17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marathon
— 1 night
2
Key Largo
— 2 nights
3
Marco Island
— 2 nights
4
Naples
— 3 nights
5
St. Augustine
— 1 night
6
Orlando
— 5 nights

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, thenidentify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Marathon trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Marathon is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Marathon is 3 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in March, things will get much warmer in Marathon: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 17th (Tue), get interesting insight from Tours, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenget advice or help at Florida Keys Visitor Center, thenidentify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at Everglades Alligator Farm.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Key Largo trip builder website.

You can drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Key Largo, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Anhinga Trail, Everglades Alligator Farm, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Swim with Dolphins

2
nights
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Marco Island route planner.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marco Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Marco Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Get outdoors at Corkscrew Swamp and Lovers Key State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bowman's Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge (in Immokalee), Barefoot Beach Preserve (in Bonita Springs) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Fort Myers Beach).

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Naples takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Naples

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel Island, Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Barefoot Beach Preserve
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Lowdermilk Beach ©
Lowdermilk Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lovers Key State Park ©
Lovers Key State Park

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. You've now added Fort Matanzas National Monument to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Matanzas National Monument and then stroll through Crescent Beach Public Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Vilano Beach, thentake an in-depth tour of Old Florida Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Memorial Presbyterian Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the St. Augustine online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Naples to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in March, things will get slightly colder in St. Augustine: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Crescent Beach Public Beach
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Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach

5
nights
Orlando

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.
Relax by the water at Beach at Daytona Beach and Cocoa Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Stetson Mansion and Blue Spring State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kissimmee), Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Port Canaveral). The adventure continues: get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, don't miss a visit to Tree of Life, and stroll through Discovery Cove.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando trip maker.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Orlando takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from St. Augustine, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Stetson Mansion, Fishing Charters & Tours, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

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