From Sarasota to Amelia Island – Explore Rich Black Cultural Heritage

Explore Rich Black Cultural Heritage in the heart of Florida’s central and northern coasts!

Discover the contribution and influences of the African American pioneers of the past and community leaders of today who shape these iconic destinations. Engage in interactive experiences that highlight the historic figures, sights, and heritage neighborhoods along the “cultural coast” in Sarasota!

Discover the “town that freedom built”, experience jazz and civil rights heritage, and learn about other little known heritage places and people that have contributed to our American history while exploring the heart of Florida in Orlando and its surrounding communities along the Space Coast.

Learn about the first place Africans stepped foot in North America before Virginia in 1619, and how this city’s activities played a pivotal role in birthing the Civil Rights Act in the heart of America’s oldest city, St. Augustine! Experience Black culture in the heart of this resort community on the Friendliest Island of Florida, historic Amelia Island and American Beach!

Additional Dates: August 5-12, 2024 – $2,999 per person in double, $3,299 single room