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A Visit to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates
Date: December 13, 2019
Edison & Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL
Guests Allowed? YES
This program will be a guided Garden tour in the afternoon, buffet dinner and an evening visit to see the Holiday Lights at the Edison Ford Winter Estates. We will arrive by bus at this wonderful location for our 3:00 tour. During the afternoon, we will take a stroll back in time with horticulturist, Debbie Hughes through the gardens and experience what the Edison’s created during their many winters in southwest Florida. Towering ficus trees planted by Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone stand tall in the former research gardens. The tour, lasting an hour and a half, takes you around the property to learn about some of the site’s more than 1,700 plants representing more than 400 species from six continents. Dinner to follow at The Farmers Market Restaurant. When dinner is finished we will head back to the Estates for the Holiday Night Lights where thousands of lights and hundreds of historic decorations grace the Estates. Return motor coach to Naples about 8:00pm. Please remember to wear comfortable walking shoes , hat, and jacket for the evening and bug spray.
Price includes Admission and guided tour, a buffet dinner
Special Transportation Instructions:
MBI motor coach bus will leave Crossroads Shopping Center, Pine Ridge Rd. Naples, FL at 1:00 p.m. and return at 9:00pm.