And you won’t encounter another car in the Villages!

To join us on this trip to St. Augustine, print the reservation form (click on green button below) and mail it along with your check (made out to the BBC) for $35per person for the bus and tram tour to the address below.   On January 5th, we will conduct our lottery and you will be notified shortly thereafter of your seat confirmation or waitlist status.

Rest assured ~ We promise to wake you when we arrive home

might prefer to spend their colonial coin along the shops and cafes on St. George Street, or at Scarlett O’Hara’s for lunch.


I/we would like to go to St. Augustine with the BBC on January 16th.  Enclosed is my check for $35 per person to pay for the bus and tram tour.  (Dinner and admission fees extra.)

Print your name(s):   ________________________________________________________

I/we wish to be on the bus with these friends ________________________________________

I believe I have a credit available from a prior trip, and I (we) are enclosing payment for the difference.                                                                                                                      _________   (check here)

Neo-classical Rocking Chair;  carved gilded wood;  European 19th-century

Admission is only $10.75 (regularly $13.95) if you purchase a ticket in advance at:

Upon arrival in the early afternoon, you might choose to explore 16th-18th century life (right on the famous St. George Street) at the

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while our own women folk

Followed by dinner at Barnacle Bill’s Seafood House

Visit their website at:

Admission fee is $10


Barefoot Beachcombers Club (‘BBC’ will also suffice)
333 Colony Blvd. #110
The Villages, FL 32162

To see what you would experience there, visit their website at:
Admission is $13

Liability Waiver:  The BBC has a revised Liability Waiver specific to our club.  Even if you have signed a liability release form in the past for our club, we are asking that you sign the revised one. This will only need to be done one time; not yearly as in the past.  Please click on link below, print and sign, and give the form to your bus leader on this trip. 

Or you might choose to tour the

Lightner Museum, housed in the former Alcazar Hotel built in 1888 by Henry Flagler.  Today it is home to one of the best collections of fine and decorative 19th century art in the country.  $10    See:

Or visit Flagler College.  In 1888, Henry Flagler built the Hotel Ponce de León, his first in a series of luxury resorts along Florida’s east coast.  The Edison Electric Company powered the building with steam heat and 4,000 electric lights, making the Ponce one of the nation’s first electrified buildings.  Louis Comfort Tiffany is credited with the building’s interior design including the stained glass and mosaics.  Tour at 2:00  $8.

or visit the Pirate and Treasure Museum across the street from the fort

On  January 16, we hope you’ll grace us with your presence on a day trip to St. Augustine where you can enjoy shopping, touring, and dinner.  To take advantage of evening events, we’ll travel from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. on this day, so sleep in a little and conserve your energy for later in the day.

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$18.27 pp - choice of 6 entrees plus strawberry dessert

$14.62 pp - choice of six entrees only  Both prices include soda, tea, coffee, tax, and tip. 

The main  evening event will be a tram tour of one of the Nation’s best holiday light displays -- St. Augustine’s famous Night of Lights- -- a perfect way to end your holiday season!

or expand your historical knowledge at Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest fort (1672) in the continental U.S.

Again, we’ll close out our evening with a tram tour (price negotiated down from $14 to $10) throughout the beauty of this city!