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Florida: Smithsonian cruises around the state

Here’s an entertaining spring cruise from Smithsonian Journeys that focuses on Florida’s natural beauty, historic sites, wildlife and cultural charms.

After embarking in Tampa, Fla., the 130-passenger ship Yorktown will sail around the Florida peninsula. Stops will include Sarasota and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sanibel Island, Key Largo and Key West, Miami and Villa Vizcaya, a full-day excursion to Everglades National Park, Palm Beach, the Kennedy Space Center, St. Augustine, Amelia and Cumberland islands, and Savannah. Ga.

If booked by Jan. 30, a complimentary one-night hotel stay in either Tampa or Savannah, where the cruise disembarks, is included.

Date: April 4-14.

Price: From $5,895 per person, double occupancy. Includes all accommodations and meals (including house wine and beer), all tours and excursions, on-tour transportation and certain gratuities. Airfare, port and embarkation fees are not included.

Info: Smithsonian Journeys, (855) 330-1542

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