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Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Thu Sep 24, 2009 11:42 pm

Hey everyone,

No idea where else to post this other than A.net Big grin

So, I live in DAB. I want to grab my plane and fly somewhere cool for the day. I've been to Clearwater and St. Augustine and have been Ok places - nothing out of the ordinary.

Has any of you got any proposals of a place worth going to? It would be either Saturday or Sunday, leave in the morning, have some nice lunch, and come back around 1500.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!

Thanks in advance,

Enrique.
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RE: Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:28 am

Key West?

Or skip Florida and head north: Savannah, GA and/or Charleston, SC.
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RE: Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:30 am



Quoting PPVRA (Reply 1):
Key West?

Or skip Florida and head north: Savannah, GA and/or Charleston, SC.

I've been to EYW and it's quite far. It wouldn't be worth to go for the day!

How is Savannah? Is there anything to do there?

Thanks!
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RE: Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:45 am



Quoting 797 (Thread starter):
So, I live in DAB. I want to grab my plane and fly somewhere cool for the day. I've been to Clearwater and St. Augustine and have been Ok places - nothing out of the ordinary.

Have you done the "$100 hamburger" up to Flagler? I've done that a couple times. There's a restaurant at the airport called "High Jackers" and I highly recommend getting a bowl of the Wisconsin Beer-Cheese soup. May not occupy you for the full day if you're looking to spend most of the day flying (Flagler is about a 20 minute flight tops from DAB).

As for other options in the state, I'd head south to the West Palm Beach or FLL area.
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RE: Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:59 am

VNC. Good restaurant over there, and it's a pretty decent flight - about 1.5 to 2.0 each way, depending on how you go (I went via MLB on the way there, and via ORL on the way back.

If you're taking an ERAU plane, ask the flight supervisor if they have some coupons. I dropped some off when I came back from there (the restaurant staff pretty much begged me to take them), and they might still be sitting in a drawer there.  Wink

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RE: Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Fri Sep 25, 2009 3:12 am



Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 3):
Have you done the "$100 hamburger" up to Flagler? I've done that a couple times. There's a restaurant at the airport called "High Jackers" and I highly recommend getting a bowl of the Wisconsin Beer-Cheese soup. May not occupy you for the full day if you're looking to spend most of the day flying (Flagler is about a 20 minute flight tops from DAB).

Yes I have!!! XFL though is too close and boring. I've been there a zillion times!

Quoting Mir (Reply 4):
VNC. Good restaurant over there, and it's a pretty decent flight - about 1.5 to 2.0 each way, depending on how you go (I went via MLB on the way there, and via ORL on the way back.

This really sounds interesting!!! Let me check it out.

Any other ideas?!

Thanks guys!!!
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RE: Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Sat Sep 26, 2009 5:51 pm

You should go to SAV and if you have time go by and see HHH. SAV is a very nice old city. they have tram tours and a walkway on the river with great southern cuisine. HHH is always fun too and they have a small touristy place at the foot called harbortown with a lighthouse and all thats really fun.
 
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RE: Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Sat Sep 26, 2009 6:39 pm

When I do my one or two day mileage specials, its not where I want to go...
Its "I have so much $$$ to play around with, where will it take me"?
Try that approach and look at airTran first. They set the trend for the elCheapo flights.
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RE: Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Sat Sep 26, 2009 9:44 pm

Do you mind over water flights? Walkers cay, I think you need to call ahead for permission since it is a private field, Freeport?
What about St. Augustine? There are so many places to see in the area with a plane. SAV seems like a nice destination too.
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RE: Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:51 am



Quoting Isitsafenow (Reply 7):
look at airTran first.

I think you might have missed this part:

Quoting 797 (Thread starter):
I want to grab my plane

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RE: Where To Fly In Florida For The Day? Advise!

Mon Sep 28, 2009 7:05 pm

MIR.....so I did!
thx for that.
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