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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 53

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 17, 1968
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Palm Begh Post-Times, Sunday. Nov. 17, 1S-PU Auto Touring: The Perfect Way To See America J drive along The Historic Tour, (clearly marked with green arrows) past 24 landmarks including Mary Washington House (1772), afli Rising Sun Tavern (1760). From Fayetteville, a fine alternate leads on Route 301 to Petersburg, then via Hopewell to Route 5 along the James River to Williamsburg. Colonial Williamsburg enthralls visitors for a day, a weekend or a week. Drivers who spend the night at Williamsburg Inn, Lodge, or Motor House, can then make the most of a day visit. At Williamsburg, a free bus service stops at key points throughout the historic area, and a comprehensive $.1.50 ticket permits entry to special exhibition buildings and major attractions. Definitely not to be missed is The Capitol (1753) with its celebrated Assembly, Committee, and Court rooms, as well as The Governor's Palace (1720 reconstruction) filled with exceptional antiques. The lovely setting includes the Ballroom and Boxwood Gardens, nd grand terraces bordering the canal. For the closing day's drive, travelers may opt for rapid Route 95 through Washington, D.C., or via Norfolk and Route 13 across dramatic Chesapeake Bay Causeway (17 miles long), then to Wilmington and the New Jersey Turnpike. From start to close, It's a varied trip with easy roads and worthy sights. I'M ;'.-prf 3? wihfe'.',.iiui: i m " - -ggg "-g ft v i? 'A., .1 'It- "..) while the choice swings to Stl Augustine in winter or spring. First-time visitors to St. Augustine should take the sightseeing train. Comprehensive tours start every half hour, and the lectured 7-mile itinerary costs $1.50. There are stop-off privileges at a dozen museums and many other points of interest. In St. Augustine, oldest city In America (l.")ti5), choice among sights Is difficult but a key spot is Castillo de San Marcos, the great fort with moats on Matanzas Bay. Close by are the oldest" wood-' en schoolhouse In the U.S., a toy museum, Flagler College, and St. Augustine's Oldest House (1727) with its fascinating museum and gardens. Among St. Augustine's major sights is Mission of Nom-bre de Dios, in a bay-front park, and the Old Jail with its notable collections and cactus garden. A city visit should also include a stroll past old houses and landmarks along streets such as St, George, Aviles and St. Francis. Next day, drivers may take U.S. 1 to Jacksonville, then Route 17 through Savvnnah to Charleston. This city offers pleasant promenades along venerable streets like South Battery with its historic houses. To the southwest, Magnolia Gardens and Fort Sumter may round out a day's tour. A quick mileage-maker alternate is Route 301 north of Jacksonville to a pleasant slop-over point, such as Santee on Lake Marion in South Carolina, or perhaps Fayetteville. The latter is a long drive, however. After an evening's rest, next day's destination probably will be a major tourist center. Route 301 to Fredericksburg, for visits to the famed Battlefield Park, the Georgian plantation Kenmore (1752), or a 5twSl6lL.,..:,,,', By GKORGE L.HERX JR. The 1,200-mile stretch be-iween the Palm Beaches and New York is fast becoming a popular year-round vacation route, especially for drivers with sporty new road-runners and a few extra days for travel. The Palm Beach-New York route lends Itself well to a three to four day trip. A number of major centers of interest along the way are linked by excellent alternative highways that permit a wide variety of easy routings. Many travel-wise drivers on litis route plan three overnight stops and four days for touring, in order to assure maximum sightseeing plus a restful driving schedule. Gold Coasters set for a quick get-away will probably take Route 98 west to Florida Turnpike for smooth sailing to Orlando. There, Route 4 leads directly to Daytona Beach, perhaps one of the better spots for lunch with a refreshing view. A considerably longer but leisurely route along A-l-A combines nicely with Route 707 bordering Indian River between Stuart and Fort Pierce. Choice between quick inland routing, or the multi-stop coast drive probably depends on selection of the first overnight stop. Lively new road-runners are so peppy these days, and well designed for roadability, that .my number of appealing destinations are within an easy day's drive. The point was ably proved recently by the lirst Renault-lli sold in the Palm Beaches this June, and "christened" on the Palm Beach-New York route. The new sedan-wagon Rl-nauIMtt is ideal for long trips due to the very spacious trunk, ' An average M.9 miles per gallon conveniently cuts fuel stops to a minimum. While top speed for a Re-nault-16 Is about 95 mph, it cruises effortlessly hour-after hour at turnpike speed limits. Road-hugging front-wheel drive and very comfortable seats make driving carefree and relaxed. Floridians particularly enjoy the panorama-view windows. Planning a three-night stopover trip between Palm Beach ;uid New York Is most rewarding. For example, the first night might be spent at either .lekyll Island or Sea Island, Georgia, in summer or fall, STOPS FOR SIGHTSEERS Above, Castillo de San Marcos stands as St. Augustine, Florida's, symbol of colonial struggle since its founding by the Spaniards in 1565. A lecture tour may be taken here. Below, in historical Williamsburg, Virginia, the Courthoase of 1770 stands in Market Square ai d houses the Archaeological Museum of Colonial Williamsburg. ACCLAIMLU Florida's New Star ( Attraction in-. 7-Day Cruises M New, 1967- Built TFT-ITTVrVfr SAILING EVERY SATURDAY FROM MIAMI to SAN JUAN at ri inn nn &oi.muiiiMo $171; from If u The new IZARRA is yourtc-claimed new way to an exciting American Caribbean-holiday! She's an Intimate version of the modern luxury liner, possessing every facility for pleasure and relaxation. Exceptional accommodations, most all lower beds (real beds!). All with private bath, telephones, stereo music. Most cabins outside. From $175 in Thrift Season, $195 In High Season. SEC YOUR TRAVEL AGENT NOW EZ NAVIEflA Ol CRUCEROS.ift. Unman 4 (Jo'ron HQS General Sties Agtnts 139 S. E. Third Avenue Miami, Florida 33131 (305) 371 8517 SAFETY INFORMATION: The CABO IZARRA, registered in Spain, meets International Safety Standards for new ships developed in 1960 and meets the 1966 fire safety requirements. Coming This Winter from Miami... 4 CARIBBEAN 13 DAY ADVENTURE CRUISES M.V 10 PORTS, from 375 SAT.JAN.25-FEB.3 FEB.22-MAO To tht unspoilad, usually Inaccessible hideaways of the Leeward and Windward islands ... Saba, St. Lucia, Dominica, St. Kills, Nevis, St. Barthelemy, St. Maarten. Big-name ports, tool.,. Barbados, San Juan, St. Thomas. BOOK WITH BR00.CS UNIVERSAL TRAVEL 832-4244 r at. . " - -,: iA j-f turns, figure-eights, close shaves with other boats, and be especially careful to avoid swimmers. There have been too many near accidents at the Riviera Beach Causeway. Stay clear of these crowded places to avoid such hazards. To pick up a fallen skier, your approach should be at , idling speed making lazy half turns around" him so that the tow line will float directly into his hands. Be sure that the motor is in neutral or shut off 'when taking the skier aboard. Caution! If your skier is going to do "exhibition" skiing, just please confine it to the proper areas. . I1E11HS NASSAU 3 days 2 nights $57 lo indwtoi Held wi borh foolrtoi. -tm ( mm doily, wtomt dni. Air Fin end Tronifer. FREEPORT 3 days 2 nights MEALS & CAR '61 50 kekdM Air Fan. Hetal, Monk ood U Omt. HAWAII 14 days 13 nights '5S9 NOV. 24, DEC. 14, Fll. 24 Rate includes: Fare from Miami, 3 nights in las Vegas, 3 nights Son Froncisco, 7 nights Honolulu, tips, tram-fen, cocktail parlies and breakfast and dinner daily, - EUROPE By Jt Round Trip $262 COST FI0M NASSAU 21 day 4MairitM fort-ejfjpwIurM twy Wtdntn-doy, Saturday and Sunday, lawny, Of 320C Jcti. Dtihnation Luitmhotin). HOLLYWOOD TRAVEL oN lo io 30 HON THIU SAT. Ph. 483-0253 1 10 1 rui IEACH IAKIS UVD kotwoon I-9S A Con mi Salet) r Tips For Water Skiers CRUISES TO THE BAHAMAS FROM DOWNTOWN MIAMI 3 and 4 DAY CRUISES TWICE WEEKLY from J85 Ship is Your Hotel All Meals Included Gracious Service Gourmet Food ' Two Fine Ships City Parking Lot at Pier FREE ROUND-TRIP TRANSPORTATION by Greyhound Bus to ships from West Palm Beach. Lake Worth, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton. Pompano Beach, ft. Lauderddle, Hollywood. Make rmrvatiens NOW through your TRAVEL AGENT, er EASTERN STEAMSHIP LINES General Sales Agents Pier 2. P.O. loi 112. Mum,, Fli. 31101 Phone: 373-I&01 Gala inaugural cruise !$ "FLAVIA" Dee. 20 - 3 Days Miami Nassau t return 70 00 par pt'ion plus U 00 Tori lo Phone us for Sptdol Rotis. Superb Entertainment! Surprises Galore! Do your lost minutt chriitmas shopping aboard. SAFETY INFORMATION: Tht tl FLAVIA registered in Italy substantially meets International safety standards for new ships Developed in I960 and meets tht 1966 firt safety requirements. Ph. Millie Rosacker Collect 278-2623 RED CARPET TOURS 623 ATLANTIC AVE. DELRAY BEACH, FLA. 17 Great c ruises id and respected for safety and full enjoyment of the sport. The United States Power Squadrons do not have . a course in skiing, but as boat handling is the major element . in sport, they do feel qualified ' in that respect. There should be an observer in the boat in addition to the pilot. Remember that the skier is 75 feet behind you, s? you must keep clear of all oth-er boats and obstacles. Don't be a "cowboy." Avoid hairpin THE "OTHER-CARIBBEAN FOR THE UN-TOURIST. Sailing from Cartagena Every Saturday 7Days-3Porti-$150min. AIR-SEA TOURS with Avionca Airlines available Uncommon cruitts of discovery from sunny, gay Cortogeni. Colombie (So. Americel to tropicei Edrnt of a "different" Caribbean. Sen Andres, refuge of Moreen end his buccaneers. Cristobal, encient capital of the Guey m hi it the mouth of the Rename Canal . SinJjijl. "The emeralds of the Cerib bean, ' its inhabitants ere Tule tribe. Sailing from Miami FLAVIA FuKv Air Conflilionad -ritvllori rttillltf I lt.000 Gr. Tent II Kno Nassau 3 & 4 DAY CRUISES 70 . W Ml, - Intugurel Cruise i - Dte. 20. 1968 i Most lunurious Miami te Nsssau Oocks m Downtown Nassau Im tniw TiMt Aiwu - cM e wM ; stands The power boat popularity that is sweeping the nation has created new and thrilling sports, water skiing, cruising and kindred usesot the boats. Your first views ot water skiing may stir some doubts in your mind as to the dexterous maneuvers and perilous attitudes of the skier. However it is as safe as it is sensational, and it is easier than one might think. But, as in all sports, there ate a few "do's and don'ts" that must be known Sailing from Miami FRANCA C. NOV. 22, 27 5 DAYS - $115 met. NassauFreeport DEC. 2 -11 DAYS $315 min. IXOTIC PORTS- S.n Ju.n, St. ThOfMl. Li Gu.lri. CurK.0. N.lwu. Sailing from San Juan, P.R. WlndiesSo.America 7 DAY CRUISES Starting Dec. 22, 19SS 4 Ports -1 90 me. ' (Sailing every Sat. night) 520 Bisteyne Atlantic me sun With all the water we are blessed with In the Palm Beach area, there is plenty of elbow room to ski and not be in danger yourself or be a hazard to other boats if they are fishing or just cruising. Never ski around swimmers in their areas. Such horse-play can be fatal to someone. Keep the sport fun and safe fur you and others. For Information of free safe boating courses that the Palm Reach Power Squadron teaches in this area, contact I'liancis Whitehead, piloting chairman, at 818-5086. SERVICE Beach, Floida 848-2537 raPPP pRAYED ONLY ON ITAlSnLWIE I I 27-DAY CARNIVAL IN RIO CRUISE I ss Michelangelo leaves New York Feb. 1. Destination the Caribbean! I H Rio! Carnival! From 975. Leaves Port Everglades Feb, 3. From $925. I I ' B Ahhh! What a sunny, wonderful way to escape from it all! Days of sun, I I H salt air, sea. Nights beneath the Southern Cross. Lavish living aboard I H the ss Michelangelo. Forget the world and its troubles. Relax and be 1 H spoiled by warm-hearted service, meet new friends, have a ball aboard I St. Thomas! Antigua! Grenada! Trinidad! Rio de Janeiro at Carnival! B With the ss Michelangelo as your hotel! Then to Bahia! And Curacao! - B Miss this trip and you'll wait a year for another. Get all the dates and H details from your travel agent or from ITALIAN LINE, 100 Biscayne I Blvd., Room 1703, Miami, Florida 33132. 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Book through your travef agar.t. NORTH GERMAN LLOYD Dept. 22, 100 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Fla. 33132. Tel. (305) 371-6651 New York Chicago Los Angeles Toronto SAFETY INFORMATION: The Bremen and Europe, registered In West Germany meet International Safety Standards for new ships developed in 1948. ' Sailing from Pt. Everglades FEDERICOC. Cnnipltlojiy Ar ConfliUontfl 70,000 r.roil font 21 Knoll SUO'luiil fcilort West IndiesSo. America 15 DAY X-VAS CRUISE Dec. 21 11 Ports -J450 mm. 12 DAY CARNIVAL CRUISE Jen. S 8 Ports $340 mm. 14 DAYS -10 Ports $395 min. Jen, 17,31: Feb. 14, 28. Mor. 14, 28, Apr .11 EXOTIC PORTS: Sin Juen, St. Thomas, Mirtiniaue. Trimdid, Nassau, Lo Gunri, Panama. Kingston, Arube, Cartagena, Port-au -Prince. Cruise Line, Inc., On. Agents SAFETY INFORMATION FEDE FtICO C. FFIANCA C, FLAVIA registered in ITALY substentielly meets Inter-netional Safety Slendnds lor new ships developed ill 190 end meets the 1966 fire lately requirements. 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