WHY SUNRISE?

Sunrise Tours is a family owned and operated company that was started in 1993. The company has grown steadily over the years, and now consists of 20 fantastic employees and offices in St. Louis, Indianapolis and Kansas City. We pride ourselves on delivering extremely high quality tour experiences at a fair price, and we consider repeat Sunrise Tours customers our most important marketing “tool”.

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GULF SHORES GETAWAY

Day 1: Memphis, TN

Depart mid-day for Memphis and a taste of excitement on Beale Street before overnight in the south Memphis area. D

Day 2: Gulf Shores Arrival

Arrive in Gulf Shores, AL for a 5-night stay along the Gulf of Mexico at the luxurious, full-service Lodge at Gulf State Park Hilton Resort. Nestled directly on the coast this unique destination makes sustainable eco-tourism a memorable experience! The resort features finely appointed Gulf View rooms with balconies, several dining options, direct access to the white sandy beach of the emerald coast, walking trails, rental bikes, and more. B, D

Day 3: Gulf Shores, AL

Take in the coastal breezes as the sun peeks over the horizon on a gentle beach walk after a delicious breakfast featuring made-to-order omelets! Journey to the southern-most point of Gulf Shores for a guided tour of Fort Morgan. Standing guard where the bay meets the Gulf of Mexico, the fort played a significant role during the Spanish American War. Visit Gulf State Park’s Nature Center with a naturalist expert to learn about the coastal barrier habitat natural resources and their impact on the environment. After dinner at a local favorite, Sunliner 50’s Diner, return to your personal oasis room to relax. B, D

Day 4: Pensacola, FL

Head to Pensacola for a guided tour of the world’s largest Naval Aviation museum. See more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard aviation. Watch the world-famous Blue Angels defy physics with spectacular aerial feats during their practice session (based on availability). Board catamaran to see wild dolphins frolic in their natural environment during a dolphin cruise on the pristine turquoise waters of the scenic back bays of Orange Beach. Tonight, join your fellow travelers on the hotel’s terrace for a special s’mores and bonfire under the starlit sky! B, L, sweet treat

Day 5: Free Day

Enjoy a full day of leisure and stroll the beach searching for the perfect seashell, dine in one of the many outdoor restaurant patios, take a nature walk in the surrounding Gulf Shores state park or read a book on your balcony while watching the glistening sun set over the Gulf. OR join your Tour Manager for an optional day trip to colorful Biloxi, MS ($75 per person). Visit the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Buffet Restaurant for an included lunch then try your hand at lady luck. At Beauvoir Estate, meet your guide in period dress for a tour of the notable Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library including a walk-through Mrs. Varina’s Garden. B

Day 6: Mobile, AL

Spend the morning exploring 65 acres of year-round floral pageantry in a Southern estate garden during our visit to Bellingrath Gardens. Travel to Mobile, AL, the cultural center of the Gulf Coast, for a tour at GulfQuest: National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, filled with immersive, interactive exhibits covering early settlements and trade routes, marine life, weather, shipbuilding and more. Walk in the steps of USS Alabama’s sailors aboard their finely restored ship. Celebrate our final night with a delicious “beach theme” dinner at the resort overlooking the Gulf waters! B, D

Day 7: Southaven, MS

Bid farewell to the Gulf Shores! Arrive Meridian for a visit to Museum of Mississippi Arts a unique museum covering a broad spectrum of the arts that swell from MS. Did you know Dill Harris from To Kill a Mockingbird is from Meridian? Overnight stay at the Drury Inn and Suites in Southhaven, MS. B, hot apps

Day 8: Return home B

  • Departure: October 30 2021
  • Return: November 06 2021
  • Days / Meals: 8 / 13
  • Rates:
    General
    • $2,499.00 - Single
    • $1,999.00 - Double
    • $1,789.00 - Triple/Quad
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