Escorted Tours

Flying Wheels Travel provides full service travel arrangements for the following escorted tours. Participants of the below tours travel together as a group and are always accompanied by a Flying Wheels Travel professional tour escort, who is responsible for ensuring your tour goes smoothly.


Upcoming Tours

Fort Myers Weekend Baseball Escape

Mar. 15 to 18, 2012

4 days

Sunshine, baseball and beaches

Join Flying Wheels Travel for a weekend escape to lovely Fort Myers Florida.

Enjoy time at the beach, two Minnesota Twins games at their spring training camp and of course, plenty of Florida sunshine.

This weekend escape is perfect for couple’s singles or a “guys weekend.”

Tour package

$1,636.74* per person (double occupancy)
$2,399.91* per person (single occupancy)

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What makes this tour special?

  • Customized accessible tours (listed tours included in rate)
  • Tickets to two baseball games
  • Entrance fee to Edison and Ford Winter Estates Museum
  • Experienced care and tour escorts to assist throughout travel (based on group size)
  • Transportation in an accessible motor coach
  • Deluxe accessible hotel accommodations with daily breakfast
  • Personal care attendants and/or nurse (based on group size or arranged on an individual basis)
  • Roommates for single travelers may be arranged
  • Security and social opportunities of group travel experience
  • 1 bag under 50 lbs. per person included in airfare
  • All taxes and fees

Tour itinerary


Day Activity
Mar. 15 Arrive Fort Myers and transfer to hotel
Mar. 16 ArrivTwins vs. Orioles at Hammond Stadium
Mar. 17 Visit Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Mar. 18 Twins vs. Pirates at Hammond Stadium

Reservation deadline for this tour is Dec. 12, 2011

Space may be available after this deadline. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on estimated group size. Full payment is required at time of booking. The rate is non-refundable. We highly encourage the purchase of travel protection.

*Rates include all of the listed group benefits. Rates are subject to availability and are the same for accessible or non-accessible rooms. The number of accessible rooms are limited and available on a first come basis. Book early to guarantee your room choice. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on group size. The rate includes airfare from Minneapolis. The rate does not include travel protection, personal care or items of a personal nature. 

About the tour

Holiday Inn Fort Myers BeachMar. 15 - Arrive in Fort Meyers and Transfer to the Holiday Inn Fort Myers Beach. The beauty of tropical landscaping, swaying palm trees and breathtaking sunsets will surround you at this resort. Located on one of the largest white sand beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, the Holiday Inn Beach Resort offers great accommodations, superb amenities and exceptional levels of service.

Mar. 16 - Twins versus the Baltimore Oriels at Hammond Stadium. After the game, enjoy time at the pool or beach and watch the sunset on the Gulf of Mexico.Hammond Stadium

Mar. 17 - Visit the Edison and Ford Winter Estates Museum. You will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, historic gardens, the Edison Botanic Research Lab and the Edison Ford Museum. The newly restored buildings include the Edison Main House, Guest House, and Caretaker’s House and the Ford House. The 1929 historic landscape is throughout the property including the award winning Moonlight Garden. The Edison Ford Museum has hundreds of inventions, artifacts and special exhibits.

Edison MuseumAfter the tour you will enjoy time at the Gulf Coast Town Center. The center features casual and upscale restaurants, as well as shopping that includes 20 anchor stores, 80 specialty shops and 30 eateries. A few of the many highlights of Gulf Coast Town Center are the Bass Pro Shops and Regal Cinema.

Mar. 18– Twins versus the Pittsburgh Pirates at Hammond Stadium. After the game you will enjoy dinner at the famous Two Meatballs and a Kitchen Italian restaurant and then transfer to the airport for the flight home.

Customized travel

Flying Wheels Travel provides more than 40 years of experience and knowledge to make your dream vacation a reality. We provide customized fully-accessible tours for you and those traveling with you.

Tell us you want to come!

Please direct all inquires and reservations to Timothy Holtz at Flying Wheels Travel, e-mail at or call 612-381-1622.

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