24 days in Florida Itinerary

24 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Daytona Beach
— 2 nights
2
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
3
Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
4
Fort Walton Beach
— 4 nights
5
Key West
— 3 nights
6
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
7
Marco Island
— 2 nights
8
Naples
— 3 nights

2
nights
Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): make a splash at Daytona Lagoon. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Paul, steep yourself in history at Mary Bethune Home, thenadmire the masterpieces at Cici & Hyatt Brown Museum of Art, thenenjoy some diversion at Volusia Top Gun Shooting Range & Restaurant, and finally appreciate the history behind Dale Earnhardt Sr. Statue.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Daytona Beach trip maker site.

Orlando to Daytona Beach is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Daytona Beach can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of Saint Paul ©
Basilica of Saint Paul
Daytona Lagoon ©
Daytona Lagoon
Mary Bethune Home
Mary Bethune Home

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vilano Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Atlantic Beach and Crescent Beach Public Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Augustine: Marineland Dolphin Adventure (in Marineland) and Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park (in Jacksonville). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, get engrossed in the history at The Oldest Store Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Memorial Presbyterian Church, and look for gifts at The Gifted Cork.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our St. Augustine vacation planner.

Drive from Daytona Beach to St. Augustine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Jacksonville, Marineland Dolphin Adventure, Crescent Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
Marineland Dolphin Adventure ©
Marineland Dolphin Adventure
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park ©
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park

3
nights
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center and Gator Country Alligator Park. Family-friendly places like Cobra Adventure Park and Parasailing & Paragliding will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, enjoy the sand and surf at Carillon Beach, stroll around Rick Seltzer Park, and let little ones run wild at Frank Brown Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Panama City Beach visit planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Carillon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Frank Brown Park ©
Frank Brown Park
Race City PCB ©
Race City PCB
Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center ©
Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center

4
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Okaloosa Island Pier and Sunshine Water Sports. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fishing Charters & Tours and Wild Willy's Adventure Zone. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort Walton Beach: Innerlight Surf Shop (in Pensacola Beach), Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center (in Navarre) and Pensacola (Uncle Sandy's Macaw Bird Park & Johnson Beach). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Emerald Coast Science Center, stroll around John C Beasley Park, see the interesting displays at Indian Temple Mound and Museum, and tee off at Goofy Golf.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Fort Walton Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to Fort Walton Beach in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Navarre, Pensacola, Innerlight Surf Shop, Sunshine Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Okaloosa Island Pier ©
Okaloosa Island Pier
Fishing Charters & Tours
Wild Willy's Adventure Zone ©
Wild Willy's Adventure Zone

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center will thrill your kids. Step off the beaten path and head to U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. There's still lots to do: stroll through Higgs Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden, kick back and relax at Smathers Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Vandenberg Wreck.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Key West trip app.

Getting from Fort Walton Beach to Key West by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Walton Beach to Key West is 1 hour. Traveling from Fort Walton Beach in July, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center ©
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
Smathers Beach ©
Smathers Beach

2
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Tarpon Bay Beach, kick back and relax at Gulfside Beach, thenhead outdoors with Whitney's Bait and Tackle, thenlet little ones run wild at Sanibel Community Playground, and finally stop by Gene's Bookstore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Redfish Pass, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea, stop by Captiva Pass, thensee what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Periwinkle Place.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sanibel Island trip planning app.

You can fly from Key West to Sanibel Island in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Key West in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sanibel Island, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Marco Island.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Captiva Island
Highlights from your plan
Gulfside Beach ©
Gulfside Beach
Sanibel Community Playground ©
Sanibel Community Playground
Redfish Pass ©
Redfish Pass

2
nights
Marco Island

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 (Sun): stroll around Big Cypress National Preserve, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Capri Paddlecraft Park, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Keewaydin Island, and finally walk around Winterberry Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours, head off the coast to Cape Romano, thenmake a trip to Marco Island Center for the Arts, thenstroll around Frank E. Mackle Park, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Marco Island travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sanibel Island to Marco Island by car takes about 2 hours. July in Marco Island sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Marco Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Cypress National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Keewaydin Island ©
Keewaydin Island
Big Cypress National Preserve ©
Big Cypress National Preserve
Spas

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Family-friendly places like Vanderbilt Beach and Everglades Wonder Gardens will thrill your kids. Step off the beaten path and head to Little Hickory Beach Park and LaPlaya Golf Course. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Bonita Springs (Bonita Springs Riverside Park & Bonita Springs Dog Park).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Naples trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Marco Island to Naples in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Naples are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Naples

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bonita Springs, Vanderbilt Beach
Highlights from your plan
Everglades Wonder Gardens ©
Everglades Wonder Gardens
Golisano Children's Museum of Naples ©
Golisano Children's Museum of Naples

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