S: Florida 2012
BC: The End | BY: HATTIE WEISMANTEL 2012
FC: Florida | Florida | Florida
1: Today, we got on a airplane at 6:00 in the morning. We did not arrive their until 6:30 P.M. When we got there we took a 2 hour drive from Tampa to Fort Myers. When we got to the hotel we had pizza.
2: Spring Training
3: Today we went to a Twins game. We had a lot of fun. The score was 1 to 0. Tampa Bay won that game. The best thing was when T.C. Bear fed Ellie ice cream and spilled it on her shirt. Then we went to Fort Myers beach and got suck in a traffic jam. Then when we got of the traffic jam after that we ate at DQ.
4: Spring training
5: Today we went to Spring Training again. The Twins played St. Louis.they lost 3 to 2. IT WAS VERY HOT. After the game we went to Sun Harvest Citrus and had fresh oranges and orange ice cream. Then we went to Two Meatballs in the Kitchen for supper.
6: Edison & Ford Winter Estates
7: Saturday, we went to Edison & Ford Winter Estates. They had huge trees like the one in the picture. We saw Ford's house, Edison's workshop, house, and pool.There was also a butler and maid house.We got to see Ford's original car. Then we to Sanibel Island. After that we when to the hotel and had pizza.
9: Saturday, after the Edison & Ford WInter Estates we went swimming at the Lighthouse Beach on Sanibel Island. When we got there we went down this very long path to the beach. After that we went swimming! I got salt water in my mouth and eyes. To the left is the original lighthouse on LIghthouse Beach.
10: Captain Joe | Good Time Charters | Osprey nesting
11: Sunday morning we went to Fort Myers Beach for a dolphin tour from Captain Joe with Good Time Charters. We saw dolphins, manatees, osprey nesting, and a stingray. We stopped on a beach at New Pass. and went shelling. While we were on the beach we saw more dolphins playing with Jet-ski's. We then went back to the marina we started from and drove up Fort Myers Beach a short ways for our next adventure!
13: After Good Time Charters, Ellie, Dad and I went Para-sailing. We had lots of fun. The funnest thing was when the driver made us go into the water a little bit, my dad's jeans got soaked!!!!!!!
14: Trip Home
15: After para-sailing, we went to a Mexican place and ate lunch. Then we went back to the hotel and packed and took of to Tampa. When we got to Tampa we unpacked at another hotel and dad went and got Jimmy John's.
17: Today is our last day in Florida, the fun thing was we flew right over the Statue of Liberty. I did not get to see it but, my Dad did. We didn't arrive home till 11:00 P.M.