12 days in Sanibel Island, Captiva Island & Orlando Itinerary

12 days in Sanibel Island, Captiva Island & Orlando Itinerary

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Sanibel Island
— 6 nights
Drive
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Captiva Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly

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Sanibel Island

Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Barefoot Beach Preserve. Family-friendly places like Boat Tours & Water Sports and Bowman's Beach will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Sanibel Island to Bonita Springs to see Bonita Springs Public Beach about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, take in nature's colorful creations at In The Garden, walk around Pond Apple Park, and enjoy the sea views from Sanibel Island Lighthouse.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sanibel Island day trip planning tool.

Albany to Sanibel Island is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Albany in August, with highs in Sanibel Island at 92°F and lows at 75°F. On the 27th (Sat), you'll travel to Captiva Island.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Captiva Island

You've now added Captiva Watersports to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Redfish Pass and then kick back and relax at Captiva Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): glide through the air with Captiva Watersports.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Captiva Island trip itinerary planner.

Captiva Island is just a short distance from Sanibel Island. In August, daily temperatures in Captiva Island can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Captiva Island

Outdoors · Transportation · Tours · Parks

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park. Bring the kids along to Universal's Islands of Adventure and Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 31st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Orlando road trip website.

Traveling by car from Captiva Island to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In August, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. On the 1st (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks