Go on an adventure with Trips 'N' Tours

Expand your horizons with the Appleton Museum of Art's popular Trips 'N' Tours travel program. Trips 'N' Tours provides museum members, as well as nonmembers, exciting opportunities to visit other museums, cultural venues and historic places of interest throughout Florida and beyond.

For more information on how you can travel with Trips 'N' Tours, email Group Coordinators Dodie Jerz or Bonnie Janssen or call

Upcoming Adventures in 2016

Sweet Petes

Wednesday, August 17
Architecture & Chocolate, Jacksonville, FL

Visit the Epping Forest Yacht Club, a property on the National Register of Historic Places, that has been restored to its original grandeur. Tour this magnificent property and enjoy a lovely lunch.

Afterwards, travel to "The Sweetest Destination on Earth,” Sweet Pete’s Candy Shop. This confectionary emporium is a vast 23,000 square feet, boasts a fully functioning factory, two large retail shops, and hands-on interactive candy making sessions. Our session is titled “Chocolate Bar Your Way.” Sweet Pete’s is run by a group of naturally fun people who are committed to creating the Sweetest Destination on Earth.

$98.00 for Appleton members; $108.00 for nonmembers

Opal Sands Resort

Thursday, September 29
The Art of Christopher Still, Clearwater Beach, FL

Spend a day with the talented Florida artist, Christopher Still. Journey to Clearwater Beach where the artist will guide us through the artwork he specifically created for two gulf front resorts, The Opal Sands Resort and the Sandpearl Resort. See and hear the artist's attention to detail which only he can explain, making this trip a special adventure. Tampa Bay Magazine calls Christopher “Tampa Bay’s Michelangelo,” and this experience will show you why. Lunch and dessert are included.

Price TBA