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« on: June 18, 2010, 05:13 AM »

After 20 yrs.of being away from home(military service). I'm finally going home(valdosta,ga.) for a 2 week vacation Grin. While home I would like to visit a real life kite store Tongue and hopefully get to fly w/other flyer in my neck of the woods,and hopefully pick up pointers and improve my flying Tongue(if my wife lets me Sad. How would I go about locating a kite store and flyers in/around my area(geogia/florida)??
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« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2010, 06:43 AM »

Doesn't the AKA have a list of retailers?

Troy Gunn has a great list of current Kite Clubs HERE


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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2010, 09:01 AM »

First let me thank you and your family for your service to our country

Next, Welcome Home!!

Here is a list, I havent verified all the shops but it should give you a starting point
You might want to google them to see which are current


GraytGeorge Kite Company
Atlanta     GA

Savannah Sails & Rails
423 E. River St
Savannah    GA 31401
912 232 7201

Identified Flying Objects     
1164 Euclid Av NE     
Atlanta     GA 30307     

Shoot the Breeze    
1530 Cumberland Terrace    
Acworth    GA 30102    


Aerial Dynamics     
2236 C 30-A Suite #8     
Seaside     FL 32459     

8100 Cedar Creek Dr    
New Pt Richey    FL 34653    
Atlanti Scooter and Action Sports
     9 Hibiscus Avenue
    Pompano Beach, Fl 33062
   (954) 366-6285

Caribbean Kite Co    
1099 NE 45th St    
Ft Lauderdale    FL 33334    

Catchin' Air Kites    
6809 S Orange Ave    
Orlando    FL 32809    
Clearwater Kite Co    
483 Mandalay Ave # 213    
Clearwater Beach    FL 33767    

 Extreme Kites
    930 A1A South
    St. Augustine, FL 32080
   (904) 461-9415

Flash Lights    
313 63rd St    
Holmes Beach    FL 34217    

Florida Kite Contractors    
15135 Pennington Rd    
Tampa    FL 33624    

Fly Kites    
3421 NE 15th Ave #1    
Oakland Park    FL 33334    

Get in the Wind    
109-A Hwy 98    
E. Destin    FL 32541    
904 654 WIND    

Hawaiian Kiteworks Inc
5250 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819-9463

Key West Kite Co
408 Greene Street
Key West, FL 33040-6518

Kite Shop    
97 St George St    
St Augustine    FL 32084    

Kite Tails    
28 Papaya St    
Clearwater Beach    FL 34630

Kite World    
109 S. Miramar Ave., A1A    
Indiatlantic    FL 32903    
407 725 8336
Kites Online    
St George Island       FL 32328    
888 713 9223    

Kitesville USA, Inc.    
405 Gulf Blvd.    
Indian Rock Beach    FL 33785    
800 762 5483    

Kitty Hawk Kites    
Florida Mall #23,
8001 Orange Blossom Trail Unit #1184    
Orlando    FL 32809    
407 826 4211    

Kitty Hawk Kites    
Tyrone Square Mall,
6901 22nd Ave, Unit #600    
St Petersburg    FL 33710    

Kitty Hawk Kites    
Ellenton #25,
5461 Factory Shops Blvd    
Ellenton    FL 34222    
Krazy Kites    
3445 Inernational Drive #112    
Orlando    FL 32819    
800 982 2635    

Lofty Pursuits
1415 Timberlane Road
Tallahassee, FL 32312
On Air    
206 128th Ave E    
Madeira Beach    FL 33708    

Skydancer Kites    
3162 Commodore Plaza    
Coconut Grove    FL 33133    

Skyward Kites
    at Haulover Park
    10800 Collins Avenue
    Miami Beach, Fl 3315
   (305) 893-0906

Sunny Bay Trading Company
    Balinese kites in Stock
    2904 Beach Blvd. South
    Gulfport, Fl 33707
    (727) 433-1769

Sunset Stunt Kites    
13426 Valerie Dr    
Pensacola    FL 32507    
Wind and Snow    
111 7th St.    
N. Bradenton Bch    FL 34217    
941 778 0238    

Winds of Atlantis    
128 E Pine    
St George Island    FL 32328       

Again welcome home and thank you

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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2010, 10:25 AM »

As long as there are no links to online stores I'm okay with that.

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« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2010, 12:57 PM »

SO many of those are gone . The shop in St augustine is one I know is still there. and sail and rails

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« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2010, 03:58 PM »

Thanks for all your years of service, I did 22 years and love that check every month.  Cheesy  I laugh at all who just don't get it...check every month, for nothing, it seams like now,,, Cheesy

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« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2010, 04:41 PM »

Thank you all for the replies!! Grin
The only thing left to do is pack(try an sneak a kite or 2 in my luggage Grin) & p/u travel orders. Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2010, 04:56 PM »

Safe trip to ya', enjoy your visit back


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