Department of Florida

Unity Ride

Each year, the Legion Riders conduct a ride across Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana to raise funds and awareness for the Legacy Scholarship Fund, a National American Legion program. Hundreds of Riders participate, and millions of dollars have been raised over the years.

Event Dates:

April 6 – 15, 2018
Starting Post 54, Fernandina Beach, FL. Ending Post 392, Panama City Beach, FL.


Registration & Shirt Sales will Start At Post 54 at 4P Friday April 6th and will continue through the ride.

The ride will start at Post 54 in Fernandina Beach, Florida with a Kick-Off Party on April 6, 2018. Riders will travel to Andersonville, GA for a Korean War Remembrance then ride through Alabama and Mississippi. Riders will go down a portion of the Natchez Trace into Louisiana. A wreath will be laid at the National Cemetery and a visit at the USS Alabama before heading back to Florida and ending at Post 392 in Panama City Beach, FL.

Click here for official route.

“Kick Stands Up” Will be determined by the total miles to be driven that day. The latest “KSU” would be 9:00 AM.

There will normally be one fuel stop during the day, to be determined by the smallest fuel tank in the group. All Riders are expected to start with a full tank every morning”

Nightly Stops:

4/6 Holiday Inn, 76071 Sidney Place, Yulee, Fl. 32097
4/7-8 Hampton, 1609 East Lamar Street, Americus, GA. 31709
4/9 Hampton, 45 Rivercane Blvd West, Atmore, AL. 36525
4/10 Holiday Inn 495 Springridge Road, Clinton, MS 39056
4/11 Hampton, 68700 Hwy 190 Service Road, Covington, La. 70433
4/12 Quality Inn, 2414 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, Ms. 39531
4/13 Key West Inn 231 Greeno Rd. Fairhope Al, 36532
4/14 Wingate, 2610 S. Hwy 77 Lynn Haven, Fl

Click here for Lunch & Dinner Stops.


Click here for a printable list of hotels.


Contact FloridaLegacy@legionmail.org