matinee with buffet lunch included. "Christine, Raoul, Norma, Grizabella, Joseph, the Von Trapps, Anna, Curly and the Phantom. Ring any bells? Join the Show Palace as we present the most beloved music from the greatest musical theater song books for all time"...$82

MAR. 23, FRI. - VICTORIAN GRACE TEAROOM in Brandon, moved from 3/30 Enjoy a lunchtime high-tea. "Victorian Grace opts to create a natural ambiance where customer satisfaction & the greatness of a good meal are most important"...$63

MAR. 24, SAT. - ARCADIA ANTIQUES The down town Historic District, built in the 1800's, has 24 wonderful antique stores along with restaurants and specialty shops. They are all found within 4 blocks on West Oak Street in Arcadia. You'll find a wide variety of items - it's always a treasure hunt! Enjoy the town and shops at your own pace with lunch on your own..$39

MAR. 26, MON. - Tour FLORIDA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY Florida's only public university for engineering and technology dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM Located in Lakeland, prepare to marvel at the gorgeous campus while being given a guided tour and then enjoying an included lunch on campus...$45

MAR. 28, WED. - Seminole Casino BRIGHTON Enjoy thrilling gaming action with your favorite Las Vegas style Slots, Bingo, Table Games and indulge in culinary delights at Josiah featuring a great salad bar! Receive a "Play Pass" booklet with coupons...$59

MAR. 29, THURS. - HOLYLAND EXPERIENCE in Orlando "The Holy Land Experience brings together the sights and sounds of the world of the Bible in a unique and interactive way unlike anywhere else. It is a living, biblical museum that takes you 7000 miles away and 2000 years back in time to the land of the Bible. Its combination of sights, sounds, and tastes will stimulate your senses and blend together to create a spectacular new experience" Roundtrip transportation and admission included...$89

APRIL 2018
APRIL 1, SUN. - COLUMBIA RESTAURANT FOR EASTER NOON-TIME MEAL Enjoy a delicious Easter meal at the lovely Columbia Restaurant in historic, scenic St. Armand's Circle in Sarasota...$69

APRIL 3, TUES. - JUST ADDED!! "MAMMA MIA" at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theater in Ft Myers This is a matinee show with delicious lunch buffet included, with soup, salad bar, hot entrees and sides as well as a dessert table and sundae bar! "Through Abba's greatest hits, Mamma Mia tells the comical story of Sophie, a bride-to-be, and her search for her birth father on a beautiful Greek island. After reading her mom's diary, Sophie secretly invites the three men her mom wrote about to her wedding. This enchanting and unforgettable tale of love, laughter, family & friendship is set to ABBA classics including Dancing Queen, Take a Chance on Me, SOS and the title song Mamma Mia!" This one will have you dancing in your seat!...$99

APRIL 4, WED. - BIG CAT HABITAT & DER DUTCHMAN Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary is a non-profit safe-haven for big cats, bears and other animals in need. Founded by Kay Rosaire who enjoys over 30 years of experience working with and caring for exotic animals. You'll find the animal demonstrations thrilling to watch, with the opportunity to see the animals in a close encounter of the exotic kind! Be entertained by the individual personalities & characteristics of the animals. The family's unique style of gentle handling, praise & treats encourages natural behaviors, especially in the big cats. Before enjoying the Big Cat Habitat we'll all have a great (included) lunch at The Der Dutchman Amish Restaurant in Sarasota for the lunch buffet...$69

APRIL 5, THURS. - SNOOK HAVEN Experience one of Florida's most unique restaurants, tucked away on the banks of the Myakka River in a true Old Florida setting. Enjoy your meal (on your own) in our new dining room, or on the deck while taking in the peaceful view of the river and wildlife. While here, enjoy the music of the Suncoast Banjo Society. Boat ride on river avail. for a fee...$39

APRIL 7, SAT. - BUSCH GARDENS this is a transportation-only tour, during the Food & Wine Festival...$44

APRIL 12, THURS. - "THE CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES" IN "Rise Up, O Men" at the Off-Broadway Palm Dinner Theater in Ft. Myers. "The sixth helping from the Church Basement Ladies series is here! A brand-new musical comedy featuring a few men of the church & your favorite church basement ladies." Matinee show with great Soup, Salad, Hot entrees & dessert buffet...$94

APRIL 15, SUN. - LAKE RIDGE WINERY BLUES FEST- CLERMONT- enjoy a tour & tasting, live music, food, cheese & wine vendors too! Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on and enjoy a great day! (admission included....$54

APRIL 18, WED. - PIER 60 SUGAR SAND FESTIVAL with lunch at Sweet Tomatoes in Largo included. Come enjoy the fantastic sand sculptures & fun beach-side activities. Sand is firmly packed on approach & around exhibits...$49 incl. entry & lunch

APRIL 19, THURS. - LUNCH BUNCH with Todd! At METRO DINER in Sarasota...$45

APRIL 21, SAT. - SAFARI WILDERNESS in Lakeland with lunch at Cracker Barrel (on your own) See a variety of animals such as: zebra, camels, warthog, Watusi cattle and you may feed them as they roam their habitat during our 2-hour safari adventure. This takes place from the safety of a special Safari Vehicle with a knowledgeable guide...$89 Safari admission included

APRIL 24, TUES. - HOMOSASSA SPRINGS STATE PARK with BOAT TOUR. ALWAYS A GREAT TIME OF YEAR TO VIEW MANATEES IN THE CRYSTAL, CLEAR SPRINGS! The park's boardwalks & trails are great for wildlife viewing & you may also see bears, bobcats, hippo & gators at Homosassa Springs too! Lunch stop will be made, lunch is on your own...$59 Admission included

APRIL 26, THURS. - MYSTERY TOUR Enjoy a fantastic lunch and lots to see too, some walking...$59

MAY 2018
MAY 2, WED. - ST. JOHNS RIVERSHIP Narrated, sightseeing luncheon cruise on the St. John's River from Sanford, FL, upon boarding you'll enjoy appetizers at the Great Table with Fresh Fruit, Salads and Sticky Buns, a delicious served lunch too!...$99

MAY 3, THURS. - "MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL" at the Show Palace Dinner Theater in Hudson. "Set in a department store, four women with seemingly nothing in common besides a black, lace bra on sale, come to find they have more to share than ever imagined. The cast makes fun of their woeful hot flashes, forgetfulness, mood swings, wrinkles, night sweats and chocolate binges. A sisterhood is created between these diverse women as they realize that menopause is no longer The Silent Passage, but a stage in every woman's life that is perfectly normal! It's the Hilarious Celebration of Women and the Change! Matinee w/Lunch Buffet...$84


MAY 8, TUES. - SE GUIDE DOGS "Creation of a Superhero" Come enjoy this multi-media presentation all about the process of how Guide Dogs are made into the superhero's they are. Then, lunch on your own at Ellenton Outlets...$46

MAY 10, THURS. - "SOCIAL SECURITY" at the Just For Laughs Theater in Largo, includes buffet lunch...$69

MAY 12, SAT. - MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE AIRFEST - BLUE ANGELS & MORE! Includes camp chair to keep Don't miss the Airfest after it's hiatus, who knows when it will be offered again...$49

MAY 13, SUNDAY - "MY FAIR LADY" MOTHER'S DAY MATINEE!! "An unlikely love story between a professor, Henry Higgins and a cockney flower seller, Eliza Doolittle. Professor Higgins wagers a bet that he can transform Eliza into a high society lady. As Eliza becomes more refined, and less reliant upon him, he realizes that he can't live without her. The unforgettable score includes I Could Have Danced All Night, The Rain in Spain I'm Getting Married in the Morning, On the Street Where You Live and Wouldn't it be Loverly". Includes fantastic Buffet Luncheon with full Salad Bar, Soup, several Hot Entrees & Sides and Dessert Table...$99


MAY 20, SUN. - SELBY GARDENS with Andy Warhol Paintings on Exhibit as well as Floral displays set up to resemble famous Warhol Paintings, lunch is on your own at the gardens to allow for a longer visit, several options available...$59

MAY 26, SAT. - WANTILAN LUAU at Universal Studios Royal Pacific Resort Authentic Luau includes beer, wine and a Mai Tai, as well as a buffet of Pit Roasted Suckling Pig, Fire Grilled Tender Beef, Catch of the Day from Pacific waters, Chicken Teriyaki as well as Vegetable and Rice Specialties & desserts including the Kona Coffee Ganache Pineapple Macadamia Tart, Passion Fruit Crème Brulee & more. Live music with amazing hula & fire dancers. Seating at 6:00 PM Don't miss this opportunity!...$119
MAY 30, WED. - VENICE SHOPPING DISTRICT Known as "Venice Main Street", this shopping and dining district is a wide variety of restaurants including Daiquiri Deck, Luna Ristorante, The Old Venice Pub Caffe Panini, Kilwin's (for Ice Cream & Fudge!) and more. Plus, a nice assortment of all sorts of shops. A nice day out in a different, quaint town, just blocks from the beach....$39

*W/L = Waiting list - Tour is full, but add your name to the waiting list - You may still get a seat!