26 days in Florida Itinerary

26 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Key West
— 4 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
3
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Sanibel Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Siesta Key
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Clearwater
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
8
Tampa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Orlando
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
11
Miramar Beach
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h
End: London

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Key Largo (Scuba & Snorkeling, Island Dolphin Care, &more) and Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, take a memorable tour with Tours, have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Miami travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to Miami is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. Traveling from London to Miami, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Miami are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are much hotter (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Largo, Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Key West: Sombrero Beach (in Marathon) and Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck, explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, and take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. July in Key West sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sombrero Beach, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Keep In Touch, take a memorable tour with Tours, then don't miss a visit to Marco Island Center for the Arts, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Before you visit Marco Island, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in July, Marco Island is little chillier at night with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get lost in a book at Sanibel Public Library, stroll around Pond Apple Park, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island travel planner.

You can drive from Marco Island to Sanibel Island in 2 hours. In July in Sanibel Island, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sanibel Public Library ©
Sanibel Public Library

1
night
Siesta Key

Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll the grounds of Sarasota National Cemetery, then glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and then walk around Siesta Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Siesta Key, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sanibel Island to Siesta Key takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Bradenton Beach.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Sarasota
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery

1
night
Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island

Bradenton Beach is a city on Anna Maria Island in Manatee County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bean Point, then stop by Anna Maria Rocks, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bradenton Beach sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Siesta Key to Bradenton Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bradenton Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Bradenton Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Anna Maria
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Bean Point ©
Bean Point
Anna Maria Rocks ©
Anna Maria Rocks

1
night
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
On the 24th (Fri), have some family-friendly fun at SimCenter, learn about winemaking at Murielle Winery, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and finally zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Clearwater trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Bradenton Beach to Clearwater takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In July in Clearwater, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Clearwater Marine Aquarium ©
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Murielle Winery ©
Murielle Winery

2
nights
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 25th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial, and then have some family-friendly fun at Axe Throwing Tampa. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then test your team's savvy at Outerlife Studios - Escape Room St. Pete, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally get your game on at High Tide Slide!.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampa vacation builder.

Getting from Clearwater to Tampa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, High Tide Slide!, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Outerlife Studios - Escape Room St. Pete ©
Outerlife Studios - Escape Room St. Pete
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Parasailing & Paragliding

5
nights
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Discovery Cove, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and discover the magic at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Tampa to Orlando takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Fun Spot America
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. On the 1st (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, then see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip planner.

Getting from Orlando to St. Augustine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Miramar Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum ©
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum

4
nights
Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Miramar Beach: Navarre Beach (in Navarre), Turkey Creek Nature Trail (in Niceville) and Panama City Beach (Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Rosa Beach and look for gifts at Waterfront Gifts and Art.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Miramar Beach online trip maker.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Miramar Beach in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from St. Augustine to Miramar Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Miramar Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Panama City Beach, Navarre Beach, Turkey Creek Nature Trail, Santa Rosa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach

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