|There are lots of great things about Florida.|
1. The sun
2. The attractions
3. And Nov. 3-6, the Angus Family is gathering in Orlando for the 2023 Angus Convention
Why don’t you plan to join us, bring the whole family and take in a few of the tours with other Angus enthusiasts. We’ve planned several options for tours this year that take full advantage of the Orlando location.
Spots on tours are limited, so those who wish to attend should book, when registration for the convention opens on July 1. All reservations for tours and hotels can be made through registration for the convention on the convention website.
Thursday, Nov. 2
|Kennedy Space Center: Highlighting the journey of discovery and history-making achievements, participants will travel to the headquarters of modern exploration at Cape Canaveral, the home of the Kennedy Space Center. A behind the gates, bus tour to the Apollo/Saturn V Center showcases historic space exploration along with details of day-to-day Kennedy Space Center operations. Length: Approximately 7 hours Includes: Admission, all films and shows, a meal voucher and bus transportation from the headquarters hotel|
Cost: $180 per person
|Gatorland and Ziplining: No visit to Orlando is complete without a stop at this classic attraction, but instead of a leisurely stroll, participants will soar over the Floridian treetops while looking for reptiles gathered below. Take in a one-of-a-kind reptilian show and swamp walk to see Florida’s native creatures. Length: Approximately 5 hours Includes: Admission to Gatorland, lunch and transportation from the headquarters hotel.|
Cost: $155 per person
Friday, Nov. 3
|National Angus Tour: An annual tradition for many breeders, this year’s tour includes Deseret Ranch and Kempfer Cattle Company. Deseret uses a three-way rotational breeding system with Angus, Brahman, Simmental, Red Poll and South Devon to maximize the adaptability to Florida’s sub-tropical climate. Kempfer Cattle Company consists of three separate commercial herds of Brahman, Angus and Shorthorn, but all with Brahman influence to fit in the environment. Length: Approximately 7 hours Includes: Includes the tour, lunch and bus transportation from the headquarters hotel|
Cost: $75 per person
Beef Blitz: One of the most popular tours every year, the Beef Blitz provides attendees a closer look at how beef makes its way to consumers. See how the quality of Angus beef that starts at the ranch adds value to users further down the supply chain. Get an inside look at Certified Angus Beef ® brand licensees and how they leverage the logo for more customer loyalty.
Length: Approximately 7 hours
Includes: Tour, lunch and bus transportation from the headquarters hotel
Cost: $50 per person
Wild Florida: Leave the horses at home and join this tour to take an hour-long airboat ride through an undeveloped area, beginning with exploring a lush nature preserve. Following the airboat tour where local inhabitants will be visible from the shoreline, participants will get up close with a gator during an expert-led Gator Demo.
Length: Approximately 6 hours
Includes: The narrated airboat excursion, park admission, Gator Demo, souvenir photo with an alligator, lunch and bus transportation from the headquarters hotel
Cost: $165 per person