18 days in Florida Itinerary

18 days in Florida Itinerary

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18 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Train + Fly:  14 h
1
Key West
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 3 nights
Bus:  3 h
3
Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Train + Tram + Fly:  5 h
4
Cape Canaveral
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Crystal River
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Tampa
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Fort Myers
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  12 h 15 min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and finally admire all the interesting features of Mallory Square.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Key West trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Key West is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in February, with highs in Key West at 30°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

3
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 13th (Wed), kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park and then kick back and relax at Anne's Beach. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and finally kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach.

Plan my day in Marathon using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Key West to Marathon by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In February in Marathon, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Anne's Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

2
nights
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Slough Slog and then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Everglades National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Everglades National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Everglades National Park takes 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Everglades National Park can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cape Canaveral.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Everglades National Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Everglades National Park ©
Everglades National Park
Slough Slog ©
Slough Slog

1
night
Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral ©
Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. On the 17th (Sun), see the sky in a new way at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cape Canaveral using our trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Everglades National Park to Cape Canaveral with the Route module. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Everglades National Park in February, with highs in Cape Canaveral at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Orlando

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.
You've now added SeaWorld Orlando to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): find something for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Cape Canaveral to Orlando takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Orlando, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Crystal River.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

1
night
Crystal River

Crystal River ©
The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
River Ventures Manatee Tour Center has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and then glide peacefully along the water with River Ventures Manatee Tour Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Crystal River trip planning app .

Drive from Orlando to Crystal River in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Crystal River, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Crystal River

Wildlife Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 20th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tampa road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Crystal River to Tampa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tampa when traveling from Crystal River in February, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

3
nights
Fort Myers

Fort Myers ©
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Dali Museum. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Wigert's Bonsai and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Regional Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Fort Myers trip itinerary website .

Getting from Tampa to Fort Myers by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Fort Myers sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Dali Museum, Wigert's Bonsai
Highlights from your plan
Wigert's Bonsai ©
Wigert's Bonsai
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum
Lakes Regional Park ©
Lakes Regional Park

2
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Tours, and then admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District. On the next day, kick back and relax at South Beach and then wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

Plan trip to Miami Beach with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Fort Myers to Miami Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fort Myers in February since evenings lows in Miami Beach dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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