Sunken Gardens - From Kissimmee

  • Sunken Gardens - From Kissimmee

Sunken Gardens - From Kissimmee

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019



Our day begins with a guided tour of Sunken Gardens. In 1903 a plumber by the name of George Turner, Sr. bought what is known as Sunken Gardens. The property had a large sinkhole and a shallow lake. Using an elaborate maze of clay tiles, he drained the lake, leaving a rich muck that was ideal for his favorite hobby - horticulture . Fruit trees on the property led the Turners to open a roadside tropical fruit stand, followed by a small gift shop which opened in 1924. By 1935, the gardens were so successful that the Turners put other ventures aside and focused on Sunken Gardens.

Lunch is at Spring Garden Family Restaurant. Our choices include Cod; fried, grilled or pan fried, Homemade Lasagna, Grilled Chicken Breast, entrees come with choice of soup or salad, dessert and a fountain drink or coffee.

The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most beautiful museums in the Southeast. The Museum has an encyclopedic collection of art from around the globe and across the centuries, with almost 5,000 years of civilization represented by more than 20,000 objects extending from antiquity to the present. The collection includes works by Monet, Morisot, Pearlstein, Willem de Kooning, Rodin, O’Keeffe and many others, as well as ancient Greek and Roman, Asian, African, Art of the Americas and Native American art.

The cost of this trip is $83.00 per person. Trip price includes motorcoach, attractions listed, lunch and gratuities. Trip is based on a minimum of 35 people. Deadline for cancellation with a refund is May 10, 2019.

To make a reservation, please call 407-855-9732 or email Payment due at time of reservation. Please make checks payable to Life’s a Trip Tours and mail to P.O. Box 590066, Orlando, FL 32859.

1st pick up: 8:00 a.m. Park & Ride located at 901 Shady Lane

2nd pick up: 8:30 a.m. Village Oak Lane

We will return around 4:30 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.

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