Director's Tours

We are excited to offer many new destinations for our upcoming Director’s Tour season and we hope you will join us. This season’s locations will include gardens, historic homes, art, fusion cuisine, architecture, sponge diving, and an extended trip to one of Henry Ford’s homes, The Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill. This tour will also include private tours of the Savannah Historic District.

All tours are subject to change and are based on availability. Spaces are limited and pre-paid registration is required. Edison Ford members receive discounts on Director’s Tours so if you are not already a member, join today!

October 13, 2018 - St. Petersburg - Private docent lead tours of Jungle Prada (ancient Native American Indian village and landing place of Spanish explorers in 1528), Sunken Gardens, a historic 100-year-old garden and St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts.

November 10, 2018 - Tarpon Springs - Private tour of Downtown Historic District, narrated tour of the sponge docks and lunch at a Greek restaurant. We will finish the day with a boat tour that includes a sponge diving expedition.

December 1, 2018 - Fort Lauderdale - Enjoy a private tour of Flamingo Gardens, dinner and a special evening at the Bonnet House with Christmas décor and live music. This is a perfect way to start off your holiday season. Wear your ugly holiday shirt to win a prize!

January 12, 2019 - Miami - Wynwood Culinary and Art Tour; come see and taste the local flavors and art of this amazing area of Miami. Learn about the culture behind the food and hear the stories behind the creation of Wynwood, its history and the people who created the largest outdoor museum in the world while savoring cuisine by some of the most talented chefs in Miami.

February 2, 2019 - Lakeland - We will explore one of America’s greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright, at Florida Southern College. This will also include a Historic Lakeland Tour, lunch and a visit to Florida Polytechnic University.

March 4 - 8, 2019 - Richmond Hill and Savannah Georgia - TENTATIVE based on registration. Private tours to the Ford Plantation, Richmond Hill Historic District, Savannah Historic District and much more. More details and pricing will be available soon. Mark your calendars now!

April 13, 2019 - Sarasota/Bradenton - Private tour of Selby Gardens, lunch and a tour at South Florida Museum which includes the Natural History Museum, the Bishop Planetarium and the Parker Manatee Aquarium.

We look forward to another great season of travel, education and FUN!