|Downtown Atlanta, Georgia|
for 2 glorious nights! (404) 761-4900 Full Hot Breakfast included and free shuttle from airport. Short
meeting that evening at 7:30 p.m. Free Hot Food & Evening Beverages!
Feb. 11th (Wed.) : Drive to downtown Atlanta for two year round events. The first walk is called the “Capital”
walk. Passes the State Capital, MLK Center, Underground Atlanta, Jimmy Carter Library/Museum, and
Georgia State University. The second walk is the “Midtown” walk. That walk includes Centennial Olympic
Park, the Georgia Tech University campus, passing Bobby Dodd Stadium, Grant Field, Tech Tower, and
down the famous Peachtree Street. Return to our hotel.
Feb. 12th (Thur.): Drive to Montgomery, Alabama for the Capital Walk. This event passes the Alabama State
Capital building, the White House of the Confederacy, Martin Luther King Memorial, several historic
churches, a confederate cemetery and Hank Williams' grave site. Drive to Orange Beach, Alabama for our
hotel for 4 glorious nights! The Start/Finish for the Alabama Walking Weekend, Hampton Inn & Suites, (251)
923-4400 Continental Breakfast included. Located right on the Gulf Beach!! For the next three days we will
spend doing the Alabama walks.
Feb. 13th, 14th, 15th (Fri. Sat. Sun.): Walking Extravaganza in Alabama!! Participate in a possible 14
events (7 walks, 4 swims, 3 bikes) Go to http://georgiawalkers.homestead.com for brochure, when
available. (The walks for these 3 days and the Meet and Greet are NOT in the price of the trip. At the time of
this publication, I did not know what walks, bikes and swims that people wanted to do. Transportation will
be provided to walks.
Feb. 16th (Mon.): Drive a short distance to Perdido Key, Florida to participate in one of the Pensacola Club
walking events. Continue onto Pensacola to participate in the Historic Walk. Trail is routed along
Pensacola Bay, through the historic district and parts of downtown. There has been a lot of preservation and
restoration here! The walk loops through St Michael's Cemetery with internments dating back to
Pensacola's early history. Grave sites include that of Stephen Mallory, first Secretary of the Navy of the
Confederacy. Drive to Pensacola Beach for hotel accommodations at the Hampton Inn, right on the Beach!
(850) 932-6800 Continental Breakfast included.
Feb 17th (Tues.): Drive a short distance Fort Walton Beach to participate in the year round event. Easy
beautiful Florida walk that begins at a small city park, continues thru residential areas, along Ft. Walton
Landing (waterfront park),passing a Historical Indian Mound, and old schoolhouse. You will pass one of
the most interesting McDonald's anywhere, filled with the best McDonald’s historical memorabilia in the
country. Be sure to go in and look around. Continue for another short drive to Top Sail Preserve State Park
located at Santa Rosa Beach area. 5K walk is on paved trail. 10K walk is on combination of paved and
sand trails, on beach, and thru campground. Walk takes you past ponds, through pine woods, over
gorgeous white sandy beach, and thru campground passing many amenities. Shorebirds in abundance.
Other wildlife can be spotted often.
Drive a few miles to Panama City Beach area for hotel accommodations at the Holiday Inn Resort (across
the road from Beach!) for 2 glorious nights! (850) 234-1111 Breakfast not included but reduced price
coupons will be provided. Panama City Airport (ECP) is about 16 miles away and a reduced fare will be
provided from local taxi cab.
Feb 18th (Wed.): Enjoy our last day in Florida with the Panama City walk. This walk passes through much
of "old" St Andrews on sidewalks/streets along the Bay. Route passes thru neighborhoods and follows a
portion of a walking track in the Women’s Garden Club. In the afternoon, possibly some sightseeing or just
enjoy the BEACH!!!! Return to hotel.
Feb. 19th (Thurs.): FLY DAY ONLY BACK TO HOME DESTINATIONS! The local airport services Southwest
Airlines and Delta Airlines.
$50.00 will reserve your seat on this great trip to the HOPEFULLY WARMER WEATHER!! (Non-
refundable) Does not include any airfare …..
Price Per Person: (EXCLUDING $50.00 DEPOSIT!)
SINGLE: $1700.00 DOUBLE: $1250.00 TRIPLE: $1100.00
PAYMENT SCHEDULE: One Payment will be due on December 20th!
The cost of the trip will include:
• Fully Escorted Deluxe Bus Transportation (Gunther Charters!)
• 9 nights of Hotel Accommodations
• Continental Breakfast included in all hotels except
• All Taxes and Tips, including the Bus Driver and Tour Escort
• Refreshments for the trip
• Credit Only Walk Fees other than our stay at the Hampton Inn at Orange Beach
(The Orange Beach Walks & Social are not included)
Make checks payable to Mary Ptacek and send to the following address:
Mary T. Ptacek
2748 Canarsy Ct.
Henderson, Nevada 89052